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Why is my 480p Handbrake conversion of NTSC home video DVD much larger file size than the DVD?

I'm not super experienced with video production but I understand the technical basics of resolutions, frame rates, compression types, etc. I have an NTSC DVD containing a long (3h) home movie shot on ...
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Can a low-bitrate BluRay video be written to DVD-R to be played by BD-players?

Assume a BD-Video directory structure with a 1080p video. It is so boring, that its max datarate is below 10MBit/s, and the entire directory structure takes less than 4.7GB. Instead of writing this ...
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Problems occurred when importing subtitles into Sony DVD Architect

I'm new to Sony DVD Architect, I can't import subtitles into DVD-Arc even though the file extension is .sub. I used Subtitle Edit to save my original subtitle file(in .ass format) to DVDSubtitle(.sub) ...
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Analyze video file properties - Ripping Question

I'm trying to see if there is a way to determine if a movie file was ripped from a DVD/Blu-ray. Currently the only way I can check is looking at the ffprobe output and checking the tags property: "...
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Getting wrong DVD chapter times from lsdvd, Mplayer and Handbrake: the reported chapter boundaries delay progressively compared to the real ones

I'm trying to split video from DVDs into chapters. lsdvd, mplayer -identify and Handbrake all report the same chapter times, but these times cut into following actual chapters (episodes), ...
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How to skip to the next video with the "Next" button in Sony DVD Architect

I inserted 10 media in a DVD project, each video has its scene/chapter markers at the beginning and 3 minutes before the end. While I preview as disc, the "Next" button works fine when skipping from ...
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How to convert the DVD .VOB collection to MPEG without re-encoding (and quality loss)?

How to convert the DVD .VOB collection to MPEG without re-encoding (and quality loss)? The .MPEG files are what DVD format is built upon, the singular files are easy to handle, and overall, can be ...
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Dvd Decrypter only does partial job

To convert a video to vob I am using Dvd Decrypter and everything works properly except that the video is around 2 hours but the vob file when played in VLC media player is 45 minutes. Does anyone ...
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How to view expansion of options ffmpeg uses when specifying -target?

I am trying to convert a video to NTSC so I can make a DVD out of it, and to do so I am using the following command: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -target ntsc-dvd output.mpg I know that the -target ntsc-dvd ...
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Home theater and movies?

I'm not sure I'm saying this right, but I have a player that uses USB to play movies. I have a bunch of movies that I watch all the time. Some are series. I'd like to create a main movie play screen ...
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US DVD playback problems in UK

I recently brought back some DVD's recorded at a conference in Florida, USA. They play on my UK DVD and computer but with with horizontal lines across the picture. Is this a region problem or a NTSC ...
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Retro/90s/early 00s DVD menus

I'm looking for a way (i.e. a particular software) to recreate the kind of DVD menus that were ubiquitous in the late 90s/early 2000s, the kind you would expect if you took your vacation tapes to a ...
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Reencode MKV (from DVD - Mpeg2) to h264

I have some old DVD that I already converted using MakeMKV, they seems to have the original mpeg stream, so I want to do this: Reencode the video stream to the more recommended settings for old-DVD ...
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Convert 1920x1080 to PAL - DVD

This question differs from how to burn full hd movies (1080px720p) in DVD because I would like to know how to convert the video in this resolution to DVD without giving up too much quality. I used ...
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Read error while copying VOB files from DVD drive to hard disk

I have old DVDs containing personal (family) recordings. I want to copy the DVD files to PC, add menu and titles to these files using standard Video editor and share/stream video files. The windows ...
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Can ffmpeg create DVD subtitle streams from (Advanced) SubStation Alpha files?

As the title says, I'm wondering if ffmpeg can create DVD subtitle streams from .ass or .ssa files. The key point being that I want libass to be used when rendering the subpictures, so they get ...