[FFmpeg-user] Shrinking video files

Cecil Westerhof Cecil at decebal.nl
Mon Apr 3 20:57:09 EEST 2017

On Monday  3 Apr 2017 19:18 CEST, Cecil Westerhof wrote:

> On Monday  3 Apr 2017 16:41 CEST, Cecil Westerhof wrote:
>> Maybe I could set crf back to 24 or 23 and use slow or slower. It
>> will still be small (I think) and the quality would be better. I
>> could do the conversion in a batch.
> Slower would have taken forever. So I cancelled that.
> I tried it then with:
> -vcodec libx265 -crf 23 -af volume=3 -preset fast
> It took almost two hours, but it looks very good and the size is
> only 115 MB. So I think the organisation cannot complain. :-D

Well, I should have expect it not to be that easy. :'-(
When uploading to Google Drive no video is displayed. Only the audio
is played. Could it be that the problem is that I used x265?

Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cecilwesterhof

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