I'm using Handbrake, with the H.264 Codec (RF:16). It works pretty well with live action, but it produces odd results whenever I try to back up/encode animations. I've attached a screenshot:

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Anything that's static is fine. But for anything moving (like the money tsunami in the image), I get the double image and horizontal lines. When it's moving, the double image isn't as noticeable, but the horizontal lines really stick out badly. Can anyone tell me what's going on, and how to fix it? Are there any codecs made precisely for animations?

(It's really bad with old psychodelic-type animation. Think "Yellow Submarine" style animation, with lots of bright, flashing colors.)

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This artifact is likely the result of interlacing. And to get rid of it, you can deinterlace it.

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