Chapter 14. Encoding with MEncoder

14.1. Making a high quality MPEG-4 ("DivX") rip of a DVD movie
14.1.1. Preparing to encode: Identifying source material and framerate Identifying source framerate Identifying source material
14.1.2. Constant quantizer vs. multipass
14.1.3. Constraints for efficient encoding
14.1.4. Cropping and Scaling
14.1.5. Choosing resolution and bitrate Computing the resolution
14.1.6. Filtering
14.1.7. Interlacing and Telecine
14.1.8. Encoding interlaced video
14.1.9. Notes on Audio/Video synchronization
14.1.10. Choosing the video codec
14.1.11. Audio
14.1.12. Muxing Improving muxing and A/V sync reliability Limitations of the AVI container Muxing into the Matroska container
14.2. How to deal with telecine and interlacing within NTSC DVDs
14.2.1. Introduction
14.2.2. How to tell what type of video you have Progressive Telecined Interlaced Mixed progressive and telecine Mixed progressive and interlaced
14.2.3. How to encode each category Progressive Telecined Interlaced Mixed progressive and telecine Mixed progressive and interlaced
14.2.4. Footnotes
14.3. Encoding with the libavcodec codec family
14.3.1. libavcodec's video codecs
14.3.2. libavcodec's audio codecs PCM/ADPCM format supplementary table
14.3.3. Encoding options of libavcodec
14.3.4. Encoding setting examples
14.3.5. Custom inter/intra matrices
14.3.6. Example
14.4. Encoding with the Xvid codec
14.4.1. What options should I use to get the best results?
14.4.2. Encoding options of Xvid
14.4.3. Encoding profiles
14.4.4. Encoding setting examples
14.5. Encoding with the x264 codec
14.5.1. Encoding options of x264 Introduction Options which primarily affect speed and quality Options pertaining to miscellaneous preferences
14.5.2. Encoding setting examples
14.6. Encoding with the Video For Windows codec family
14.6.1. Video for Windows supported codecs
14.6.2. Using vfw2menc to create a codec settings file.
14.7. Using MEncoder to create QuickTime-compatible files
14.7.1. Why would one want to produce QuickTime-compatible Files?
14.7.2. QuickTime 7 limitations
14.7.3. Cropping
14.7.4. Scaling
14.7.5. A/V sync
14.7.6. Bitrate
14.7.7. Encoding example
14.7.8. Remuxing as MP4
14.7.9. Adding metadata tags
14.8. Using MEncoder to create VCD/SVCD/DVD-compliant files
14.8.1. Format Constraints Format Constraints GOP Size Constraints Bitrate Constraints
14.8.2. Output Options Aspect Ratio Maintaining A/V sync Sample Rate Conversion
14.8.3. Using libavcodec for VCD/SVCD/DVD Encoding Introduction lavcopts Examples Advanced Options
14.8.4. Encoding Audio toolame twolame libavcodec
14.8.5. Putting it all Together PAL DVD NTSC DVD PAL AVI Containing AC-3 Audio to DVD NTSC AVI Containing AC-3 Audio to DVD PAL SVCD NTSC SVCD PAL VCD NTSC VCD