Video Encoding

I used to encode to mpeg4, which worked pretty well, but quality wasn’t the greatest. The files weren’t exactly tiny either. /usr/bin/nice -n 19 ffmpeg -i “${directory}/${file}.tmp” -acodec libfaac -ab ${abitrate} -ac 2 -s ${width}x${height} -vcodec mpeg4 -b ${vbitrate} -flags +aic+mv4 -trellis 1 -mbd 2 -cmp 2 -subcmp 2 -g 250 -maxrate 512k -bufsize 2MContinue reading “Video Encoding”

Roku Tricks

I’ve been playing with my roku netflix player (roku digital video player HD) http://www.roku.com/roku-products http://greggreno.com/rokuremote.html http://forums.rokulabs.com/viewtopic.php?t=19958 http://www.roku.com/developer http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1118209 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Hxu2vYn6U http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=33704 https://github.com/ear9mrn/MythRokuPlayer http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/ROKU_HD_Frontend http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?t=23520