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Old 12-29-2005, 04:02 PM
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Unhappy How much space does an average movie take up?

Im want to know before i put a movie
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I've converted Mr. & Mrs. Smith (120min) and the file is appr. 500Mb
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Old 12-29-2005, 05:56 PM
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Average File Size?

hey guys, i'm just curious. when you rip a full dvd and transcode into ipod format using videora...what's you're average file size?

i'm transcoding sin city right now and it's already up to about 675 megs...the original .vob file is over 5 gigs. is this a good file size for a movie on the pod? do i need to split the video into multiple files? if so, how would i go about doing this?



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Old 12-29-2005, 06:08 PM
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I've converted Mr. & Mrs. Smith (120min) and the file is appr. 500Mb
how did you get it that small? i'm converting a 124 min movie and the thing is already almost a gig



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Old 12-29-2005, 06:12 PM
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up to about a gigabyte now...



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Old 12-29-2005, 06:28 PM
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my copy of trainspotting is 700 - 800mb, but i decrypted it from a copy i made of the dvd, so it could be bigger if i did it from the original.
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using the program dvd decrypter, and videora. An hour in a half movie is about 670 mb. Or just say 700 mb to round it up.




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Old 12-29-2005, 07:41 PM
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how did you get it that small? i'm converting a 124 min movie and the thing is already almost a gig
Well, video is 384kbps and audio 96kbps, so pretty low, but I don't see the difference. First try was with video 768kbps and audio 128kbps.
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what did you have your resolution set at?



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Video 384kbps, audio 96kbps, resolution 320x240. The quality was still very good and no problem with framerate.
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Old 12-29-2005, 08:20 PM
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Well, video is 384kbps and audio 96kbps, so pretty low, but I don't see the difference. First try was with video 768kbps and audio 128kbps.
don't try and encode any video for the iPod with a bitrate of 768 because the 768 limit is for the video and audio combined (that is, when you're using h.264. those settings are fine for MPEG-4). i'd suggest a bitrate of about 500 - 600 for the video and i use 160 kbps audio, works great. hope that helps
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Old 12-29-2005, 08:48 PM
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what is the effect of running two passes instead of one?



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Old 12-29-2005, 10:30 PM
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most of the movies i have, including some over 2hrs(harry potter and gladiator), are about 700mb
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Old 12-29-2005, 10:32 PM
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I'm a newbie, but I read that 1,024MB=1GB. Is that true?
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:11 AM
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haha, i'm dumb. i was totally reading the label wrong, it was in kilobytes, not megabytes.

but again, what is the benefit of running two passes instead of one?



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