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srader
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New to Handbrake - Reducing File Size

Post by srader » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:10 pm

I have looked at every tutorial that I can find on reducing a file size. The current file size I have is 62 MB and I need to get it down to 50 MB. It is a MPV4 file. I've tried many different ways according to online guides and the file always ends up being larger instead of smaller.




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1.1.2:




Windows 10 Creators Update):




HandBrake 1.1.2 (2018090500) - 64bit
OS: Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.17134.0 - 64bit
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7500U CPU @ 2.70GHz
Ram: 8060 MB,
GPU Information:
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX - 21.21.13.7654
Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 - 24.20.100.6194
Screen: 1920x1080
Temp Dir: C:\Users\Scott\AppData\Local\Temp\
Install Dir: C:\Program Files\HandBrake
Data Dir: C:\Users\Scott\AppData\Roaming\HandBrake

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# Starting Encode ...

[08:39:00] hb_init: starting libhb thread
[08:39:00] 1 job(s) to process
[08:39:00] json job:
{
"Audio": {
"AudioList": [
{
"Bitrate": 160,
"DRC": 0.0,
"Encoder": 65536,
"Gain": 0.0,
"Mixdown": 1,
"NormalizeMixLevel": false,
"Samplerate": 48000,
"Track": 0,
"DitherMethod": 0
}
],
"CopyMask": [
1073807360,
1073743872,
1074003968,
1073750016,
1090519040,
1074790400,
1074266112,
1107296256
],
"FallbackEncoder": 2048
},
"Destination": {
"ChapterList": [
{
"Name": "Chapter 1"
}
],
"ChapterMarkers": true,
"AlignAVStart": true,
"File": "C:\\Users\\Scott\\Downloads\\Revised.m4v",
"Mp4Options": {
"IpodAtom": false,
"Mp4Optimize": false
},
"Mux": 131072
},
"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": 11,
"Settings": {
"crop-bottom": "0",
"crop-left": "240",
"crop-right": "242",
"crop-top": "0",
"height": "1080",
"width": "1438"
}
},
{
"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\\Scott\\Downloads\\2018-06-05 11.00 TRID Update – New Rules and Clarifications (1).mp4"
},
"Subtitle": {
"Search": {
"Burn": true,
"Default": false,
"Enable": true,
"Forced": true
},
"SubtitleList": []
},
"Video": {
"Encoder": 65536,
"Level": "4.0",
"TwoPass": false,
"Turbo": false,
"ColorMatrixCode": 0,
"Options": "",
"Preset": "fast",
"Profile": "main",
"Quality": 22.0,
"HWDecode": false,
"QSV": {
"Decode": false,
"AsyncDepth": 0
}
}
}
[08:39:00] CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7500U CPU @ 2.70GHz
[08:39:00] - Intel microarchitecture Kaby Lake
[08:39:00] - logical processor count: 4
[08:39:00] Intel Quick Sync Video support: yes
[08:39:00] - Intel Media SDK hardware: API 1.27 (minimum: 1.3)
[08:39:00] - H.264 encoder: yes
[08:39:00] - preferred implementation: hardware (any) via D3D11
[08:39:00] - capabilities (hardware): breftype icq+la+i+downs vsinfo opt1 opt2+mbbrc+extbrc+trellis+ib_adapt+nmpslice
[08:39:00] - H.265 encoder: yes (8bit: yes, 10bit: yes)
[08:39:00] - preferred implementation: hardware (any) via D3D11
[08:39:00] - capabilities (hardware): bpyramid icq vsinfo opt1
[08:39:00] hb_scan: path=C:\Users\Scott\Downloads\2018-06-05 11.00 TRID Update – New Rules and Clarifications (1).mp4, title_index=1
src/libbluray/disc/disc.c:323: failed opening UDF image C:\Users\Scott\Downloads\2018-06-05 11.00 TRID Update – New Rules and Clarifications (1).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
[08:39:00] bd: not a bd - trying as a stream/file instead
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.0
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
[08:39:00] dvd: not a dvd - trying as a stream/file instead
Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'C:\Users\Scott\Downloads\2018-06-05 11.00 TRID Update – New Rules and Clarifications (1).mp4':
Metadata:
major_brand : mp42
minor_version : 0
compatible_brands: mp42isomavc1
Duration: 01:00:32.76, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 144 kb/s
Stream #0:0(eng): Video: h264 (Baseline) [avc1 / 0x31637661]
yuv420p, 1920x1080, 78 kb/s
10.83 fps, 90k tbn (default)
Metadata:
handler_name : Citrix h264 stream handler
encoder : AVC Coding
Stream #0:1(eng): Audio: aac (LC) [mp4a / 0x6134706D]
16000 Hz, mono, fltp, 64 kb/s (default)
Metadata:
handler_name : AAC stream handler
[08:39:00] scan: decoding previews for title 1
[08:39:00] scan: audio 0x1: aac, rate=16000Hz, bitrate=64053 English (AAC) (1.0 ch)
[08:39:00] scan: 10 previews, 1920x1080, 7.474 fps, autocrop = 0/0/240/242, aspect 16:9, PAR 1:1
[08:39:00] scan: supported video decoders: avcodec qsv
[08:39:00] libhb: scan thread found 1 valid title(s)
[08:39:00] Skipping subtitle scan. No suitable subtitle tracks.
[08:39:00] starting job
[08:39:00] decomb filter thread started for segment 0
[08:39:00] decomb filter thread started for segment 1
[08:39:00] decomb filter thread started for segment 2
[08:39:00] decomb filter thread started for segment 3
[08:39:00] decomb check thread started for segment 0
[08:39:00] decomb check thread started for segment 1
[08:39:00] decomb check thread started for segment 2
[08:39:00] work: track 1, dithering not supported by codec
[08:39:00] decomb check thread started for segment 3
[08:39:00] work: only 1 chapter, disabling chapter markers
[08:39:00] job configuration:
[08:39:00] * source
[08:39:00] + C:\Users\Scott\Downloads\2018-06-05 11.00 TRID Update – New Rules and Clarifications (1).mp4
[08:39:00] + title 1, chapter(s) 1 to 1
[08:39:00] + container: mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2
[08:39:00] + data rate: 144 kbps
[08:39:00] * destination
[08:39:00] + C:\Users\Scott\Downloads\Revised.m4v
[08:39:00] + container: MPEG-4 (libavformat)
[08:39:00] + align initial A/V stream timestamps
[08:39:00] * video track
[08:39:00] + decoder: h264
[08:39:00] + bitrate 78 kbps
[08:39:00] + filters
[08:39:00] + 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)
[08:39:00] + Decomb (mode=39)
[08:39:00] + Framerate Shaper (mode=2:rate=27000000/900000)
[08:39:00] + frame rate: 7.474 fps -> peak rate limited to 30.000 fps
[08:39:00] + Crop and Scale (width=1438:height=1080:crop-top=0:crop-bottom=0:crop-left=240:crop-right=242)
[08:39:00] + source: 1920 * 1080, crop (0/0/240/242): 1438 * 1080, scale: 1438 * 1080
[08:39:00] + Output geometry
[08:39:00] + storage dimensions: 1438 x 1080
[08:39:00] + pixel aspect ratio: 1 : 1
[08:39:00] + display dimensions: 1438 x 1080
[08:39:00] + encoder: H.264 (libx264)
[08:39:00] + preset: fast
[08:39:00] + profile: main
[08:39:00] + level: 4.0
[08:39:00] + quality: 22.00 (RF)
[08:39:00] * audio track 1
[08:39:00] + decoder: English (AAC) (1.0 ch) (track 1, id 0x1)
[08:39:00] + bitrate: 64 kbps, samplerate: 16000 Hz
[08:39:00] + mixdown: Mono
[08:39:00] + encoder: AAC (libavcodec)
[08:39:00] + bitrate: 160 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[08:39:00] mask filter thread started for segment 0
[08:39:00] mask filter thread started for segment 1
[08:39:00] mask filter thread started for segment 2
[08:39:00] mask filter thread started for segment 3
[08:39:00] mask erode thread started for segment 0
[08:39:00] mask erode thread started for segment 1
[08:39:00] mask erode thread started for segment 2
[08:39:00] mask erode thread started for segment 3
[08:39:00] mask dilate thread started for segment 0
[08:39:00] mask dilate thread started for segment 1
[08:39:00] mask dilate thread started for segment 2
[08:39:00] mask dilate thread started for segment 3
[08:39:00] yadif thread started for segment 0
[08:39:00] yadif thread started for segment 1
[08:39:00] yadif thread started for segment 2
[08:39:00] yadif thread started for segment 3
[08:39:00] sync: expecting 27151 video frames
[08:39:00] encx264: min-keyint: 7, keyint: 70
[08:39:00] encx264: encoding at constant RF 22.000000
[08:39:00] 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
[08:39:00] sync: first pts video is 0
[08:39:00] sync: "Chapter 1" (1) at frame 1 time 0
[08:39:00] sync: first pts audio 0x1 is 0
[08:53:15] reader: done. 1 scr changes
[08:53:17] work: average encoding speed for job is 31.716730 fps
[08:53:17] comb detect: heavy 2 | light 6 | uncombed 27143 | total 27151
[08:53:17] decomb: deinterlaced 2 | blended 6 | unfiltered 27143 | total 27151
[08:53:17] vfr: 27151 frames output, 0 dropped and 0 duped for CFR/PFR
[08:53:17] vfr: lost time: 0 (0 frames)
[08:53:17] vfr: gained time: 0 (0 frames) (0 not accounted for)
[08:53:17] aac-decoder done: 56762 frames, 0 decoder errors
[08:53:17] h264-decoder done: 27151 frames, 0 decoder errors
[08:53:17] sync: got 27151 frames, 27151 expected
[08:53:17] sync: framerate min 5.600 fps, max 29.851 fps, avg 7.474 fps
x264 [info]: frame I:395 Avg QP: 6.78 size:127399
x264 [info]: frame P:6979 Avg QP:15.55 size: 1077
x264 [info]: frame B:19777 Avg QP:15.40 size: 82
x264 [info]: consecutive B-frames: 2.8% 0.2% 0.3% 96.7%
x264 [info]: mb I I16..4: 67.2% 0.0% 32.8%
x264 [info]: mb P I16..4: 0.5% 0.0% 0.1% P16..4: 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% skip:98.3%
x264 [info]: mb B I16..4: 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% B16..8: 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% direct: 0.2% skip:99.7% L0:42.3% L1:57.6% BI: 0.1%
x264 [info]: coded y,uvDC,uvAC intra: 23.5% 44.4% 32.9% inter: 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%
x264 [info]: i16 v,h,dc,p: 86% 12% 2% 0%
x264 [info]: i4 v,h,dc,ddl,ddr,vr,hd,vl,hu: 43% 19% 11% 4% 4% 5% 5% 4% 5%
x264 [info]: i8c dc,h,v,p: 38% 25% 35% 1%
x264 [info]: Weighted P-Frames: Y:0.0% UV:0.0%
x264 [info]: ref P L0: 88.1% 11.9%
x264 [info]: ref B L0: 90.8% 9.2%
x264 [info]: ref B L1: 95.4% 4.6%
x264 [info]: kb/s:130.96
[08:53:17] mux: track 0, 27151 frames, 59448101 bytes, 130.91 kbps, fifo 4096
[08:53:17] mux: track 1, 170286 frames, 58319753 bytes, 128.43 kbps, fifo 32768
[08:53:17] libhb: work result = 0

# Encode Completed ...


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Last edited by srader on Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:38 pm, edited 2 times in total.

srader
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Re: New to Handbrake - Reducing File Size

Post by srader » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:25 pm

I have several activity logs that I could post.

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BradleyS
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Re: New to Handbrake - Reducing File Size

Post by BradleyS » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:27 pm

It appears your source video is already very heavily compressed. Here are a few ways to shave off just a bit more:

1) Lower the quality, e.g. try RF 24 or 26, etc. See https://handbrake.fr/docs/en/1.1.0/work ... ality.html

2) Lower the resolution. Try one of the 720p presets. See https://handbrake.fr/docs/en/1.1.0/work ... reset.html

3) Use 2-pass average bit rate mode to constrain your video's file size. Requires an online bit rate calculator to determine the correct value for creating the overall size you want. Don't forget to take the size of the audio into account.

rollin_eng
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Re: New to Handbrake - Reducing File Size

Post by rollin_eng » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:40 pm

Pass through your audio too.

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