I've been playing around with Handbrake for about a year now. Up until now I like it. I was using it to rip my DVD's to various formats for iTunes and the like. These DVD's don't come with a digital copy as some of them are quite old. I was using the default settings for awhile and dealing with all the blockiness in the videos and thinking well this is just how its going to be. Even after changing some settings I noticed that there is distortion and blocks here and there etc etc. When playing Video back on iTunes its at its worst but VLC is good. Recently Ive been trying to fix this issue and trying to figure out how to convert file types so that they have the same or the best possible quality as I change their format. Some movies look horrible, once they are converted from one format to another. Is there anybody who has alot of experience with this and would be willing to give some good advice?