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x264 Video Codec rev. 2230
on 01 December 2012 , reviewed by: humpty

# 17

h264 fails for old hardware and low performance energy saving machines.

Long Live XviD.

You are just a troll who love ancient machines.

on 30 May 2013 , by masterkivat

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x264 Video Codec rev. 2120
on 09 December 2011 , reviewed by: Justin

# 16

x264 is the new hotness of encoders. Compared to XviD and DivX, there really is no comparison.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 2019
on 14 July 2011 , reviewed by: Dewd

# 15

Also, interlaced is supported now, and works amazing. You can archive interlaced material for more fluid and natural, TV look.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 2008
on 17 June 2011 , reviewed by: Registered11

# 14

the best just keeps getting better, and x264 wins in all situations when comparing it to Xvid, the experts over at doom9 all agree that there is not a situation where Xvid (ASP) is superior to x264.

there should never be a situation where Xvid gives superior results to x264, if this does occur than without doubt x264 has been mishandled (utilized incorrectly with settings perhaps) in someway.

x264 is superior to ASP encoders in every sense of the word, x264 was designed from the ground up to be a LOW & HIGH bitrate encoder!

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x264 Video Codec rev. 1924
on 11 April 2011 , reviewed by: dw817

# 13

There is a lot of positive talk about x264, and rightly so. For high-yield encodings, it does a better job than XviD, but for low bitrate encodings like 128kbps and a small screen size like 352x240, XviD still does a better job.

Minju, I am coming into terms with the Google Video Codec and it is definitely a strong contender for XviD in the field of low bitrate encodings.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 1703
on 03 September 2010 , reviewed by: renegadeviking

# 12

x264 now acts like a Bluray encoder. That means the artifacts are minimal at high bitrates. Looks good at 500 Kbps. Doesn't show blocking at like 700 Kbps. No longer drops frames.

The newer exe files are not compatible with older front-ends. CAVLC has "trellis" now. psy-trellis now works with CAVLC.

Better looking than DivX 8.0.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 1288
on 13 October 2009 , reviewed by: latte

# 11

You cant compare it with xvid. Xvid and divx are for poor or blind people. x264 + Splash player and ATI GPU decoding = eye candy :)

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x264 Video Codec rev. 736
on 29 January 2008 , reviewed by: renegadeviking

# 10

Better than Xvid. VFW version is unreal! The desktop shots look beautiful. Does jaggies from time to time, but 90% of the time I can't see jaggies at 313 kbps.

rev. 735

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x264 Video Codec rev. 665
on 15 July 2007 , reviewed by: Vboy

# 9

The best codec. Earlier i used to use Xvid for iPod videos.Now i use H264 for encoding.A bit slow
than Xvid but quality is much superior. 2-Pass H264 gives the best quality by any codec.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 635
on 30 March 2007 , reviewed by: Yoones

# 8

Woooooooooooo The best Codec around world.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 536
on 17 July 2006 , reviewed by: jackie

# 7

should be the best codec now
compressibility is almost the best with a good avs and setting
color and visual quality can be tweaked with using a CQM and suitable setting
compatibility won't be a problem because of its advantages and source opening
de-blocking filter should be turned on forever because it helps increasing the compressibility and the only thing to do is to adjust it(from -3 to 3, or from -6 to 6 with ultra-low btirate)
speed is slow without doubt, but it should and it must bt slow
this codec is for next generational encoding
its speed won't be a problem
(in fact, it isn't so slow if not encoding a 720p stuff or something similar)

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x264 Video Codec rev. 533
on 07 July 2006 , reviewed by: x264 Video Codec rev. 533

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Slow as hell, even on the fastest machines! And that is the only problem I can think of. Other than that, the best codec out there, even at this stage.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 523
on 13 May 2006 , reviewed by: Phil

# 5

Too much "co", not enough "dec".

I'm no video geek - all I want is to get my machine to stop telling me it can't play these vids. This doesn't do that, or if it does I can't figure out how.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 468
on 15 March 2006 , reviewed by: NuPogodi

# 4

ATM, x264 does bit any other codec i've tested... Compressibility = 5, bitrate control at 2-pass encodings = 5, encoding speed = 3.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 440
on 25 February 2006 , reviewed by: hungryjoe

# 3

better quality than any other codec i've used, however the de-blocking filter gives many features a smeared appearance and should be turned off at any bit-rate.

the codec default is to use de-blocking during encoding, the first thing you should do after installing is turn that feature off or adjust the strength and threshold to a level that doesn't make your video look like putty.

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x264 Video Codec rev. 440
on 24 February 2006 , reviewed by: Otherworldly

# 2

I don't agree
it's a good one h.264 codec and it's free
gave me better contrast than XviD in reencoding some old videos

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x264 Video Codec rev. 409
on 31 January 2006 , reviewed by: kenshin

# 1

Very problematic codec
compression size -ok-
color and compatibility -bad-

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