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Windows 7: Help please...... video editing and frame size stuff....

29 Sep 2012   #1
True Colors

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
Help please...... video editing and frame size stuff....

Here is my issue......

There is an old TV show that I record using with my Tivo Premiere DVR. The show is standard def. When it comes on the television it fills up my entire screen.

I record this show with my Tivo Premiere. Then I use software from VideoRedo(TV suite) to edit these files and to strip out the unwanted content. My output files are regular ole, mpeg.

FYI.... the frame size on the output files shows to be 528x480.

Now, when I take these regular mpeg files from VideoRedo and upload them back to the Tivo, it plays fine and it does fill up the entire screen. The audio is good. Everything is good.

However......

If I take the mpeg output file, and then run it through Handbrake in order to convert the files to h.264/MP4, and THEN send that to the tivo to be played, the tivo creates unwanted black bars on the sides of the video.

How can I fix this? Is there some way to configure the settings in VideoRedo, or Handbrake, so that the files which come out of Handbrake appear as 16:9 full screen on Tivo?

I am thinking that perhaps if I can somehow resize the frame from 528x480 to something which is a 16:9 ratio then perhaps that will fix this issue.

Any thoughts, suggestions, ideas, intelligence, etc. on this topic would be very welcome, if anybody has any knowledge on this subject.

Many thanks.

TC


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08 Oct 2012   #2
True Colors

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Does anybody know about this?

Does anyone have any experience using Handbrake software to change the frame size of a video and would be willing to enlighten me on this?

Thanks,

TC
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09 Oct 2012   #3
alikhan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by True Colors View Post
Does anybody know about this?

Does anyone have any experience using Handbrake software to change the frame size of a video and would be willing to enlighten me on this?

Thanks,

TC
Hello ;

Try the following presets for Hand brake.

https://***************/#!download|99...ets.zip|13|0|0

Hope this helps
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09 Oct 2012   #4
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Theres 2 ways you can go about doing this. First, On you TV or TIVO manually set it to the aspect ratio you want. In other words, set it to always output at 16:9. OR, setting it to fill the screen depending on what options you have available.
This would be the easiest and quickest way.

The other method is to encode the video with a acpect ratio flag baked in. Im unsure how to do this with Handbrake, but its similar to MeGUI in that they are both x264 based encoders. You should be able too.
For meGUI the line added to the script is:
# Set DAR in encoder to 16 : 9. The following line is for automatic signalling
global MeGUI_darx = 16
global MeGUI_dary = 9

Alternatively, you can simply tick the Anamorphic Encode option and change the 4:3 to 16:9 in the script.
Surely handbrake has a similar feature.
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