[mythtv-users] Quicktime 1080p mov files smoother than 720p mkv (Debian)
jongitech at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 20:51:32 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 15:11 -0700, Robert McNamara wrote:
> 2009/4/1 Jongi <jongitech at gmail.com>:
> > I ran a 1080p Quicktime mov file on my box from harddrive (Asus M3N78-VM M/B
> > with video over HDMI) and the playback is smooth. However when I run 720p
> > mkv files there is some jerkiness. Both are playing over "mplayer -fs -zoom
> > -quiet -vo xv %s". How should I be running the mkv files? And can I set
> > global player settings to that and not impact mov files negatively?
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> MOV and MKV are just containers, they don't give any information about
> the data contained within. Likewise, 720p and 1080p are just
> resolutions and don't really mean anything with regards to playback.
> I could generate a 480i file that would choke a supercomputer. The
> relevant pieces of information are codecs, bitrates, and encoding
> options. The Apple trailers are low (2-3 Mbit) bitrate CAVLC h.264
> last I checked. What bitrate and encoding options did you use when
> encoding the MKV? Is it CABAC h.264? higher bitrate than 2-3 Mbit?
> These are the things that make it hard to play, not the resolution or
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I see I am using the 180.29 nvidia driver. From this site
(http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/VDPAU), I see that it say 180.44 supports
VDPAU. This is likely to be the problem?
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