AVI to H.265

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pfredi
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AVI to H.265

Post by pfredi » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:22 pm

Hi!
Description of problem or question:
I have a collection of MJPG, 640x480, 30 fps videos. They have very big sizes and don't play everywhere, as smartphones and smartTVs.
So, I want to reduce their sizes without important loss of quality, since that is not already great, and transcoding to a format readable for most modern players.
Thinking about x265 video codec. Good way?
Any idea about a set to begin, as in Video Quality (RF) and Encoder Preset?
Other important sets to do?
Thanks in advance for your attention.

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rollin_eng
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Re: AVI to H.265

Post by rollin_eng » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:05 pm

H.264 is probably best for compatibility.

Pick a preset that will most likely work on your devices.

mduell
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Re: AVI to H.265

Post by mduell » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:27 pm

The HQ 480p preset would be a good starting point.

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