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07-16-2003, 05:04 PM
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OK,

I've asked for help before but didn't get response so i try again. So far I've made 4 well playing SVCD's, all on 2 CDR 80 discs. 3 with DVDx and 1 with DVD2SVCD (standard SVCD template).

My goal is to make high quality KSVCD's on 1x CDR80 disc. Current project is "OneHourPhoto" which is approx. 1:30 hour movie. Now I have read tons of forum posts (DVDRhelp / doom9 / kvcdnet, etc) and read lot's of guides and I think I understand it pretty much but after the first
good result in DVD2SVCD I ran into lots of problems. First was "VCDXBuild failed to create a bin/cue file!" (??) and now it seems that TMPEG is constantly crashing because when I check my PC each morning the WinXP login screen is there and I get error message (english translated - something like "system has recovered from a severe error and had to be closed down"). Looking at the logfile (below) I think TMPG crashes when starting the actual video encoding (so after the "analyzing" part of the 2-pass VBR).

I have special dvd2svcd.ini and matrices file from this forum and use the standard SVCD PAL res of 480x576 (for better compatibility with Cyberhome player). I've tested lots of settings (CQ vs 2-pass VBR, which I am using now), PBC chapters, no chapters, fixed chapters. SVCD subtitles vs permanent (using now), 128 - 160 and 192 kbps (using now) for audio. I've shut down my virus scanner (Norton). I have no characters in my output path which are known to cause problems (using "123[], etc" could do that I've read somewhere).

I use TMPG 2.59.47.155 + DVD2SVCD 1.1.3 build 2. My present DVD2SVCD log file is below.

I realy hope someone can point me in the right direction......


WNASPI32.DLL 4.5.7.1008
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- 16-7-2003 19:56:29
- DVD to SVCD Conversion
- DVD2SVCD ver. 1.1.3 build 2
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Initializing
Initializing finished.

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- 16-7-2003 19:56:32
- Analyzing subtitles
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Subtitle found: StreamID: 0x22 Language: FranÁais
Subtitle found: StreamID: 0x21 Language: English
Subtitle found: StreamID: 0x20 Language: Nederlands

Executing subtitle selection/verification.
Subtitle selection/verification accepted.
1 subtitle streams selected.
Saving Subtitles ini file
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- 16-7-2003 19:57:13
- DVD2AVI
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Creating DVD2AVI INI file:
- C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\DVD2AVI\DVD2AVI.INI

Variable settings:
iDCT_Algorithm: 32-bit SSE MMX

Executing DVD2AVI.
Executing DVD2AVI. Commandline:
"C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\DVD2AVI\DVD2AVI.exe" -CS=2 -YR=1 -EXIT -OF=[D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\DVD2AVI_Project_file] -IF=[D:\ONE_HOUR_PHOTO\VIDEO_TS\VTS_01_1.vob,D:\ONE_HOU R_PHOTO\VIDEO_TS\VTS_01_2.vob,D:\ONE_HOUR_PHOTO\VI DEO_TS\VTS_01_3.vob,D:\ONE_HOUR_PHOTO\VIDEO_TS\VTS _01_4.vob]
Framerate: 25000
DVD2AVI processing done.

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- 16-7-2003 20:00:14
- Free on drive D: 17948.80 mb
- Extracting the subtitles.
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Subtitle extraction finished. Extracted these subtitles:
SVCD Stream no: 1 Language: Nederlands Num. of subs: 542

Saving Subtitle Timecodes.
Permanent subtitles.
Saving Subtitles ini file
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- 16-7-2003 20:04:12
- Free on drive D: 17925.52 mb
- AUDIO Extraction
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Found AC3 stream id: 0x80
Filename: D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\Extracted_audio_1.ac3
Audio1 delay: -104 ms
Audio extraction finished.

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- 16-7-2003 20:07:43
- Free on drive D: 17630.55 mb
- AUDIO conversion
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Encoding Audio. Filename: D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\Extracted_audio_1.ac3
Executing BeSweet. Commandline:
"C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\BeSweet\BeSweet.exe" -core( -input "D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\Extracted_audio_1.ac3" -output "D:\WORKDI~1\Encoded_audio_1.mp2" -logfile "D:\WORKDI~1\Encoded_audio_1.log" ) -azid( -L -3db -c normal -s surround -g max ) -ota( -d -104 ) -2lame( -e -b 192 -m s )
Audio conversion of D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\Extracted_audio_1.ac3 finished.

Audio conversion finished.

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- 16-7-2003 20:15:59
- Free on drive D: 17504.13 mb
- Video Encoding using TMPGEnc
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Saving Subtitle Timecodes.
Permanent subtitles.
- Encoding D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\AviSynth_Script_file.avs
StreamSectors: 833934864
AudioSectors: 135117360
VideoPAPO: 10825056
ScanOffsetBytes: 8242
SeqAligningBytes: 523839
DVDBytes: 0
VideoEndHeader: 4
SubtitleSectors: 0
EmptySectors: 238.00
PictureSectors: 1.00
PureMPEGStream: 687460363.05
Seconds: 5554.76
CalcMPEGStream: 687460363.05
Frames: 138744
CDSize: 800.00
Number of CDs: 1
Cut point 795.00
Executing TMPGEnc. Commandline:
"C:\Program Files\Pegasys Inc\TMPGEnc Plus 2.5\TMPGEnc.exe" "D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\TMPGEnc_Project_file.tp r" /Encode /Close
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- 16-7-2003 23:01:30
- DVD to SVCD Conversion
- DVD2SVCD ver. 1.1.3 build 2
--------------------------------------------------------
Initializing
Initializing finished.

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- 16-7-2003 23:02:00
- Free on drive D: 17504.02 mb
- Crash Recovery
- Restarting from: Video encoding
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- 16-7-2003 23:02:01
- Free on drive D: 17504.02 mb
- Video Encoding using TMPGEnc
--------------------------------------------------------
Saving Subtitle Timecodes.
Permanent subtitles.
- Encoding D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\AviSynth_Script_file.avs
StreamSectors: 833934864
AudioSectors: 135117360
VideoPAPO: 10825056
ScanOffsetBytes: 8242
SeqAligningBytes: 523839
DVDBytes: 0
VideoEndHeader: 4
SubtitleSectors: 0
EmptySectors: 238.00
PictureSectors: 1.00
PureMPEGStream: 687460363.05
Seconds: 5554.76
CalcMPEGStream: 687460363.05
Frames: 138744
CDSize: 800.00
Number of CDs: 1
Cut point 795.00
Executing TMPGEnc. Commandline:
"C:\Program Files\Pegasys Inc\TMPGEnc Plus 2.5\TMPGEnc.exe" "D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\TMPGEnc_Project_file.tp r" /Encode /Close


This is my DVD2SVCD ini.

[Settings]
XPos=-8
YPos=143
UseDVDRip=0
UsevStrip=0
UseInternalRip=1
Save diskspace=0
iDCT=0
DVD2AVI Pause=0
WavConv=5
BitRate=9
tooLame Mode=0
Autodetect Azid Gain=1
NoOfpasses=2
CCE Image Quality=17
CCE Anti noise value=2
CCE Anti noise=0
CBR=0
One Pass VBR=0
Multi Pass VBR=1
Dont Delete Files=1
Create VAF=1
QFactor=5
Linear quantizer scale=1
Zigzag scanning order=1
Use2Streams=0
Pri1Audio1=80
Pri1Audio2=-1
Pri2Audio1=-1
Pri2Audio2=-1
Sub1=80
Sub2=-1
Sub3=-1
Sub4=-1
Sub5=-1
Sub6=-1
Sub7=-1
Sub8=-1
Azid Gain Offset=6
Rip subtitles=1
Min. Delay. Between Subtitles=100
SVCD subtitles=0
Permanent subtitles=1
PAL Y-Pos=-1
NTSC Y-Pos=-1
MinsHigh1=50
MinsHigh2=99
MinsHigh3=100
MinsHigh4=125
MinsHigh5=163
NumCd1=1
NumCd2=1
NumCd3=2
NumCd4=2
NumCd5=3
NumCd6=3
CDSize 1=800
CDSize 2=800
CDSize 3=800
CDSize 4=800
CDSize 5=800
CDSize 6=800
MaxBitrate=2376
MinBitrate=300
MaxAvg=2100
MinAvg=1600
Adjust Audio Bitrate=1
Use Min. Avg.=0
Force Film=0
Movie Offset=2
CDOverlap=2
Data Preparer=Paul
Use I-Author=0
Use VCDImager=0
No images=0
Use VCDXBuild=1
Length of Chapters=180
Use TitlePicture=0
Use ChangeCD Picture=0
Avisynth Bicubic b Value=0
Avisynth Bicubic c Value=0.75
SmartDeinterlace Mode=2
SmartDeinterlace Treshold=10
SmartDeinterlace Denoise=1
SmartDeinterlace Blend=0
SmartDeinterlace Fast=1
Edit Avisynth Script file=0
UseAVI2SVCD=0
UsePVA2SVCD=0
UseDVD2SVCD=1
UseCDOverlap=0
FirstRun=0
Use CDMage=0
RunPerCDImage=0
RunFinal=0
RunPerCDImage Params=
RunFinal Params=
bbMPEG videoDelay Adjustment=180
bbMPEG audioDelay Adjustment=180
bbMPEG audio1Delay Adjustment=180
Use MPEGAV=0
FixedChapters=1
DVDChapters=0
ForceIAuthorSupport=1
TMPGEnc Rate Control Mode=1
ResizeMethod=2
Auto Intra DC=1
DC component precision=0
Avisynth Setup=STMedian from Kwag
Frames pr spread=25
Spread=100
CCE Timecode=01:00:00:00
Prediction Size=0.95
UseMPEG1=0
UseMPEG2=1
Convert to Canopus codec=0
Convert to Divx4=0
Use Frameselection=0
New Default Folder=0
Anamorphic Aspect=1
DVD2SVCD Level=1
Eject DVD=0
Luminance Gain=0
Luminance Offset=0
Audio1Downsampling=0
Audio2Downsampling=1
Audio1BitRate=9
Audio2BitRate=9
Folder Structure Source=
Folder Structure Video=
Folder Structure Audio=
Folder Structure Muxed=
Folder Structure Subs=Subs
Intra=8,9,12,22,26,27,29,34,9,10,14,26,27,29,34,37 ,12,14,18,27,29,34,37,38,22,26,27,31,36,37,38,40,2 6,27,29,36,39,38,40,48,27,29,34,37,38,40,48,58,29, 34,37,38,40,48,58,69,34,37,38,40,48,58,69,79
NonIntra=16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30,18,20,22,24,26,28 ,30,32,20,22,24,26,28,30,32,34,22,24,26,30,32,32,3 4,36,24,26,28,32,34,34,36,38,26,28,30,32,34,36,38, 40,28,30,32,34,36,38,42,42,30,32,34,36,38,40,42,44
Matrice Preset=KVCD
Use deafult Matrice=0
LFEDownmixLR6Ch=-3
LFEDownmixLFE6Ch=0
CenterDownmix6Ch=0
SurroundDownmix6Ch=0
DynamicCompression6Ch=1
StereoDownmixType6Ch=0
RearChannelFiltering6Ch=0
DialogNorm6Ch=0
LFEDownmixLR2Ch=-3
LFEDownmixLFE2Ch=0
CenterDownmix2Ch=-1
SurroundDownmix2Ch=-1
DynamicCompression2Ch=1
StereoDownmixType2Ch=0
RearChannelFiltering2Ch=0
DialogNorm2Ch=0
No Audio Conversion=0
Flip Vertival=0
Add ResampleAudio=1
Resize To=0
Use CCE=0
Use TMPGEnc=1
Use ProCoder=0
ProCoder CBR VBR Type=2
ProCoder Quality=3
ProCoder Field Order=2
Procoder Close GOPs=0
ProCoder Frames In GOP=15
ProCoder Distance IP=0
Procoder Use Sequence Header=1
ProCoder Picture Structure=1
Procoder DC Precision=1
CCE Safe Mode=0
RoBa Multi Pass=0
RoBa Visibel=0
CCE Bias=20
CCE Field Order=2
Progressive=1
DVD Compliant=0
Restrict auto I frame insertion=0
Close all GOPs=0
Intra DC=2
M GOP=3
MN GOP=5
SEQ Header=1
Constrained Parameter Set=1
TMPGEnc Motion search precision=3
TMPGEnc Field Order=2
TMPGEnc Num of passes=2
OffsetFixed CQ Value=70
OffsetFixed CQ_VBR Value=25
Use fixed CQ Value=0
Output YUV data as Basic YCbCr not CCIR601=0
Use floating point DCT=1
No motion search for still picture part by half pixel=0
Soften block noise=0
Soften Intra=35
Soften NonIntra=35
TMPGEnc GOP I Pictures=1
TMPGEnc GOP P Pictures=100
TMPGEnc GOP B Pictures=2
TMPGEnc SEQ Headers=1
TMPGEnc Max frames in GOP=25
TMPGEnc Close GOPs=1
TMPGEnc Detect Scene Change=1
Enabled Padding=1
TMPGEnc VBVBuffer=0
Use CCE Template=0
CCE Template=
SubOutputPalette0=clBlack
SubBlendPalette0=0
SubOutputPalette1=clWhite
SubBlendPalette1=15
SubOutputPalette2=$001E1E1E
SubBlendPalette2=15
SubOutputPalette3=clGray
SubBlendPalette3=15
Resize Subtitles=100
CVD subtitles=0
External PAL Y-Pos=480
External NTSC Y-Pos=400
SubStreamIDOffset=1
External Subtitle Font Name=Verdana
External Subtitle Font Size=18
External Subtitle Font Style=0
bbMPEG MPEG1=0
bbMPEG VCD=0
bbMPEG MPEG2=0
bbMPEG SVCD=1
bbMPEG DVD=0
bbMPEG VBR=1
bbMPEG Pad VCD=0
bbMPEG Write PEC=1
bbMPEG Add Scan Offsets=1
bbMPEG Align Sequence Headers=1
bbMPEG Use Private Stream 2=0
bbMPEG Computed Bitrate=1
bbMPEG TimeStamps=0
bbMPEG Pulldown=2
bbMPEG MuxRate=0
bbMPEG Pack Size=2324
bbMPEG Packets Pack=1
bbMPEG Video Buffer=230
bbMPEG Audio 1 Buffer=4
bbMPEG Audio 2 Buffer=4
PBCType=0
Use LastCD Picture=0
Use EntrySVD=0
Save XML=0
Save Movie Info=0
ProcessPriority=0
Automatic Shutdown=1

[Executables]
vStrip Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\vStrip\vStrip.exe
DVD2AVI Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\DVD2AVI\DVD2AVI.exe
SubMux Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\WinSubMux\WinSubMux.exe
Pulldown Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\pulldown\pulldown.exe
BeSweet Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\BeSweet\BeSweet.exe
MPEG51 Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\MPEG5.1\pub_enc.exe
bbMPEG Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\bbMPEG\RunbbMPEG.exe
VCDImager Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\VCDImager\VCDImager.exe
VCDXBuild Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\VCDImager\VCDXBuild.exe
Title Picture=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\cover3.jpg
Change CD Picture=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\cover4.jpg
Last CD Picture=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\DefaultLastCD.bmp
PVA Executable=
CDMage Executable=
RunPerCDImage Executable=
RunFinal Executable=
VFAPI Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\VFAPI\Reader\VFAPIConv-EN.exe
ProCoder Frameserver Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\VFAPI\Reader\VFAPIConv-EN.exe
MadPlay Executable=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\MADPlay\madplay.exe
AVS2 MPG2Dec DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2 Plugins\Mpeg2dec\mpeg2dec.dll
AVS2 Dividee MPEG2Dec=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2 Plugins\Mpeg2dec\mpeg2dec.dll
AVS2 InverseTelecine DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2 Plugins\InverseTelecine\decomb.dll
AVS2 Subtitle DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2 Plugins\Avisynth Subtitler.dll
AVS2 BMP Loader DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2 Plugins\Avisynth BMP Loader.dll
AVS2 SimpleResize DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2 Plugins\SimpleResize\SimpleResize.dll
AVS2.5 MPG2Dec DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2.5 Plugins\Mpeg2dec\mpeg2dec3.dll
AVS2.5 Dividee MPEG2Dec=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2.5 Plugins\Mpeg2dec\mpeg2dec.dll
AVS2.5 InverseTelecine DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2.5 Plugins\InverseTelecine\decomb.dll
AVS2.5 Subtitle DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2.5 Plugins\Avisynth Subtitler.dll
AVS2.5 BMP Loader DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2.5 Plugins\Avisynth BMP Loader.dll
AVS2.5 SimpleResize DLL=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2.5 Plugins\SimpleResize\SimpleResize.dll
CCE Executable=C:\Program Files\CinemaCraftEncoder\cctspt.exe
TMPGEnc Executable=C:\Program Files\Pegasys Inc\TMPGEnc Plus 2.5\TMPGEnc.exe
ProCoder Executable=
I-Author Executable=

[Folders]
vStrip Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
DVD2AVI Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
Audio Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
CCE Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
Pulldown Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
Subpictures Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\Subs
bbMPEG Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
I-Author Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
PVA Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
TMPGEnc Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\
ProCoder Folder=D:\WorkDirectoryMovie\

[AVISYNTH_SimpleResize]
0=LoadPlugin(!SimpleResize.dll)
1=SimpleResize(^TargetWidth,^TargetHeight)
2=AddBorders(0,^BorderTop,0,^BorderBottom)
!SimpleResize.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Avisynth2 Plugins\SimpleResize\SimpleResize.dll

[AVISYNTH_BilinearResize]
0=BilinearResize(^TargetWidth,^TargetHeight)
1=AddBorders(0,^BorderTop,0,^BorderBottom)

[AVISYNTH_BicubicResize]
0=BicubicResize(^TargetWidth,^TargetHeight,^b_valu e,^c_value)
1=AddBorders(0,^BorderTop,0,^BorderBottom)
^b_value=0.0
^c_value=0.6

[AVISYNTH_STMedian from Kwag]
0=LoadPlugin(!Legalclip.dll)
1=Legalclip()
2=Loadplugin(!GripFit_preview.dll)
3=GripCrop(^Width,^High)
4=GripSize(resizer="BicubicResize")
5=LoadPlugin(!STMedianFilter.dll)
6=STMedianFilter(10, 50, 0, 0, 10, 50)
7=LoadPlugin(!Unfilter.dll)
8=Unfilter(^Horizontal,^Vertical)
9=temporalsmoother(1,2)
10=mergechroma(blur(1.5)
11=mergeluma(blur(0.3))
12=GripBorders()
13=Legalclip()
!Legalclip.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\Legalclip.dll
!GripFit_preview.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\GripFit_preview.dll
^Width=480
^High=576
!STMedianFilter.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\STMedianFilter.dll
!Unfilter.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\UnFilter.dll
^Horizontal=50
^Vertical=50
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If you are making a KVCD, don't use 2-pass VBR method but CQ method, starting from a CQ value a 70.
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Also, get rid of TMPG 2.59.47.155
Use either 2.58, of versions higher than 2.59.

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Thanks Kwag/Dialhot.

I figured that changing Tmpg was one option I had to try.
What about DVD2SVCD 1.1.3. build 2 -> I've read somewhere (Jorel ?)
that this version wasn't good together with any version of TMPEG (?).
Should I change to 1.1.2 ?

Why change to CQ instead of 2-pass VBR ? Isn't VBR more efficiŽnt when
putting movies on only 1 disc ? I know there have been discussions
before but want to know the latest insight .

Any remarks as to my DVD2SVCD.ini. Kwag, is the script OK (bottom part
of ini file)..........?

PS: sorry about the long text lines. Don't know how that happened..
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Originally Posted by Paulus
I figured that changing Tmpg was one option I had to try.
It's mandatory : there is a bug in 2.59 and you can't do MPEG1 VBR (the one we need) with this version. Even if VBR is selected, the program encode in CBR and the file will be too big.

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What about DVD2SVCD 1.1.3. build 2 -> I've read somewhere (Jorel ?)
that this version wasn't good together with any version of TMPEG (?).
Should I change to 1.1.2 ?
I use DVD2SVCD 1.1.3 wihtout any problem and did dozens of KVCD with it.

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Why change to CQ instead of 2-pass VBR ? Isn't VBR more efficiŽnt when
putting movies on only 1 disc ? I know there have been discussions
before but want to know the latest insight .
The quality is far better and you have to encode only one time where 2-pass claims for... two encoding

The only "little" difficulty is that you have to use a file prediction size method in order to find the correct CQ before launching the encoding. But DVD2SVCD do it very well.

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Any remarks as to my DVD2SVCD.ini. Kwag, is the script OK (bottom part
of ini file)..........?
Syntaxically talking, it's ok. Now... it's a very old script, not the better, and for my part I'll say that you blur too much your video for my eyes.

Before switching to MA script (see "optimal script" forum) I used to have quite the same script you have but with Lanczosresize and mergeluma(blur(0.2)). The result is a lot sharper.
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Thanks Dialhot for your fast reply.

What do you advise, copy "Lanczosresize and mergeluma(blur(0.2))" into my script/ini (where do I copy exactly ?) or go for the optimal script ?

I have both avisynt 2.08 and 2.5n (I think).

Still not quite sure why TMPEG crashes but I'll try using a different version anyway (PS: TMPEG also crashes when I start it myself instead of using DVD2SVCD)..
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I changed the Avisynth section in my DVD2SVCD.ini file (according to the last optimal 2.0x Avisynth script). Now I have:

[AVISYNTH_STMedian from Kwag]
0=LoadPlugin(!Legalclip.dll)
1=Legalclip()
2=LoadPlugin(!Unfilter.dll)
3=Unfilter(^Horizontal,^Vertical)
4=Loadplugin(!GripFit_preview.dll)
5=GripCrop(^Width,^High)
6=GripSize(resizer="BicubicResize")
7=LoadPlugin(!STMedianFilter.dll)
8=STMedianFilter(8, 32, 0, 0, 8, 32)
9=temporalsmoother(1,2)
10=mergechroma(blur(1.50))
11=mergeluma(blur(0.2))
12=GripBorders()
13=Legalclip()
!Legalclip.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\Legalclip.dll
!GripFit_preview.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\GripFit_preview.dll
^Width=480
^High=576
!STMedianFilter.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\STMedianFilter.dll
!Unfilter.dll=C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\UnFilter.dll
^Horizontal=50
^Vertical=50


The differences are: 8=STMedianFilter(8, 32, 0, 0, 8, 32) i.p.v. (10, 50, 0, 0, 10, 50)
11=mergeluma(blur(0.2)) instead of 11=mergeluma(blur(0.3))

Further I see that I had a different order of the script entries so I changed those as well according to the optimal script posting.

Why is "legal clip" entered twice in the optimal script (both in the beginning as in the end) ?

Can we also use Avisynth 2.5 in DVD2SVCD ?

Looking forward to your reply........
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07-17-2003, 05:18 AM
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My suggestion : stay where you are till it works. Just modify the script for a sharper picture but solve your problem with tmpgenc first.

Then you can move to avs2.52 and the new MA script (I'll can give you the correct dvd2svcd.ini for this if you want).
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07-17-2003, 06:25 AM
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Great,

Thanks DialHot. I realy appreciate your great help

You are "the man" !

I'll probably try it tonite (Central European Time - The Netherlands...) and get back to you as soon as possible...
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07-17-2003, 06:48 AM
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@ all

i as wrote here in dvd2svcd thread,the version 113b2 was giving
lots of problems for me and for many users in d9 too.
it was between april to june...more or less in this time.
you can find in d9 forum lots of "breaks" with 113b2 version.
you can see that 113b2 works a bit different from 112 version too.
i don't know the reason but could be avisynth 251 with ffvfw or
the tmpgenc or some in the d2s program and i post something in d9
about this and lots more users there did the same,
one with different problem from other.
the time pass and new versions came and now with avisynth 252
without ffvfw, new tmpgenc2513 and dvd2svcd113b3beta7 my
problems gone away.

this version is found only in this link,not in download page.
you can download the 113b3beta7 in the link
and read some about "crashes" and reason for changes:

http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=51096

after change to this versions my problems dissapear.

thanks
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07-17-2003, 12:31 PM
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Thanks Jorel for your input....

The link for downloading the beta 7 version of DVD2SVCD doesn't work.

I'll start with another version of TMPG instead. If that does'nt do the job I go look for DVD2SVCD Beta 7.

I'm sure anxious to post my first good result (with pictures to "proof" it... ).
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07-17-2003, 03:10 PM
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Oh Oh ,

I'm using TMPG 2.513 now and thought I start with an MPEG-1 352x288 25fps CQ 100 endode.

I've selected permanent subtitles but when encoding in TMPEG (now running) the subtitles are not centered properly and the lines run out of the screen on the right side and continue on the left !?

I am affraid this won't come out right (or will it ?). What could cause this (I didn't though position or size settings for subs at all) ?
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Thanks Jorel for your input....

The link for downloading the beta 7 version of DVD2SVCD doesn't work.

I'll start with another version of TMPG instead. If that does'nt do the job I go look for DVD2SVCD Beta 7.

I'm sure anxious to post my first good result (with pictures to "proof" it... ).
very strange Paulus my friend.
i download it now again only to test the link and it's working.
don't know the reason but sometimes the link fail,try again
see,under this link:
http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=51096
have this another link to download...
dvd2svcd 1.1.3 build 3 beta 7
hint:
don't use "right click and save as" just click or it don't came!
use the normal "left click" in the link without download managers.

ps:
very beautiful avatar Paulus!


please,
use the enter key in the middle of your phrases
or the posts show a width with very large size.

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07-17-2003, 05:12 PM
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More Oh Oh's ,

My MPEG 1 encode also crashes with TMPG 2.513. It seems I "beep"ed up my computer maybe with all these progs I've downloaded and tried

I am going to try the beta 7 now and if that fails I'm giving up for a couple of weeks because I'm realy getting sick of it (sorry for my not so optimistic state of mind).

PS: thanks for the compliment on the Avatar. I have some more very nice movie related ones, unfortunately most of them to big filesize to use them on the forum......
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07-17-2003, 05:13 PM
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And again forgot to press ENTER, sorry..........
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Quote:
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My MPEG 1 encode also crashes with TMPG 2.513. It seems I "beep"ed up my computer maybe with all these progs I've downloaded and tried
Be carreful to the memory needs of TMPGEnc : if you don't have at least 256Mo, such crashes are "normal".

Quote:
PS: thanks for the compliment on the Avatar.
May I do a remark ? Your avatar need to be un-anamorphosed. It's clearly a 16:9 picture reformated as 4:3
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07-18-2003, 01:32 PM
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Hello Dialhot,

Memory problems -> "Tell me about it".

I am sorry to have wasted your time somewhat. Turns out Memm problems were the cause of my crashed with TMPEG. I have 512 Mb of TwinMos DDR in my Athlon XP 1800. But as the comp is overclocked to Athlon XP 2600 I had memory failure (only in TMPEG by the way).

MEMMTEST 86 confirmed my problems. I tuned the PC down a bit (to XP 2400) and I have no problems anymore in TMPEG. My first CDR has just finished and I'm going to check in 5 minutes in my Cyberhome stand alone.

Will get back to you with pics (I sure hope this one runs on my Cyberhome, I burned the CDRW at 8 speed - slowest - so should be OK.

I'm very interested in your DVD2SVCD ini file with Avisynth 2.5 filters (I have ALL 2.5 filters I think so should be OK ).


Keep posted ........
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07-18-2003, 05:19 PM
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I'm glad you manage to make your first KVCD .
For the ini file, I just answer to the same question there :

http://www.kvcd.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1478&start=64
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07-18-2003, 05:52 PM
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"Praise The Lord" I have my first working KSVCD on 1xCDR80 !!
I'm running it again tonight because I can improve the quality a little more, but Ūt's already great on the TV (16:9).

Please give comment / suggestions to improve in future
(especially on Disney/animated material, which I have to do this week).


Will post pics/ URL as soon as I've figured out how to do that.......



Here's the info:

- Source: DVD (PAL)
- Length: 01:25:43
- Encoder: TMPGEnc 2.513.53.162
- Rate Control Mode: Constant quality (CQ)
- Max. bitrate: 2376
- CQ Value 71.51
- Min. bitrate: 300
- Motion search prec.: High quality (slow)
- Field order: Yes
- DC component prec.:8 bits
- Output YUV as YCbCr:No
- Floating point DCT: Yes
- No motion search: False
- Soften block noise: No
- iDCT Algorithm: 32-bit SSE MMX
- Deinterlace: None
- Pulldown: No
- Width: 480
- Height: 576
- Matrix: Intra:
8 9 12 22 26 27 29 34
9 10 14 26 27 29 34 37
12 14 18 27 29 34 37 38
22 26 27 31 36 37 38 40
26 27 29 36 39 38 40 48
27 29 34 37 38 40 48 58
29 34 37 38 40 48 58 69
34 37 38 40 48 58 69 79
Non-Intra:
16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30
18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32
20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34
22 24 26 30 32 32 34 36
24 26 28 32 34 34 36 38
26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40
28 30 32 34 36 38 42 42
30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44

AVISYNTH SCRIPT:
LoadPlugin("C:\PROGRA~1\DVD2SVCD\AVISYN~1\Mpeg2dec \mpeg2dec.dll")
mpeg2source("D:\WORKDI~1\DVD2AV~1.D2V")
LoadPlugin("C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\Legalclip.dll")
Legalclip()
LoadPlugin("C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\UnFilter.dll")
Unfilter(50,50)
Loadplugin("C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\GripFit_preview.dll")
GripCrop(480,576)
GripSize(resizer="BicubicResize")
LoadPlugin("C:\Program Files\DVD2SVCD\Filters\STMedianFilter.dll")
STMedianFilter(8, 32, 0, 0, 8, 32)
temporalsmoother(1,2)
mergechroma(blur(1.50))
mergeluma(blur(0.2))
GripBorders()
Legalclip()
Trim(0,128591)

AUDIO INFO:
- Audiostreams: 1
- Audio 1 Language: English
- Audio 1 Bitrate: 192
- Audio 1 Sample freq:44100
- Audio 1 Mode: Stereo

SUBTITLE INFO:
- Subtitlestreams: 1
- Type: SVCD
- Sub. 1 Language: Nederlands

AUTHORING INFO:
- CD Image program: VCDXBuild
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07-18-2003, 06:14 PM
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By the way Dialhot,

I've pasted your script (from the link) to (the bottom of) my KVCD-LBR.ini
but no "adaptive filter" in the frameserver tab.

I thought it had to be pasted in my DVD2SVCD.ini (??). Not in KVCD-LBR.ini.

Should there be "load" entry lines in the script ?

Also, I have avisynth 2.08 installed now (I think ? How can you check ?).
How do I change to 2.5n ?

Please let me know so I can use it as soon as possible .
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