ipod video

Discussion in 'iPod' started by farqueue, Dec 21, 2006.

  1. farqueue
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    farqueue

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    Hi guys, ive ripped a couple of movies and put it on my ipod no problems.

    Recently i added a couple more movies in .MP4 format, they play in itunes but when i goto movies on the ipod, it doesnt seem to display there.

    Help?

    It also seems to eat up space on the ipod
     
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    Run the movies through iSquint Optimise for TV - H264, and it should work fine

    When the 5.5g was released the specs for movies on iPod changed. iSquint sorts that out.
     
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    But you're most likely using Version 1.2 of the iPod software - that's what changed the specs on video. It uses baseline (low complexity) encoding, whereas it used to be just baseline encoding - I have no idea what that means, but it has changed what you need to encode. I find that Handbrake no longer works straight to iPod, so I use iSquint on the Handbraked mpeg to make it playable in the iPod.
     

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