[FFmpeg-user] Good Tutorial on Video formats?

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Tue Dec 17 22:53:28 CET 2013

On Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:28:39 -0430
Gustavo J Mata <gjmata at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does anybody know a good introduction to video encoders, containers, frame
> rates, bit rates, compression schemes, and such?

The FFmpeg Wiki has some articles targeted for the new user:


"The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard" (2nd edition) may be of

These answers on superuser might help:

Of course if you have any specific questions you can ask them on this
mailing list.

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