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Old September 5th, 2006, 04:44 PM   #1
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Okay, I'm totally new to encoding and I have the mainconcept encoder and I need to encode an hour and 44 minute avi to fit onto a DVD. I want it to be as good as possible. Any tips? I hate to just use the beginner stuff and be limited to that quality. I need a crash course, so to speak. At least just the stuff I need to know for this.

Also, if anyone is familiar with about how high a bitrate can still fit an hour and 44 minute film onto DVD that would save a LOT of trial and error on my part!

Thanks guys!!!
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Old September 6th, 2006, 10:17 PM   #2
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There is bit rate calculator here, which says your answer is 5.5Mbps. For the best quality you need to use two-pass VBR.
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