Handbrake encodes

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by SpectreOne3, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. SpectreOne3
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    macrumors member

    Sep 2, 2012
    Is anyone having any issues with Handbrake not fully encoding MKVs? I ripped a copy of my Lincoln blu-ray and loaded into Handbrake. It chugs right along but the completed file is only about 300MB and the movie is only about 17 minutes of footage.
  2. FreakinEurekan
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    Sep 8, 2011
    Eureka Springs, Arkansas
    I've seen some Blu-Rays with multiple "versions" of the movie, some either artificially shortened or in mixed-up order specifically to screw up ripping. That's first thing I'd check; see if there is a track that is reported as slightly shorter than the one you were ripping - that might be the "Real" movie.

    How did you create the MKV, with MakeMKV?
  3. SpectreOne3
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    thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 2, 2012
    Yes, with MakeMKV. Plays fine as a MKV in VLC. At least I didn't notice any chapters or anything missing.

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