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Updated: v0.92b.
Smart-K-Fix001.zip - Mirror 1
Smart-K-Fix001.zip - Mirror 2

- Fixed ac3 5.1 channels order.
- Now if you obtain a delayed audio, look for delay with Smart-K Delay Correction Function.
Once obtained the delay, you can fix it with bbmpeg if your target is SKVCD or VCD, this is not new.
If your target is KDVD.

1 - Delete audio file.
2 - Rename your video file to :

"MyMovie DELAY -250ms.avi"

Delay info "ALWAYS BEFORE FILE EXTENSION"
3 - Rename your m2v file in same way. It is mandatory your source and m2v files have same name with different extension.
4 - Run encoding again. Only audio will be codified.

(One extra option is to use SKAS.)





Smart-K is a program writed in cmd.exe scripting language, that permit you in a specific way to encode from VOBs or AVIs high quality captures (but in a general way from VOBs, DIVX, XVID, OGG, RMVB and MOV files) to KVCD/KDVD. It has an own GUI programed in Visual Basic 6, but it use a free external program as batchlist generator. You can generate that batchlist without any program if you learn how. Also uses another free softwares.
Main encoding engine of Smart-K is Mencoder, also can use FreeEnc.

Smart-K uses an external program as its batchlist generator, for this, it is necessary to configure this batchlist generator in a special way, what is explained in Smart-K help.

Necessary software
External batchlist generator (see Smar-K help for links).
Mencoder/MPlayer.
Smart-K.
VB6 runtime rutinas. Sólo si no las tiene instaladas actualmente.
AC3 Enc plugin for BeSweet.

Install External batchlist generator., after that install Mencoder/MPlayer. In External batchlist generator folder, you must to have a MPlayer folder inside External batchlist generator one. Last, unzip (unzip, not drag and drop) Smart-K in External batchlist generator folder. If you didn't ever installed Visual Basic 6 runtime routines, do it.
Do an direct access for Smart-K in your desktop, taskbar or both, run it, read help file and go to encode.
Program is beta, despite being full tested can have any bug. Please, let me know it.

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Smart-K Features.

General Features

- Encoding using 1 or 2 Pass VBR via Mencoder, or using 1 or 2 pass via FreeEnc.
- Does automatically all bitrate calculation needed.
- Manage audio from and to 44100 Kbps, 48000 Kbps, and vice versa. Change audiorate and bitrate as needed.
- Does automatically framerate conversions from 23.976, 25 or 29.970 interlaced fps to 25, 23.976 (pulled-down to 29.970), or 29.970 interlaced or progressive, fps, including audio.
- Automatic authoring for SKVCD, with chapters between 2 or 5 minutes, without automatic menu.Automatic authoring for DVD still not implemented. Also can leave video and audio ready to be imported to other authoring packages.
- Supports harddubbed, non selectables subtitles via Mencoder (don't tested via FreeEnc, but it could be possible). Subtitles wasn't tested with fps change. If you have subtitles at "x fps" and your target is "y fps", maybe you need to change subtitles fps with Subtitle Workshop first.
- Automatically checks and fixes AC3 errors via AC3FIX
- Enables pulldown flag via Pulldown.exe automatically.
- It can fully work in background.
- Does AC3 and MP2 encoding via BeSweet and SoundStretch.
- Full avisynth script support with FreeEnc, comes with latest Dialhot's V4 script for DivX/XviD sources and Kwag's MA script for DVD sources.
- DVD support via D2V projects and VOB files.

General Outstanding

- Linked to DIKO Free, to create encoding batchlist.
- Linked to DVD2AVI.
- Linked to DVDDECRYPTER.
- Linked to BBMPEG.
- Batch encoding with Mencoder and with FreeEnc.
- Supports OGG sources.
- Supports RMVB sources via Mencoder. If RMVB file has A-V delay, it must to be fixed in an attended way (not automatic). Only HE-AAC or another 2 channels audio supported.
- Supports MOV sources via Mencoder. If MOV file has A-V delay, it must to be fixed in an attended way (not automatic).
- Supports interlaced 29.970 fps sources via Mencoder and FreeEnc.
- Supports Multiple parts movie encoding.
- Preview samples with Mencoder and with FreeEnc.
- Attended delay correction (not automatic).
- Sample or final mpeg play via MPlayer.
- Inherent Crash Recovery. If a crash happens, starting again will begins for the last not successful action.
- Restore previous batchlist.
- Edit batchlist.
- Linked to last encoding log.

Technical Outstanding

- Mencoder advanced filters edition.
- Automatic swscaler setting for Mencoder.
- Automatic gop_size, vrc_eq, lmin and dc precision for Mencoder.
- Automatic gop_size, rc_eq, lmin and dc precision for FreeEnc.
CAUTION:
Some antivirus reports 2 exe files in packet as virus. They are not virus. If this happens, exclude Batchlist Generator Folder (that include Smar-K) from your antivirus scan/autoprotection function


CAUTION:
This GUI is ONLY for developing and testing use! Means that Smart-K encodings are done via mencoder.exe, a commandline based Win32 Compiling binary WHICH IS IN ALPHA STATE!
So as the main engine of Smart-K, mencoder.exe is in alpha state, this GUI also will be in a developing state! AND IS NOT TO BE SEEN AS A FINAL APPL. FOR GENERATING KVCD/KDVD OR STANDARD DVD COMPATIBLE OUTPUTS!
There have been many reports of SA Player incompatible outputs due that mencoder.exe doesnt respect wanted VBR min/max bitrates. Thats cause the ratecontrol part of the mencoder code hasn't been updated in many time. Some Players in DVD mode dont have problems with that so a pre-test encoding is inevitable!


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Smart-K has a little bug that delete default.ini file in FreeEnc folder and doesn't restore it. It will be fixed soon.
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Previous Bug fixed.
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Fixed.

Don't use still MPlayer/Mencoder pre6 with Smart-K.
It need some further analysis as test encodings was very, very bad.
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Updated:

Some minor bugs fixed.
Better manage of audio.
Now you can use Mencoder/MPlayer pre6.

I repeat, packet has no virus.
If you have an alarm, it is your antivirus that detect a virus where there is not any.
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Audio Bug fixed.


Bug Fix

Unzip in external batchlist generator program folder.
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Updated: v0.92b.
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