Sorry just to join and start by posting a HELP thread. I'm having trouble encoding some VOB files. I'm using a PC (sorry, don't stab me), using DVD Decrypter to rip DVDs and then Handbrake to encode to H264 for my AppleTV. Usually there are no problems, a typical movie encoded with turbo first pass takes around 1.5x the length of the original video. However with a few DVDs I've been trying, the estimated encode time skyrockets to over 100 hours and slowly gets worse. I've tried changing settings left, right and centre to no avail. The only issue I can think that might cause it is that the DVDs are quite a bit older than most. I've been trying to encode the Blair Witch Project and Scream 3, both of which were released on DVD around 1999-2001, I think. Could this be the reason? I'm not going to wait the best part of a week just for the first pass! Thanks.