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How do I rip DVDs with Handbrake without it losing quality?

Q: How do I rip DVDs with Handbrake without it losing quality?

Hello. I'm ripping DVDs so that I can post snippets of scenes to put on Youtube videos within fair dealing laws. I'm trying to rip DVDs with Handbrake and it does create a file with playable videos, and there are no problems with the sound. However the picture quality comes out noticeably degraded. This might be a compression but I'm not sure.

I've tried adjusting the bar of the "Constant Quality -- RF" bar under the video section to increase image quality before downloading and adjusting over relevant variables but to no avail.

What do I need to do to resolve this issue?

With regards,
Roy

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Preferred Solution: How do I rip DVDs with Handbrake without it losing quality?

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Sorry if this is posted in the wrong forum.

If I own a DVD purchased out a shop and I want to place a copy on my Hard Drive, is it legal in the UK to do this? I tried Handbrake to rip a music dvd (owned [personally]) but it wouldnt play the file back. Tried WMP and VLC but neither could read the file. Is this an ordinary occurance and all i need to do is try again and hopefully the next time it will work?

A:Handbrake and DVDs

I can't answer about the legality, but I can tell you that you skipped a step. You need something to remove the protection first. The most common and easiest method is to use DVDfab HD Decrypter (which is free) to rip the movie to your HDD, and then Handbrake can take that folder and turn it into whatever type file you need.

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Hi,
 
I've tried the method in this YouTube video playlist "Home Theater How-To" to set up ripping my DVD collection to my PC but I'm not sure that it's the best way to do this.
 
I'm looking for the best quality I can get in a DVD / Blu-ray rip.
 
Can anyone recommend a way to get the best quality out of a DVD / Blu-ray rip? I'd like to preserve the 720 / 1080 large formate to play the rip from on my PC to my flat pannel TV.
 
Thanks,
 
John
 
PS One thing to mention about this YouTube video play list, it has hepled me get an increadable improvement in sound quality. I had no idea that my PC could make such beautifal music. Microsoft really is irresposible not including a better codec pack in the default stuff.
 
In fact following the recommendations in this video made me aware that recording my CD collection to my PC was premature since even the sound quality of ripping my CDs to wav is terrible compaird to recording off of a program called "Audials".
 
I made a post here about that.
 
PPS Media Browser for a home entertainment center rocks!

A:How do I get the best quality in ripping DVDs to my PC?

Check out this guide by the gurus at Maximum PC.
 
It should be exactly what you're looking for

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Hey everyone

I have a video file right now, that is 640 X 360 pixels, and I need it to be on the web.

That being said, it is a 32 MB file, so it takes a while for it to start playing when you click on the link to see it.

My question is, how can I reduce the size of the video to maybe 320 X 240, or something near that size, without losing sound quality, and video quality? Or, is there something wrong in my code on my website, to where I can make it start playing earlier?

Here is a link to a test page I am working on, you can view the video file by clicking on the guy on the right: IFG Test Site
 

A:Reducing a video file, without losing quality

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I just got a WD 250 GB external HDD for storing video and music. After I copy .avi files to the external and then back on to my PC, I get blocks of color appearing in the video. The external drive is connected through firewire, and this only happens to .avi files
 

A:.avi files losing quality after transfer to external HDD

Lose the Firewire. If it's a dual interface drive, try the USB connection.

I've had a number of systems (3 to be exact) that exhibited file corruption using Firewire for some reason. Different systems, different Firewire disks, same issue. I've since started using USB 2.0 all around (I have dual interface disks), and the problem has not reoccurred.
 

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I've been capturing video with a Dazzle DVC 150. All is well except that file sizes are huge. I captured for 18 seconds and the file size was 14mb. Can I convert these files to another file type to make them smaller, or compress them somehow without losing the quality of the video?
 

A:Compressing mpeg files without losing quality?

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Hi to all seven forums. hope all will be fine.
guys I extracted an audio from a mkv movie using mkv merge gui, and this is the audio status.
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Complete name : The Green Hornet 2011 1080p BRRip.mkv
Format : Matroska
File size : 366 MiB
Duration : 1h 54mn
Overall bit rate : 449 Kbps
Encoded date : UTC 2011-06-13 20:10:53
Writing application : mkvmerge v3.3.0 ('Language') built on Mar 24 2010 14:59:24
Writing library : libebml v0.8.0 + libmatroska v0.9.0

Audio
ID : 1
Format : AC-3
Format/Info : Audio Coding 3
Mode extension : CM (complete main)
Codec ID : A_AC3
Duration : 1h 54mn
Bit rate mode : Constant
Bit rate : 448 Kbps
Channel(s) : 6 channels
Channel positions : Front: L C R, Side: L R, LFE
Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz
Stream size : 365 MiB (100%)
Language : English
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now, I wanted to convert it in some lower bit rate, which were exactly decreasing the size of it. that is I wanted to do, but the problem is, if I convert it to any audio format it will be done with only 2 channels audio. I want to decrease some of its bitrates/size like 196kb... Read more

A:How to decrease audio quality without losing channels.?

To mess with more than two channels, you might actually have to pay for a program that can do it. I believe Nero has a wave editor that supports six channels in their multimedia packs. Sorry this isn't much help.

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Hello,

Im trying to find a program (preferably freeware) that will resize video resolution without losing any quality.
I tried a program called videoenhancer, it seemed that it could do the job. it resized the video without making it pixelated.
but when i tried converting the resulting file was 18Gigs (from the original 190mb) and it didnt play with my media player complete with codecs.

A little help with the program or suggestions for other programs will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:making video resolution larger without losing quality

It's not possible to resize a video (especially make it larger) without losing video quality. Think about it. Your video has a certain amount of information to display the video. When you increase its size, you have to add more information. Result, crappy video.

That's why video (and pictures) are created in a larger size then reduced. It's also why HD and BlueRay exist.

Courtney
 

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Apparently this is illegal, oops.
 

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Nowadays, my mind leads to YouTube Make-up Videos. This is because my sweet-heart likes it. Before long, there will be a birthday for her. So I have to prepare a kissable present Burn a sing-layer DVD with these make-up guide and tips videos. Yep, I am totally kissable. LOL
Well, hmmm, hmmm, forgive me for almost illiterate to these video editing stuffs. Ive used Handbrake (most people recommended), but I have to download the video to be converted. That really frustrated me since the network is soooooo slow. Mad. Is there anybody know of this kind of software which can convert and burn the videos into DVD directly without any other downloader?
 

A:Handbrake ….

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Changes between 0.9.3 and 0.9.4:






Quote:
Core:

New build system, allowing 64-bit binaries (around 10% faster)
Soft subtitles and Closed Captions:
DVD Closed Captions
ATSC Closed Captions
SRT subtitle import
Text soft subtitles in MP4 and MKV output
Bitmap soft subtitles in MKV output
Better support for DVD inputs:
Uses libdvdnav
DVD angles support
Workaround for libdvdread malloc bomb on invalid PGC entry
DVD drive region detection support in Linux
Handles DVD programs with more than 16 streams
No longer tries to detect and discard duplicate titles when scanning
Libdvdnav patched to perform read error recovery
Libdvdread patched to allow raw device access in Windows
Handles poorly mastered DVDs that had the menus ripped out of them
Better support for non-DVD inputs:
Preserves MP4 metadata
TrueHD
DTS-HD demuxing
8 bit audio
Better handling of transport streams where audio starts first
Better handling of transport streams that have been spliced together, leading to duplicate timestamps
Better VC-1 frame detection
Fixes bug that was causing one sec. of audio to be dropped on many ffmpeg files
Looks harder for aspect ratio info from DV sources
No longer truncates the last (dummy) chapter
Allows specifying field parity for detelecine and decomb
Better AV sync
Support for sources with no audio
DTS passthrough for MKV
x264 bumped from r1169 to r1347, which means speed optimizations, new default settings (see r2742 commit comment), the magic of macroblock tree r... Read more

A:Handbrake 0.9.4 available

Thank you. I use this every once in a while.

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Hey guys, I have to rip a DVD for my class assignment and splice two clips together, so my professor told use to use Handbrake to do it. However, when I click "open source", my dvd file isn't there. I downloaded a file called libdvdcss-2.dll to see if that would work and I keep trying to open it on my computer but my computer keeps saying that I don't have a program to open it with. What do I do?
 

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Recently dumped my iMac for a Windows 8 POWERHOUSE from Dell. Unfortunately my Handbrake app will not copy commercial DVD movies, although this is easily done on a Mac running Handbrake. Any suggestions? Any FREE Handbrake styled alternatives for Windows out there?

A:Handbrake and Win 8

you need to bypass the copy protection before you can get handbrake to transcode it. how did they get around that on the Mac???

once you've ripped the movie to the hard drive sans copy protection, you can easily use handbrake on it.

Slysoft is well-known for a slew of great products. Check them out. Also DVDFab.

the free stuff is kind of antiquated. stuff like DVD Decrypter, DVD Shrink, etc.

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December 3, 2010

Handbrake 0.9.5 is available. Changelog below.



   Information

HandBrake 0.9.5 has now been released.

Release Highlights:

Core Library
* BluRay disc structure support. (No decryption support)
* Updated Libraries (x264, ffmpeg)
* SSA Subtitle support. (Including burn-in)
* MP3 audio now supported in MP4 files (Note: Limited Player compatibility)
* VOBSUB subtitle now supported in MP4 files (Note: Limited Player compatibility)
* Updated Presets for newer devices and better quality
* AC3 encoding support.
* Many Bug Fixes and other small improvements
* Improved DVD Main Feature detection (when using dvdnav)
* Universal audio downmix support (all audio types can be downmixed)
* Point*to*Point encoding (second or frame start and end times)
* Peak framerate option (Capped VFR)

All GUIs
* Updated x264 Advanced Panel
* Video Quality Slider drops % value and only shows RF for x264
* Batch Scan (Scan Multiple files at once. N.B: Does not include multiple VIDEO_TS folders / Image files)
* Many Bug fixes
* Many Tweaks to improve usability.
* Ability to edit queue jobs

Mac GUI
* New Audio Panel supporting >4 Audio Tracks
* VLC detection in /Applications and ~/Applications
* Multiple instance support

Windows GUI
* Encode Status in GUI. (CLI window is now always hidden)
* Improved Auto-Naming for Destination file name.
* Drag / Drop Video onto Main Window to scan.

Linux GUI
* Multiple instance support (run multiple copies of ghb ... Read more

A:Handbrake 0.9.5 Released

I was really hoping presets would be restored in this version. I skipped 0.9.4 because the Xbox360 preset was gone, and no string I found online worked for me as a replacement for the preset.

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What are some alternatives for Handbrake? I've used Handbrake on my Mac for years, but heard the windows version doesn't work as well. I want to be able to backup copies of my DVD and also have digital versions for my netbook.

Thanks!

A:Handbrake Alternatives

have you tried handbrake yourself?

have a look at dvdshrink - it can rip and backup. it's pretty basic, but it's free.

as far as commercial software goes, dvdfab is very good and can convert to h264, but it costs unfortunately.

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I'm using Windows 7 64 bit, and when I tried to rip a DVD, after about one hour, an error came up saying something about "This log's size is over 100mb, so there's a problem". So how do I fix this issue?
EDIT: I checked the encode log file, and it said "Block Code disabled" or something like that. Is it just copyright protection?

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Looking for counsel from anyone familiar w/ Handbrake---> Windows XP---> iPhone. Much obliged!

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Hello,
Recently downloaded some full movie (mp4), and found a Hebrew subtitle. Located both files in a folder,
opened the subtitle with Notepad, made some minor editing, saved it (encoding UTF-8) srt file,
movie and subtitle same name.
Played the movie in any player on the system, the subtitle rans perfect, no need to adjust timing.
Then I loaded the movie in "HandBrake (0.10.5.0 - 32bit)", imported the subtitle, selected Hebrew and
utf-8, made a small preview file - subtitle was not added.
Note, I used the same procedure several times ago with other movies - results were good.
Do not know what happened, I would ask for some help please.
Thanks
Motim

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I have a 1080p video (BBC's Planet Earth documentary),but it is in .m2ts format, and i wont to convert it into something more convenient, like .mov,or .mp4,or even .m4v with H.264I tried using various software ,but i get a huge (50 GB) file and i can't play it in either of my players I put constant quality, could it be because of that ?
 

A:Convert .m2ts with Handbrake

sorry, but we cannot assist with this, unfortunately.

from the rules page:

Circumventing Copy Protection - While we believe it's reasonable to make backup copies of CDs and DVDs that you own, a lot of people break copy protection for the wrong reasons. The law is still vague, at best, as to if it is legal to break copy protection in order to make such a backup, even for personal use. (The DMCA, for example, seems to make it illegal.) As a result, we do not allow discussion of how to break copy protection at this time. If we can find a nice way to draw the line, we may reconsider this in the future as laws get sorted out.Click to expand...

closing thread, thanks for understanding.

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I rip my DVDs for playback on my Xbox360. I accomplish this by using Handbrake 0.9.3, since it contains a nice, neat profile for my 360.

The two newer versions of Handbrake do not support profiles, and I'm unaware of any way to export the profile and add it in to a new version. I've found plenty of strings online to try in the newer versions, yet none of the outputted files will play back on my 360. Ones done in the older 0.9.3 with the 360 profile work just fine, on my computer and the console.

Is there anyway around this, or anyway to get the original profile settings into 0.9.5?

A:Handbrake Profile Question

  
Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost


I rip my DVDs for playback on my Xbox360. I accomplish this by using Handbrake 0.9.3, since it contains a nice, neat profile for my 360.

The two newer versions of Handbrake do not support profiles, and I'm unaware of any way to export the profile and add it in to a new version. I've found plenty of strings online to try in the newer versions, yet none of the outputted files will play back on my 360. Ones done in the older 0.9.3 with the 360 profile work just fine, on my computer and the console.

Is there anyway around this, or anyway to get the original profile settings into 0.9.5?


The only thing i can think of is Taking note of what your 360 profile settings are in .9.3 and re-creating them in .9.5.

Also, the AppleTV/AppleTV 2 profiles should work on your 360.

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I am looking for a handbrake alternative that can do all handbrake can but work. Willing to pay small amount. Anyone know of one which is good?

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HandBrake - a free Mac OS X/Windows utility for ripping videos from DVDs and saving them in various formats including MP4 files that are playable by the iPhone/iPod Touch.
Alternative to Handbrake ? special offer page, substitutes in place of Handbrake?s goods, seem to be the same and even better.

Movie fan and Apple fan I am and love the stuffs listed above so much. I often use Handbrake to convert Blu-ray movies or videos downloaded from iTunes to MP4 on Macbook. Things turned different then. Because I own a big collection of Blu-rays and want to put them on iTunes, this totally frustrated me. Which software or somewhat called alternative to Handbrake actually converts copy-protected Blu-ray movies directly to iTunes? I want to go both directions. The question bothers me day and night, so I have to do something. Doing Google search, asking friends for help, anything I tried gives different answers. No doubt there?s no better answer unless comparison. Finally g... Read more

A:Handbrake software alternative?

Handbreak does not support cracking copy-protection.
What you're looking for is a tool to do that, and I can't recommend anything of that sort.
 

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I recently got into ripping Blu-ray movies and encoding them. However I have recently had a few blue screens with restarts. I use MakeMKV and it usually runs fine and doesn't give my problems. However, I have had problems encoding the MKV files with Handbrake v0.9.5. Here are my system specs:

Windows 7 64-bit Pro SP1
Intel Core i5-2500K (overclocked to 4 GHz)
8GB Corsair Vengeance RAM (Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B)
ASRock Pro3 Gen3 Mobo (latest BIOS update 2.30)
Mushkin Chronos 120GB SSD
Seagate Barracuda 1TB HD
Nvidia GTX 560TI graphics card (slightly overclocked,can't remember speed)
Cooler Master Hyper 212+ CPU cooler

The case also has plenty of fans (7 to be exact). 2 intake fans in the front, 1 intake in the side, 1 intake on the front of the cooler, 1 outtake on the rear of the cooler, and 2 outtake on the back and top. So the tower is staying cool. I'm running AXTU Hardware Monitor during the encoding and temps are staying steady around 50C, which I've heard are normal. The encoding is about 50% now and so far no crashes or spikes in temperature.
I thought the memory may be the culprit and I ran MemTest86. It returned one error after a few hours of running. I have not taken the RAM out to test each module or clean the slots. The timing is set at 9-9-9-24 and I dialed down the speed to 1333 from 1600.
That's all I can think of now but if I forgot something, don't be afraid to ask. Please someone help me!

A:BSOD and crash during encoding with Handbrake

If you would like for us to be able to effectively help you, we will need you to follow the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions Please be sure to do each step, as outlined in the tutorial. By doing this, we will have the necessary information to help you.

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Hey,

i'm getting a KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE BSOD shortly after or by execution of the win10 version of handbrakeCLI (uses x264 encoder).
In compability mode (win7) it seems to work.

I updated the drivers before the last bluescreen (from the Lenovo homepage) but that didn't do the trick.

Laptop was upgraded from Win8 to Win10 some while ago. Dumps point to dxgmms2.sys or ntoskrnl.exe. Don't think it's an application fault, is it?

THOMAS-LAPTOP-19_02_2016_215418,60.zip

A:KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE while attempting to use x264/Handbrake

Could you explain to me what this handbrakeCLI software is? I'm unfamiliair with it.






Dumps point to dxgmms2.sys or ntoskrnl.exe. Don't think it's an application fault, is it?




Most of the crashes show some stuff of the DirectX Kernel graphics (dxgmms2.sys) what points to the display drivers usually.
The ntoskrnl.exe is Windows Kernel, simplified it is never the true cause unless you experience a hell lot of problems (much more then only bluescreens).

Daemon tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known cause for BSOD's.
Please remove Daemon Tools and run the SPTD pass through remover.

Uninstall Daemon ToolsDownload the SPTD standalone installer and follow these steps:
Double click the executable to open itClick on the button shown below

If the button is grayed out, like in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system, and you can close the window

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Hi. Until yesterday, I had Handbrake 10.2 installed. On launch, a message appeared (within the GUI) inviting me to click for 10.3. Which I did. I can't recall the exact sequence of events but it appeared to have gone smoothly and I was left with a popup saying Do you really want to uninstall 10.2? I said Yes as that seemed logical.

I then went to open up 10.3 ? nothing there. The only Handbrake related file I could find was a defunct link to the shortcut I had on my desktop. Ah well, so off I went and downloaded the 10.3 installer. But before I ran it, I used regedit to delete all registry entries referring to Handbrake. That way, my PC would be 'clean' right?

After the install, 10.3 launched and immediately showed a message about my previous presets and there it was ? 10.3 had the custom preset that I'd made with 10.2! Not only that, but 10.3 was able to load a DVD with DRM protection. To do that with 10.2, I had to copy a 'special' dll file into Program Files/Handbrake.

It seems I was mistaken then. Uninstalling a program and then deleting registry entries doesn't 'clean' your PC. Otherwise, my Handbrake 10.3 wouldn't have known about my old preset nor would it have the 'special' dll file.

So how DO you completely remove a program?

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Hi there

Seems on W10 x-64 with latest updates the updated version of Handbrake sometimes crashes

Works fine on Linux with same settings !!!! encoding the same file !!.

Linux version

HandBrake rev5474 (x86_64)

Windows version

0.10.5.0 64 bit version

Windows build 1607 build 14393.351 (W10 Pro X-64).

Cheers
jimbo

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Hi. Until yesterday, I had Handbrake 10.2 installed. On launch, a message appeared (within the GUI) inviting me to click for 10.3. Which I did. I can't recall the exact sequence of events but it appeared to have gone smoothly and I was left with a popup saying Do you really want to uninstall 10.2? I said Yes as that seemed logical.

I then went to open up 10.3 ? nothing there. The only Handbrake related file I could find was a defunct link to the shortcut I had on my desktop. Ah well, so off I went and downloaded the 10.3 installer. But before I ran it, I used regedit to delete all registry entries referring to Handbrake. That way, my PC would be 'clean' right?

After the install, 10.3 launched and immediately showed a message about my previous presets and there it was ? 10.3 had the custom preset that I'd made with 10.2! Not only that, but 10.3 was able to load a DVD with DRM protection. To do that with 10.2, I had to copy a 'special' dll file into Program Files/Handbrake.

It seems I was mistaken then. Uninstalling a program and then deleting registry entries doesn't 'clean' your PC. Otherwise, my Handbrake 10.3 wouldn't have known about my old preset nor would it have the 'special' dll file.

So how DO you completely remove a program?

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I am trying to down load the latest version of Handbrake (I dont have any old versions either). On dowloading the exe file when I click run it gives me an error saying ".NET runtime library v2.0 or newer is required. You have 1.1.4322"

What does it want me to do? I am trying to convert my dvds to MP4 format for my iPod video. Cant do anything due to this error.

HELP !!!
 

A:HandBrake Download Error Message : HELP

go to windows update and look in the non-critical updates, the .net v2.0 will be in there simply download and install via the website
 

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I get the aforementioned BSOD, only in one specific situation, and it happens 100% of the time. Otherwise, I never get BSODs in this computer. The problem happens only when I open Handbrake, and drop an mp4 on it to use as a source. The moment I do that, boom BSOD. It's extremely strange. I have tried reinstalling Handbrake of course to no avail. For now my only solution is to have a Ubuntu VM with Handbrake and run it that way. Any idea what could cause this? Thanks.

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Hi I've been using handbrake for approx 3 years running off my secondary HDD. The secondary HDD has died. So I uninstalled the Handbrake that was on that, then re-installed Handbrake to my Local C HDD.

It now will not open properly. I get this blank screen


then when I close handbrake I get the error code

An Unknown Error has occured.
Castle.MicroKernel.ComponentActivator.ComponentActivatorException: ComponentActivator: could not instantiate HandBrakeWPF.Services.EncodeServiceWrapper ---> System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.BadImageFormatException: Could not load file or assembly 'System.Management, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. The module was expected to contain an assembly manifest.
at HandBrake.ApplicationServices.Utilities.SystemInfo.get_GetGPUInfo()
at HandBrake.ApplicationServices.Utilities.GeneralUtilities.CreateCliLogHeader() in c:\HandBrake\Hudson\workspace\Release_WindowsGUI\0.10.2\win\CS\HandBrake.ApplicationServices\Utiliti es\GeneralUtilities.cs:line 121
at HandBrake.ApplicationServices.Services.Base.EncodeBase..ctor() in c:\HandBrake\Hudson\workspace\Release_WindowsGUI\0.10.2\win\CS\HandBrake.ApplicationServices\Service s\Base\EncodeBase.cs:line 59
at HandBrakeWPF.Services.EncodeServiceWrapper..ctor(IUserSettingService userSettingService) in c:\HandBrake\Hudson\workspace\Release_Wind... Read more

A:Handbrake video converter wont open

You would be better going on their own forums for this one as its their product

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Hi,

My windows is closing unexpectedly when ever I'm trying to convert videos using Handbrake and render my work files on Premier Pro. Before I didn't face this kind of problem it's happening after giving my Mother Board for servicing because of some power problem. I tried in all possible ways I know to fix this problem like reinstalling all codecs and programs, I also reinstalled my Windows but there is no change. I'm using Windows 7 Service Pack 1 with latest updates. Except this almost every thing is normal. How to fix this problem, is this happening because of problem in Mother Board?

A:Windows is closing unexpectedly while using Handbrake and rendering

Admin I apologise for not posting properly.

My Basic System Specs:
Processor: AMD Athlon II X3 440 301GHz
Mother Board: M2N68-AM Pluse
4GB DDR2 Ram
500GB HDD

I'm also attaching zip file of both Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 & System Health Report

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Hello,

I'm having problems with my the graphics card on my laptop. It's an APU and I have picture and videos problems. Whenever I watch movies or look at pictures I see most things fuzzy, (if that makes any sense). I tried to watch a DVD and the video quality was unbearable. The most unbelievable thing is it affects picture quality. I can't do anything without poor quality pictures or videos. I have tried installing new drivers and all sorts of things. Is it me or is it my laptop?

My Laptop Specs:

AMD A6 Quad Core APU 1.5Ghz
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
6GB DDR3 Memory 1066Mhz
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

A:Graphics Card Picture Quality and Video Quality

  
Quote: Originally Posted by MarshCaptain


Hello,

I'm having problems with my the graphics card on my laptop. It's an APU and I have picture and videos problems. Whenever I watch movies or look at pictures I see most things fuzzy, (if that makes any sense). I tried to watch a DVD and the video quality was unbearable. The most unbelievable thing is it affects picture quality. I can't do anything without poor quality pictures or videos. I have tried installing new drivers and all sorts of things. Is it me or is it my laptop?


As you supply no technical information, it's hard to guess.

Is the laptop display running at its native resolution?

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Hi there

Converting 1080p MKV files encoded in H264 to H265

What's the best setting to use keeping original quality as much as possible -- a 2hr film currently with my H264 encode is around 4GB for MKV file.

The source is full HD 1080p captured from SKY Q minibox. Quality on playback is excellent but I want to store a lot of these on an external HDD so want to compress the size down a bit.

(note you need to use an HDMI splitter to get stuff off the SKY Q minibox otherwise the capture device won't see anything (DRM).

The capture device doesn't unfortunately capture in H265 which is why I need the conversion step.

I would like to get about 50% of that size with H265 - but not sure of the settings in Handbrake I should use.

Any video editors here --help please !!!!!

I'm not bothered if the final container is MKV or MP4 so long as it's encoded H265 and quality is very similar (preferably identical) to original file.

Cheers
jimbo

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This is a computer that I built a couple of months ago and it consistently crashes when running handbrake, not every time but say 3 out of 4 times. It will also crash when making large file transfers like moving my movies from one hard drive to another. I have ran Memtest86 without any problems. I have also ran Prime95. When running prime95 these are the options:

It ran the first two options with no problems, but crashes pretty quickly when running the blend test.

Here is a copy of the report from reliability manager for the crash:

Source
Windows

Summary
Shut down unexpectedly

Date
‎3/‎13/‎2012 7:27 PM

Status
Not reported

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4
Locale ID: 1033

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA800768D8F8
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1
I have updated and reupdated all the drivers a couple of times.

Also I ran handbrake in SAFEMODE and still had the crash. I was trying to eliminate some of the hardware and drivers from causing the crashes, but I am not sure what drivers or hardware are eliminated during SAFEMODE.

Please help....thanks.

System Specs:
OS - Windows 7 Enterprise(64 BIT) SP1
CPU - Intel Core2Quad Q9550 Motherboard - Asus P5N-VM WS (REFURBISHED)
Memory - 8GB - DDR2 G.SKILL Graphics Card - Integrated NVIDIA FX470 ... Read more

A:BSOD when running handbrake or during large file transfers

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .





Quote:
A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress


Some generic advice.

If you are overclocking STOP. Return to the default settings at least for now.
If you are running a RAID update its driver.
You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

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My computer will play DVD burned on disc, but will not play the ones I buy from the store. It used to. Now it won't even recognize they're there.
 

A:Computer won't recognize original DVDs; Will recognise 'burnt' DVDs

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Hi,

For ease of use, i want to make a folder available at my company network for people to drop any video files in, and then to make it output to a standard format (mp4) in another folder. That way no one will have to wait for a video to finish encoding or have to think about conversion at all.

I can use a computer that is always on and running, connected to the network and with free space and processing power, but i wonder if this is the right way. What i have so far:

Using Syncback Pro, I'm automatically watching for file changes in the folder, then syncing the changed files to a local folder (so not to directly encode from the network. Then, after each sync i have Syncback run a bat file for converting, which is inside the local folder. This is the code:

FOR /F "tokens=*" %%G IN ('DIR /S /B *.*') DO "C:\Program Files\Handbrake\HandBrakeCLI" -i "%%G" -o "%%G".mp4 --preset="Normal"

The problem is that it outputs in the same folder as it inputs, which makes syncing back to the network sloppy. The next step in the process, which would be to sync the output files back to the network can be easily done, but not if the original and converted files are jumbled together. =

My question would be:

Am i doing this the right way? (in the broadest sense)
and
Is there a way to output handbrakeCLI converted files to a different folder?

Any help is appreciated.
 

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I have a Mashita 842s DVD-RAM superdrive in my Toshiba M400 notebook. I am running XP w/SP3. I don't recall whether or not in the past I've tried to play movie dvds on it using such as WinDVD and Windows Media Player 11. However, recently I've had the need to do so. Unfortunately, although data DVDs (both those I've burned myself and software discs) and audio cds can be read without a problem, movie dvds are not recognized as even being in the drive. The lack of recognition includes Windows Explorer, WinDVD and Windows Media Player. Because the other type of discs work fine, I'm assuming this a software or configuration problem. I've used both Windows and a third party utility and both say the driver(s) are the most recent. I would appreciate any and all assistance in diagnosing and correcting this problem. Thanks.
 

A:Data DVDs OK, but movie DVDs not recognized

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Hi i just joined up this forum cause I have a major problem with my hard drive on Windows Vista Home. My HDD has 141GB and I now have 119GB this may be alot still but of course I wanna sort this sooner rather than later before this eats my entire hard drive out eventually.

Ive done virus scans and its all clean, ive disabled the system restore, ive done so many disk cleanups, ive done so many CCleaners but still to no avail its definatly something within the computer thats eating the space.

can someone help me if they have any knowledge of this, thnx alot

A:Hard Drive Losing Space. Tried Everything And Still Losing It Can Someone Help Me!

Try this program (it's free). It will show a tree of all programs and files on your drive so you can see what is using up your space. Install it and right click the icon and select "Run as administrator". The only thing it does not show are your page file, pagefile.sys and the hybernate file, hyberfil.sys. These can be 4 to 8 gb depending on the system settings.
http://www.jam-software.com/freeware...shtml#treesize

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I have just purchsed a new laptop a HP 17t Power Laptop Product # X762AV . I would like to know when my laptop arrives and  I create a USB recovery media Fash Drive , how can I Transfer that to DVDs or CDS or vice versa . I travel and would like to be able to take DVDs or CDs with me in case they are lost.I do not like to have just a flash drive , if I should happen to loose it I do not have a backup. Any help and instructions on how for me do thisthat you may give me would be greatly appreciated.Thank YouRay

A:How to Copy a USB Recovery to DVDs/CDs, Or Recovery DVDs/C...

The problem with moving a flash drive contents to DVD might be that the contents of the flash drive is larger than the DVD capacity.  It might be better to be able to make the DVD's, if it still allows that.  Keep in mind, it normally only allows one copy to be made.

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Hi,

I just got a new HD Mointor (Samsung 2333SW) but im experiencing even worse quality for films and games than my old Standard Def mointor.

1. On bootup the screen has a thick black border around the writing and startup logo, never before

2. Even though my other screen wasnt widescreen and this is the black bars have gone, every crop/video setting doesnt make a difference in VLC, changes no quality or video size

3. Dark sections of a film have grain, little dots flying everywhere my other screen is perfect

I just unplugged my old monitor and plugged the new one in and it seemed to installed the drivers for me I can see it in device manager.

Any ideas for any of the issues?

A:Bad Quality

  
Quote: Originally Posted by TheCase


Hi,

I just got a new HD Mointor (Samsung 2333SW) but im experiencing even worse quality for films and games than my old Standard Def mointor.

1. On bootup the screen has a thick black border around the writing and startup logo, never before

2. Even though my other screen wasnt widescreen and this is the black bars have gone, every crop/video setting doesnt make a difference in VLC, changes no quality or video size

3. Dark sections of a film have grain, little dots flying everywhere my other screen is perfect

I just unplugged my old monitor and plugged the new one in and it seemed to installed the drivers for me I can see it in device manager.

Any ideas for any of the issues?


go into device manager and go to displays, click on your video card and right click, go to properites and see if it installed and working. Is there a yellow triangle on th device, or is there any other "unknown device" with a yellow triangle on them?

ken

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Hi!
I want to improve the sound quality of my mp3 songs. Some of them sound really "low". Can I possibly increase their "volume"? Is there any programm?
 

A:Mp3 Quality

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poor dvd quality, 'blotchy screen'

Recently, for no aparrent reason, the quality of my picture when playing a dvd has deteriorated. The picture has small like squares when I go to full screen mode when watching. I have an asus laptop with an ATI mobility radeon 9100 graphics card, and also a pentium centrino processor.
PLEASE HELP!!!
Thanks.
 

A:DVD quality

Clarification

Just a few questions to clear up:
Does this happen with only specific DVDs?
Is your laptop plugged in when you watch the movie? (When a laptop is on battery power, the processor speed drops significantly.)
What DVD player program do you use?
 

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can sum1 tell me does da video quality of a dvd reduced wen it is copied into a blank dvd?? o dvd files like .ifo n .vob files tat i downloaded,da quality will reduce if burned on a dvd..plz help..thankz
 

A:dvd quality

If you have to resize the disk from a DVD9 to DVD5 you may notice some artifacts. If you are just copying vob files, no. Ditch the leetspeak too.
 

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I've burned cd's for a while now and I've noticed that some can be read
better than others. Is one brand better than the others? (Such as the
difference between TDK and Memorex?)
 

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I purchased three wireless headsets and returned two of them in the last month. Two were made by creative (One the HS-1200) and the one I have now is the .Audio 995 by Plantronics. Every one of them had the same issue, the mic quality is awful. They even sound the same.

I honestly don't know where to look anymore, I've tried everything I can think of down to fiddling with settings under sound to installing drivers. My suspicion is its something to do with the USB drive not working with my sound card when it comes to the mic. I've plugged these headsets into every USB on my PC, around 6-8 different places.

When I go under sound/recording/Microphone/properties/advanced I cannot change the default format from the lowest setting. Yet when I plug in my jack headset I can change that to whatever I please. Is the problem that the mic is just set to low quality? Help would be much appreciated.

A:USB Mic quality.

Could the problem be related to my USB drives not working with the soundcard? How would I know if they weren't?

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hey i got a bunch of avi files but there really crap quality
so is there a way to make them more better looking
like changing the file format

A:bad quality

Hi starcraftmaster.
Changing file format just results in gigo (garbage in-garbage out)
You need a good editor. Something that can change lighting, focus, frame rates, etc.
What exactly do you mean by "really crap quality"? Please describe.

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I build computers to sell on eBay and one of the most costly factors is my time. Lately, more and more, it's been spent troubleshooting only to find that it wasn't operator error, but rather manufacturer defects that are the problem. Cases, mostly, are worthless. I've tried lots of different brands, and the only common thread has been poor quality and manufacturer defects.

Does anyone know of a quality case company; maybe something not out of China? I would be willing to pay more, of course, to save myself the time of returning cases to the store time and again and troubleshooting only to find something is wrong with the product. If I found one really good case, I'd like to think I could just buy that one over and over.
Thanks.
 

A:looking for quality

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