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EEMcGee

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settting X265 to more than 6 ref frames hass error
« on: November 20, 2016, 11:27:25 PM »
When  setting number of ref frames to more than 6 in x265 it says "cannot set up codec.  Bitrate to low" when trying so save.

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Re: settting X265 to more than 6 ref frames hass error
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2016, 11:57:23 PM »

EEMcGee

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Re: settting X265 to more than 6 ref frames hass error
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2016, 05:12:27 PM »
Thanks for the info.  So from what I gathered it is limited by the commercial version of HVEC/x265.  That kind of sucks that the new standard (HVEC) is limiting it more than X264.  I wonder why they would do that.

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Re: settting X265 to more than 6 ref frames hass error
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2016, 05:43:23 PM »
More to help you to have a stream that can be decoded by most devices/codec


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Re: settting X265 to more than 6 ref frames hass error
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2016, 08:42:41 PM »
Maybe you could set 6 as the max for X265 settings.  I assume that would just be changing one variable in the code.  It would avoid people running into that and wondering what is wrong.  It took me a while to isolate ref frame setting higher than 6 as the culprit out of all of the X265 settings.

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Re: settting X265 to more than 6 ref frames hass error
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2016, 10:53:40 PM »
Maybe you could set 6 as the max for X265 settings.  I assume that would just be changing one variable in the code.

This should be fixed now: https://github.com/mean00/avidemux2/commit/c3fa6a3d42bf434189daaaa2a43b8ee637ea321d

Thank you for raising the issue.