[FFmpeg-user] Any way to make this 2GB file any smaller?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Nov 15 11:33:03 CET 2013

Am 15.11.2013 11:26, schrieb Gilles:
> On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:14:48 +0000 (UTC), Carl Eugen Hoyos
> <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>> Several ideas come to mind:
>> ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -s 180x144 out.avi
>> ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -qscale 30 out.avi
>> ffmpeg -i input -c copy -t 10 out.avi
> Thanks for the tips. Is AVI a more efficient container than MP4?

AVI is crap

these days use H264+AAC which is supported by most clients as well
as accelerated in many hardware components and BTW if it comes to
video the extension is often meaningless

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