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x264 Encoder is a free software H264/AVC based video encoder. The x264 CLI is a command line software. x264 is used in several free video converters like Handbrake, Xvid4PSP, StaxRip, RipBot264, MEGUI, Xmedia Recode.

Free software
OS:Windows Mac Linux
Version:r2833
Released:May 28,2017
File size:20MB
9.2/10
16 votes

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r2833 (May 28, 2017)




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Supported operating systems

WinWindows MacMac OS LinuxLinux




License

Free software




More information and other downloads

Download x264 old versions here.

Download Komisar's unoffical x264 VFW Codec here or another an unoffical x264 VFW Codec here, use x264 in for example Virtualdub or other that supports Video For Windows(VFW) Codecs. Both encoding and decoding.

x264 Encoder GUIs/Frontends:
Handbrake, Xvid4PSP, StaxRip, RipBot264, VidCoder, MEGUI, Xmedia Recode.




Version history / Release notes / Changelog


4 days agox86: Avoid self-relative expressions on macho64 master
commit | commitdiff | tree
Henrik Gramner [Tue, 23 May 2017 14:40:26 +0000 (16:40 +0200)]
x86: Avoid self-relative expressions on macho64

Functions that uses self-relative expressions in the form of [foo-$$]
appears to cause issues on 64-bit Mach-O systems when assembled with nasm.
Temporarily disable those functions on macho64 for the time being until
we've figured out the root cause.

4 days agoconfigure: Don't try to detect clang by $CC
commit | commitdiff | tree
Anton Mitrofanov [Mon, 22 May 2017 20:59:32 +0000 (23:59 +0300)]
configure: Don't try to detect clang by $CC

Only check if option -Werror=unknown-warning-option is supported before adding it

4 days agocheckasm: Use the right variable in a loop condition
commit | commitdiff | tree
Martin Storsjö [Mon, 22 May 2017 10:10:46 +0000 (13:10 +0300)]
checkasm: Use the right variable in a loop condition

Prior to this, this loop hasn't run at all. The condition has been
the same since it was introduced in 5b0cb86f.

This issue was pointed out by a clang warning.

4 days agox86: Fix linking with 8-bit depth shared libx264
commit | commitdiff | tree
Anton Mitrofanov [Mon, 22 May 2017 19:02:34 +0000 (22:02 +0300)]
x86: Fix linking with 8-bit depth shared libx264

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x264 cli, x264cli



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16 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

Superb!!!


Nov 30, 2013 Version: 0.130.2273 OS: WinXP Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10



Brilliant software.

I use this commandline tool as part of a conversion sequence to turn TV captures into smaller .mp4s for later playback on a "WDTV Live" box.

The X264 commandline can be daunting to figure out initially (examples abound though, just search) but once you have a useful commandline then Bob's your Uncle. eg "my" commandline creates h264 video which is proven fully compatible with the WDTV Live in terms of the "video technical compliance stuff". Happy days.

X264, when combined with FFMPEG to convert audio and with MP4box to mux the video/audio into an .mp4, provides you with capability to create your own (repeatable) custom tailored encodes.

Fantastic.



Jul 30, 2011 Version: 2044 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 4/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10



Extreme compression might be a very good feature for Sharing in-contra to my previous comment. Still figuring-out quality settings for personal back-up.

Other ripping tools like Xvid4PSP, StaxRip, RipBot264, FairUse Wizard, MEGUI must be updated to this version accordingly.



Sep 3, 2010 Version: Version:r1703 OS: Linux Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 9/10 Overall: 9/10



v r1703 better compression, but, video loses overall sharpness.
it's disappointing.
Target Video Bit rate : 1 500 Kbps
Actual Video Bit rate : 817 Kpbs (Too Low than target results-in poor Quality)


Hope for better improvement in next release.



Aug 26, 2010 Version: r1703 OS: Windows 7 Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 9/10 Overall: 9/10



Simply the best implementation of H.264 spec.

It is a CLI tool so some patience is required to learn it, otherwise use some great GUI's like
Ripbot, StaxRip, or MeGUI.



Jul 13, 2010 Version: 1666 OS: Windows 7 Ease of use: 5/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10


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