Revise the row VBV algorithm
authorAnton Mitrofanov <BugMaster@narod.ru>
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 17:19:23 +0000 (20:19 +0300)
committerHenrik Gramner <henrik@gramner.com>
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 16:44:54 +0000 (18:44 +0200)
encoder/ratecontrol.c

index 8b8e76e..2a31094 100644 (file)
@@ -1605,9 +1605,10 @@ int x264_ratecontrol_mb( x264_t *h, int bits )
     float qp_max = X264_MIN( prev_row_qp + h->param.rc.i_qp_step, qp_absolute_max );
     float qp_min = X264_MAX( prev_row_qp - h->param.rc.i_qp_step, h->param.rc.i_qp_min );
     float step_size = 0.5f;
-    float buffer_left_planned = rc->buffer_fill - rc->frame_size_planned;
     float slice_size_planned = h->param.b_sliced_threads ? rc->slice_size_planned : rc->frame_size_planned;
-    float max_frame_error = X264_MAX( 0.05f, 1.0f / h->mb.i_mb_height );
+    float max_frame_error = x264_clip3f( 1.0 / h->mb.i_mb_height, 0.05, 0.25 );
+    float max_frame_size = rc->frame_size_maximum - rc->frame_size_maximum * max_frame_error;
+    max_frame_size = X264_MIN( max_frame_size, rc->buffer_fill - rc->buffer_rate * max_frame_error );
     float size_of_other_slices = 0;
     if( h->param.b_sliced_threads )
     {
@@ -1630,6 +1631,8 @@ int x264_ratecontrol_mb( x264_t *h, int bits )
             rc->qpm = X264_MAX( rc->qpm, qp_min );
         }
 
+        float buffer_left_planned = rc->buffer_fill - rc->frame_size_planned;
+        buffer_left_planned = X264_MAX( buffer_left_planned, 0.f );
         /* More threads means we have to be more cautious in letting ratecontrol use up extra bits. */
         float rc_tol = buffer_left_planned / h->param.i_threads * rc->rate_tolerance;
         float b1 = predict_row_size_sum( h, y, rc->qpm ) + size_of_other_slices;
@@ -1647,26 +1650,27 @@ int x264_ratecontrol_mb( x264_t *h, int bits )
 
         while( rc->qpm < qp_max
                && ((b1 > rc->frame_size_planned + rc_tol) ||
-                   (rc->buffer_fill - b1 < buffer_left_planned * 0.5f) ||
-                   (b1 > rc->frame_size_planned && rc->qpm < rc->qp_novbv)) )
+                   (b1 > rc->frame_size_planned && rc->qpm < rc->qp_novbv) ||
+                   (b1 > rc->buffer_fill - buffer_left_planned * 0.5f)) )
         {
             rc->qpm += step_size;
             b1 = predict_row_size_sum( h, y, rc->qpm ) + size_of_other_slices;
         }
 
-        while( rc->qpm > qp_min
+        rc->qpm -= step_size;
+        while( rc->qpm > qp_min && rc->qpm < prev_row_qp
                && (rc->qpm > h->fdec->f_row_qp[0] || rc->single_frame_vbv)
-               && ((b1 < rc->frame_size_planned * 0.8f && rc->qpm <= prev_row_qp)
-               || b1 < (rc->buffer_fill - rc->buffer_size + rc->buffer_rate) * 1.1f) )
+               && (b1 < max_frame_size)
+               && ((b1 < rc->frame_size_planned * 0.8f) ||
+                   (b1 < (rc->buffer_fill - rc->buffer_size + rc->buffer_rate) * 0.95f)) )
         {
-            rc->qpm -= step_size;
             b1 = predict_row_size_sum( h, y, rc->qpm ) + size_of_other_slices;
+            rc->qpm -= step_size;
         }
+        rc->qpm += step_size;
 
         /* avoid VBV underflow or MinCR violation */
-        while( (rc->qpm < qp_absolute_max)
-               && ((rc->buffer_fill - b1 < rc->buffer_rate * max_frame_error) ||
-                   (rc->frame_size_maximum - b1 < rc->frame_size_maximum * max_frame_error)))
+        while( rc->qpm < qp_absolute_max && (b1 > max_frame_size) )
         {
             rc->qpm += step_size;
             b1 = predict_row_size_sum( h, y, rc->qpm ) + size_of_other_slices;
@@ -1692,8 +1696,8 @@ int x264_ratecontrol_mb( x264_t *h, int bits )
 
         /* Last-ditch attempt: if the last row of the frame underflowed the VBV,
          * try again. */
-        if( (h->rc->frame_size_estimated + size_of_other_slices) > (rc->buffer_fill - rc->buffer_rate * max_frame_error) &&
-             rc->qpm < qp_max && can_reencode_row )
+        if( rc->qpm < qp_max && can_reencode_row
+            && (h->rc->frame_size_estimated + size_of_other_slices > max_frame_size) )
         {
             rc->qpm = qp_max;
             rc->qpa_rc = rc->qpa_rc_prev;
@@ -2677,7 +2681,7 @@ void x264_threads_distribute_ratecontrol( x264_t *h )
             for( int i = 0; i < h->param.i_threads; i++ )
             {
                 x264_t *t = h->thread[i];
-                float max_frame_error = X264_MAX( 0.05, 1.0 / (t->i_threadslice_end - t->i_threadslice_start) );
+                float max_frame_error = x264_clip3f( 1.0 / (t->i_threadslice_end - t->i_threadslice_start), 0.05, 0.25 );
                 t->rc->slice_size_planned += 2 * max_frame_error * rc->frame_size_planned;
             }
             x264_threads_normalize_predictors( h );