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by Smithcraft
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Temp files not being deleted
Replies: 4
Views: 1266

Re: Temp files not being deleted

It was only 11 GB. And growing.

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by Smithcraft
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Temp files not being deleted
Replies: 4
Views: 1266

Re: Temp files not being deleted

Nothing?

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by Smithcraft
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Need help choosing a CPU build.
Replies: 2
Views: 823

Re: Need help choosing a CPU build.

You really could go either way with the i7 or the E5 systems. I think if you're going to go with the E5, you might want to consider something like FreeNAS and PLEX. That way, where ever you have a data connection, you have your library of media. You can still use your portable storage for when you d...
by Smithcraft
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: copying a DVD-ROM
Replies: 1
Views: 356

Re: copying a DVD-ROM

I don't think that Handbrake is the tool that you want to use to copy a DVD-ROM. Handbrake is designed to convert video files from one format to another format, not disc copying.

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by Smithcraft
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Temp files not being deleted
Replies: 4
Views: 1266

Temp files not being deleted

Description of problem or question Handbrake Regular, and Nightly, are not deleting temp files. Steps to reproduce the problem (If Applicable) Encode a file, shutdown, and then upon the next start up, the temp files are still there. or Open Handbrake, and then close Handbrake. You get a folder that...
by Smithcraft
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: OPUS seems out of synchronization?
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: OPUS seems out of synchronization?

It's considered bad form to crosspost threads in the Handbrake forums.

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by Smithcraft
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Matching my x264 Settings with H265
Replies: 4
Views: 557

Re: Matching my x264 Settings with H265

Fast encoding time of x265?

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by Smithcraft
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Global tags in MKV files?
Replies: 7
Views: 9086

Re: Global tags in MKV files?

What are these tags? I've noticed them when I've had to mux in subtitles, but noting seems to come up when I select them.

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by Smithcraft
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Jacket
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: Possible Passthru of Atmos Audio

DTS and Dolby are two different companies that do things in two different ways. I don't know if the specs are out for Atmos, in a manner that is applicable to independent developers like the Handbrake crew, so that would have a significant impact on whether or not it can be implemented in Handbrake....
by Smithcraft
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: x265 Settings for Grainy Content
Replies: 3
Views: 1084

Re: x265 Settings for Grainy Content

Just to specify, that's the Film tune in the Filters / Denoise / NLMeans options, and not in the Video / x265 / Encoder Tunes.

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by Smithcraft
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Tiki Bar
Topic: Suggestions for x265 settings
Replies: 3
Views: 3549

Re: Suggestions for x265

The workstation is beyond laggy with the encodes going so it's a bit of pain to grab the log right now. Upgrade to an OS with a working scheduler. Having all the files working under one file system seems to make things easier. So Windows 7 Pro 64bit remains as the workstations OS. Thanks though. SC
by Smithcraft
Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Tiki Bar
Topic: Suggestions for x265 settings
Replies: 3
Views: 3549

Suggestions for x265 settings

Hello! So now that it's getting a bit chilly I figured I'd heat things up with encoding a bit. I grabbed the nightly a few days ago and started with some grainy movies. The first is the Criterion Le Samourai, which after ~20 hours (1.9 fps), looks great! But it's a bit bigger than I was hoping for. ...
by Smithcraft
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Ripping Blu Ray collection to the same specs as iTunes store HD movies
Replies: 19
Views: 3811

Re: Ripping Blu Ray collection to the same specs as iTunes store HD movies

I'll add my two cents, and recommend using MakeMKV to pre-rip your source files. This is beneficial because it lets you fine tune your encodes without putting unneeded wear and tear on your optical drive. It also lets you rerun the encode if there is an issue with the final file. Case in point, ther...
by Smithcraft
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: How to not lose any video quality?
Replies: 3
Views: 2318

Re: How to not lose any video quality?

Or you could use MKVtoolnix to set a subtitle stream to 'Forced' and call it good.

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by Smithcraft
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: How to not lose any video quality?
Replies: 3
Views: 2318

Re: How to not lose any video quality?

Or you could use MKVtoolnix to set a subtitle stream to 'Forced' and call it good.

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by Smithcraft
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Where can I download MakeMKV?
Replies: 6
Views: 2337

Re: Where can I download MakeMKV?

I noticed that when I was searching and saw that there were forum posts from a day or two ago.

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by Smithcraft
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Where can I download MakeMKV?
Replies: 6
Views: 2337

Re: Where can I download MakeMKV?

I just went to use it on my Mac and found that it was substantially obsolete, and discovered the same thing!

This link gives you 1.10.6 -> http://download.cnet.com/MakeMKV/3000-2 ... 76559.html

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by Smithcraft
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Benchmarks
Topic: Request for (cpu-)benchmarks
Replies: 23
Views: 23509

Re: Request for (cpu-)benchmarks

I think it's best to benchmark using not setting up custom settings and just using a built-in preset.

Also, with people using different verisons of HB, you can expect different results with identical hardware/OS.

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by Smithcraft
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: What's your video format preference?
Replies: 12
Views: 4027

Re: What's your video format preference?

I use Plex and VLC on my Mac.

MKV - Because why be limited by silly board room decisions?

264 for the video, until 265 is considered good to go.

Primary audio is left in the original highest quality format, while commentary is redone in AAC.

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by Smithcraft
Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Tiki Bar
Topic: Best (free) program to combine mp4 files?
Replies: 6
Views: 10384

Re: Best (free) program to combine mp4 files?

Maybe, if the files are all of the same data types, use MakeMKV, and then something like Subler to convert the final file to mp4.

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by Smithcraft
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: merge files
Replies: 6
Views: 2156

Re: merge files

Did this not work for you?

viewtopic.php?f=14&t=18721

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by Smithcraft
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Tiki Bar
Topic: Board revision
Replies: 13
Views: 12983

Re: Board revision

Testing with the grey theme, it works ok. I just would rather have the scroll bar than the extending text box.

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by Smithcraft
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Benchmarks
Topic: Considering upgrading memory
Replies: 13
Views: 14651

Re: Considering upgrading memory

Yeah, I always assumed windows has so many services/processes running that you can never get exact number. I wonder if Linux would be better as I imagine its easier to kill unnecessary tasks. I had quite the nightmare trying to get Ubuntu installed and up to date when I bought this system a few yea...
by Smithcraft
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Benchmarks
Topic: Considering upgrading memory
Replies: 13
Views: 14651

Re: Considering upgrading memory

The difference is way too small to be statistically significant, unless you maybe ran each encode 100 times and average the resulting encoding speeds. I was thinking about that too. I wasn't interested in doing that many encodes though! I wanted to get that memory in. I guess I should have done it ...
by Smithcraft
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Tiki Bar
Topic: Board revision
Replies: 13
Views: 12983

Re: Board revision

When using the full editor, when it decides to extend the text entry box, it likes to re-render (flash) the whole page. Can this behavior be disabled? When using the quick reply, when it decides to extend the text entry box, it just makes the box extend down with a scroll bar, and doesn't make the p...