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Old 19th December 2007, 00:04   #2021  |  Link
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Wow! Nice work madshi! This will give The_Keymaker something to do!
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Old 19th December 2007, 00:42   #2022  |  Link
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Ok, so how do I use this Surcode software in eac3to?

I did
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eac3to source.thd destination.dts -1536
TrueHD, 5.1 channels, 48khz, dialnorm: -27dB
Removing dialog normalization...
Decoding with DirectShow (Nero Audio Decoder 2)...
Getting "Nero Audio Decoder 2" instance failed.
I don't have Nero or Sonic installed, only Surcode 1.0.29. Seems like eac3to is trying to use Nero. How do I tell it to use Surcode?
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Old 19th December 2007, 00:51   #2023  |  Link
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You need nero to decode the trueHD track. That's the error message about.

Alternately you can download the new version of eac3to and give exactly the same command. It will use the free libav decoder.
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Old 19th December 2007, 01:10   #2024  |  Link
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Madshi, you rock man!!!

This is 4 tools to 1: eac3to v2.08 + evodemux + h264tsto + offsetpts = eac3to v2.09
You definitely need a name change now.

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automated rewriting of Matroska timestamps to 24p via mkvtoolnix added
Do you mean 24 or 23,976? I don't really understand why most HD DVDs are 24p but all HD DVD encodes around the net are 23,976.


EDIT1: You forgot to add support for Blu-ray (.m2ts) de/re-muxing.
EDIT2: I think libaften.dll is version R715, right? Latest is R723 since yesterday.

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Old 19th December 2007, 02:39   #2025  |  Link
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Ive used this awesome little app before but had to reinstall Windows and now I'm getting:

D:\BATTLESTAR_S1_D4\ep5>"D:\hd\eacto\eac3to.exe" "D:\BATTLESTAR_S1_D4\ep5\audio.
ddp" "D:\BATTLESTAR_S1_D4\ep5\audio.ac3" -sonic
E-AC3, 5.1 channels, 0:43:46, 384kbit/s, 48khz, dialnorm: -27dB
Removing dialog normalization...
Decoding with DirectShow (Sonic Audio Decoder)...
Getting "Sonic Audio Decoder" instance failed.

I have the Sonic HD DVD Decoder installed but it refuses to cooperate. Any ideas?

EDIT:

I'm trying the latest version with the new features.

EDIT 2:

Alrighty, love the new version! Thanks! I was able to convert the first audio track (TrueHD) to ac3 and then convert the video the an 1080 MKV file. I threw all that into TMPEnc to make a 720p HD DivX version of BSG. Yay!

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Old 19th December 2007, 03:07   #2026  |  Link
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eac3to.exe PEVOB_1.EVO+PEVOB_2.EVO
The format of the source file could not be detected.
The Phantom of the Opera HD DVD, and yes, using 2.09.

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Old 19th December 2007, 03:17   #2027  |  Link
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EDIT2: I think libaften.dll is version R715, right? Latest is R723 since yesterday.
Keep in mind that every commit to aften-svn does not affect libaften or affect encoding in any way. Cosmetic changes, changes to documentation, the pcm decoder, commandline program, build system, etc...
The only commit to affect libaften since r715 is the very recent r724.
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Old 19th December 2007, 03:47   #2028  |  Link
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Alternately you can download the new version of eac3to and give exactly the same command. It will use the free libav decoder.
I did and it still says it's looking for Nero.
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Old 19th December 2007, 04:03   #2029  |  Link
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madshi, if I had a harem I would send over two of my imaginary girls right now!
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Old 19th December 2007, 04:59   #2030  |  Link
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Madshi great job, only issue I have it with the AVC files from HD-dvd they add all those extra flags and 3:2 pulldown crap, so the sync is never right for me. I tried it on transformers.

I don't know if you know anything about AVC on HD-dvd but if there is a way we can get that fixed. for the audio sync issue, even though I know its the video that is the problem.

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Old 19th December 2007, 07:18   #2031  |  Link
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EDIT1: You forgot to add support for Blu-ray (.m2ts) de/re-muxing.
Madshi, you are the man!! Good work. Have you thought about m2ts as input (output)? What about ts as input and output? Thanks
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Old 19th December 2007, 08:36   #2032  |  Link
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Ok, so how do I use this Surcode software in eac3to?

I did
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eac3to source.thd destination.dts -1536
TrueHD, 5.1 channels, 48khz, dialnorm: -27dB
Removing dialog normalization...
Decoding with DirectShow (Nero Audio Decoder 2)...
Getting "Nero Audio Decoder 2" instance failed.
I don't have Nero or Sonic installed, only Surcode 1.0.29. Seems like eac3to is trying to use Nero. How do I tell it to use Surcode?
You need to differ between *en*coding and *de*coding. You want to decode TrueHD and encode the result to DTS. eac3to will automatically be using Surcode for encoding. But before it can do that you first need to succeed in decoding the TrueHD track. For that purpose you can use the Nero decoder or the libav decoder. The older versions of eac3to used the Nero decoder by default, the new version is using libav by default now. You can force libav to be used by adding the "-libav" parameter.
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Old 19th December 2007, 08:39   #2033  |  Link
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Madshi, you rock man!!!
Thanks...

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This is 4 tools to 1: eac3to v2.08 + evodemux + h264tsto + offsetpts = eac3to v2.09
True. Although EvoDemux and h264tsto still can do some things that eac3to cannot do.

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You definitely need a name change now.
Well, that's really difficult, see the past discussions about that.

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Do you mean 24 or 23,976? I don't really understand why most HD DVDs are 24p but all HD DVD encodes around the net are 23,976.
Most people say 24p, but actually what they mean is 23.976. Well, it's confusing because I believe real cinema is really 24.000 while most HD DVDs and Blu-Rays are 23.976. Anyway, when I say 24p I mean 23.976. So eac3to is rewriting timestamps to 23.976. With 24.000 audio sync would be lost.
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Old 19th December 2007, 08:42   #2034  |  Link
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Ive used this awesome little app before but had to reinstall Windows and now I'm getting:

D:\BATTLESTAR_S1_D4\ep5>"D:\hd\eacto\eac3to.exe" "D:\BATTLESTAR_S1_D4\ep5\audio.
ddp" "D:\BATTLESTAR_S1_D4\ep5\audio.ac3" -sonic
E-AC3, 5.1 channels, 0:43:46, 384kbit/s, 48khz, dialnorm: -27dB
Removing dialog normalization...
Decoding with DirectShow (Sonic Audio Decoder)...
Getting "Sonic Audio Decoder" instance failed.

I have the Sonic HD DVD Decoder installed but it refuses to cooperate. Any ideas?
Works for me. Please try "eac3to -test". That will check whether the Sonic Audio Decoder generally works or not. If it doesn't work, the older eac3to builds should fail to work, too.

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Alrighty, love the new version! Thanks! I was able to convert the first audio track (TrueHD) to ac3 and then convert the video the an 1080 MKV file. I threw all that into TMPEnc to make a 720p HD DivX version of BSG. Yay!
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Old 19th December 2007, 08:44   #2035  |  Link
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The Phantom of the Opera HD DVD, and yes, using 2.09.
Hmmmm... I remember that Phantom was a problem for me back when I tried remuxing it to MKV. Maybe there's something strange about that movie? Anyway, can you upload a sample, maybe 50MB? But before you upload, please check whether you can reproduce the problem with the sample, or else it won't help. Thanks!
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Old 19th December 2007, 08:45   #2036  |  Link
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Keep in mind that every commit to aften-svn does not affect libaften or affect encoding in any way. Cosmetic changes, changes to documentation, the pcm decoder, commandline program, build system, etc...
The only commit to affect libaften since r715 is the very recent r724.
Ah, good to know. Are you planning to add further enhancements to improve audio quality? I wish I had better equipment here to compare the quality...
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Old 19th December 2007, 08:46   #2037  |  Link
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I did and it still says it's looking for Nero.
Please run "eac3to" without any parameters and see which version it is reporting. Maybe your browser cache still gave you the old version although you redownloaded. The latest version is v2.09. You can still use the old version, but you need to specify the "-libav" switch then, if you don't have Nero installed.
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Madshi great job, only issue I have it with the AVC files from HD-dvd they add all those extra flags and 3:2 pulldown crap, so the sync is never right for me. I tried it on transformers.

I don't know if you know anything about AVC on HD-dvd but if there is a way we can get that fixed. for the audio sync issue, even though I know its the video that is the problem.
I've had no trouble at all with Transformers. Well, I didn't remux it with the latest eac3to version (eac3to was not up to the task at the time I remuxed Transformers), but the methods I used were the same. Try Transformers with the latest eac3to. I think it should work just fine. The key might be that the timestamps are rewritten. Also the h264 decoder might play a certain role. I'm using Cyberlink's h264 decoder with hardware acceleration.
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Madshi, you are the man!! Good work.
Thnx!

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Have you thought about m2ts as input (output)? What about ts as input and output?
Obviously now that I added EVO input support, m2ts/ts input support sounds like a reasonable next step and of course I'd like to have that feature for my own needs, too. So yes, it's probably going to happen sooner or later. Rather later, though. I want to get EVO support stable and reliable first.

m2ts/ts output support is probably not going to happen. Personally, MKV is my preferred container.
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Old 19th December 2007, 10:58   #2040  |  Link
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eac3to v2.10 released

http://madshi.net/eac3to.zip

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* fixed crash which occurred when doing "EVO/VOB -> Surcode DTS encoding"
* "eac3to source.evo movie.mkv" syntax replaces "-auto" option
* "eac3to 1.evo+2.evo movie.evo" syntax supported now for simple EVO/VOB joining
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