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Bruce Kingsbury zcat@z...
Tue Apr 14 14:25:43 NZST 2009

When using ffmpeg, the default video bitrate is _insanely_ low,
200kbps or so iIRC. Use -b 800000 (bitrate is in bps not kbps) or
thereabouts to get a better quality video.

2009/4/14 Glenn Ramsey <glenn@c...>:
> Hi,
> For my study I use a piece of software that displays animated 3d models
> and which can generate images for each frame of the animation.
> I can make these image into an animated gif using ImageMagick's convert
> or into an mpeg movie using ffmpeg, for use in a ppt presentation.
> The mpeg has lots of compression artifacts (I guess because the images
> are computer generated they have sharp colour gradients). The animated
> gif looks  great, but is quite a large file.
> There must be a way to make an movie that doesn't have the compression
> artifacts as is done for screencast type movies.
> I've done some web searching about this but I'm not sure what I'm
> looking for. Can anyone suggest a way to do this or some search terms
> that I could use?
> Cheers
> Glenn
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