encoding for plex, pal to ntsc needed?

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NoobageEncoder
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encoding for plex, pal to ntsc needed?

Post by NoobageEncoder » Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:43 am

I have x-men tas, season 2-3 in pal. as it cost tons in nstc. when converting to x264 is there anything that needs done different from what i normally do? I know back in the day the screen would roll if you could get it to play on the tv, but it seems to play fine on the lcd.

media info:

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General
Unique ID                   : 221398156289651832881243611043306338118 (0xA68FBBDFC23928F4AA93B86FEDC6F746)
Complete name               : H:\MakeMkv\Ready\X-Men TAS\Pal\_X_MEN_S2_DISC_03 vol1  pal\S02E01.mkv
Format                      : Matroska
Format version              : Version 2
File size                   : 981 MiB
Duration                    : 21 min 14 s
Overall bit rate            : 6 459 kb/s
Encoded date                : UTC 2018-09-04 18:26:20
Writing application         : MakeMKV v1.12.3 win(x64-release)
Writing library             : libmakemkv v1.12.3 (1.3.5/1.4.7) win(x64-release)
Original source medium      : DVD-Video

Video
ID                          : 1
ID in the original source m : 224 (0xE0)
Format                      : MPEG Video
Format version              : Version 2
Format profile              : Main@Main
Format settings, BVOP       : Yes
Format settings, Matrix     : Custom
Format settings, GOP        : M=3, N=15
Format settings, picture st : Frame
Codec ID                    : V_MPEG2
Codec ID/Info               : MPEG 1 or 2 Video
Duration                    : 21 min 14 s
Bit rate mode               : Constant
Bit rate                    : 6 000 kb/s
Width                       : 720 pixels
Height                      : 576 pixels
Display aspect ratio        : 4:3
Frame rate mode             : Constant
Frame rate                  : 25.000 FPS
Standard                    : PAL
Color space                 : YUV
Chroma subsampling          : 4:2:0
Bit depth                   : 8 bits
Scan type                   : Interlaced
Scan order                  : Top Field First
Compression mode            : Lossy
Bits/(Pixel*Frame)          : 0.579
Time code of first frame    : 11:30:00:07
Time code source            : Group of pictures header
GOP, Open/Closed            : Closed
Stream size                 : 912 MiB (93%)
Language                    : English
Default                     : No
Forced                      : No

Audio
ID                          : 2
ID in the original source m : 189 (0xBD)-128 (0x80)
Format                      : AC-3
Format/Info                 : Audio Coding 3
Format settings, Endianness : Big
Codec ID                    : A_AC3
Duration                    : 21 min 14 s
Bit rate mode               : Constant
Bit rate                    : 448 kb/s
Channel(s)                  : 6 channels
Channel positions           : Front: L C R, Side: L R, LFE
Sampling rate               : 48.0 kHz
Frame rate                  : 31.250 FPS (1536 spf)
Bit depth                   : 16 bits
Compression mode            : Lossy
Stream size                 : 68.0 MiB (7%)
Title                       : Surround 5.1
Language                    : English
Service kind                : Complete Main
Default                     : Yes
Forced                      : No

Text
ID                          : 3
ID in the original source m : 189 (0xBD)-32 (0x20)
Format                      : VobSub
Codec ID                    : S_VOBSUB
Codec ID/Info               : Picture based subtitle format used on DVDs
Duration                    : 20 min 45 s
Bit rate                    : 5 401 b/s
Count of elements           : 233
Stream size                 : 821 KiB (0%)
Language                    : English
Default                     : Yes
Forced                      : No

Menu
00:00:00.080                : en:Chapter 01
00:04:42.080                : en:Chapter 02
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musicvid
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Re: encoding for plex, pal to ntsc needed?

Post by musicvid » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:56 pm

Set to Decomb, Same as Source, and Normal preset. Nothing fancy needed.
PAL works fine on Plex.

NoobageEncoder
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Re: encoding for plex, pal to ntsc needed?

Post by NoobageEncoder » Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:19 am

thanks for that rodeo "Logs in

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I would escape key it out but i dont know what the escape key is.
blocks please"

Thanks musicvid. I have my on preset used to clean them up with deblock and denoise. I just put that on hold until i got feedback had/have many others to do that I understand how to do. You gave me confidence to go play.

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