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by saverio
Sat Sep 04, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Handbrake missing features
Replies: 8
Views: 1680

Re: Handbrake missing features

Hello, i would like to know why it isnt possible to "MERGE" several VOB input files into a single end file like it is possible with programs like Leawo Dvd Converter or Daniussoftware. Furtermore is it possible to implement the new free video codec VP8 ? Thank you. You can make direct MKV...
by saverio
Sat Sep 04, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: TV series for i'tunes
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: TV series for i'tunes

On the other side, it's always better to pass all the "tvshow" movies through a real tagger, because the "stik" atom is not set by iTunes even when changing the "movie type" by hand. So, set the "stik" atom to "TV Show" with something like AtomicPars...
by saverio
Mon May 03, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Combine two titles into one file?
Replies: 12
Views: 6643

Re: Combine two titles into one file?

With MakeMKV you can repack a single title into a MKV (losslessly, also the language data is there). Then use mkvtoolnix to join both files, encode the joined file and recombine with the original one as you wish (for me, it's encoded video, pass-through audio and vobsub subtitles). Still have to try...
by saverio
Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: HandBrake 0.9.3: Released!
Replies: 104
Views: 26580

Re: HandBrake 0.9.3: Released!

Hi everyone and very very many thanks to all devs and admins for the great work done, both with the program, that gets cleaner and cleaner with each release, and with the forum, by maintaining the level of discussion very high by squashing trolls and noobs. I am a noob and I was squashed just at the...
by saverio
Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: Tiki Bar
Topic: Handbrake and or versus MacTheRipper
Replies: 4
Views: 1135

Re: Handbrake and or versus MacTheRipper

Would you elaborate on that? I'm using both MTR and FM+DTOX but I can't see a winner. A more informed view could get me to the right side of the street!
by saverio
Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Suggestion--Direct Stream Copy
Replies: 9
Views: 4118

Re: Suggestion--Direct Stream Copy

You can already convert a mkv (provided ffmpeg can read it) into anything that HB can output. You load the mkv as a source, then set your settings, then encode, et voilà...
by saverio
Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:25 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Copy DVD without recompressing video
Replies: 9
Views: 3668

Re: Copy DVD without recompressing video

With some rippers (at least MacTheRipper) you have the option to output a single VOB of the title. This contains all the audio and all the subtitles. Then you open your VOB in MkvToolnix or any other muxer and save in your new matroska container. Beware that subtitles, afaik, are not supported this ...
by saverio
Tue Jul 08, 2008 12:01 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: Apple TV + 1080p TV = black bars around picture
Replies: 3
Views: 1001

Re: Apple TV + 1080p TV = black bars around picture

In other words, learn how to use your TV set and your AppleTV. This is not a problem of the handbrake program.
by saverio
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:24 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Combine two titles.
Replies: 9
Views: 5746

Re: Combine two titles.

You're just plain right! Anyway, I think that it would be a very interesting feature to have, being that there exists at least one movie that is pressed in more than the 9 GiB limit. The fact that I am absolutely unable to do it myself as a developer (I'm not in A/V field) and that I hoped that some...
by saverio
Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:08 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Combine two titles.
Replies: 9
Views: 5746

Re: Combine two titles.

...In my case, the three LOTR EE boxes have this problem) no...the 3 PAL versions may have this problem. NTSC versions are fine to combine. ...as I said: "in my case". Maybe even not all EE PAL version suffer from this, but anyway, that has already been discussed to boredom. Let's say thi...
by saverio
Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Crazy? DVD menus in quicktime files
Replies: 4
Views: 1557

Re: Crazy? DVD menus in quicktime files

ok... good points. It'll remain a dream.
by saverio
Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Combine two titles.
Replies: 9
Views: 5746

Re: Combine two titles.

As already pointed out in another thread, some movies are encoded in more than 9 GB of mpeg2 data (films span two discs, and the joined movie would exceed the 9 VOB limit for a DVD title. In my case, the three LOTR EE boxes have this problem). So, even if you can make a single 14 GB dvd image from t...
by saverio
Wed Mar 12, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Crazy? DVD menus in quicktime files
Replies: 4
Views: 1557

Crazy? DVD menus in quicktime files

Maybe it's just plain crazy... When you export a Keynote presentation (with effects and so on) into a quicktime movie, the result is an interactive movie where you can click here and there and move through the movie clip. Maybe something could be done to achieve the same for DVD menus, like integrat...
by saverio
Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: About to Convert 400+ DVD's and need a Reality Check...
Replies: 6
Views: 3523

Re: About to Convert 400+ DVD's and need a Reality Check...

There's always the expectation that on a whim we can have a movie on an iPod for a trip Encoding at low resolution for iPod/iPhone (think something less than 1024 macroblocks - 16x16 px each) is WAY faster than encoding cabac crf and all the stuff for high quality home theater experience. I think t...
by saverio
Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:02 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: New GUI Layout Idea
Replies: 4
Views: 2040

Re: New GUI Layout Idea

It would be good to have a multi title DVD rip into a single file, for kids' short cartoons for instance (anyone Pocoyo?). It's better for kids to have 8-10 5 minutes chapters in a sigle movie than to have to selct them like episodes of a series (more like 30-60 minutes each). My baby daughter is 3 ...
by saverio
Fri Feb 29, 2008 1:57 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: About to Convert 400+ DVD's and need a Reality Check...
Replies: 6
Views: 3523

Re: About to Convert 400+ DVD's and need a Reality Check...

Let's say you rip more or less 6 movies into each iMac. It will take 3-4 hours not counting the walking time. Then you'll upload to the common share. If the file server has gigabit ethernet, you'll get a theoretical max throughput of 1 Gb/s, that's 128MB/s. If movies are more or less 6GB each, you'l...
by saverio
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:40 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)
Replies: 52
Views: 13472

Re: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)

Some 9-12 hours with ref=6:subq=6:me=umh:no-fast-pskip=1:trellis=1:analyse=all:mixed-refs=1:merange=32:level=30:bframes=6:direct=auto:weightb=1:bime=1:brdo=1:no-dct-decimate=1 at 67% crf gave birth to a pretty decent movie, 3.9 GB, good audio, for FOTR. Then I tried to open the original (combined) v...
by saverio
Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)
Replies: 52
Views: 13472

Re: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)

I got to the same solution (using 'cat' in terminal) and I'm currently encoding the movie. I hope that the audio track order is the same in the two files... We'll see when I get back home this afternoon Chapters are not really interesting in a movie, much more in cildren's series where you can have ...
by saverio
Mon Feb 25, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Trouble with anamorphic settings
Replies: 38
Views: 5689

Re: Trouble with anamorphic settings

Maybe the XBox does not support anamorphic... In that case you're left to get the "low" quality KAR selection. The anamorphic setting will not add pixels to the sides, it will only instruct the movie player to stretch pixels horizontally before displaying them. So if the player does not su...
by saverio
Mon Feb 25, 2008 6:58 am
Forum: Mac
Topic: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)
Replies: 52
Views: 13472

Re: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)

peterjcat wrote:It makes some sense that a movie that you have to split over two DVD9s won't fit onto a single DVD9 without recompression -- assuming some of these 2-discers are created out of necessity rather than pure marketing.
Although 9 GB won't fit in a DL disc, not counting all the .IFO, _0.VOB etc.
by saverio
Mon Feb 25, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: Mac
Topic: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)
Replies: 52
Views: 13472

Re: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)

Sorry cavalicious, I understand that maybe that two screenshots weren't definitive, but I ripped the "main feature" of both discs with MTR and the resulting vobs are exactly the size I said, that is part 1: 6,03 GB part 2: 6,41 GB If I can't trust the title selected by MacThe Ripper, I don...
by saverio
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: How To: Rip, Encode and Combine Using Fairmount & DTOX
Replies: 112
Views: 738354

Re: How To: Rip, Encode and Combine Using Fairmount & DTOX

Hi, I hope that anyone is still reading this thread. It's all bout combining two DVD into one movie. I'm trying to do this for LOTR (rip w/ MTR, extract the two halfmovies w/ DTOX, combine the halves int the same title in a new movie w/ DTOX) The point is that in the third step the resulting title ...
by saverio
Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)
Replies: 52
Views: 13472

Re: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)

This is the first half of the fellowship of the rings (EE), title 1 is just over 6 GB, without counting the "0" vob (titles?) http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj266/savjo_2008/Imagen1.png and this is the second half, just below 6.5 GB. http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj266/savjo_2008/...
by saverio
Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Subtitles for iTunes/AppleTV
Replies: 6
Views: 2856

Re: Subtitles for iTunes/AppleTV

And even more, in FrontRow/AppleTV you'll listen to just the first audio track.

Also beware that as for now AppleTV doesn't support more than one AC3 track anyway.
by saverio
Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:47 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit(SOLVED?)
Replies: 52
Views: 13472

Re: Multiple DVD to single TS to get over the 9GB limit

That was exactly the point of the question starting the thread. I think the problem is not the size, but the filenames, they have to be VTS_01_1.VOB to VTS_01_9.vob (note two digits for title number and one digit for vob number, this is the same that the known limit of 99 titles, 9 vobs per chapter)...