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by rachel
Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: [Rejected] iTunes Store Video Presets
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: [Rejected] iTunes Store Video Presets

What's wrong with the AppleTV preset for this purpose? In fact I've a feeling it may be better quality than iTunes purchases as it's constrained by the appletv hardware capabilities rather than Apple's priority of reducing bandwidth/filesize; but it should at least play on the same hardware.
by rachel
Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: YADIF's "Double Framerate" Mode
Replies: 6
Views: 1388

Re: YADIF's "Double Framerate" Mode

Just popping in to register my 'yay' at this forthcoming feature. So far when I've needed to do this, I've had to use ripbot264 and boot into windows for the privilege (although many of the source materials that required it were also vc1-interlaced which can't be read by ffmpeg anyway).
by rachel
Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: *nix
Topic: Handbrake Transcoding
Replies: 5
Views: 1076

Re: Handbrake Transcoding

You probably won't like the answer but it's the only thing that worked for me in the end, when I had a very similar requirement. I used SmartConverter, which just passes through a track if it doesn't need to transcode it for the target device. The reason you might not like it is that it's a Mac app,...
by rachel
Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: *nix
Topic: Crashes on Natty local desktop
Replies: 6
Views: 776

Re: Crashes on Natty local desktop

FYI the issue seems to have been resolved as of this morning's updates for natty's desktop (compiz et al).
by rachel
Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: *nix
Topic: Crashes on Natty local desktop
Replies: 6
Views: 776

Re: Crashes on Natty local desktop

hehe, people keep sending me requests to add Natty to my PPA. This illustrates perfectly why that would be a bad idea. Only people who have the skills to build hb and debug issues should be using it on Natty at this time. Of course in reality many of us don't dedicate whole machines to handbraking ...
by rachel
Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: *nix
Topic: Crashes on Natty local desktop
Replies: 6
Views: 776

Crashes on Natty local desktop

I know, before anyone reminds me, Natty isn't supported yet. I took responsibility for my problems the moment I decided to install Natty on my main handbraking encoderbox. :-) This isn't a moan, or a request for an immediate bugfix, though I suppose if the problem persists another month or so (after...
by rachel
Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Devices and Presets
Topic: AppleTV2 preset picture size oddity
Replies: 1
Views: 694

AppleTV2 preset picture size oddity

Using svn 3696, supplying a BBC HD off-air recording as source, I get an odd size selection with the AppleTV2 preset selected. It's understandable but it may represent an edge case scenario for the size calculations. But as the source is BBC HD transmissions it may not be a sufficiently rare edge ca...
by rachel
Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:41 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too big
Replies: 14
Views: 3041

Re: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too

*gives everybody a hug* No, i've got the message. The message seems to be: don't make feature requests in the feature requests forum that our software design makes difficult to implement or you'll be treated like a moron. Feature requests forum is reserved for developers already familiar with the c...
by rachel
Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: The Linux options on Stop please
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: The Linux options on Stop please

This was previously discussed here: http://forum.handbrake.fr/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=13209 (reads...) That thread was a bit diffuse with one or two other requirements that seemed odd (if I understood right he wanted the ability to resume handbrake encodes on consecutive sessions?) And then the thread...
by rachel
Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too big
Replies: 14
Views: 3041

Re: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too

mduell wrote:The behavior is completely [censored] sideways, but you can't [censored] say you weren't warned. :)
In the bottom of a locked filing cabinet... you know the rest. :-P
by rachel
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: The Linux options on Stop please
Replies: 3
Views: 720

The Linux options on Stop please

On the Mac, at the moment, when a queue is being processed and you hit Stop you get the following choices: Cancel Current and Stop Cancel Current and Continue Continue Encoding On Linux, you get: Cancel Current and Stop Cancel Current, Start Next Finish Current, then Stop Continue Encoding Could we ...
by rachel
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too big
Replies: 14
Views: 3041

Re: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too

But if a given file grows over the 4GB limit there's no kind of warning that anything's amiss. [censored]. Read your activity logs, they clearly say MP4ERROR: (m_size <= (uint64_t)0xFFFFFFFF): assert failure Nice. I did look at the activity log. If it said that I didn't see it so it's at best not c...
by rachel
Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too big
Replies: 14
Views: 3041

Re: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too

Just to offer the practical example that triggered this post: After several days my Mac recently completed encoding my blu-ray Planet Earth episodes to mp4 using the High Profile preset. It only manages at best about 5fps encoding speed on this preset... So imagine my frustration when it turned out ...
by rachel
Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:14 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too big
Replies: 14
Views: 3041

Action if mp4 without large file size selected gets too big

An annoying thing I'm finding is that if I set a batch of stuff to be converted using eg: Normal or High Profile to mp4 format, by default the "Large file size" option isn't selected. But if a given file grows over the 4GB limit there's no kind of warning that anything's amiss. It just plugs on crea...
by rachel
Wed Jul 07, 2010 6:27 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Interlaced x264 output not same as encoding without dt+dc?
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Re: Interlaced x264 output not same as encoding without dt+d

Dear jbrjake, I was looking at the discussion in this thread ( http://forum.handbrake.fr/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=17070 ) and I had a few questions related to that discussion. Question 1: Is interlaced output that is referred to in that thread the same as simply encoding a file without the detelecine or...
by rachel
Tue Jul 06, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Speeding Up HD encodes
Replies: 4
Views: 1518

Re: Speeding Up HD encodes

Since your playback device is a computer, it's pretty easy to add storage. Why bother with reencoding at all to save a dollar (literally) in disk space? Instead of a $1200 dedicated encoding box, how about $225 on a pair of 2TB drives? About 70 movies fit on each. I've been wondering that, given ho...
by rachel
Tue Jul 06, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox

Well, I got pointed at MediaInfo on a thread in the XBMC forum (about something else) and have been playing. Unsurprisingly I suppose my BBC encodes are showing up as 25fps Progressive. My understanding, correct-me-yada... :-) With deinterlacing *off*, each progressive frame output is the result of ...
by rachel
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox

Unless you're using my bobbing patch, HandBrake, when deinterlacing, outputs one frame per two fields (one frame) of input, based primarily on the first field. My query was, what's happening when I'm not deinterlacing? Deinterlacing is not turned on in picture settings. And the results look great o...
by rachel
Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox

So *I* thought those resulting files were still interlaced...? What's actually happening? :-) To answer myself with a guess; tell me if i'm wrong. (or right) :-) is HB making a 50fps video with each frame equating to an interlaced field; possibly being inefficient as the codec is having to deal wit...
by rachel
Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Re: Handbrake needs "produce interlaced file" tickbox

Slightly confused now. :-) I'm commonly using HandBrake to encode 1080i recordings from BBC HD. As the i suggests, they're interlaced; especially studio-shot video. If I run these through HandBrake *without* deinterlacing or decombing, the resulting files do indeed show combing effects when viewed o...
by rachel
Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:49 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Req: Manually Add Audio Tracks
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

Re: Req: Manually Add Audio Tracks

Look for an external SRT file that only contains the Elvish dialogue? http://www.opensubtitles.org Well, my method worked, in that instance. The benefit in this case of finding an srt would be that they get rendered better in playback, at least in xbmc, than the bitmap subs on the discs. But I've u...
by rachel
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Req: Manually Add Audio Tracks
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

Re: Req: Manually Add Audio Tracks

HB supports non-disk input. Use mkvmerge or similar to combine your audio/video tracks, then feed it to HandBrake. Off topic: Why does your DVR split audio and video anyway? A possible answer to that point: EyeTV has an option to export as elementary streams. Given, for instance, a BBC HD recording...
by rachel
Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Interlaced frames/fields support is not implemented
Replies: 32
Views: 5052

Re: Interlaced frames/fields support is not implemented

Like the bug says. ffmpeg doesn't support interlaced VC1 video. Interlaced h.264 is supported and that's probably what your other interlaced discs used (or possibly mpeg-2). Hm, well, I tried registering on roundup.ffmpeg's tracker to add my voice or at least subscribe to updates on the bug, but it...
by rachel
Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Interlaced frames/fields support is not implemented
Replies: 32
Views: 5052

Interlaced frames/fields support is not implemented

I'm getting this trying to scan episodes from the BBC Blu-Ray disks of Wonders of the Solar System, given the MKV output from MakeMKV. Activity log: [13:55:19] gtkgui: HandBrake svn3373 (2010060901) - Linux x86_64 - http://handbrake.fr [13:55:20] hb_init: checking cpu count [13:55:20] hb_init: start...
by rachel
Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: Bugs
Topic: UTF-8 BOM at start of .srt file not recognised
Replies: 3
Views: 617

Re: UTF-8 BOM at start of .srt file not recognised

Update: svn3343 on osx shows the same behaviour, unsurprisingly. Unfortunately it crashed at the end of the test losing me my activity log before I could take a copy. It's late so I'll try to do it again tomorrow to get that (with it set to *save* logs this time), but watching it as it went I didn't...