gaberubin at gmail
Mar 28, 2012, 6:08 PM
Post #3 of 5
On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 6:00 PM, Christopher Kerr <mythtv [at] theseekerr> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin [at] gmail> wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> I am considering getting one of the new iPads. I have used handbrake
>> in the past to transcode recordings to a suitable resolution for the
>> iPad. Has anyone used handbrake to transcode to the highest quality
>> for the new iPad? If so, can someone please post a command line
>> option? I am trying to determine how large these files will be to see
>> if I should get a 32 gig or 64 gig.
> I haven't, but common sense tells me that it makes no sense to transcode to
> higher resolution than the source material, which sets something of an upper
> bound on size.
> Just grab the old iPad preset and change the resolution to match the source
> - I don't think Apple have changed their H264 decoder's capabilities, so
> trying one of the more complex profiles probably won't get you anywhere.
> - Chris
Thanks. I knew that upping the resolution would not be beneficial. I
was just wondering if there are any special things to do with aspect
ratio. I will try to remember what command line option I used and
parse from that, but if someone has any command that they have used,
would love to hear it.
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