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No. Test Title Command(s) Elapsed Time (wall clock) CPU Time File Size Example Images
1 lossless sintel_clip-x264-lossless_medium.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec libx264 -vpre lossless_medium -an -threads 0 sintel_clip-x264-lossless_medium.mkv
34.48s 64.72s 59.0MB
2 x264-2p-veryslow sintel_clip-x264-veryslow-2000-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec libx264 -vpre veryslow_firstpass -b 2000k -bt 2000k -an -threads 0 -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec libx264 -vpre veryslow -b 2000k -bt 2000k -an -threads 0 sintel_clip-x264-veryslow-2000-2p.mkv
326.0s 600.3s 2.53MB
3 x264-2p-medium sintel_clip-x264-medium-2500-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec libx264 -vpre medium_firstpass -b 2500k -bt 2500k -an -threads 0 -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec libx264 -vpre medium -b 2500k -bt 2500k -an -threads 0 sintel_clip-x264-medium-2500-2p.mkv
72.74s 130.5s 3.14MB
4 x264-2p-ultrafast sintel_clip-x264-ultrafast-6000-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec libx264 -vpre ultrafast_firstpass -b 6000k -bt 6000k -an -threads 0 -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec libx264 -vpre ultrafast -b 6000k -bt 6000k -an -threads 0 sintel_clip-x264-ultrafast-6000-2p.mkv
28.7s 40.02s 7.71MB
5 x264-1p-veryslow sintel_clip-x264-veryslow-2500-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec libx264 -vpre veryslow -b 2500k -an -threads 0 sintel_clip-x264-veryslow-2500-1p.mkv
327.2s 611.7s 3.6MB
6 x264-1p-medium sintel_clip-x264-medium-3000-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec libx264 -vpre medium -b 3000k -an -threads 0 sintel_clip-x264-medium-3000-1p.mkv
59.21s 107.2s 4.24MB
7 x264-1p-ultrafast sintel_clip-x264-ultrafast-7000-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec libx264 -vpre ultrafast -b 7000k -an -threads 0 sintel_clip-x264-ultrafast-7000-1p.mkv
14.88s 21.04s 9.61MB
8 libvpx-2p sintel_clip-libvpx-3000-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec libvpx -b 3000k -bt 3000k -an -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec libvpx -b 3000k -an sintel_clip-libvpx-3000-2p.mkv
113.1s 112.1s 3.67MB
9 libvpx-1p sintel_clip-libvpx-4000-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec libvpx -b 4000k -an sintel_clip-libvpx-4000-1p.mkv
76.28s 75.77s 4.39MB
10 libtheora-2p sintel_clip-libtheora-6000-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec libtheora -b 6000k -bt 6000k -an -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec libtheora -b 6000k -an sintel_clip-libtheora-6000-2p.mkv
127.4s 126.0s 7.28MB
11 libtheora-1p sintel_clip-libtheora-9000-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec libtheora -b 9000k -an sintel_clip-libtheora-9000-1p.mkv
67.14s 66.6s 8.03MB
12 mpeg4-2p sintel_clip-mpeg4-6000-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec mpeg4 -b 6000k -bt 6000k -an -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec mpeg4 -b 6000k -an sintel_clip-mpeg4-6000-2p.mkv
37.74s 37.0s 7.53MB
13 mpeg4-1p sintel_clip-mpeg4-8000-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec mpeg4 -b 8000k -an sintel_clip-mpeg4-8000-1p.mkv
19.06s 18.78s 9.42MB
14 mjpeg-2p sintel_clip-mjpeg-15000-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec mjpeg -b 15000k -bt 15000k -an -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec mjpeg -b 15000k -an sintel_clip-mjpeg-15000-2p.mkv
48.49s 46.8s 18.9MB
15 mjpeg-1p sintel_clip-mjpeg-17000-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec mjpeg -b 17000k -an sintel_clip-mjpeg-17000-1p.mkv
24.52s 23.43s 20.0MB
16 mpeg2video-2p sintel_clip-mpeg2video-8000-2p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 1 -vcodec mpeg2video -b 8000k -bt 8000k -an -f rawvideo -y /dev/null
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -pass 2 -vcodec mpeg2video -b 8000k -an sintel_clip-mpeg2video-8000-2p.mkv
37.98s 37.32s 10.0MB
17 mpeg2video-1p sintel_clip-mpeg2video-10000-1p.mkv
ffmpeg -i sintel_clip-lossless.mkv -i sintel_clip.flac -vcodec mpeg2video -b 10000k -an sintel_clip-mpeg2video-10000-1p.mkv
19.14s 18.81s 11.7MB