[Libav-user] flv/h264/rtmp live video streaming

Mike Versteeg mike at mikeversteeg.com
Sat May 11 17:14:38 CEST 2013

Is x264 capable of live video streaming, i.e. constant bitrate? I'm
asking because I cannot get any acceptable quality from it when using
bitrates < 1 Mbps, not even for static images. Only if I set qcompress
to a very low value does the quality improve, but it also seems to
skyrocket the bitrate considering the buffering I see in the


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