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OT [MPlayer-users] Encoding screen captures
[Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> We are currently in discussion about codecs and formats to use for an Open
> Source project where we want to provide training videos. These do only
> contain screen captures plus some audio.
> The thing is that one of the guys in our discussion tells me that he
> compressed the files with the latest Windows Media encoder and got files of
> about 830kB (!) while all I get with mencoder and mpeg4 (libavcodec) is
> larger than 6MB.
> How is this possible? I don't think that this is a gain of very good
> compression. There needs to be something more - probably a very good motion
> detection? If yes, can this also be done with mencoder?
> Would be nice to get some hints. Thank you very much.
I have used Camtasia. Nice package. I think it uses the fonts on the local