[theora-dev] Suggestions and questions

Monty xiphmont at xiph.org
Tue Oct 8 20:41:42 PDT 2002

On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 10:16:29AM +0800, Colin Mckellar wrote:
> This is commonly called "2-pass VBR". It has not been done with vp3 to 
> date, and it is a very uncommon thing with audio. The main problem with 
> 2-pass VBR is that it generally takes about twice as long to encode any 
> media file, as the encoder essentially has to encode it twice. That 
> said, 2 pass VBR is very cool, and if it could be added, it would 
> totally rock.

It also makes streamed encoding impossible.  But more importantly, you
can put enough work into *really* *good* one-pass that achieves all
the goals of two-pass.  There's just no need for two-pass these days.

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