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by kalafalas
Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:54 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Stereo vs Dolby pro Logic II
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Stereo vs Dolby pro Logic II

I have a MacBook Pro (13", mid 2010) and i have been using handbreak on the Apple Universal preset to rip my DVDs. It defaults on AAC (core audio) Dolby digital Pro Logic II, and i have been changing this to AAC (core audio) stereo because i do not own a surround sound system, i will be watching the...
by kalafalas
Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:18 pm
Forum: Command Line Interface And Scripting
Topic: Adding Chapter Titles to m4v Files
Replies: 12
Views: 5455

Re: Adding Chapter Titles to m4v Files

for some reason your program wont work for me i get a weird error trying to open it (drax that is)
by kalafalas
Sat Oct 18, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: x1400 support
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: x1400 support

lame.... cause there web site says something about h.264 support
by kalafalas
Sat Oct 18, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: x1400 support
Replies: 4
Views: 570

x1400 support

i have a dell e1505 with a ati mobility radeon x1400, and i was wondering if hand break utilizes my video card for encodes, cause its painfully slow right now working at 10-18 fps. and if it dosent i was wondering if there was a way to make it do this. (also im running vista if that changes anything...
by kalafalas
Wed Aug 13, 2008 6:41 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: trellis
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

Re: trellis

loss of detail? ok not using it :) thx :) DVD Shrink is ancient and doesn't handle many of the newer copy protection methods, which is why I tend to recommend DVDFab HD Decrypter, DVD43 or AnyDVD these days. (srry im new to this, if im using the quotes wrong plz let me know) i tryed anydvd.... and l...
by kalafalas
Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:44 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: trellis
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

Re: trellis

thats impossible i used dvd shrink to rip the dvds, and said no compression..... and that program takes off the protection.....

but that dosent help the inital problem?
by kalafalas
Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: trellis
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

trellis

i notised that everyone uses trellis=1. but it says in the documentation that u should use trellis=2 for 2-Pass? when i used trellis=1 and 2pass there were hickups in the video, really bad ones, but when i used 2-Pass trellis=2 they dident appear. why is this? i sewar someone whould have notised thi...
by kalafalas
Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: anamorphic video on ipod
Replies: 1
Views: 909

Re: anamorphic video on ipod

the ipod can handel some great stuff. it can handel the native relolution of a dvd, set it to 720 and check "losse animorphic" and then its the same as the origonal dvd, and dosent suffer from compression like anormorphic PAR. but if u up the resolution, u might want to up the bitrate to 2000. but t...
by kalafalas
Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:51 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Changing the File Icon Image
Replies: 8
Views: 1776

Re: Changing the File Icon Image

open is iTunes. right click movie while playing in anything but fullscreen. click "set poster frame"

but i do something much cooler, i find the dvd cover art on google, and set that as the album art work.
by kalafalas
Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:14 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Post Your "Best Settings" here and Why.
Replies: 296
Views: 694850

Re: Post Your "Best Settings" here and Why.

WHY: a file that looks exactly like playing a dvd on my computer, and works with my ipod classic, iphone 3g, and apple tv. PRIORITIES: works on all 4 devices, looks exactly like (dvd) source, trying to keep a 2gb file size limit, speed SETTINGS: Title: main movie only Chapters: all Framerate (fps): ...
by kalafalas
Mon Aug 11, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: H.264 Advansed Options
Replies: 10
Views: 1508

Re: H.264 Advansed Options

i did read it. and it only had like 1/2 of the fratures explained! i said this in the enitail question..... can someone just PLEASE explain to me how this works and how i can use it best for my current situation? thats all im asking!
by kalafalas
Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: H.264 Advansed Options
Replies: 10
Views: 1508

Re: H.264 Advansed Options

example of what i want: this is the code that is in the default for the iPhone preset. if someone could break it down for me and tell me what it all MEANS? that would be great. and hopefully tell me what all the others mean to :) level=30:cabac=0:ref=1:analyse=all:me=umh:subme=6:no-fast-pskip=1:trel...
by kalafalas
Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: H.264 Advansed Options
Replies: 10
Views: 1508

Re: H.264 Advansed Options

thank you, that did help somewhat, but dident bring me to a conclusion. because A: (once again) this dident explain the advansed options to me. and B: they are very outdated. they are talking about iPhone 1.1.4, and i have 2.0.1, adk what itunes there talking about, but i have 7.7.1, and there talki...
by kalafalas
Sun Aug 10, 2008 5:40 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: H.264 Advansed Options
Replies: 10
Views: 1508

Re: H.264 Advansed Options

i already did those scearches, and that dident help. first of all: everyone there is talking about the iPod 5G, and my iPog 6g and iPhone can handle way more than that, and i want to push there limits, not the 5G. all im asking for is a better understanding of how the advansed settings work, so i ca...
by kalafalas
Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: H.264 Advansed Options
Replies: 10
Views: 1508

H.264 Advansed Options

hello everyone, you may remember me form the "iPod anmorphic Playback" Question. i have a couple questions on almost the same topic, but changed enough where i felt it needed a new question. as you may know, i am trying to get a file that is as close to the origonal DVD as possible, and will look pe...
by kalafalas
Mon Jul 28, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

so i did all that work for nothing, and im going to have to restart. y do you say? because i found that if i build off the iphone preset, instead of the ipod preset, there isent anything about vbv anything in the advansed tab, if i set the bitrate to 2000 and then use 720 loose, and audio to 160, it...
by kalafalas
Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

so i am very happy with my new encodes, they look incredible for H.264, and will look very pretty on my soon to be baught apple TV. but even thought they wereent stuttering last night, there stuttering now. but my ipod os cold right now, maybe if it warmes up it will stop stuttering. if it dosent, i...
by kalafalas
Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:51 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

ok, thx to all of you and your great help, its fixed. it i put the ABR to 2500, the bufsize to 2500, and the maxrate at 3000, i get a kinda big file, but not to big, it looks crystal clear, exactly like DVD, and it dosent stutter on my classic. thanks to all, and good night!
by kalafalas
Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:08 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

*yay* problem fixed! im not sure HOW this fixed the problem, but when i encoded the video to 3000 abr, with a naxrate of 5000 and a bufsize of 3000 it dident stutter. im not sure HOW that fixed it, but it did! now weve run into a diffrent problem, space. theese movies are huge. i dont want them to b...
by kalafalas
Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:37 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

hmmmm is this normal? when doing a encode with maxrate at 2000 and bufsize at 2000, transformers spiked to 12000. is that normal? shouldent it not let it spike past 4000? im using vlc's staticits thingy
by kalafalas
Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:47 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

yeah the vids work fine on my iPhone whcith led me to believe it was the processor that cant handel it. but if other ipods are fine, maybe i just wore mine out? and i dont like constant, takes more space.
by kalafalas
Tue Jul 22, 2008 7:55 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

allright ill try with another iPod to see if my iPod is the problem. my guess is the processor or videocard is defective cause i did a restore and that disent help. also, quick question, what would be the diffrence is bitrate spikes, and over all quality in "vbv-maxrate=2500:vbv-bufsize=2000" VS. "v...
by kalafalas
Tue Jul 22, 2008 2:35 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

new found info: when i play back the movie in "fit to screen" mode on my ipod, it dosent stutter, or have antialising problems. when fit to screen is off, (when it has the black bars and shows the whole frame) it stutters (mostly only when i change the volume) and has pretty much no antialising. im ...
by kalafalas
Tue Jul 22, 2008 2:28 am
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

ok scracth that. it dident stutter with the 1 chapter test, but when i excoded the whole simpsons movie, in that format with the 2000 vbr-maxrate it still stuttered. not NEARLY as much, but it still stuttered. it stuttered more when using strict, but when i put it to loose 720 it stuttered less. any...
by kalafalas
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: iPod anamorphic playback
Replies: 23
Views: 2227

Re: iPod anamorphic playback

omgomgomgomogmomg thank you thank you thank you thank you dynaflash soooo mmmuuuccchhH!!! changing the vbv-maxrate to 2000 fixed it all! not only does it looks better, it works perfectly of all 4 devices! with the 720 resolution! but this thing with the ripping program, it seems to work fine, it enc...