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texaspro
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Episodes & Naming

Post by texaspro »

Description of problem or question:

Question # 1: There are 4 episodes on a DVD I'm digitizing using HB. However, when playing back, they are all grouped together into one long m4v file. What setting do I need to change to have the episodes separated into individual episodes/files? HB shows 28 chapters in "Chapters" section and "Create Chapter Markers" box is checked.

Question # 2: After HB has completed, the file shows up as [Show Name] [Season] [Episode] in Windows (explorer), which is great. However, when I access it through my Western Digital WD MyCloud, every file is titled "stereo.mp4", which makes it impossible to tell which episode is which. Where is this information stored and how can I fix it to read the correct information?






Steps to reproduce the problem (If Applicable): N/A (all settings are default)




HandBrake version: 1.3.1 (2020010400)




Operating system and version: Windows 10




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HandBrake 1.3.1 (2020010400)
OS: Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.19041.0
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2500U with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx  
Ram: 20116 MB, 
GPU Information:
  AMD Radeon(TM) Vega 8 Graphics - 23.20.815.6656
  DisplayLink USB Device - 9.1.1644.0
  DisplayLink USB Device - 9.1.1644.0
Screen: 3840x1600
Temp Dir: C:\Users\chads\AppData\Local\Temp\
Install Dir: C:\Program Files\HandBrake
Data Dir: C:\Users\chads\AppData\Roaming\HandBrake

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# Starting Encode ...

[06:06:31] base preset: Fast 1080p30
[18:06:31] hb_init: starting libhb thread
[18:06:31] Starting work at: Wed Aug 12 18:06:31 2020
[18:06:31] 1 job(s) to process
[18:06:31] json job:
{
  "Audio": {
    "AudioList": [
      {
        "Bitrate": 160,
        "DRC": 0.0,
        "Encoder": "av_aac",
        "Gain": 0.0,
        "Mixdown": 4,
        "NormalizeMixLevel": false,
        "Samplerate": 0,
        "Track": 0,
        "DitherMethod": 0
      }
    ],
    "CopyMask": [
      "copy:aac",
      "copy:ac3",
      "copy:dtshd",
      "copy:dts",
      "copy:eac3",
      "copy:flac",
      "copy:mp3",
      "copy:truehd"
    ],
    "FallbackEncoder": "ac3"
  },
  "Destination": {
    "ChapterList": [
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 1"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 2"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 3"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 4"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 5"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 6"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 7"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 8"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 9"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 10"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 11"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 12"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 13"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 14"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 15"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 16"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 17"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 18"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 19"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 20"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 21"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 22"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 23"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 24"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 25"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 26"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 27"
      },
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 28"
      }
    ],
    "ChapterMarkers": true,
    "AlignAVStart": true,
    "File": "C:\\Users\\chads\\Desktop\\JAG\\Season 6\\Jag S6 D1-5.m4v",
    "Mp4Options": {
      "IpodAtom": false,
      "Mp4Optimize": false
    },
    "Mux": "mp4"
  },
  "Filters": {
    "FilterList": [
      {
        "ID": 4,
        "Settings": {
          "mode": "7"
        }
      },
      {
        "ID": 3,
        "Settings": {
          "block-height": "16",
          "block-thresh": "40",
          "block-width": "16",
          "filter-mode": "2",
          "mode": "3",
          "motion-thresh": "1",
          "spatial-metric": "2",
          "spatial-thresh": "1"
        }
      },
      {
        "ID": 12,
        "Settings": {
          "crop-bottom": "2",
          "crop-left": "8",
          "crop-right": "6",
          "crop-top": "0",
          "height": "478",
          "width": "706"
        }
      },
      {
        "ID": 6,
        "Settings": {
          "mode": "2",
          "rate": "27000000/900000"
        }
      }
    ]
  },
  "PAR": {
    "Num": 32,
    "Den": 27
  },
  "Metadata": {},
  "SequenceID": 0,
  "Source": {
    "Angle": 1,
    "Range": {
      "Type": "chapter",
      "Start": 1,
      "End": 28
    },
    "Title": 5,
    "Path": "D:\\"
  },
  "Subtitle": {
    "Search": {
      "Burn": true,
      "Default": false,
      "Enable": true,
      "Forced": true
    },
    "SubtitleList": []
  },
  "Video": {
    "Encoder": "x264",
    "Level": "4.0",
    "TwoPass": false,
    "Turbo": false,
    "ColorMatrixCode": 0,
    "Options": "",
    "Preset": "fast",
    "Profile": "main",
    "Quality": 22.0,
    "QSV": {
      "Decode": false,
      "AsyncDepth": 0
    }
  }
}
[18:06:31] CPU:
[18:06:31]  - logical processor count: 8
[18:06:31] Intel Quick Sync Video support: no
[18:06:31] hb_scan: path=D:\, title_index=5
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
src/libbluray/bluray.c:2585: nav_get_title_list(D:\) failed
[18:06:31] bd: not a bd - trying as a stream/file instead
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.1
libdvdnav: Unable to open device file D:\.
libdvdnav: vm: dvd_read_name failed
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00fe0000. Regions: 1
libdvdread: Attempting to retrieve all CSS keys
libdvdread: This can take a _long_ time, please be patient
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.VOB at 0x0000014d
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_0.VOB at 0x0002bfac
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_1.VOB at 0x0002c15d
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_02_0.VOB at 0x0039af07
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_02_1.VOB at 0x0039afc2
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_03_0.VOB at 0x0039c856
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_03_1.VOB at 0x0039c911
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_04_0.VOB at 0x0039c99a
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_04_1.VOB at 0x0039ca66
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_05_0.VOB at 0x0039cb44
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_05_1.VOB at 0x0039cbff
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_06_0.VOB at 0x003b65dc
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_06_1.VOB at 0x003b6697
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_07_0.VOB at 0x003b6a5f
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_07_1.VOB at 0x003b6b1a
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Found 7 VTS's
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
[18:06:36] scan: DVD has 23 title(s)
[18:06:36] scan: scanning title 5
[18:06:37] scan: duration is 02:55:02 (10502767 ms)
[18:06:37] pgc_id: 5, pgn: 1: pgc: 0000015BCE75F440
[18:06:37] scan: checking audio 1
[18:06:37] scan: id=0x80bd, lang=English (AC3), 3cc=eng ext=0
[18:06:37] scan: title 5 has 28 chapters
[18:06:37] scan: chap 1, 115367 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 2, 48367 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 3, 611033 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 4, 655467 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 5, 549734 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 6, 598166 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 7, 29333 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 8, 159533 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 9, 47700 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 10, 487033 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 11, 545600 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 12, 649867 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 13, 716600 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 14, 29333 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 15, 83200 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 16, 48000 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 17, 580834 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 18, 598333 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 19, 550000 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 20, 705467 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 21, 29333 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 22, 115200 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 23, 48834 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 24, 537500 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 25, 633667 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 26, 567333 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 27, 732667 ms
[18:06:37] scan: chap 28, 29266 ms
[18:06:37] scan: aspect = 16:9
[18:06:37] scan: decoding previews for title 5
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00fe0000. Regions: 1
[18:06:39] scan: title angle(s) 1
[18:06:39] scan: audio 0x80bd: ac3, rate=48000Hz, bitrate=192000 English (AC3) (2.0 ch) (Dolby Surround) (192 kbps)
[18:06:41] scan: 10 previews, 720x480, 23.976 fps, autocrop = 0/2/8/6, aspect 16:9, PAR 32:27
[18:06:41] libhb: scan thread found 1 valid title(s)
[18:06:41] Skipping subtitle scan.  No suitable subtitle tracks.
[18:06:41] Starting Task: Encoding Pass
[18:06:41] job configuration:
[18:06:41]  * source
[18:06:41]    + D:\
[18:06:41]    + title 5, chapter(s) 1 to 28
[18:06:41]  * destination
[18:06:41]    + C:\Users\chads\Desktop\JAG\Season 6\Jag S6 D1-5.m4v
[18:06:41]    + container: MPEG-4 (libavformat)
[18:06:41]      + align initial A/V stream timestamps
[18:06:41]      + chapter markers
[18:06:41]  * video track
[18:06:41]    + decoder: mpeg2video
[18:06:41]      + bitrate 200 kbps
[18:06:41]    + filters
[18:06:41]      + 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)
[18:06:41]      + Decomb (mode=39)
[18:06:41]      + Framerate Shaper (mode=2:rate=27000000/900000)
[18:06:41]        + frame rate: 23.976 fps -> peak rate limited to 30.000 fps
[18:06:41]      + Crop and Scale (width=706:height=478:crop-top=0:crop-bottom=2:crop-left=8:crop-right=6)
[18:06:41]        + source: 720 * 480, crop (0/2/8/6): 706 * 478, scale: 706 * 478
[18:06:41]    + Output geometry
[18:06:41]      + storage dimensions: 706 x 478
[18:06:41]      + pixel aspect ratio: 32 : 27
[18:06:41]      + display dimensions: 836 x 478
[18:06:41]    + encoder: H.264 (libx264)
[18:06:41]      + preset:  fast
[18:06:41]      + profile: main
[18:06:41]      + level:   4.0
[18:06:41]      + quality: 22.00 (RF)
[18:06:41]      + color profile: 6-1-6
[18:06:41]  * audio track 1
[18:06:41]    + decoder: English (AC3) (2.0 ch) (Dolby Surround) (192 kbps) (track 1, id 0x80bd)
[18:06:41]      + bitrate: 192 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[18:06:41]    + mixdown: Stereo
[18:06:41]    + dither: none
[18:06:41]    + encoder: AAC (libavcodec)
[18:06:41]      + bitrate: 160 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.1
libdvdnav: Unable to open device file D:\.
libdvdnav: vm: dvd_read_name failed
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00fe0000. Regions: 1
libdvdread: Attempting to retrieve all CSS keys
libdvdread: This can take a _long_ time, please be patient
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.VOB at 0x0000014d
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_0.VOB at 0x0002bfac
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_1.VOB at 0x0002c15d
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_02_0.VOB at 0x0039af07
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_02_1.VOB at 0x0039afc2
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_03_0.VOB at 0x0039c856
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_03_1.VOB at 0x0039c911
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_04_0.VOB at 0x0039c99a
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_04_1.VOB at 0x0039ca66
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_05_0.VOB at 0x0039cb44
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_05_1.VOB at 0x0039cbff
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_06_0.VOB at 0x003b65dc
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_06_1.VOB at 0x003b6697
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_07_0.VOB at 0x003b6a5f
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Get key for /VIDEO_TS/VTS_07_1.VOB at 0x003b6b1a
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdread: Found 7 VTS's
libdvdread: Elapsed time 0
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00fe0000. Regions: 1
[18:06:44] sync: expecting 251814 video frames
[18:06:44] encx264: min-keyint: 24, keyint: 240
[18:06:44] encx264: encoding at constant RF 22.000000
[18:06:44] encx264: unparsed options: level=4.0:ref=2:8x8dct=0:weightp=1:subme=6:vbv-bufsize=25000:vbv-maxrate=20000:rc-lookahead=30
x264 [info]: using SAR=32/27
x264 [info]: using cpu capabilities: MMX2 SSE2Fast SSSE3 SSE4.2 AVX FMA3 BMI2 AVX2
x264 [info]: profile Main, level 4.0, 4:2:0, 8-bit
[18:06:44] sync: first pts video is 0
[18:06:44] sync: "Chapter 1" (1) at frame 1 time 0
[18:06:44] sync: first pts audio 0x80bd is 0
[18:07:18] sync: "Chapter 2" (2) at frame 2770 time 10394133
[18:07:29] 160.727234s: Film -> Video
[18:07:30] sync: "Chapter 3" (3) at frame 3950 time 14751486
[18:07:30] 164.347504s: Video -> Film
[18:09:53] 772.138062s: Film -> Video
[18:09:54] sync: "Chapter 4" (4) at frame 18638 time 69799480
[18:09:54] 776.192078s: Video -> Film
[18:12:23] sync: "Chapter 5" (5) at frame 34373 time 128851223
[18:14:38] 1977.909302s: Film -> Video
[18:14:39] sync: "Chapter 6" (6) at frame 47591 time 178375948
[18:14:39] 1982.530518s: Video -> Film
[18:16:42] 2577.141113s: Film -> Video
[18:16:43] sync: "Chapter 7" (7) at frame 61972 time 232264783
[18:16:47] 2606.086670s: Video -> Film
[18:16:47] sync: "Chapter 8" (8) at frame 62827 time 234904420
[18:16:47] sync: video time went backwards 41 ms, dropped 1 frames. PTS 234904420
[18:17:23] sync: "Chapter 9" (9) at frame 66656 time 249276778
[18:17:36] 2814.995605s: Film -> Video
[18:17:37] sync: "Chapter 10" (10) at frame 67816 time 253574822
[18:17:37] 2818.273682s: Video -> Film
[18:19:26] 3298.769531s: Film -> Video
[18:19:27] sync: "Chapter 11" (11) at frame 79547 time 297451655
[18:19:27] 3305.527100s: Video -> Film
[18:21:28] 3848.585205s: Film -> Video
[18:21:29] sync: "Chapter 12" (12) at frame 92660 time 346604760
[18:21:29] 3852.039795s: Video -> Film
[18:23:32] sync: "Chapter 13" (13) at frame 108262 time 405151999
[18:26:12] 5215.750977s: Film -> Video
[18:26:13] sync: "Chapter 14" (14) at frame 125480 time 469709742
[18:26:17] 5244.364258s: Video -> Film
[18:26:18] sync: "Chapter 15" (15) at frame 126335 time 472349379
[18:26:18] sync: video time went backwards 41 ms, dropped 1 frames. PTS 472349379
[18:26:39] sync: "Chapter 16" (16) at frame 128332 time 479844867
[18:26:52] sync: "Chapter 17" (17) at frame 129484 time 484169187
[18:29:07] sync: "Chapter 18" (18) at frame 143424 time 536496462
[18:31:27] sync: "Chapter 19" (19) at frame 157784 time 590400312
[18:33:25] sync: "Chapter 20" (20) at frame 170984 time 639949812
[18:36:10] 7813.282227s: Film -> Video
[18:36:10] sync: "Chapter 21" (21) at frame 187936 time 703505305
[18:36:15] 7842.092773s: Video -> Film
[18:36:16] sync: "Chapter 22" (22) at frame 188792 time 706147780
[18:36:45] sync: "Chapter 23" (23) at frame 191557 time 716526899
[18:36:59] sync: "Chapter 24" (24) at frame 192729 time 720926294
[18:38:50] sync: "Chapter 25" (25) at frame 205629 time 769349669
[18:40:57] sync: "Chapter 26" (26) at frame 220837 time 826436699
[18:43:10] sync: "Chapter 27" (27) at frame 234453 time 877547759
[18:45:42] 10481.279297s: Film -> Video
[18:45:42] sync: "Chapter 28" (28) at frame 252053 time 943552949
[18:45:46] 10509.221680s: Video -> Film
[18:45:46] reader: done. 4 scr changes
[18:45:47] work: average encoding speed for job is 107.971329 fps
[18:45:47] comb detect: heavy 2508 | light 8353 | uncombed 242045 | total 252906
[18:45:47] decomb: deinterlaced 2508 | blended 8353 | unfiltered 242045 | total 252906
[18:45:47] vfr: 252906 frames output, 0 dropped and 0 duped for CFR/PFR
[18:45:47] vfr: lost time: 0 (0 frames)
[18:45:47] vfr: gained time: 0 (0 frames) (0 not accounted for)
[18:45:47] ac3-decoder done: 328537 frames, 0 decoder errors
[18:45:47] mpeg2video-decoder done: 252908 frames, 0 decoder errors
[18:45:47] sync: got 252906 frames, 251814 expected
[18:45:47] sync: framerate min 23.976 fps, max 31.712 fps, avg 24.056 fps
[aac @ 0000015bd9a11980] Qavg: 559.514
x264 [info]: frame I:2998  Avg QP:18.64  size: 30846
x264 [info]: frame P:67169 Avg QP:22.20  size:  7427
x264 [info]: frame B:182739 Avg QP:23.99  size:  2146
x264 [info]: consecutive B-frames:  2.9%  1.5%  2.4% 93.2%
x264 [info]: mb I  I16..4: 37.0%  0.0% 63.0%
x264 [info]: mb P  I16..4:  4.2%  0.0%  5.4%  P16..4: 40.1% 16.4%  9.3%  0.0%  0.0%    skip:24.6%
x264 [info]: mb B  I16..4:  3.1%  0.0%  0.6%  B16..8: 22.9%  5.7%  0.3%  direct:14.1%  skip:53.2%  L0:41.0% L1:48.5% BI:10.5%
x264 [info]: coded y,uvDC,uvAC intra: 49.2% 78.9% 43.0% inter: 10.4% 27.2% 1.6%
x264 [info]: i16 v,h,dc,p: 44% 17% 19% 20%
x264 [info]: i4 v,h,dc,ddl,ddr,vr,hd,vl,hu: 24% 18% 19%  6%  7%  8%  6%  7%  5%
x264 [info]: i8c dc,h,v,p: 53% 18% 23%  7%
x264 [info]: Weighted P-Frames: Y:3.0% UV:1.4%
x264 [info]: ref P L0: 63.2% 36.8%
x264 [info]: ref B L0: 82.2% 17.8%
x264 [info]: ref B L1: 94.7%  5.3%
x264 [info]: kb/s:748.41
[18:45:47] mux: track 0, 252906 frames, 983396621 bytes, 748.31 kbps, fifo 4096
[18:45:47] mux: track 1, 492806 frames, 209921579 bytes, 159.74 kbps, fifo 8192
[18:45:47] Finished work at: Wed Aug 12 18:45:47 2020
[18:45:47] libhb: work result = 0

# Encode Completed ...


Woodstock
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Re: Episodes & Naming

Post by Woodstock »

You need to break the file apart on (usually) chapter boundaries. By forcing handbrake to act as a ripper (it is not), this will be slow. And ripping programs like MakeMKV may find individual episode files; I do not remember having to manually split the episodes out on Jag, but it's been several years since I did those disks.

As for the issue with the WD server picking up the wrong metadata, that was fixed in the nightly builds. I do think it was also in the current release version, 1.3.3.
texaspro
Posts: 7
Joined: Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:58 pm

Re: Episodes & Naming

Post by texaspro »

Woodstock - thank you so much! I will update HB to hopefully fix the metadata moving forward.

As for the episodes, I did try MakeMKV for one disc and it did split them into episodes, but 1) subtitles were on each episode 2) it took quite a while and the resulting files were much bigger than the HB files. Something like 13GB total for one disk. I can't seem to find the perfect solution. If I could just get HB to break them out into episodes, it'd be perfect. Unfortunately, I am not clear on how to "break the file apart".
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MakeMKV doesn't do any compression, but handbrake works well with those MKV files as input.

The issue with the subtitles being on by default is that many players take the first subtitle track that matches the current language selection, and play it. When you play the disk itself (or an ISO), the player uses the menu to control which subtitle tracks are active, but MKV files don't have menus, so...

One of the things I do is use VLC to find out which tracks have "forced" and "regular" subtitles, and then make sure the forced one is the FIRST one defined. And some disks have no forced subtitle track at all, so (for DVDs going to MP4 files) I tell handbrake to create a "forced only" track that will be empty.
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So installed the most recent version of HB in hopes the metadata would carry over, but unfortunately it looks like if it did, WD MyCloud is not reading it. Here's a pic (https://www.dropbox.com/s/bo540p158f2p3 ... 1.jpg?dl=0) of what I see on the TV screen when accessing the files. All of these were done in the newest version of HB.

I figure we'll take it one issue at a time. Do you know how I can get the files to show up as the name it shows in Windows Explorer?
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Most DLNA servers have to be forced to re-scan the data when you update a file. If it has a different name than the original, it will be picked up automagically, but the same name will retain the old metadata unless you hit it over the head with a clue bat.
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I feel like the WD MyCloud is causing a lot of these problems, not to mention it constantly crashes while watching the episodes. There has to be a better product out there. Any suggestions on hardware?
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Apple TV for the STB. Plex on whatever you want for streaming and storage.
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I like Synology; I personally own 2 versions of their 8-bay server, my office has 2 8-bay servers, and a friend has an 8-bay and multiple 2-bay units. I use their media server software for DLNA, but Plex is also available for them. They run 24 hours a day, with typical (for me) uptimes measured in months.

But, they aren't in the same price range as the WD unit.

And, the part about forcing a re-scan for metadata changes still applies to Synology's DLNA software.
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So the 4 episodes are a single title file. I'm guessing that it's something like Episode 1 Chapters 1-4, Episode2 Chapters 5-8, etc.? DVDShrink (freeware) will let you load the title file, and then let you manually select which chapters you want to rip. Just make a folder for each episode on your desktop, and separate them manually. It's a pit of a pain, trust me... I know, but sometimes it's how you have to do it.
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HandBrake lets you specify chapter ranges as well. But you haver to do it manually using the corresponding drop-downs.
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Or use the handy command line version :) :

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"C:\Program Files\Handbrake\HandBrakeCLI.exe" -i "Z:\Rascal Does Not Dream\Rascal Does Not Dream HD01-04.mkv" -c 1-6   -o "V:\anime\tablet\dubbed\r\Rascal Does Not Dream\Rascal Does Not Dream D01.m4v"  -f mp4  -O  -w 1280 --crop 0:0:0:0 --loose-anamorphic  --modulus 2 -e x264 -q 22 --vfr -a 1,1 -E ac3,aac -6 dpl2,dpl2 -R Auto,48 -B 128,160 -D 0,0 --gain 0,0 --audio-fallback ac3 --subtitle 1 --subtitle-burned=1 --encoder-level="3.1"  --encoder-profile=main  --verbose=1
"C:\Program Files\Handbrake\HandBrakeCLI.exe" -i "Z:\Rascal Does Not Dream\Rascal Does Not Dream HD01-04.mkv" -c 7-12  -o "V:\anime\tablet\dubbed\r\Rascal Does Not Dream\Rascal Does Not Dream D02.m4v"  -f mp4  -O  -w 1280 --crop 0:0:0:0 --loose-anamorphic  --modulus 2 -e x264 -q 22 --vfr -a 1,1 -E ac3,aac -6 dpl2,dpl2 -R Auto,48 -B 128,160 -D 0,0 --gain 0,0 --audio-fallback ac3 --subtitle 1 --subtitle-burned=1 --encoder-level="3.1"  --encoder-profile=main  --verbose=1
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If I could just manually change the file name, that'd help a ton. As I mentioned previously, every file is titled stereo.mp4 on my TV interface even though in Windows explorer it shows the file name as example S5 D2, which is perfect.

Does anyone know where I can just simply manually change the name?
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That's just an issue with metadata. Unfortunately there's no way to work around it with HandBrake.
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I see...Are you aware of a paid software that does work?
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BTW, I was able to find a freeware (Audio Shell) that fixes the naming issue. Just have to do it manually and then rebuild the DLNA database.
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Don't let the name fool you... MP3Tag (freeware) with edit the ID3 tagging on just about anything, video included.
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*will edit

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