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Why does removing an audio track in Handbrake reduce volume?

I am transcoding a couple of blu-ray videos using Handbrake (v1.2.2). I play the resulting MKV containers mainly using Video LAN Client (VLC). Often a blu-ray has several audiotracks that are ...
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Handbrake Output Visually Freezes on Interstitial

I downloaded an m3u8 stream using a Chrome plugin, and it created an mp4 file which I can play fully in VLC. Next, I am attempting to use Handbrake to encode this file to be played on an old iPod Nano....
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2 video files, one has the audio with 15FPS, the other has the video with 5FPS, audio is out of sync

I'm trying to sync the audio and video of 2 different files, one is a 15 FPS webcam stream with audio and the other is a screen share with 5 FPS. This is an educational setting. I'm trying to do the ...
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MP4 Playback Compatibility Issues on files with Chapters

I'm trying to distribute an MP4 file with Chapters included, I'm fine if devices not supporting the chapters just ignore them, so long as the video still plays. I recently discovered some devices won'...
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How to rip two dvd's on the same disc?

I'm trying to rip two movies on the same drive and I can't figure it out, handbrake keeps wanting to rip the first but not the second and I wanted to ask here if anyone knew how to rip the second ...
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Possible to repair corrupted VOB file?

Trying to encode episodes from a DVD. One episode appears to be corrupted and will not play on the disk, nor will it be accepted by Handbrake of ffmpeg. However, by copying the VTS file, VLC will play ...
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what handbrake influences to get its results

I have used handbrake on a 40GB video. I only have choosed mp4 format and launched the work. After few hours of work, I obtain a 2GB video, with same quality... How is it possible ? (I ask it before ...
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What is the best settings in handbrake for 640x480?

I tried the default setting of the handbrake but generated video's size get greater than the original video itself. My video files are generally in between 100mb and 1.5Gb I was wondering is it ...
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Color loss and grayish after downscaling using ffmpeg

Forgive me for I'm new to here, but I've been searching for solutions all the day, yet still puzzled by this problem. I try to downscale a 3840*2160 video to 1080p, and here's what I first did: ...
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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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How to clean up old animated footage?

Recently I ripped a couple of old DVD's to preserve them. The original rip has a resolution of 720*576 and runs with 5100kb/s on 25fps interlaced. I tinkered around with Handbrake and (hopefully) ...
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Trim audio stream to video stream length

I have an mp4 file (converted from an mkv file) that has a longer audio than video stream. This file doesn't play back nicely in my media streaming app (or MPC-HC) when I reach the end of the file. ...
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moov atom not found

I downloaded this video using youtube-dl's HLS downloader. The video was being HLS streamed using AES-128. Even though I could view it perfectly fine when it was being streamed in the browser, VLC ...
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Stop Handbrake showing filenames in Text on 1st second of video

When I am creating videos using the Handbrake software, it puts the filename I am using in white text on the start of the video. Is there a setting to stop this or some way around this? I would ...
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FCPX: change export resolution and remove black bars

I have a set of Super 8 movies, digitized to Full HD MP4. This results in black bars left and right. I've imported the movies into Final Cut Pro x 10.4, with those bars. After doing some editing, I ...
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If I encode a video above source and then later do a final encode, will I lose extra quality vs the final encode directly?

I am very happy with my Handbrake settings for my final encodes but I have a video that needs to be edited first. I intend to use Vegas Pro to do this but the default encoding settings create terribly ...
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Frame-by-frame h.265 transcoding

I'm capturing 240 FPS footage from the Go Pro Hero 6 Black in a lab setting, and I need to be able to review the footage frame by frame. Right now, I'm attempting to transcode the h.265 video output (...
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It is better to have more B-frames or more P-frame for video streaming?

I'm trying to re-encode (H.264) some videos from my movie library in order to put them on a NAS and stream them to a smartTV through WiFi. In order to do so, I'm using HandBrake on MacOS and – among ...
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Encoding settings in FFMPEG

I have a MKV file with the following encoding settings. I know the file was encoded in Handbrake because it says so in the meta data. cabac=1 ref=5 deblock=1:0:0 analyse=0x3:0x133 me=umh subme=9 psy=...
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Handbrake x265 Optimal settings for ripping DVD

I want to rip DVDs(MPEG2) to MKV using Handbrake for viewing on PC, and currently i am not sure about the settings of the x265 encoder. Can anyone suggest the optimal settings for: CRF : 19 ? 23 ? 25 ...
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Can you change the duration of a video in Handbrake?

I have a 1h25m 25fps video file that has an audio file that is 1h29m. I want to change the duration of the video from 1h25m to 1h29m. Is this possible with Handbrake? I tried setting the duration to ...
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Best possible quality setting for screen recording (not games) and web presentation

Screen videos have text and simple geometric shapes, which need to stay sharp, detailed and crispy. The color should also remain untouched. With screen grabs, I want e.g. IBM blue to show as IBM blue ...
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Is HandBrake tune -still image applicable to videos with minimal movement?

I have some educational videos that are mostly PowerPoint slides and a teacher sitting in a chair talking. Is the -still image tune applicable for videos like that? I would like to make them as ...
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Convert variable framerate ~60 FPS to constant 60 FPS losslessly

I have gameplay footage recorded with ShadowPlay (“GeForce Experience”) at 60 FPS, which as I understand results in variable frame rate, because the game drops frames sometimes. However, trying to use ...
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Handbrake :: Why is an RF value of 20 to 23 recommended for HD while a lower value of 18 to 20 for SD?

This question is based on the software Handbrake. Being a newbie to video editing/conversion and Handbrake, I understand that the RF values are used to select quality. Lower the RF value, higher is ...
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Transcoding 100+ files from H.264 to H.265

I am in a process of transcoding 100+ High Quality Bitrate 720p MKVs containing H.264 (x264) to H.265 (x265 / HEVC). I do this with HandBrake software under Linux Debian 9 on Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3 3....
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Join multiple M4V to one file (maybe MKV?)

So I've recorded all my old Mini DV tapes to .AVI with dvgrab, then Deinterlaced them with Handbrake (Bob Method) on the High Profile but I'm left with a bunch of M4V files now (due to the 2 audio ...
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Howto Repaire or fix the duration of a mp4 video

I'm having a film that's ffmpeg and other progs claims to be 07:03:52 long, but the real playtime is actually more like 2:35:00 ffprobe video.mp4 ffprobe version 3.0.2 Copyright (c) 2007-2016 the ...
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ffmpeg / mencoder converting a video with correct setting

I have an avi video file that plays on my Onn-W7 player Link to avi video file that works and backup link to avi file that works. I'm trying to convert some other video files over so that they will ...
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How to change framerate with HandBrake without side effects

I'm making the 3rd instalment of my Sand Wars series (Sand Wars II) and I shot the majority of my footage at 60p (which I think means 60fps and progressive rather than interlaced). I do not want to ...
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Converting a Video from 1600 * 1200 to 1200 * 900

I have a video in the format of 1600 * 1200. I want to convert this video into 1200 * 900. I have done this with handbrake, but the first 10 seconds of the video is black and scrambled. Is there a ...
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Add Black background to a vertical video

I have several vertical videos which I would like to display in the 16/9 or 4/3 format. I would like to have the video centered and have a black Background. I normally use Handbrake to compress my ...
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Handbrake refuses to use correct Audio channel with batch conversions

I'm trying to make Handbrake convert a batch of .mkv files, but I'm running into a problem where everything that it spits out from batch transfers uses the default channel 1, but I want the resulting ...
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Screencasts from quicktime are too large to share

I tend to take quite a lot of video screencasts to illustrate bugs and features to 3rd parties during web development projects. To achieve this is I use Quicktime on my Mac and then go to "File > ...
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Adding metadata for films/TV shows on Linux

I am looking for an open-source solution for automatically pulling films/TV shows informations. I've found MetaX (Windows only) and Subler (MacOSX only) from a post here. Apparently metadata sources ...
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Handbrake CLI command not working

I am trying to get the HB CLI to run this command removing the framerate (as the default ATV2 is 30fps and in the UK that looks rubbish, I want it to use the source fps ./HandBrakeCLI -i DVD -o ~/...
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Can't change Handbrake audio bit rate

I'm trying to compress video files using handbrake. While I'm managing to bring the video bit rate down, the audio bit rate is always at around 380kbps, no matter what I set in the audio settings tab....
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