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by paulster
Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Price
Replies: 4
Views: 3023

Re: Price

In Avangate's world. The same Avangate that doesn't respond to emails or PMs, and seemingly offers the worst customer service of any retailer in the known world.

But, unfortunately, we're stuck with them for the time being.
by paulster
Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Problem backup blu-ray to mkv with VC-1 interlaced and AVC
Replies: 6
Views: 3293

Re: Problem backup blu-ray to mkv with VC-1 interlaced

Use a different player. Interlaced VC-1 is a problem for a number of players. The MKV file itself is fine.
by paulster
Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Subtitles and MakeMKV
Replies: 11
Views: 6049

Re: Subtitles and MakeMKV

MakeMKV doesn't set the forced subtitle flag; you have to do it yourself. A lot of players don't handle forced subs very well (some will switch on all forced subs or the highest numbered stream when there is more than one track flagged as forced, for instance) so it extracts them but doesn't flag th...
by paulster
Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: MakeMKV for Mac OS X
Topic: HD-DVD Headaches
Replies: 6
Views: 12395

Re: HD-DVD Headaches

eac3to (free) can pull out the video track and remove the pulldown flags at the same time. Then MKVtoolnix (also free) can merge the video stream back into the MKV in place of the original stream. Since I've done this to all my files to get true 24p video you might find that the process of demuxing ...
by paulster
Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: MakeMKV for Mac OS X
Topic: HD-DVD Headaches
Replies: 6
Views: 12395

Re: HD-DVD Headaches

I've ripped 20 or so for playback on the Popcorn Hour and had no real problems. To get 24p video you need to demux, remove the pulldown flags and remux, but that wouldn't stop it playing. And subs cause an issue but they can easily be converted to PGS. One thought though: are you using an AV decoder...
by paulster
Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Download beta won't run w/o registration
Replies: 2
Views: 2269

Re: Download beta won't run w/o registration

See the News and Announcements forum, in particular the 'MakeMKV is free whilst in beta' announcement.
by paulster
Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Best Quality help
Replies: 12
Views: 10035

Re: Best Quality help

MakeMKV doesn't alter the video or audio streams at all (hence its processing speed) so the quality will be identical to the original source disc.
by paulster
Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Blu-ray discs
Topic: Star Wars: The Complete Saga Bluray visual impaired track
Replies: 5
Views: 4583

Re: Star Wars: The Complete Saga Bluray visual impaired trac

Is there more than one title on the disc? You might find you've actually selected the wrong title.
by paulster
Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Am I missing something?
Replies: 4
Views: 2466

Re: Am I missing something?

I think you'll find the majority of people that use MakeMKV want the 30GB files for ultimate quality, but don't want the Blu-ray container or all the extras and other fripperies that purely waste disk space.

It's the same reason why I'd never consider ripping my CDs to MP3.
by paulster
Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:16 am
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Bluray with 3D and 2D on one disc
Replies: 3
Views: 2445

Re: Bluray with 3D and 2D on one disc

Is there a checkbox for the MVC extension by the video selection, or something along those lines? The MVC extension is what turns the 2D video into a 3D one. Disable that and you'll be left with a 2D file.

I don't have any 3D Blu-rays either so I haven't seen the option myself.
by paulster
Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: GUI suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 1482

Re: GUI suggestions

How about just right-clicking and then choosing Unselect all?
by paulster
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Bluray Region Codes
Replies: 6
Views: 4935

Re: Bluray Region Codes

MKVs don't have region codes, so your player and/or TV won't have an issue with the MKV file unless it can't actually play the particular format of the video (24p, 50i, 60i, 50p or 60p) that's in the MKV file.
by paulster
Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: Bluray Region Codes
Replies: 6
Views: 4935

Re: Bluray Region Codes

The main feature is always 24p or 2400/1001p on Blu-ray. It's possible there are some where the main feature is 25 fps, but I've never encountered any. In most cases, even special features are "NTSC-compatible". That's not strictly true. The main feature is usually 24p, but it can be 50i or 60i (or...
by paulster
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: [Solved]Tearing in the picture, when copy from DVD
Replies: 13
Views: 5639

Re: Tearing in the picture, when copy from DVD

Material originally shot on video rather than film, so mostly for TV, will often be interlaced because it was intended to be broadcast, which would have required it to be interlaced at that point. DVDs have always been able to store interlaced or progressive content, so they put it on there as it was.
by paulster
Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: General MakeMKV discussion
Topic: The Hunger Games BD, which chapters to choose
Replies: 106
Views: 83949

Re: The Hunger Games BD, which chapters to choose

TrueHD is usually the one to cause problems on certain playback devices. DTS-HD MA has the advantage of the regular DTS core being embedded in the HD audio track so players without DTS-HD MA licenses and codecs can usually pull out the core DTS stream and use this, whereas TrueHD in an MKV container...