[theora] ffmpeg2theora 0.22 released

j at v2v.cc j at v2v.cc
Thu Oct 16 08:17:09 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-10-16 at 15:10 +0200, Hannes Hauswedell wrote:
> and the mplayer-manpage, ffmpeg and mplayer (through lavc) provide native 
> support for encdoing theora video, now.
> Can anyone confirm this? If yes, what is the point of ffmpeg2theora?
> Thanks for helping me understand ;)


at the time i wrote ffmpeg2theora, ffmpeg did not support theora. by now
they have support for theora but last time i checked the ogg muxer was
not in a good state, it outputs one packet per page which is rather
unefficient. also the vorbis encoder is limited to stereo mode.

so ffmpeg2theora exists and mostly just works, getting ffmpeg to output
a theora / vorbis ogg file is still not straight forward.


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