[FFmpeg-user] x264 multiple 16

James Li james.li.hd at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 04:43:00 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 7:49 PM, James Darnley <james.darnley at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 09/03/2011, cozzn <phil at cozzn.be> wrote:
> > Hi FFmpeg users
> >
> > Is it still required in ffmpeg 0.6 for width and height of output file to
> be
> > a multiple of 16? Ffmpeg (in fact x264) used to warn of quality
> degradation
> > if this was not the case. Is this warning simply removed or is the
> > requirement removed?
> It was never a requirement.  The message was removed to stop scaring
> people like this.
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I happen to have a similiar problem.
Can someone help me understand why ffmpeg have this limitation? Any existing
thread explains this issue?
Is there a workaround if I do have to convert an video with odd number
resolution to h264 codec?



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