[FFmpeg-user] Mpeg2 Encoding problem

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 22:04:14 CEST 2012

> I  try  to convert a x264 video to mpeg2. I set the bitrate to 6000000
> but  the  resulting  video  is  never bigger than 1.6 GB. The video is
> around 90 mins, I expect a much bigger mpeg2 than 1.6 GB.
> Is  there  a known problem with mpeg2 or a special settings to "force"
> the bitrate?

there's a -max-rate and -min-rate but if an encoder can't reach that
rate even at their highest quality levels, then it could still fall
below it.

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