[FFmpeg-user] flv encoder ignores the bit rate?

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Sun Aug 26 21:57:55 CEST 2012

On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 19:01:42 +0200
Makc <makc.the.great at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 6:35 PM, James Darnley <james.darnley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > As for the poor quality you claim you are getting.  I cannot see any
> > difference between a test video as input and this high bitrate output
> see attachment in my other email:
> http://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-user/attachments/20120821/6ac7a383/attachment.png
> > Anyway, I cannot reproduce your report that ffmpeg is ignoring
> > -g 1 with either mpeg4 or libx264
> again, I mentioned in another mail that I might be actually running
> into this issue: http://doom10.org/index.php?topic=222.0
> so to sum up, I had to extract the set of frames I need into png files
> (that obviously have no quality degradation issues) and work on those.

You never included the complete console output of your ffmpeg command
as far as I can tell (or perhaps I missed it). Your quality issue may
simply be the result of going from rgb input to yuv output. This would
have been obvious if the complete console output was included.

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