Transcoding of H.264 bitstream to MPEG-2 bitstream. Sreejana Sharma. What is transcoding?. The process of converting video from one format to another . Transcoding is basically undertaken to meet the constrained transmission bandwidths and terminal capabilities.
H.264 input streamMPEG-2 clip obtained by MPEG-2 stream obtained by
30 fpsencoding decoding. Transcoding.
H.264 input stream MPEG-2 bitstream obtained by MPEG-2 bitstream obtained by
30fps proposed method. Encoding and decoding in
352x288 1 Mbps MPEG-2 at 1 Mbps.
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