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How to stop meta data?

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How to stop meta data?

Post by Alice00 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:39 pm

Description of problem or question:
Please can someone tell me how to stop handbrake from adding metadata to my mp4s? I want to stop it adding Owner and Computer metadata.

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Windows 10

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Re: How to stop meta data?

Post by s55 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:48 pm

What do you mean by "Owner and Computer metadata."?

Edit: Ah, you mean the file metadata, not container metadata.

That's Windows that does this, not HandBrake. As far as I know there is no way to prevent it.
That's why most your files will have this, regardless of whether they came from HandBrake or not.

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Re: How to stop meta data?

Post by Alice00 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:43 pm

Oh yes, it was Windows metadata. :oops:

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