>>>>> "Joerg" == Joerg Johannes <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: Joerg> Hi everybody I have a lot of imgaes (output from pymol, a Joerg> molecular graphics rendering program), which I would like to join Joerg> together as an mpeg movie. So far I have tried out ffmpeg Joerg> (converted the images to .ppm format and used ffmpeg -i Joerg> film_00%2d.ppm -s 640x480 -r 25 -an film.mpg The restult is very Joerg> low-quality (compression artifacts everywhere, etc), no matter Joerg> what I try out for bitrate (-b #### with #### 3000 up to 12000 Joerg> and more) I'd like to create a near-DVD-quality movie from which Joerg> I can start and transcode it to a useful size and bitrate. Any Joerg> suggestions what program to use? You could try mpeg_encode from the ucbmpeg package, but I don't know if it would be any better than ffmpeg. It probably also takes a bit more configuration than ffmpeg (i.e. you'll need to read the manual), but you get a lot of options to play with. -- Hubert Chan <email@example.com> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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