Changes between Version 78 and Version 79 of Encode/H.264


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Timestamp:
Mar 11, 2021, 8:02:43 PM (4 weeks ago)
Author:
llogan
Comment:

mentioned concatenation in -profile section

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    7171=== Profile ===
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    73 The `-profile:v` option limits the output to a specific H.264 profile. Some devices (mostly very old or obsolete) only support the more limited ''Constrained Baseline'' or ''Main'' profiles. You can set these profiles with `-profile:v baseline` or `-profile:v main`.
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    75 Most modern devices support the more advanced ''High'' profile. Unless you need to support limited devices the recommendation is to omit setting the profile which will allow x264 to automatically select the appropriate profile.
     73The `-profile:v` option limits the output to a specific H.264 profile. You usually do not need to use this option and the recommendation is to omit setting the profile which will allow x264 to automatically select the appropriate profile.
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     75Some devices (mostly very old or obsolete) only support the more limited ''Constrained Baseline'' or ''Main'' profiles. You can set these profiles with `-profile:v baseline` or `-profile:v main`. Most modern devices support the more advanced ''High'' profile.
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     77Another reason to use this option is to match other video profiles if you want to [[Concatenate|concatenate]] them with the [https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-formats.html#concat concat demuxer].
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    7779Note that usage of `-profile:v` is incompatible with lossless encoding.