[Matroska-general] Large File size

Sarreq Teryx sarreq at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 06:52:14 CEST 2008

Because you are decoding the MPEG-4 stream to RAW, uncompressed video, then 
not re-encoding it to anything else before re-wrapping it into the new MKV. 
the compressor you use is up to you, but you would place in between the 
Mpeg4 Decoder and the Matroska Muxer

"Naureen Akhoond" <nakhoond at yahoo.com> wrote in message 
news:976664.81214.qm at web32501.mail.mud.yahoo.com...
> Hello,
> I have built a grah in GraphEdit which is like
> mkv splitter -> Mpeg4 Decoder -> Matroska Muxer -> File Writer
> The input file(126 MB) is an .mkv file and resulting .mkv file (output 
> file) comes out to be 11.6 GB.
> How come the resulting file is too large in size. Kindly guide me whats 
> missing.
> I think some compression is required, if so which compressor to be used 
> and where it to be placed in the above graph.
> Thanks
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