This could be a wild goose chase but ...
Adam Vande More
amvandemore at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 16:01:11 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 9:48 AM, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 02, 2010 at 02:03:10PM -0000, Graeme Dargie wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have been trying for a day or two to get
> > /usr/ports/multimedia/handbrake to install on 8.0-Release AMD64, the
> > port just stops bleating about wanting i386, I did some googling and
> > found a supposed patch to cure this so it would install but that does
> > not seem to make any difference as the patch does not apply correctly.
> > Has anyone managed to get this going on AMD64 or am I just chasing the
> > proverbial wild goose ?
> Have you looked at alternatives like mencoder, of ffmpeg2theora. They work
> just fine on amd64. They use much the same libraries.
> Mencoder does H.264 encoding very well, But ffmpeg2theora gives _much_
> files with good quality. It's weakness is that it cannot handle AC3 (dolby
> digital) very well. So I like to resample the audio first with mencoder,
> then convert to theora video with ogg audio. For a wide-screen (16:9) DVD
> mplayer dvd://1 -dumpstream -dumpfile movie.mpg
> mencoder -ovc copy -oac mp3lame -idx -o movie.avi movie.mpg
> ffmpeg2theora --sync --aspect 24:10 --croptop 72, --cropbottom 72 \
> -v 7 -c 2 movie.avi
> File sizes, to give you an idea:
> movie.mpg 6500 MiB
> movie.avi 5800 MiB
> movie.ovg 1750 MiB
avidemux2 also works well, least it did last time I tried it.
Adam Vande More
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