[FFmpeg-user] What is option -level ?

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Tue Feb 12 19:40:08 EET 2019

Much thanks Ted.

I'm wondering, why this option is not documented in
Unfortunately also here I can't find level 30:


Am 12.02.19 um 18:12 schrieb Ted Park:
> It is a set of constraints on the encoding parameters. Basically the encoder sets the level to indicate the decoder capabilities necessary and sufficient to decode the stream. Take a look at Annex A of H.264.
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