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Old 11-21-2007, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so i got like 4 .avi video files which all range from 20-23mins each.
And 3 of them are between 135-160mb. The remaining one is a whopping 208mb when compared to the other 3.

Why is the last one so freakin big??? oh and they all have the same aspect ratio .
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The audio could have been encoded with something different than the other 3, or it could have been encoded at a much higher quality.
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vbr....variable bit rates...emphasis on variable
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The video codec being used is pretty important, too. Some codecs compress better than others. Some avi's are uncompressed, and some use a video codec but have uncompressed audio. There are many possibilities. Usually a video dumped straight off of a camera is larger than one that has been edited and rendered with some kind of good codec.
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Different qualities contribute to different filesizes. Other things are compression, for example the use to Divx or Xvid.
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Yeah different pr0n comes in different qualities.
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Yeah different pr0n comes in different qualities.
I prefer mines 1080p.
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Whats a good codec that i can use to compress these a bit more?
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Whats a good codec that i can use to compress these a bit more?
Divx is good. But you need a program to recompress it.
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