[FFmpeg-user] Unsophisticated user has a question

Jeff Evarts riventree at gmail.com
Tue Aug 13 16:50:09 CEST 2013

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 3:40 AM, Henk D. Schoneveld <belcampo at zonnet.nl>wrote:

> > Is there some way for me to understand whether this is "a lot of loss
> and I
> > should keep the original" vs "no real loss and save the space".
> Real loss means, you can visibly detect it. If you add -crf 22 and inspect
> both visibly and the size of the file, then if not satisfied with the
> result, try -crf 20 etc. With -crf 20 file size will be larger and quality
> will be better. Decide yourself if things are going in the desired
> direction.

Thank you Henk! This is exactly what I needed.


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