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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:r2901
Released:Jan 19,2018
File size:20MB
9.2/10
17 votes

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r2901 (January 19, 2018)




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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


11 hours agoRemove ARRAY_SIZE macro which is identical to ARRAY_ELEMS master
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Anton Mitrofanov [Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:03:06 +0000 (22:03 +0300)]
Remove ARRAY_SIZE macro which is identical to ARRAY_ELEMS

37 hours agox86inc: Correctly set mmreg variables
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Henrik Gramner [Sat, 6 Jan 2018 16:47:42 +0000 (17:47 +0100)]
x86inc: Correctly set mmreg variables

37 hours ago.gitignore: Ignore TAGS file
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Diego Biurrun [Sun, 5 Feb 2017 08:02:49 +0000 (09:02 +0100)]
.gitignore: Ignore TAGS file

37 hours agoMinor configure improvements
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Diego Biurrun [Sun, 5 Feb 2017 08:02:51 +0000 (09:02 +0100)]
Minor configure improvements

* Drop empty addition of GPLed filters

* Replace backticks with $()

37 hours agoBump dates to 2018
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Henrik Gramner [Mon, 1 Jan 2018 14:05:48 +0000 (15:05 +0100)]
Bump dates to 2018

37 hours agoMerge zero buffers
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Henrik Gramner [Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:43:24 +0000 (17:43 +0100)]
Merge zero buffers

Improves cache efficiency.

37 hours agordo: Use ALIGNED_ARRAY for stack arrays
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Anton Mitrofanov [Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:19:44 +0000 (18:19 +0300)]
rdo: Use ALIGNED_ARRAY for stack arrays

38 hours agoCorrectly align buffers for AVX and AVX-512
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Henrik Gramner [Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:42:59 +0000 (21:42 +0100)]
Correctly align buffers for AVX and AVX-512

Fixes segfaults on Windows where the stack is only 16-byte aligned.

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x264 cli, x264cli



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Mar 11, 2018 Version: r2744 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10



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


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