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by timppa000
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: FFmpeg Examples
Topic: Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1905

Re: Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?

Well - perhaps new sources are progressive but your sources appear (based on your description) to be interlace - from CRT era... as such you need to choose by yourself what is better for you. Thanks for the suggestion. I tried your example with some video file but I still decided to try out some si...
by timppa000
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: FFmpeg Examples
Topic: Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1905

Re: Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?

One more question: what container should I use, or does it matter much? When I tried the option that ffmpeg simply copies the original video and audio into one, I tried out three choices: mkv: it gave some error which I don't quite recall now (I'll edit this answer later), it didn't create the outpu...
by timppa000
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: FFmpeg Examples
Topic: Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1905

Re: Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?

IMHO H.264 provide best quality/size/encoding speed and your experience with size after re-encoding looks to me like something went wrong - perhaps some artefacts present in video file. Yeah i can't quite figure it out why the output file would be (considerably) bigger than the input. My first thou...
by timppa000
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: FFmpeg Examples
Topic: Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?
Replies: 5
Views: 1905

Suggestions for SD MPEG-2?

A total FFmpeg and video encoding newbie here. Sorry if this has been asked before, I tried to search for older discussions. I have a bunch of old .rec video files from my old dead digi-record TV box that I salvaged to my PC. I used ProjectX to demux(?) the .rec file into two separate files, the vid...