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Old 02-17-2005, 09:55 AM   #1
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Encoding to H.264 video codec?


Are there any apps that do this under Linux?

I was hoping the latest mplayer / mencoder package would do it? Maybe it does, my command line isn't that strong.


H.264 is a new method of encoding video with basically gives you a much higher image quality at teh same bitrate.

you can see ultimate salesman Steve Jobs talking a bit about here:
http://www.apple.com/macosx/tiger/quicktime.html
 
Old 02-21-2005, 11:42 AM   #2
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I think mencoder will do it with x264 installed. I'm going to try that

Not quite sure how to install x264. It has a make file but I don't know where to go from there? There is no make install?

Anyone know please?

you can get it here

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-sources.html
 
  


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