[FFmpeg-user] Poor quality output when converting avi to mp4

Gyan gyandoshi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 24 21:48:34 EEST 2017

On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:15 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>

> ffmpeg  -v verbose -i hd.avi -vf scale=640:480 scaledoutput.mp4
> without a bitrate param the results are poor because of ridiculous low
> bitrate defaults, at least that was the case many years ago as we
> implemented our php-wrapper

Not an issue here, as MP4 defaults to libx264, when available, which in
turn defaults to CRF 23.

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