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by swiven
Wed Apr 01, 2009 3:13 pm
Forum: Devices
Topic: XBMC on Xbox: optimal HB settings to convert 720p x264 mkv?
Replies: 22
Views: 13630

Re: XBMC on Xbox: optimal HB settings to convert 720p x264 mkv?

Ok, i've got the optimal settings: In handbrake, use AVI/Xvid encode. Use Target size, which must be about 3/4 of the original size. (So for a 4,82 GB MKV, give up 3600 or so.) For audio settings i use AC3-Passthru. Then, crop/shrink the movie to 960x540 pixels. The most 720p MKV's are 1280x540, whi...
by swiven
Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Devices
Topic: XBMC on Xbox: optimal HB settings to convert 720p x264 mkv?
Replies: 22
Views: 13630

Re: XBMC on Xbox: optimal HB settings to convert 720p x264 mkv?

Ok, HD cable is connected and everything is working as expected. Except for a few minor "bugs": - In the Video Hardware settings of XBMC uncheck "Show 1080i". This increases video playback smoothness BIG TIME, at the cost of some crispness in the XBMC interface (the video files are still 720p, so th...
by swiven
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Devices
Topic: XBMC on Xbox: optimal HB settings to convert 720p x264 mkv?
Replies: 22
Views: 13630

Re: XBMC on Xbox: optimal HB settings to convert 720p x264 mkv?

---SOLUTION--- Allright everyone, i have A solution!!! (Not THE solution, that would be somewhat self-overestimated). Besides that i'm just a newbie in codec-land, but i wanted exactly the same thing 350Zed wanted. Handbrake settings. I start with: Any x264 .mkv, .wmv, etc. with 720p resolution (128...