[FFmpeg-user] -fs and -b

Etienne Buira etienne.buira.lists at free.fr
Tue Jul 5 01:36:01 CEST 2011

On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 05:29:58PM -0600, Jim Worrall wrote:
> If you set both -fs to limit file size and -b to limit bitrate, does one take precedence over the other, or does the one that leads to the smallest file and lowest bitrate get applied?  I'm using libx264.
> Jim


-fs is not intented to be a target file size.

If you specify both -fs and -b, it will encode at bitrate b, and stop
when destination file haves the -fs size (then, truncating if this
condition happens).

PS: please cut your lines.

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