compress films

Girish Venkatachalam girishvenkatachalam at
Fri Aug 25 16:08:11 UTC 2006

On 8/25/06, Tsu-Fan Cheng <tfcheng at> wrote:
> Hi BSDers,
>    I am running freebsd 6.1/amd64. I sometimes download films and they are
> quite large, like 1.4GB or something. I want to make it smaller by using
> mencoder, the script I use is as such:
> >mencoder ddd.avi -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -vf scale=352:240 -oac
> lavc -lavcopts acodec=mp3:abitrate=48 -o ggg.avi
> But sometimes the ggg.avi can still be a little larger than 700mB, is there
> any more optimization I can do, or use other app to do this better??
> many thanks!!

ffmpeg -i ddd.avi ggg.flv

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