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liquidfluidity
05-12-2011, 08:23 PM
I'm planning on trying my hand at converting some movies for my DX. Handbrake has been recommended throughout a few other forums that I frequent. Is there something better? I am planning on using H.264 or DivX. I am also wondering what the best bitrate is going to be when I start encoding. Time is not a factor but quality is everything.

mikeinrichmond
05-12-2011, 08:24 PM
There are a few threads about this over in the 'Audio/Video' section, so I'll move this thread over there for folks to look at...

liquidfluidity
05-12-2011, 08:30 PM
Totally missed that/this section! Thanks! I'll also do a little searching here.

tgyberg
05-12-2011, 08:36 PM
I set mine to 1500 and it looks and plays great.

liquidfluidity
05-12-2011, 08:37 PM
What resolution are you using?

tgyberg
05-12-2011, 08:46 PM
What resolution are you using?


I use an older version of Handbrake (0.9.3) that lets me put in 854 in the first box and then I just leave the second box blank. That's how I read to do it, let the software decide the other number. It is usually different between movies but they all turn out to look the way they were intended. I'm not sure if the new version lets you do this or not.

liquidfluidity
05-12-2011, 08:48 PM
Thanks for the info.I'll have to give it a try this weekend and see how things turn out. I've never used Handbrake but I can't imagine it to be too hard. ;)

Xponentially Better
05-12-2011, 08:51 PM
I forgot butgoogle it. Its on there

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