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by romulax
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264
Replies: 10
Views: 692

Re: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264

Wow that's what I call an answer!
I have to admit that I didn't expect this kind of precision.
Thanks you all for helping me understand this mystery, you're awesome!
by romulax
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264
Replies: 10
Views: 692

Re: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264

I see
It would be nice to hear what an expert think about this, I'm actually curious.
And I don't know if the file size increase is caused by the encoder or by Handbrake, so it could be great to find out
by romulax
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264
Replies: 10
Views: 692

Re: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264

Thanks for your answer! Ok so that would mean that it is partly normal because it changes the pixel aspect ratio, so it is not a "bug", but something that should be expected. (tell me if I understood it wrong) Following this logic, I can expect all cropped videos to be always heavier than ...
by romulax
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264
Replies: 10
Views: 692

Re: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264

Here is log for run 1 (without cropping) : https://pastebin.com/qSUTQswa
Here is log for run 2 (with cropping) : https://pastebin.com/bRQKzCC7
by romulax
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264
Replies: 10
Views: 692

Huge file size increase encoding with bars cropping x264

I recently noticed a huge file size reduction when encoding without Handbrake's auto cropping (black bars removal). This seemed strange, because Handbrake's documentation explains that cropping those black bars can reduce file size, since they don't have to be encoded when cropped. I made some tests...