|Jan 23, 2008, 12:16 AM||#1|
Converting Xvid To H264
Most of my media is in H264 format (from DVD using HandBrake). Some of my earlier rips are in Xvid format. I have just bought an Apple TV and I was wondering if it is possible to convert Xvid to H264 format so I can watch it on the Apple TV? Does it result in a marked decrease in quality? How do I go about it? I'm (of course) on a Mac.
|Jan 23, 2008, 04:43 AM||#2|
You can use ffmpegX if you like GUI's, or script it with ffmpeg;
This is what I used in the past:
ffmpeg -i <name>.avi -acodec aac -ab 96 -vcodec h264 -b 733kb -mbd 0 -flags +4mv+trell -aic 2 -cmp 2 -subcmp 2 -s 480x360 -padtop 4 -padbottom 4 -title <title> <name>.mp4
These options are what I've been using, but there are probably better ones around - on my CD 2Ghz. it takes around 20-30 minutes to convert a tv show.
And then if you have mp4tools you can use mp4track to set the information so that iTunes will recognize it automatically.
|Jan 23, 2008, 09:53 AM||#4|
You don't need to convert the video part the Apple TV can playback mpeg4 part 2 video (XviD) - use something like VisualHub to passthrough the video and re-encode the audio to AAC in a .mp4 container.
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