Handbrake Mac/Windows weirdness

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by PilotWoo, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. PilotWoo macrumors regular

    Jul 14, 2006
    If I use Handbrake on my MBP to encode a video with the AppleTV Legacy preset, I can add it to iTunes on a PC Server and it will stream (using iTunes as the client) to any Mac or Windows client.

    If I encode it with the Windows version of Handbrake, same source file, same Handbrake version and same AppleTV Legacy preset, when I load it onto the same PC iTunes server it will only stream to a Mac iTunes client and non of the PC's! Any ideas?

    Both versions will stream to the AppleTV fine. Everything is the same apart from the platform I encode it on.
  2. stnecld5 macrumors newbie

    Oct 5, 2009
    While I haven't had these exact issues, I too have experienced weirdness between Mac and windows Handbrake. Using the same settings on Handbrake for both OS, the PC gives me a jumpy picture and the Mac does not. I just chalked it up to normal Mac/PC issues and tried and tried until I found a setting that worked.

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