Distorting Region 2 DVDs

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oanapaulie04
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Distorting Region 2 DVDs

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Handbrake Distorting Region 2 DVD imports




I am using a multi-region optical USB-based DVD/Blu-Ray player set to Region 2 and had no problem importing these DVDs. Then the DVD player hit the 5-switch lock and I downloaded VLC, which did nothing (later uninstalled it). Long story short, I replaced the multi-region DVD/Blu-Ray player. It is set to Region 2 and plays DVDs fine on the mac. But now Handbrake is distorting the video images when trying to import whereas before it worked without issue. Do I need to now reinstall Handbrake?




HandBrake version (e.g., 1.2.2):




macOS 10.11.6 El Capitan




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Woodstock
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Re: Distorting Region 2 DVDs

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Since handbrake isn't intended as a disk ripper, what happens if you use actual disk-ripping software, like MakeMKV?

There is another possibility, that you're trying to force PAL video into NTSC sizes, but the missing log can't tell us that.

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