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help with encoding Planet Earth - tman12 - 2012-07-05 05:20
Not sure if this is the correct place to post, but I was wondering if anyone could give some suggestions with encoding the BBC Planet Earth series. I rip the individual files to mkv using makemkv and I cannot get them to play correctly on any of the players I've tried. Popcorn Hour, VLC, DVDplayer, all of them struggle with these files. During close up shots or panning there is a ripple effect and some sort of macroblocking but not like usual. I'm sure the player is setup correctly and the Popcorn Hour plays pretty much every video to perfection so it has to be something with the videos. I read on another forum that BBC does an interlacing for their videos and this could be causing the problem. I ran one of the episodes through Ripbot264 and I got the same results. Does anyone know of a good encoder to fix this issue? Below is a shot of the media info.
RE: help with encoding Planet Earth - PatK - 2012-07-05 05:42
Might be better off asking on the MakeMKV site... http://www.makemkv.com/forum2/viewforum.php?f=2
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RE: help with encoding Planet Earth - tman12 - 2012-07-05 05:56
Thanks, I guess I could try their suggestion for using handbrake. I typically prefer to use Ripbot whenever possible (I hardly ever encode videos). It's not a ripping issue though, I've ripped over 400 Blurays with MakeMKV and have not had any problems. MakeMKV won't be able to help with codec or scan type issues as it simply rips what is on the disc. The only few videos I have encoded were TV Blurays just to reduce some size - no need to have 100's of GB used up for the Twilight Zone lol.
RE: help with encoding Planet Earth - thethirdnut - 2012-07-05 06:36
Transcode it with HB - I recall Planet Earth not playing properly in its native format as well.
Human Planet is even worse - 1080i VC1...oh god, the horror...have to use RipBOT in a Windows VM for that.