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by jbrjake
Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:33 am
Forum: Bugs
Topic: [Invalid] CLI returns with 0 exit code under err conditions
Replies: 18
Views: 3131

Re: CLI returns with 0 exit status under error conditions

Err...no reason to antagonize John. He was pretty much agreeing with you except for the one technical point you were glossing over. Thank you for the dd example, but I don't think its model is really applicable for HB. Please direct me to the relevant line numbers if I'm missing something. It just s...
by jbrjake
Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Bugs
Topic: [Invalid] CLI returns with 0 exit code under err conditions
Replies: 18
Views: 3131

Re: CLI returns with 0 exit status under error conditions

As I mentioned in the prior threads, it seems like the best solution for this would be to utilize the error and warning handling* eddyg added to libhb. That way actual information can be communicated to the user instead of an inscrutable error code. * Pretty sure hb_warn() never made it in but there...
by jbrjake
Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:18 pm
Forum: Bugs
Topic: [Invalid] CLI returns with 0 exit code under err conditions
Replies: 18
Views: 3131

Re: CLI returns with 0 exit status under error conditions

How should this be fixed? Simply put, a zero exit status should ONLY be returned when transcoding has completed successfully. In ALL other cases, a non-zero exit code should be returned. ...and this is exactly what HandBrakeCLI is doing. If transcoding completes successfully, it returns a zero exit...
by jbrjake
Sat Sep 18, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Absolutely essential feature: SWAP FIELD ORDER
Replies: 26
Views: 3226

Re: Absolutely essential feature: SWAP FIELD ORDER

I refuse your patch. What a moronic way to implement this highly questionable filter. If you want to swap field order, you should be doing it in the picture data by building a new buffer with two memcpys. As in, a video filter. Why drop two rows of data when you don't have to? I agree with you that ...
by jbrjake
Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Absolutely essential feature: SWAP FIELD ORDER
Replies: 26
Views: 3226

Re: Absolutely essential feature: SWAP FIELD ORDER

Do you really think this kludge is more absolutely essential than bobbed deinterlacing?
by jbrjake
Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: Benchmarks
Topic: Better settings don't always equal better encodes
Replies: 40
Views: 7394

Re: Better settings don't always equal better encodes

It's pretty silly to ignore the advice of the lead developer of x264 (in the form of a plea to use the preset system he spent so long tuning and in the form of an option-by-option list describing what features do and what the best settings are for them) in favor of third-party resources, some of whi...
by jbrjake
Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: You have made 10 million DivX/XviD players useless well done
Replies: 16
Views: 2390

Re: You have made 10 million DivX/XviD players useless well

so i open up my latest 2010 argos cataloge and look for dvd players that support mkv, mp4, as standard and not a single one. so i go looking through amazon for a standalone player that supports mp4 or mkv or any other container nada nothing zip. <snip> well let me tell you NO STAND-ALONE dvd player...
by jbrjake
Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Interlaced video stuttery
Replies: 13
Views: 1801

Re: Interlaced video stuttery

Mcdeint was never removed from deinterlace. In fact, I get better results with mcdeint in it right now than in decomb because actually it's decomb's version that has a bug*. We just hid the "slowest" option from deinterlace in the GUIs because for a long time mcdeint's Snow components caused crashes...
by jbrjake
Tue Sep 14, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Interlaced video stuttery
Replies: 13
Views: 1801

Re: Interlaced video stuttery

I tried to post this to a tech support forum where it would be more relevent, but it appears that is impossible without including an activity log, even when one would be a complete waste of time and space. <snip> I'm using the "Slowest" deinterlacing method, and a high bitrate. <snip tedious coaxin...
by jbrjake
Tue Sep 14, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: 2D-FIR Scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 3562

Re: 2D-FIR Scaling

MPEG Streamclip does not do anamorphic, but I was changing the display resolution in QT Pro after encoding. That still doesn't give enough information to reproduce what you're doing. Exactly which options do you have set in Streamclip's export window? And I don't think providing a sample of the sou...
by jbrjake
Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: Benchmarks
Topic: Better settings don't always equal better encodes
Replies: 40
Views: 7394

Re: Better settings don't always equal better encodes

Have you ever looked at an encode where subq 4/5 had a higher SSIM than subq=6? I don't know; but I think that that matters. Yes, of course. In fact, with psy opts enabled, it's likely subq 4 and 5 will always produce streams with a higher SSIM than 6 (all other options being equal, same bitrate). ...
by jbrjake
Sun Sep 12, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: reformat the test.c file
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Re: reformat the test.c file

I prefer how it was too. Not a fan of the longer lines. If i'm working between several documents (say, notes, a diff, a readme, another app's source code, and libhb), implying lots of small windows, I want to be able to see full lines without them wrapping. And if I have one big window, I want the o...
by jbrjake
Sat Sep 11, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: 2D-FIR Scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 3562

Re: 2D-FIR Scaling

...and still waiting for you to share what device it is you're encoding for. This isn't an idle question, the answer will tell us what is and is not necessary in your encoding options. You haven't shared a sample of the source, as was requested, so it's not like anyone can try to reproduce what you'...
by jbrjake
Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: Blu-ray -> New AppleTV: Ripping HW/SW advice needed
Replies: 86
Views: 9418

Re: Blu-ray -> New AppleTV: Ripping HW/SW advice needed

Oh, one more thing...you commented about Apple having access to higher quality sources, but if I'm starting with an uncompressed 1080p Blu-ray rip, I would think that should be a pretty good source. ....but still far worse of a source than Apple has access to. Blu-Ray is 420--color planes are half ...
by jbrjake
Fri Sep 10, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: 2D-FIR Scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 3562

Re: 2D-FIR Scaling

jamiemlaw, I'm very skeptical. QT's H.264 encoder isn't known to be better with anything, including grain and movement. See, for example, MSU''s 3rd video codec shootout, where they tried to include Apple's encoder: Conclusions MOSCOW, NOV 2006 • Codecs from Apple and Sorenson show average quality c...
by jbrjake
Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: 2D-FIR Scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 3562

Re: 2D-FIR Scaling

And I do have device constraints, but I'd rather not have to encode twice, so I use the maximum resolution I can while still maintaining device compatibility. Did I miss where you said what your device constraints actually are? The settings you are currently using are ridiculous and it is disingenu...
by jbrjake
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Ipad video freezing
Replies: 25
Views: 3362

Re: Ipad video freezing

It's an Apple bug, will be fixed in a software update: http://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/x ... 07713.html (thanks for the heads up, j45)

x264 is attempting to work around it in the meantime, so try a newer nightly.
by jbrjake
Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: High Profile
Replies: 2
Views: 743

Re: High Profile

It will be in the next release, but it's not like it's a huge deal either way, and it has no bearing on it being high profile or not nor on the source content. It's currently loose to play it safe with device compatibility, which we're going to trade for exactness in 0.9.5. Change it yourself if it ...
by jbrjake
Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Ipad video freezing
Replies: 25
Views: 3362

Re: Ipad video freezing

Are you running an up-to-date, un-jailbroken iPad? Are you syncing the movies using iTunes?
by jbrjake
Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: 2D-FIR Scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 3562

Re: 2D-FIR Scaling

...and considering how terrible the QT encoder StreamClip (by default) uses is at both compression and retaining visual quality, you almost certainly are doing something wrong in HB. So, again, log? Providing a very short, insubstantial sample of the source, like under 30 seconds, seems like pretty ...
by jbrjake
Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Benchmarks
Topic: Better settings don't always equal better encodes
Replies: 40
Views: 7394

Re: Better settings don't always equal better encodes

That's funny, I don't see a single mention of "SSIM" in your entire multi-page post ostensibly about "better encodes" and whether a given setting is "worthwhile."
by jbrjake
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: handbrake & keynote
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Re: handbrake & keynote

...or you could just use mpeg-4 part 2 instead of h.264.
by jbrjake
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Ipad video freezing
Replies: 25
Views: 3362

Re: Ipad video freezing

One time I had an issue where my iPad started freezing on video playback. At first I was really scared it was a HB problem because I noticed it a couple days after committing the preset. But then I realized it was also happening in StreamToMe. So I restarted the iPad, and everything worked fine. Not...
by jbrjake
Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: 2D-FIR Scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 3562

Re: 2D-FIR Scaling

Or, you know, you could start a support thread and provide some logs of what you're doing and perhaps a source sample, so maybe we could see why you're having issues....What does "better handling of high-motion" even mean?