Encoder Options for Mpeg Files

Video Compressor

Mpeg files are saved using either MPEG1 or MPEG2 compression.

Video Bitrate

Here you specify the bitrate the video is encoded at. The higher the value the better the quality of the picture and the less artifacts (macro blocks and blurring). For example a DVD is encoded at 9000kbps. A VCD using MPEG1 is encoded at 1152kbps. You should experiment with this. Please note that higher values result in a larger file size.

Audio Bitrate

The audio is encoded using Mpeg 1 Layer 2 codec. You can specify a variety of bitrates but we normally suggest 64 (low quality, low file size) or 128 (high quality, larger file size).