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Emperor
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Output file size larger than source

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Why is output file size larger than source?

I tried to compress a .MP4 file size 9.03MB. The output was 14.6MB as .M4V File. (fast 1080p30) & (Align A/V Start).

How did the output end up larger than the source and correct the problem?

What preset should I use to ensure the output file is of the same quality as (as far as possible) to the source but smaller size?

These are video courses I am using on the web. Please advise. Thanks.

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HandBrake 1.3.3 (2020061300)
OS: Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.18363.0
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Ram: 8083 MB, 
GPU Information:
  AMD Radeon R5 M335 - 26.20.15026.1
  Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 - 26.20.100.8142
Screen: 1920x1080
Temp Dir: C:\Users\aes90\AppData\Local\Temp\
Install Dir: C:\Program Files\HandBrake
Data Dir: C:\Users\aes90\AppData\Roaming\HandBrake

-------------------------------------------


# Starting Encode ...

[12:15:08] base preset: Fast 1080p30
[12:15:08] hb_init: starting libhb thread
[12:15:08] Starting work at: Sun Jan 03 12:15:08 2021
[12:15:08] 1 job(s) to process
[12:15:08] 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"
      }
    ],
    "ChapterMarkers": true,
    "AlignAVStart": true,
    "File": "C:\\Users\\aes90\\Videos\\01 - 3 Tips To Keep In Mind When Writing Your Affirmations-1(1).m4v",
    "Mp4Options": {
      "IpodAtom": false,
      "Mp4Optimize": false
    },
    "Mux": "av_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": "0",
          "crop-left": "0",
          "crop-right": "0",
          "crop-top": "0",
          "height": "1080",
          "width": "1920"
        }
      },
      {
        "ID": 6,
        "Settings": {
          "mode": "2",
          "rate": "27000000/900000"
        }
      }
    ]
  },
  "PAR": {
    "Num": 1,
    "Den": 1
  },
  "Metadata": {},
  "SequenceID": 0,
  "Source": {
    "Angle": 1,
    "Range": {
      "Type": "chapter",
      "Start": 1,
      "End": 1
    },
    "Title": 1,
    "Path": "C:\\Users\\aes90\\OneDrive\\Documents\\1 Mortgage Giant\\Courses\\1 Upload Courses\\Done\\Daily Affirmation Handbook\\Edited Videos\\01 - 3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Writing Your Affirmations.mp4"
  },
  "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
    }
  }
}
[12:15:08] CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
[12:15:08]  - Intel microarchitecture Skylake
[12:15:08]  - logical processor count: 4
[12:15:08] Intel Quick Sync Video support: yes
[12:15:08]  - Intel Media SDK hardware: API 1.32 (minimum: 1.3)
[12:15:08]  - H.264 encoder: yes
[12:15:08]     - preferred implementation: hardware (any) via D3D11
[12:15:08]     - capabilities (hardware):  breftype icq+la+i+downs vsinfo opt1 opt2+mbbrc+extbrc+trellis+ib_adapt+nmpslice
[12:15:08]  - H.265 encoder: yes (8bit: yes, 10bit: no)
[12:15:08]     - preferred implementation: hardware (any) via D3D11
[12:15:08]     - capabilities (hardware):  bpyramid icq vsinfo opt1
[12:15:08] hb_scan: path=C:\Users\aes90\OneDrive\Documents\1 Mortgage Giant\Courses\1 Upload Courses\Done\Daily Affirmation Handbook\Edited Videos\01 - 3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Writing Your Affirmations.mp4, title_index=1
udfread ERROR: ECMA 167 Volume Recognition failed
src/libbluray/disc/disc.c:323: failed opening UDF image C:\Users\aes90\OneDrive\Documents\1 Mortgage Giant\Courses\1 Upload Courses\Done\Daily Affirmation Handbook\Edited Videos\01 - 3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Writing Your Affirmations.mp4
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(C:\Users\aes90\OneDrive\Documents\1 Mortgage Giant\Courses\1 Upload Courses\Done\Daily Affirmation Handbook\Edited Videos\01 - 3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Writing Your Affirmations.mp4\) failed
[12:15:08] bd: not a bd - trying as a stream/file instead
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.1
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
[12:15:08] dvd: not a dvd - trying as a stream/file instead
Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'C:\Users\aes90\OneDrive\Documents\1 Mortgage Giant\Courses\1 Upload Courses\Done\Daily Affirmation Handbook\Edited Videos\01 - 3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Writing Your Affirmations.mp4':
  Metadata:
    major_brand     : mp42
    minor_version   : 0
    compatible_brands: mp42mp41
    creation_time   : 2020-09-14T17:25:58.000000Z
  Duration: 00:02:31.98, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 498 kb/s
    Stream #0:0(eng): Video: h264 (High) (avc1 / 0x31637661), yuv420p(tv, bt709), 1920x1080 [SAR 1:1 DAR 16:9], 432 kb/s, 30 fps, 30 tbr, 30k tbn, 60 tbc (default)
    Metadata:
      creation_time   : 2020-09-14T17:25:58.000000Z
      handler_name    : ?Mainconcept Video Media Handler
      encoder         : AVC Coding
    Stream #0:1(eng): Audio: aac (LC) (mp4a / 0x6134706D), 48000 Hz, stereo, fltp, 61 kb/s (default)
    Metadata:
      creation_time   : 2020-09-14T17:25:58.000000Z
      handler_name    : #Mainconcept MP4 Sound Media Handler
[12:15:08] scan: decoding previews for title 1
[12:15:08] scan: audio 0x1: aac, rate=48000Hz, bitrate=61375 English (AAC LC) (2.0 ch) (61 kbps)
[12:15:08] scan: 10 previews, 1920x1080, 30.000 fps, autocrop = 0/0/0/0, aspect 16:9, PAR 1:1
[12:15:08] scan: supported video decoders: avcodec qsv
[12:15:08] libhb: scan thread found 1 valid title(s)
[12:15:08] Skipping subtitle scan.  No suitable subtitle tracks.
[12:15:08] Starting Task: Encoding Pass
[12:15:08] Skipping crop/scale filter
[12:15:08] work: only 1 chapter, disabling chapter markers
[12:15:08] job configuration:
[12:15:08]  * source
[12:15:08]    + C:\Users\aes90\OneDrive\Documents\1 Mortgage Giant\Courses\1 Upload Courses\Done\Daily Affirmation Handbook\Edited Videos\01 - 3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Writing Your Affirmations.mp4
[12:15:08]    + title 1, chapter(s) 1 to 1
[12:15:08]    + container: mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2
[12:15:08]    + data rate: 498 kbps
[12:15:08]  * destination
[12:15:08]    + C:\Users\aes90\Videos\01 - 3 Tips To Keep In Mind When Writing Your Affirmations-1(1).m4v
[12:15:08]    + container: MPEG-4 (libavformat)
[12:15:08]      + align initial A/V stream timestamps
[12:15:08]  * video track
[12:15:08]    + decoder: h264
[12:15:08]      + bitrate 432 kbps
[12:15:08]    + filters
[12:15:08]      + 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)
[12:15:08]      + Decomb (mode=39)
[12:15:08]      + Framerate Shaper (mode=2:rate=27000000/900000)
[12:15:08]        + frame rate: 30.000 fps -> peak rate limited to 30.000 fps
[12:15:08]    + Output geometry
[12:15:08]      + storage dimensions: 1920 x 1080
[12:15:08]      + pixel aspect ratio: 1 : 1
[12:15:08]      + display dimensions: 1920 x 1080
[12:15:08]    + encoder: H.264 (libx264)
[12:15:08]      + preset:  fast
[12:15:08]      + profile: main
[12:15:08]      + level:   4.0
[12:15:08]      + quality: 22.00 (RF)
[12:15:08]      + color profile: 1-1-1
[12:15:08]  * audio track 1
[12:15:08]    + decoder: English (AAC LC) (2.0 ch) (61 kbps) (track 1, id 0x1)
[12:15:08]      + bitrate: 61 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[12:15:08]    + mixdown: Stereo
[12:15:08]    + dither: none
[12:15:08]    + encoder: AAC (libavcodec)
[12:15:08]      + bitrate: 160 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[12:15:08] sync: expecting 4559 video frames
[12:15:08] encx264: min-keyint: 30, keyint: 300
[12:15:08] encx264: encoding at constant RF 22.000000
[12:15:08] 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=1/1
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
[12:15:08] sync: first pts video is 0
[12:15:08] sync: "Chapter 1" (1) at frame 1 time 0
[12:15:08] sync: first pts audio 0x1 is 0
[12:17:36] reader: done. 1 scr changes
[12:17:41] work: average encoding speed for job is 30.221270 fps
[12:17:41] comb detect: heavy 86 | light 61 | uncombed 4410 | total 4557
[12:17:41] decomb: deinterlaced 86 | blended 61 | unfiltered 4410 | total 4557
[12:17:41] vfr: 4557 frames output, 0 dropped and 0 duped for CFR/PFR
[12:17:41] vfr: lost time: 0 (0 frames)
[12:17:41] vfr: gained time: 0 (0 frames) (0 not accounted for)
[12:17:41] aac-decoder done: 7122 frames, 0 decoder errors
[12:17:41] h264-decoder done: 4558 frames, 0 decoder errors
[12:17:41] sync: got 4557 frames, 4559 expected
[12:17:41] sync: framerate min 30.000 fps, max 30.000 fps, avg 30.000 fps
x264 [info]: frame I:17    Avg QP:10.50  size: 84095
x264 [info]: frame P:1283  Avg QP:16.76  size:  6585
x264 [info]: frame B:3257  Avg QP:16.39  size:   789
x264 [info]: consecutive B-frames:  2.1%  5.6%  6.8% 85.5%
x264 [info]: mb I  I16..4: 75.4%  0.0% 24.6%
x264 [info]: mb P  I16..4:  2.8%  0.0%  0.4%  P16..4:  9.5%  1.5%  0.6%  0.0%  0.0%    skip:85.2%
x264 [info]: mb B  I16..4:  0.3%  0.0%  0.0%  B16..8:  3.6%  0.3%  0.0%  direct: 0.8%  skip:95.1%  L0:49.2% L1:47.9% BI: 2.9%
x264 [info]: coded y,uvDC,uvAC intra: 12.3% 20.6% 12.3% inter: 0.8% 2.2% 0.4%
x264 [info]: i16 v,h,dc,p: 72% 19%  5%  4%
x264 [info]: i4 v,h,dc,ddl,ddr,vr,hd,vl,hu: 39% 21% 20%  3%  3%  4%  3%  3%  3%
x264 [info]: i8c dc,h,v,p: 75% 10% 12%  3%
x264 [info]: Weighted P-Frames: Y:0.9% UV:0.9%
x264 [info]: ref P L0: 71.8% 28.2%
x264 [info]: ref B L0: 78.8% 21.2%
x264 [info]: ref B L1: 93.7%  6.3%
x264 [info]: kb/s:655.54
[12:17:41] mux: track 0, 4557 frames, 12446373 bytes, 655.22 kbps, fifo 4096
[12:17:41] mux: track 1, 7123 frames, 2728231 bytes, 143.62 kbps, fifo 8192
[12:17:41] Finished work at: Sun Jan 03 12:17:41 2021
[12:17:41] libhb: work result = 0

# Encode Completed ...


mduell
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Re: Output file size larger than source

Post by mduell »

Highly compressed source + low efficiency (fast) encode settings will end up with that.

Use slower encoding settings and a lower quality target (higher RF) to see if you can achieve acceptable results.
musicvid
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Re: Output file size larger than source

Post by musicvid »

How did the output end up larger than the source and correct the problem?

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 "height": "1080", "width": "1920"
[12:15:08]    + decoder: h264
[12:15:08]      + bitrate 432 kbps
That's why. Your source video is absurdly overcompressed already. No further meaningful compression is practical.
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