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PaperCup
19th February 2002, 15:04
Hi Folks,

it doesnīt work: When i let DVD2SVCD encode a DivX-File to a SVCD and set in the Bitrate folder the maximum of 2 CDs for film, it ever created 3 CD-Bins.
The third bin track is only 6 MB big, or so.

I changed the maximum of CDs in every folder to 2, but DVD2SVCD creates 3 CDs!

Whatīs the fault?

Thanks,

Martin

gerti67
19th February 2002, 17:14
Welcome (http://rilanparty.com/vbb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16903) PaperCup,

Please have a second look at the official Q&A (Hint:Q32 and also at the other Stickys above). ;)

If that will not help - report back with more details.

Greetings,
Gerti

PaperCup
20th February 2002, 15:04
Hi Gerti and all the others,

<B><QUOTE>Please have a second look at the official Q&A (Hint:Q32 and also at the other Stickys above). ;)

If that will not help - report back with more details.

Greetings,
Gerti [/B][/QUOTE]

Thanks for your help, but sorry it doesnīt word right. Everytime I get 3 CDs.

Okay, i tried to set the Minimum Bitrate to 0, but as shown in the logfile is doesnīt work.

I added my logfile to this post. Maybe there are some nice helpful people outthere, who can solve my problem:

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- 19.02.02 18:14:37
- AVI to SVCD Conversion
- AVI2SVCD ver. 1.0.6 build 4
--------------------------------------------------------
Initializing
Initializing finished.

--------------------------------------------------------
- 19.02.02 18:14:39
- Free on drive C: 19681.94 mb
- AUDIO Extraction
--------------------------------------------------------
Audio extraction finished.

--------------------------------------------------------
- 19.02.02 18:18:38
- Free on drive C: 19681.94 mb
- AUDIO conversion
--------------------------------------------------------

Converting MP2 to WAV. Filename: C:\DivX-Rip\Extracted_audio_1.mpa
Executing MADPlay (mp2 to wav). Commandline:
"C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\MADPlay\madplay.exe" --verbose --output=wave:"C:\DivX-Rip\Encoded_audio_1.mp2.wav" "C:\DivX-Rip\Extracted_audio_1.mpa"
Conversion (mp2 to wav) of C:\DivX-Rip\Extracted_audio_1.mpa finished.


Converting Audio to MP2. Filename: C:\DivX-Rip\Extracted_audio_1.mpa
Executing BeSweet. Commandline:
"C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\BeSweet\BeSweet.exe" -core( -input "C:\DivX-Rip\Encoded_audio_1.mp2.wav" -output "C:\DIVX-RIP\Encoded_audio_1.mp2" -logfile "C:\DIVX-RIP\Encoded_audio_1.log" ) -ota( -g max ) -2lame( -e -b 128 -m s )
Audio conversion of C:\DivX-Rip\Extracted_audio_1.mpa finished.

Audio conversion finished.

--------------------------------------------------------
- 19.02.02 20:14:08
- Free on drive C: 19771.83 mb
- Video Encoding
--------------------------------------------------------

Executing Cinema Craft Encoder.
DVD2SVCD no. frames: 0
CCE no. frames: 147598
StreamSectors: 1657411728
AudioSectors: 95676756
VideoPAPO: 24192108
ScanOffsetBytes: 221397
SeqAligningBytes: 14071009
VideoEndHeader: 8
SubtitleSectors: 0
EmptySectors: 238.00
PictureSectors: 1.00
PureMPEGStream: 1523250449.67
Seconds: 5899.92
CDSize: 795.00
Cut point 790.00
Variable Settings:
Frames: 147598
Anti Noise Filter: 2
Passes: 3
Image Quality: 17
VAF file creation: On
Video Encoding Mode: Multipass VBR
Min. bitrate: 300
Max. bitrate: 2530
Avg. Bitrate: 2065
Closing program
Video Encoding finished.

--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 00:29:16
- Free on drive C: 21354.11 mb
- Converting Pictures from ES to PS
--------------------------------------------------------
Saving bbMPEG settings: C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\bbMPEG\default.ini
--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 00:29:19
- Free on drive C: 21354.09 mb
- Converting Pictures from ES to PS
--------------------------------------------------------
Saving bbMPEG settings: C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\bbMPEG\default.ini
--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 00:29:22
- Free on drive C: 21354.09 mb
- Multiplexing and cutting
--------------------------------------------------------
Saving bbMPEG settings: C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\bbMPEG\default.ini
Offset in Seconds: 2
Executing bbMPEG.
Variable Settings:
Movie offset: 2 seconds
Cut point: 790 mb

Executing RunbbMPEG. Commandline:
"C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\bbMPEG\RunbbMPEG.exe" "C:\DivX-Rip\bbMPEG_Muxed_File.mpg"
Multiplexing and cutting finished.

--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 01:04:19
- Free on drive C: 19771.81 mb
- Determining length of audio
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Analyzing: C:\DivX-Rip\bbMPEG_Muxed_File00.mpg
2948.153 seconds C:\DivX-Rip\bbMPEG_Muxed_File00.mpg
Analyzing: C:\DivX-Rip\bbMPEG_Muxed_File01.mpg
2941.362 seconds C:\DivX-Rip\bbMPEG_Muxed_File01.mpg
Analyzing: C:\DivX-Rip\bbMPEG_Muxed_File02.mpg
12.330 seconds C:\DivX-Rip\bbMPEG_Muxed_File02.mpg
Analyzing finished.

--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 01:09:29
- Free on drive C: 19771.81 mb
- Creating CD-Images using VCDXBuild
--------------------------------------------------------
- No. of chapters to create: 9

CD image #1: CD_Image_File_CD1.bin

Executing VCDXBuild. Commandline:
"C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\VCDImager\VCDXBuild.exe" --cue-file="C:\DivX-Rip\CD_Image_File_CD1.cue" --bin-file="C:\DivX-Rip\CD_Image_File_CD1.bin" "C:\DivX-Rip\VCDXBuild_Script_1.xml"
--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 01:17:09
- Free on drive C: 20561.67 mb
- Creating CD-Images using VCDXBuild
--------------------------------------------------------
- No. of chapters to create: 9

CD image #2: CD_Image_File_CD2.bin

Executing VCDXBuild. Commandline:
"C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\VCDImager\VCDXBuild.exe" --cue-file="C:\DivX-Rip\CD_Image_File_CD2.cue" --bin-file="C:\DivX-Rip\CD_Image_File_CD2.bin" "C:\DivX-Rip\VCDXBuild_Script_2.xml"
--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 01:24:53
- Free on drive C: 21351.48 mb
- Creating CD-Images using VCDXBuild
--------------------------------------------------------
- No. of chapters to create: 1

CD image #3: CD_Image_File_CD3.bin

Executing VCDXBuild. Commandline:
"C:\Programme\DVD2SVCD\VCDImager\VCDXBuild.exe" --cue-file="C:\DivX-Rip\CD_Image_File_CD3.cue" --bin-file="C:\DivX-Rip\CD_Image_File_CD3.bin" "C:\DivX-Rip\VCDXBuild_Script_3.xml"
CD-Image creation finished.

--------------------------------------------------------
- 20.02.02 01:25:00
- Free on drive C: 21354.28 mb
- SVCD Creation finished!
--------------------------------------------------------

Thatīs it!

Thanks,

Martin

gerti67
20th February 2002, 17:12
Hello PaperCup,

the avi2svcd feature of dvd2svcd is still in alpha-stage, so there still might be some issues with the proper bitrate calculation for an avi conversion. ;)

But I can see from the log that you've used a CD size of only 795MB instead of the full 800MB - why that? - Already tried that setting for solving the problem?

You can use the "Crash recovery" option, load the *.d2s file set the CD size to 800 and then restart from "Muxing and cutting" or you could hand edit the "dvd2svcd project file.d2s" file and set bbMPEGCDSize=800 or 795 in your case if you want to stay with a lower CD size then restart from "Muxing and Cutting" again.

Hope that helps,
Gerti

trutifuti
20th February 2002, 19:56
Hi,
I'm a new bee, so could you please tell me how to make DVD2SVCD encode DivX-File to SVCD. Canīt find that function.
I thank you in advance.

da franksta
20th February 2002, 19:59
in MISC tab change dvd2svcd to av2svcd and open avi file in CONVERSION tab

trutifuti
21st February 2002, 00:43
How stupid can I be, thanks :D

trutifuti
21st February 2002, 00:50
Now it sayes:
Cannot open the AVI file. This is probably because you haven't installed the prober codec. try loading the AVI file in VirtualDUB and see what error you might get there.

What now ??

da franksta
21st February 2002, 12:12
which video codec (divx version) and audio codec are used in the avi? are you sure you have the codecs installed properly?

trutifuti
21st February 2002, 22:58
Video is DIVX4, 20 Frame/sek. and Audio is MPEG LAYER3
Regarding prober install of codex, I dont know. How do I check ?

da franksta
22nd February 2002, 08:41
configuration - multimedia - advanced - video codecs/audio codecs.
depending on your OS something like this should get you there ;)

trutifuti
23rd February 2002, 00:16
I give up, but a 1000000 thanks for your help.

jasond
24th February 2002, 01:45
I find tmpgenc works great for reencoding divx files

I never tried it with dvd2svcd yet so I cant comment on the quality it makes..

But I know dvd2svcd rules for encoding DVDs ;)

DrFruit
27th February 2002, 13:11
I had a lot of divx avi's that dvd2svcd would not encode. I could not open the files in Virtualdub to check the properties either.
After going to www.divx-digest.com and downloading and installing the latest divx codec (4.12), all my problems disappeared.
Btw dvd2svcd (with CCE) produces much better results converting avi's to svcd than TMPGEnc. Now if I can find a way to use a 2 part avi set as source in dvd2svcd, I will be all set! :)

mkanel
5th March 2002, 22:26
HI PaperCup,

I had a similar problem when working in the DVD2SVCD mode. In my case I think the problem arose because I was using mpeg2 files with a non-standard frame rate. 30 fps vs 29.97 fps as created by a Dazzle capture, which I think gave me more frames than expected and a slightly too large file size. I don't know if the same problem could exist in your avi capture. I was able to work around the problem by selecting "Don't make images" in the CD image tab. For some reason this changes the CD cut point by 1 mb. In your posted log text the CD Size would be unchanged at 795.00 but the cut point would become 791.

CDSize: 795.00
Cut point 790.00
to
CDSize: 795.00
Cut point 791.00


That was enough in my case to give me the right number of CD's. If you check "don't delete any files" in the misc tab you will end up with the right number of mpg files that you can author yourself or you can start avi2svcd from crash recovery at the SVCD authoring stage after you make a new selection on the CD image page.

Who knows? Maybe it will work for you too.