[MEncoder-users] a/v desync when encoding combined 24000/1001 30000/1 fps NTSC DVD

Phil Ehrens phil at slug.org
Thu Feb 26 20:16:02 CET 2009

L Lee wrote:
> On 2/26/09 7:04 AM, "James Hastings-Trew" <jimht at shaw.ca> wrote:
> > Another suggestion: stick a harddup at the end of your video filters.
> > 
> > -vf pullup,softskip,crop=656:352:32:64,harddup
> I had similar problems that I thought might have been caused by leaving
> harddup out of the filter chain, so I put it back. The problem was not
> remedied.
> What did remedy the problem was not only to use "harddup" but to also
> substitute a filter chain based on filmdint instead of "pullup, softskip".
> The reason that I'm not including the details for that construct is that I
> don't think the details are likely to make a difference in cases other than
> the one I was dealing with. My point is that trying other methods besides
> "pullup,softskip" for handling pulldown might be necessary. Filmdint is just
> one of several, I think.
> On second thought, I will include details for my filter chain, only because
> it provides an example or a possible starting point. There was some debate
> on the subject, so it may behoove you to read the entire thread.*
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.mencoder.user/9459/

That thread has nothing to do with hybrid NTSC dvd's, as far as I can tell.

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