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oneofchaos
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Newbie trying out handbrake

Post by oneofchaos » Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:52 pm

Hey all,

I've got a lot of DVD's sitting around the house that I would love dearly to watch on my Creative Zen Vision M (30 GB). I have Windows XP, and after reading different guides and FAQ's I'm still deeply confused about the process. I understand the end result is a DVD -> MPEG4 but I have no idea how to get along to that goal. How do I get started? Any help would gladly be appreciated.

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Post by oneofchaos » Wed Mar 21, 2007 7:33 pm

I convert them to Mp4's and my player will convert them to wmv's. however recently when I try to open the file it says not a movie file.

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Post by s55 » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:55 pm

Files are corrupted in that case. Either not let the encode finish properly or there is another issue.

Handbrake doesnt support wmv which i assume is what your Creative Zen Vision M uses. Converting it twice seems daft so you may want to look for a different application to do your encoding.

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Post by roflmaocopterzor » Thu Mar 22, 2007 12:16 am

SUPER might work for you, but it's a little confusing.

http://www.erightsoft.com/Superdc.html

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Post by oneofchaos » Fri Mar 23, 2007 1:27 am

Thanks anyways, I've gotten 3/5 dvd's onto my zen without a problem and they look great!

But sometimes I will run into that problem. I'll try out super as well, only if handbrake can't handle it. Thanks muchos

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Post by oneofchaos » Fri Mar 30, 2007 2:20 am

A movie just came out in yellow entirely, any ideas?

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Post by oneofchaos » Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:18 am

In fact the overall quality of my movies has decreased significantly.

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Post by oneofchaos » Sat Mar 31, 2007 12:02 am

When trying to encode a DVD, the cmd prompt box closes after .01%

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Post by oneofchaos » Tue Apr 03, 2007 2:20 am

Handbrake keeps freezing on me at random places, any help would be nice!

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Post by s55 » Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:01 am

Distorted video usually means the resolution you selected is incorrect.

Encoding failing can be literally hundreds of things. Weird copy protection, maybe something system side.

What program are you using to decrypt the DVD's?

Stalls will usually be caused by malformed dvd data. - again something to look at the dvd decyrption software.

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Post by oneofchaos » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:28 pm

I used dvd43 + handbrake

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Post by s55 » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:51 pm

Google "AnyDVD" There is a 21 free trial.

Its very good and regularly updated unlike DVD43 which is quite poor are removing many protections.

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Post by oneofchaos » Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:38 pm

What else is free on the market? :)

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Post by s55 » Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:44 pm

You can try ripit4me or dvdShrink
Both are free, dont let anyone or any site tell you dvdshrink is now free. theres alot of scams around. Just be warned.

There nowhere near as good as anydvd but they tend to work against many more protections that DVD 43 does not.

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