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Move letterbox black bars to bottom (crop and pad blu ray rips)

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by mduell » Fri May 25, 2018 1:23 pm

jcwillia1 wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 9:58 am
ok so I don't know anything about video compression but to me, if the file is smaller, that means that data was removed.
Video encoding is lossy, so even the same size or larger output has removed data.

It sounds like what you really need is a software player that can crop off the top at playback time, but you're fighting that for whatever reason.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Sat May 26, 2018 3:34 pm

Is there a primer on compression that I can read somewhere?

I'm most curious to know if I take a MPEG2 Blu-Ray rip and apply H.264 or H.265 lossless (both video AND audio) what would be the expected reduction in file size?

Isn't Blu-Ray already H.264 encoded?

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by s55 » Sat May 26, 2018 3:44 pm

Blu-ray is H.264.

Encoding a DVD to H.264 Lossless will result in a file many times larger than the source. Your not "compressing" the mpeg2 source. You're compressing the decoded output of that Mpeg2 source which is many times larger.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by mduell » Sat May 26, 2018 7:27 pm

jcwillia1 wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 3:34 pm
if I take a MPEG2 Blu-Ray rip

Isn't Blu-Ray already H.264 encoded?
Well not when it's MPEG2.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by s55 » Sat May 26, 2018 7:31 pm

Do mpeg2 bluray even exist out in the real world?

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by mduell » Sat May 26, 2018 8:09 pm

s55 wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 7:31 pm
Do mpeg2 bluray even exist out in the real world?
Yes, extensively.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by BradleyS » Sat May 26, 2018 8:21 pm

Then there’s VC1.

Seriously though, I wouldn’t get too hung up on quality loss, even projecting to 12’. There’s a point where it’s visually imperceptible and mostly academic.

Take a look at the Adjusting quality documentation article: https://handbrake.fr/docs/en/1.1.0/work ... ality.html

It provides some guidelines for quality settings. I would not use an RF value lower than 16 for 1080p Blu-Ray source. You can adjust quality with “-q 16”. The section on display size and viewing may also interest you.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Sat May 26, 2018 8:26 pm

The real answer is to stick to discs but I need a different pj for that. In the short term I guess I’m compressing.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Tue May 29, 2018 7:08 am

tried my first blu-ray tonight (finally figured out how to get at my drive where all my movies are stored)

Is this supposed to take 9 hours?!? Or is that because I am decoding and encoding to a network drive? My main PC is wireless G at the moment.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by Woodstock » Tue May 29, 2018 12:50 pm

Network connections usually do not affect the speed of an encode; I rarely see network activity get above 5% on a fast encode.

What affects speed is the CPU and options selected. If you provide an activity log, we can point out where you can make improvements for speed, or where you're going to encounter bottlenecks with your chosen options.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Tue May 29, 2018 1:56 pm

Ok will Post when I get home.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by mduell » Tue May 29, 2018 4:01 pm

Woodstock wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 12:50 pm
Network connections usually do not affect the speed of an encode; I rarely see network activity get above 5% on a fast encode.
5% on typical wired gigabit ethernet is more bandwidth than his 802.11g has in practice.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by Woodstock » Tue May 29, 2018 5:10 pm

What, you don't believe manufacturer's claims for effective throughput of wifi?

If the connection is "good enough" to watch a BD rip without complaining, it should support at least a "real time" stream of 24fps coming into handbrake. 9 hours would be a 10fps or slower rate.

But, until we see the log...

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by Rodeo » Tue May 29, 2018 8:12 pm

Wait, I thought this topic was about the padding filter? :)

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by Woodstock » Tue May 29, 2018 10:50 pm

It's not topic drift, it's topic SURFING! :)

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Tue May 29, 2018 11:00 pm

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Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.17134.48]
(c) 2018 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Program Files\HandBrake\Handbrake CLI>HandBrakeCLI -i "Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv" --preset-import-gui --preset="Super HQ 1080p30 Surround" --pad="width=1920:height=1080:y=2" -o "Z:\1 Discs\Top\Transformers.mkv"
[18:14:14] hb_init: starting libhb thread
[18:14:14] thread 5c38ad0 started ("libhb")
HandBrake 1.1.0 (2018040700) - MinGW x86_64 - https://handbrake.fr
4 CPUs detected
Opening Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv...
[18:14:14] CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1225 v3 @ 3.20GHz
[18:14:14]  - Intel microarchitecture Haswell
[18:14:14]  - logical processor count: 4
[18:14:14] Intel Quick Sync Video support: no
[18:14:14] hb_scan: path=Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv, title_index=1
Scanning title 1 of 1, 0.00 %udfread ERROR: ECMA 167 Volume Recognition failed
src/libbluray/disc/disc.c:323: failed opening UDF image Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv
src/libbluray/disc/disc.c:424: error opening file BDMV\index.bdmv
src/libbluray/disc/disc.c:424: error opening file BDMV\BACKUP\index.bdmv
[18:14:14] bd: not a bd - trying as a stream/file instead
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 5.0.3
libdvdread: Encrypted DVD support unavailable.
libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.IFO failed
libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.BUP failed
libdvdread: Can't open file VIDEO_TS.IFO.
libdvdnav: vm: failed to read VIDEO_TS.IFO
[18:14:14] dvd: not a dvd - trying as a stream/file instead
Scanning title 1 of 1, 0.00 %Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv':
  Metadata:
    title           : Transformers Disc 1
  Duration: 02:23:27.30, start: 0.000000, bitrate: N/A
    Chapter #0:0: start 0.000000, end 124.707917
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 01
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    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 02
    Chapter #0:2: start 534.534000, end 933.641042
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 03
    Chapter #0:3: start 933.641042, end 1341.381708
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 04
    Chapter #0:4: start 1341.381708, end 1662.661000
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 05
    Chapter #0:5: start 1662.661000, end 2005.378375
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 06
    Chapter #0:6: start 2005.378375, end 2338.002333
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 07
    Chapter #0:7: start 2338.002333, end 2713.919542
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 08
    Chapter #0:8: start 2713.919542, end 3106.436667
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 09
    Chapter #0:9: start 3106.436667, end 3524.687833
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 10
    Chapter #0:10: start 3524.687833, end 4008.421083
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 11
    Chapter #0:11: start 4008.421083, end 4313.559250
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 12
    Chapter #0:12: start 4313.559250, end 4616.445167
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 13
    Chapter #0:13: start 4616.445167, end 5017.345667
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 14
    Chapter #0:14: start 5017.345667, end 5344.172167
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 15
    Chapter #0:15: start 5344.172167, end 5788.741292
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 16
    Chapter #0:16: start 5788.741292, end 6238.106875
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 17
    Chapter #0:17: start 6238.106875, end 6585.745833
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 18
    Chapter #0:18: start 6585.745833, end 7014.007000
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 19
    Chapter #0:19: start 7014.007000, end 7389.882500
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 20
    Chapter #0:20: start 7389.882500, end 7843.919417
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 21
    Chapter #0:21: start 7843.919417, end 8102.302542
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 22
    Chapter #0:22: start 8102.302542, end 8607.307042
    Metadata:
      title           : Chapter 23
    Stream #0:0(eng): Video: h264 (High)
      yuv420p, tv, bt709/bt709/bt709
      1920x1080 [PAR 1:1 DAR 16:9], PAR 1:1 DAR 16:9
      23.98 fps, 1k tbn
    Stream #0:1(eng): Audio: ac3
      48000 Hz, 5.1, fltp, 640 kb/s (default)
    Metadata:
      title           : Surround 5.1
    Stream #0:2(fra): Audio: ac3
      48000 Hz, 5.1, fltp, 640 kb/s
    Metadata:
      title           : Surround 5.1
    Stream #0:3(spa): Audio: ac3
      48000 Hz, 5.1, fltp, 640 kb/s
    Metadata:
      title           : Surround 5.1
    Stream #0:4(eng): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:5(eng): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:6(fra): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:7(spa): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:8(por): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:9(fra): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:10(fra): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:11(spa): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:12(spa): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:13(eng): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
    Stream #0:14(eng): Subtitle: hdmv_pgs_subtitle
[18:14:15] scan: decoding previews for title 1
[18:14:15] scan: audio 0x1: ac3, rate=48000Hz, bitrate=640000 English (AC3) (5.1 ch)
[18:14:15] scan: audio 0x2: ac3, rate=48000Hz, bitrate=640000 Francais (AC3) (5.1 ch)
[18:14:15] scan: audio 0x3: ac3, rate=48000Hz, bitrate=640000 español (AC3) (5.1 ch)
Scanning title 1 of 1, preview 10, 100.00 %[18:14:20] scan: 10 previews, 1920x1080, 23.976 fps, autocrop = 144/136/0/0, aspect 16:9, PAR 1:1
[18:14:20] scan: supported video decoders: avcodec qsv
Scanning title 1 of 1, preview 10, 100.00 %[18:14:20] libhb: scan thread found 1 valid title(s)
+ Using preset: Super HQ 1080p30 Surround
+ title 1:
  + stream: Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv
  + duration: 02:23:27
  + size: 1920x1080, pixel aspect: 1/1, display aspect: 1.78, 23.976 fps
  + autocrop: 144/136/0/0
  + chapters:
    + 1: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:02:05
    + 2: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:50
    + 3: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:39
    + 4: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:48
    + 5: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:05:21
    + 6: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:05:43
    + 7: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:05:33
    + 8: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:16
    + 9: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:33
    + 10: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:58
    + 11: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:08:04
    + 12: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:05:05
    + 13: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:05:03
    + 14: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:41
    + 15: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:05:27
    + 16: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:07:25
    + 17: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:07:29
    + 18: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:05:48
    + 19: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:07:08
    + 20: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:06:16
    + 21: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:07:34
    + 22: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:04:18
    + 23: cells 0->0, 0 blocks, duration 00:08:25
  + audio tracks:
    + 1, English (AC3) (5.1 ch) (iso639-2: eng), 48000Hz, 640000bps
    + 2, Francais (AC3) (5.1 ch) (iso639-2: fra), 48000Hz, 640000bps
    + 3, espa├▒ol (AC3) (5.1 ch) (iso639-2: spa), 48000Hz, 640000bps
  + subtitle tracks:
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    + 2, English [PGS]
    + 3, Francais [PGS]
    + 4, espa├▒ol [PGS]
    + 5, Portugues [PGS]
    + 6, Francais [PGS]
    + 7, Francais [PGS]
    + 8, espa├▒ol [PGS]
    + 9, espa├▒ol [PGS]
    + 10, English [PGS]
    + 11, English [PGS]
[18:14:21] 1 job(s) to process
[18:14:21] json job:
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                "Mixdown": "dpl2",
                "NormalizeMixLevel": false,
                "PresetEncoder": "av_aac",
                "Quality": -3.0,
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[18:14:21] decomb filter thread started for segment 1
[18:14:21] decomb filter thread started for segment 3
[18:14:21] decomb check thread started for segment 1
[18:14:21] decomb check thread started for segment 2
[18:14:21] decomb check thread started for segment 0
[18:14:21] decomb filter thread started for segment 2
[18:14:21] mask filter thread started for segment 3
[18:14:21] mask filter thread started for segment 0
[18:14:21] mask erode thread started for segment 2
[18:14:21] mask dilate thread started for segment 0
[18:14:21] mask dilate thread started for segment 1
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[18:14:21] yadif thread started for segment 0
[18:14:21] mask filter thread started for segment 2
[18:14:21] yadif thread started for segment 3
[18:14:21] decomb check thread started for segment 3
[18:14:21] mask filter thread started for segment 1
[18:14:21] mask dilate thread started for segment 2
[18:14:21] mask dilate thread started for segment 3
[18:14:21] job configuration:
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[18:14:21] yadif thread started for segment 1
[18:14:21] mask erode thread started for segment 3
[18:14:21] mask erode thread started for segment 1
[18:14:21]  * source
[18:14:21]    + Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv
[18:14:21]    + title 1, chapter(s) 1 to 23
[18:14:21]    + container: matroska,webm
[18:14:21]  * destination
[18:14:21]    + Z:\1 Discs\Top\Transformers.mkv
[18:14:21]    + container: Matroska (libavformat)
[18:14:21]      + align initial A/V stream timestamps
[18:14:21]      + chapter markers
[18:14:21]  * video track
[18:14:21]    + decoder: h264
[18:14:21]    + filters
[18:14:21]      + Comb Detect (mode=3:spatial-metric=2:motion-thresh=1:spatial-thresh=1:filter-mode=2:block-thresh=40:block-width=16:block-height=16)
[18:14:21]      + Decomb (mode=39)
[18:14:21]      + Framerate Shaper (mode=2:rate=27000000/900000)
[18:14:21]        + frame rate: 23.976 fps -> peak rate limited to 30.000 fps
[18:14:21]      + Crop and Scale (width=1920:height=800:crop-top=144:crop-bottom=136:crop-left=0:crop-right=0)
[18:14:21]        + source: 1920 * 1080, crop (144/136/0/0): 1920 * 800, scale: 1920 * 800
[18:14:21]      + avfilter (pad='width=1920:height=1080:x=(out_w-in_w)/2:y=2')
[18:14:21]        + pad: width=1920, height=1080, x=(out_w-in_w)/2, y=2
[18:14:21]    + Output geometry
[18:14:21]      + storage dimensions: 1920 x 1080
[18:14:21]      + pixel aspect ratio: 1 : 1
[18:14:21]      + display dimensions: 1920 x 1080
[18:14:21]  * Foreign Audio Search: Render/Burn-in, Forced Only
[18:14:21]    + subtitle, English [PGS] (track 0, id 0x4, Picture)
[18:14:21]    + subtitle, English [PGS] (track 1, id 0x5, Picture)
[18:14:21]    + subtitle, English [PGS] (track 9, id 0xd, Picture)
[18:14:21]    + subtitle, English [PGS] (track 10, id 0xe, Picture)
Encoding: task 1 of 2, 0.00 %[18:14:21] sync: expecting 206368 video frames
Encoding: task 1 of 2, 99.99 % (0.00 fps, avg 0.00 fps, ETA 00h00m00s)[20:17:41] reader: done. 1 scr changes
[20:17:41] work: average encoding speed for job is 0.000000 fps
[20:17:41] comb detect: heavy 0 | light 0 | uncombed 0 | total 0
[20:17:41] decomb: deinterlaced 0 | blended 0 | unfiltered 0 | total 0
[20:17:41] vfr: 0 frames output, 0 dropped and 0 duped for CFR/PFR
[20:17:41] vfr: lost time: 0 (0 frames)
[20:17:41] vfr: gained time: 0 (0 frames) (0 not accounted for)
Encoding: task 1 of 2, 100.00 % (0.00 fps, avg 0.00 fps, ETA 00h00m00s)[20:17:41] h264-decoder done: 0 frames, 0 decoder errors
[20:17:41] sync: got 0 frames, 206368 expected
[20:17:41] Subtitle track 0 (id 0x4) 'English [PGS]': 1833 hits (0 forced)
[20:17:41] Subtitle track 1 (id 0x5) 'English [PGS]': 2031 hits (0 forced)
[20:17:41] Subtitle track 9 (id 0xd) 'English [PGS]': 3957 hits (3477 forced)
[20:17:41] Subtitle track 10 (id 0xe) 'English [PGS]': 576 hits (569 forced)
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[20:17:41]  * source
[20:17:41]    + Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv
[20:17:41]    + title 1, chapter(s) 1 to 23
[20:17:41]    + container: matroska,webm
[20:17:41]  * destination
[20:17:41]    + Z:\1 Discs\Top\Transformers.mkv
[20:17:41]    + container: Matroska (libavformat)
[20:17:41]      + align initial A/V stream timestamps
[20:17:41]      + chapter markers
[20:17:41]  * video track
[20:17:41]    + decoder: h264
[20:17:41]    + filters
[20:17:41]      + Comb Detect (mode=3:spatial-metric=2:motion-thresh=1:spatial-thresh=1:filter-mode=2:block-thresh=40:block-width=16:block-height=16)
[20:17:41]      + Decomb (mode=39)
[20:17:41]      + Framerate Shaper (mode=2:rate=27000000/900000)
[20:17:41]        + frame rate: 23.976 fps -> peak rate limited to 30.000 fps
[20:17:41]      + Subtitle renderer ()
[20:17:41]      + Crop and Scale (width=1920:height=800:crop-top=144:crop-bottom=136:crop-left=0:crop-right=0)
[20:17:41]        + source: 1920 * 1080, crop (144/136/0/0): 1920 * 800, scale: 1920 * 800
[20:17:41]      + avfilter (pad='width=1920:height=1080:x=(out_w-in_w)/2:y=2')
[20:17:41]        + pad: width=1920, height=1080, x=(out_w-in_w)/2, y=2
[20:17:41]    + Output geometry
[20:17:41]      + storage dimensions: 1920 x 1080
[20:17:41]      + pixel aspect ratio: 1 : 1
[20:17:41]      + display dimensions: 1920 x 1080
[20:17:41]    + encoder: H.264 (libx264)
[20:17:41]      + preset:  veryslow
[20:17:41]      + options: ref=5:bframes=5
[20:17:41]      + profile: high
[20:17:41]      + level:   4.0
[20:17:41]      + quality: 18.00 (RF)
[20:17:41]  * subtitle track 1, English [PGS] (track 10, id 0xe, Picture) -> Render/Burn-in, Forced Only
[20:17:41]  * audio track 1
[20:17:41]    + decoder: English (AC3) (5.1 ch) (track 1, id 0x1)
[20:17:41]      + bitrate: 640 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[20:17:41]    + mixdown: Dolby Pro Logic II
[20:17:41]    + encoder: AAC (libavcodec)
[20:17:41]      + bitrate: 160 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[20:17:41]  * audio track 2
[20:17:41]    + decoder: English (AC3) (5.1 ch) (track 1, id 0x1)
[20:17:41]      + bitrate: 640 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[20:17:41]    + AC3 Passthru
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 0.00 %[20:17:42] sync: expecting 206368 video frames
[20:17:42] encx264: min-keyint: 24, keyint: 240
[20:17:42] encx264: encoding at constant RF 18.000000
[20:17:42] encx264: unparsed options: ref=4:bframes=5:level=4.0:b-adapt=2:direct=auto:analyse=all:me=umh:merange=24:subme=10:trellis=2:vbv-bufsize=31250:vbv-maxrate=25000:rc-lookahead=60
x264 [info]: using SAR=1/1
x264 [info]: using cpu capabilities: MMX2 SSE2Fast SSSE3 SSE4.2 AVX FMA3 BMI2 AVX2
x264 [info]: profile High, level 4.0
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 0.00 %[20:17:43] sync: first pts video is 0
[20:17:43] sync: "Chapter 1" (1) at frame 1 time 0
[20:17:43] sync: first pts audio 0x1 is 0
[20:17:43] sync: first pts audio 0x1 is 0
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 0.63 % (34.21 fps, avg 10.14 fps, ETA 05h37m00s)[20:19:50] sync: first pts subtitle 0xe is 4936140
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 1.45 % (11.68 fps, avg 7.54 fps, ETA 07h29m22s)[20:24:18] sync: "Chapter 2" (2) at frame 2991 time 11223712
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 6.21 % (3.38 fps, avg 5.98 fps, ETA 08h59m07s)[20:53:25] sync: "Chapter 3" (3) at frame 12817 time 48108060
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 10.85 % (4.14 fps, avg 6.09 fps, ETA 08h23m21s)[21:18:58] sync: "Chapter 4" (4) at frame 22388 time 84035201
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 15.58 % (2.72 fps, avg 5.84 fps, ETA 08h16m47s)[21:49:26] sync: "Chapter 5" (5) at frame 32162 time 120724353
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 19.32 % (5.26 fps, avg 5.70 fps, ETA 08h06m33s)[22:14:11] sync: "Chapter 6" (6) at frame 39865 time 149639490
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 23.30 % (5.95 fps, avg 5.57 fps, ETA 07h53m29s)[22:41:32] sync: "Chapter 7" (7) at frame 48084 time 180491561
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 27.16 % (7.44 fps, avg 5.50 fps, ETA 07h35m32s)[23:07:35] sync: "Chapter 8" (8) at frame 56059 time 210427717
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 31.53 % (4.67 fps, avg 5.46 fps, ETA 07h11m22s)[23:36:22] sync: "Chapter 9" (9) at frame 65070 time 244252758
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 36.09 % (6.52 fps, avg 5.37 fps, ETA 06h49m19s)[00:08:50] sync: "Chapter 10" (10) at frame 74481 time 279579300
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 40.95 % (4.19 fps, avg 5.25 fps, ETA 06h26m59s)[00:46:03] sync: "Chapter 11" (11) at frame 84509 time 317221905
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 46.57 % (5.79 fps, avg 5.17 fps, ETA 05h55m32s)[01:27:33] sync: "Chapter 12" (12) at frame 96109 time 360765405
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 50.12 % (3.52 fps, avg 5.15 fps, ETA 05h33m18s)[01:52:35] sync: "Chapter 13" (13) at frame 103425 time 388227840
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 53.63 % (4.30 fps, avg 5.07 fps, ETA 05h14m43s)[02:21:47] sync: "Chapter 14" (14) at frame 110687 time 415487572
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 58.29 % (4.09 fps, avg 5.00 fps, ETA 04h47m00s)[02:58:49] sync: "Chapter 15" (15) at frame 120297 time 451561110
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 62.09 % (3.92 fps, avg 4.92 fps, ETA 04h25m12s)[03:32:05] sync: "Chapter 16" (16) at frame 128135 time 480983002
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 67.25 % (6.74 fps, avg 4.98 fps, ETA 03h46m16s)[04:02:23] sync: "Chapter 17" (17) at frame 138794 time 520994223
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 72.47 % (4.96 fps, avg 4.97 fps, ETA 03h10m31s)[04:39:18] sync: "Chapter 18" (18) at frame 149566 time 561429618
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 76.51 % (4.73 fps, avg 4.96 fps, ETA 02h42m58s)[05:08:38] sync: "Chapter 19" (19) at frame 157901 time 592717125
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 81.49 % (3.97 fps, avg 4.95 fps, ETA 02h08m41s)[05:44:09] sync: "Chapter 20" (20) at frame 168169 time 631260630
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 85.86 % (5.55 fps, avg 4.96 fps, ETA 01h38m01s)[06:12:41] sync: "Chapter 21" (21) at frame 177181 time 665089425
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 91.13 % (4.41 fps, avg 4.97 fps, ETA 01h01m23s)[06:48:24] sync: "Chapter 22" (22) at frame 188069 time 705960255
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 94.13 % (4.96 fps, avg 4.98 fps, ETA 00h40m33s)[07:08:13] sync: "Chapter 23" (23) at frame 194262 time 729207228
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 99.97 % (6.41 fps, avg 5.18 fps, ETA 00h00m20s)[07:21:35] reader: done. 1 scr changes
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 99.98 % (23.12 fps, avg 5.18 fps, ETA 00h00m08s)[07:22:04] work: average encoding speed for job is 5.179664 fps
Encoding: task 2 of 2, 99.98 % (23.12 fps, avg 5.18 fps, ETA 00h00m08s)[07:22:04] comb detect: heavy 8336 | light 77998 | uncombed 120035 | total 206369
[07:22:04] decomb: deinterlaced 8336 | blended 77998 | unfiltered 120035 | total 206369
[07:22:04] vfr: 206369 frames output, 0 dropped and 0 duped for CFR/PFR
[07:22:04] vfr: lost time: 0 (0 frames)
[07:22:04] vfr: gained time: 0 (0 frames) (0 not accounted for)
[07:22:04] ac3-decoder done: 268979 frames, 0 decoder errors
[07:22:04] ac3-decoder done: 268979 frames, 0 decoder errors
[07:22:04] h264-decoder done: 206369 frames, 0 decoder errors
[07:22:04] sync: got 206369 frames, 206368 expected
[07:22:04] sync: framerate min 23.981 fps, max 23.981 fps, avg 23.976 fps
x264 [info]: frame I:1264  Avg QP:13.90  size:228507
x264 [info]: frame P:53307 Avg QP:20.28  size: 94032
x264 [info]: frame B:151798 Avg QP:22.27  size: 58495
x264 [info]: consecutive B-frames:  3.3%  5.8%  9.4% 34.4% 18.7% 28.3%
x264 [info]: mb I  I16..4: 22.6% 65.4% 11.9%
x264 [info]: mb P  I16..4:  2.9% 21.5%  2.1%  P16..4: 22.0% 11.6%  5.6%  0.2%  0.0%    skip:34.0%
x264 [info]: mb B  I16..4:  0.5%  4.7%  0.3%  B16..8: 29.9% 10.2%  3.0%  direct: 7.3%  skip:44.1%  L0:44.9% L1:41.2% BI:13.9%
x264 [info]: 8x8 transform intra:81.9% inter:73.7%
x264 [info]: direct mvs  spatial:100.0% temporal:0.0%
x264 [info]: coded y,uvDC,uvAC intra: 81.3% 83.8% 66.5% inter: 33.0% 33.0% 11.0%
x264 [info]: i16 v,h,dc,p: 42% 41%  5% 12%
x264 [info]: i8 v,h,dc,ddl,ddr,vr,hd,vl,hu:  9%  9% 10% 10% 14% 12% 14% 11% 13%
x264 [info]: i4 v,h,dc,ddl,ddr,vr,hd,vl,hu:  8% 19%  5%  7% 13% 11% 13%  9% 13%
x264 [info]: i8c dc,h,v,p: 45% 23% 16% 16%
x264 [info]: Weighted P-Frames: Y:1.4% UV:0.9%
x264 [info]: ref P L0: 52.4% 12.9% 22.2% 11.8%  0.7%  0.0%
x264 [info]: ref B L0: 84.4% 12.5%  3.0%
x264 [info]: ref B L1: 94.1%  5.9%
x264 [info]: kb/s:13180.23
Muxing: this may take awhile...[07:22:17] mux: track 0, 206369 frames, 14180728611 bytes, 13180.11 kbps, fifo 2048
[07:22:17] mux: track 1, 403469 frames, 172241015 bytes, 160.09 kbps, fifo 4096
[07:22:17] mux: track 2, 268979 frames, 688586240 bytes, 640.00 kbps, fifo 4096
[07:22:17] libhb: work result = 0

Encode done!

HandBrake has exited.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Tue May 29, 2018 11:04 pm

somehow weird subtitles got hard printed on to the movie...weird.

it's like a VH1 Pop Music style facts about the movie. Didn't even know that was on there.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by Woodstock » Wed May 30, 2018 12:40 am

The "weird" subtitles are just that - picked up by the Foreign Audio Search as the "right" track, and burned in. FAS works well... a lot of the time, but not always.

Since you're dealing with MKV files, there is no need to burn in any subtitles, but you'll want to make sure the first track is the one you want to match up with the first audio track.

Your main speed issue is going with the "veryslow" encoder preset that is part of the "Super HQ 1080p30 Surround" handbrake preset, which does not necessarily mean better quality, but it usually means better compression. Your source has a lot of movement and "busy backgrounds", which veryslow and RF=16 will try to preserve, at the cost of encoding speed.

You can get a LITTLE bit back by setting the detelecine and decomb/deinterlace filters to "off" (maybe 5% faster at most). You can ignore interlacing on most BD sources, because the majority of BDs are progressive, rather than interlaced. And most are not telecined. Except titles from NISAmerica and a few others, that are both interlaced and telecined. :roll:

I would suggest encoding one "busy" chapter from the movie with different parameters, and see if the are acceptable to you. Vary the RF value from 20 to 16 and see if it affects your perceived quality of the video, especially once it is projected. Try the different presets available.

You can tweak many of the settings in the "Super HQ 1080p30 Surround" preset in the GUI and save it under a different name, for use from the command line.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Wed May 30, 2018 9:52 am

If quality is the tradeoff, then I'll just live with the really long encodes.

Still not entirely sure how to get rid of those subtitles.

also the result file was 15GB vs 35GB original.

side note - this isn't 100% of what I wanted but it's super neat that it works at all. Thanks to all who have provided help!

also at this rate of encode - I assume I don't need to worry about burning up my network attached drive?

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by Woodstock » Wed May 30, 2018 4:07 pm

Quality is entirely subjective. There are people like me that are happy with RF=20 for the devices I watch video on, and others that are upset that the blacks are not quite black enough with RF=8 when viewed on their Sony Orgasmatron 16K UltraSuper HD TV. And a lot of people at different points in the spectrum.

In other words, my tastes are not necessarily your tastes, so "Play" is important. It doesn't cost money (other than for electricity) to run multiple short tests to see what is acceptable.

As to the subtitles, I am not sure what the selection rules are on the preset you're using - my needs for subtitles do not usually correspond with the "factory defaults", so I always create customized versions with "my" rules.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by mduell » Wed May 30, 2018 4:22 pm

Woodstock wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 4:07 pm
Quality is entirely subjective. There are people like me that are happy with RF=20 for the devices I watch video on, and others that are upset that the blacks are not quite black enough with RF=8 when viewed on their Sony Orgasmatron 16K UltraSuper HD TV. And a lot of people at different points in the spectrum.
Especially when their display is miscalibrated.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by BradleyS » Wed May 30, 2018 4:24 pm

@jcwillia1 --subtitle=none

I'm a quality snob and believe -q 16 to be more than sufficient for just about anything. There's a reason the Super HQ presets use 16-18, depending on resolution. Even blowing up a DVD for projection... any artifacts seen are more than likely part of the original source, at which point it is better to consider denoising with NLMeans than adjusting encoding quality. As they say, your mileage may vary.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Thu May 31, 2018 9:23 am

thank you

where do I put the quality indicator?

HandBrakeCLI -i "Z:\1 Discs\Transformers.mkv" --subtitle=none --preset-import-gui --preset=“Super HQ 1080p30 Surround” --pad="width=1920:height=1080:y=2" -o "Z:\1 Discs\Top\Transformers.mkv"

also I get what you all are saying about quality - I just don't understand why I can't copy the quality of the original - whatever settings are being used in the source material, use those same variables in the re-encode.

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by Rodeo » Thu May 31, 2018 10:37 am

Blu-ray is not lossless; whatever settings were used in the first place did NOT give an exact copy of the original studio master -- using the same settings a second time cannot give you an exact copy of the copy either…

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Re: Bizarre request - move letterbox black bars to bottom

Post by jcwillia1 » Thu May 31, 2018 10:40 am

Ok so to get what I want the disc would have been coded that way to begin with?

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