Trying to finish up the Blu-ray for my Incredible Hulk edit. Rendering with the following settings:
BUT... I get this. Blended frames. The original frame rate for the video was 23.976, but I'm getting the same problem on both the DVD and the BD. Doesn't show up in the source file though. I honestly have no idea what to do, I'm probably just missing something really big... any suggestions?
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Let me know how it works, as I've also had a problem with this.
Thanks nsp, I'll give it a try
Quickcut, besides your blending issue, a few settings are 'off' in terms of Blu-ray video:
- You're using 1440x1080p (1.33 pixel aspect ratio) instead of the Blu-ray Standard 1920x1080p (1.00 pixel aspect ratio). Perhaps this resolution conversion is part of the problem. *Edit: Anytime the render settings do not match the project settings, Vegas will attempt to resample the image, possibly causing ghosting in motion unless resampling is disabled.
- One pass, low constant bitrate, MPEG2 encoding is not very good quality-wise (practically Superbit DVD). For true 'Blu' Quality, a multi-pass, AVC, Variable Bitrate (determined by a bitrate calculator: http://dvd-hq.info/bitrate_calculator.php) is best.
I'd also advise against ever using Sony Vegas' built-in encoders, as they aren't very good and can cause colorspace problems (film looks darker than your video preview).
I'd recommend rendering the video losslessly (Lagarith or HuffYUV) out of Sony Vegas and following Step #7 of Geminigod's guide (http://www.fanedit.org/forums/showth...nversion-Guide) for encoding.
Last edited by AEmovieguy; 05-15-2012 at 07:06 PM.
Just started rendering as a lossless AVI and it appears the resulting file is going to be about 400 gb which settings should I be using?
When selecting the AVI format, there's a drop-down box in custom settings with "uncompessed" as the default. If you have HuffYUV installed, it should be an option. Instead of 400-500GB for a two and a half hour movie, it should be closer to 200-300GB for 1080p and 30-40 GB at 480p.
Originally Posted by QuickCut
Edit: Didn't notice you had said lossless AVI; read "uncompressed" for some reason. Sorry.
Last edited by AEmovieguy; 05-15-2012 at 07:40 PM.
only got about 110 gigs left on my hard drive.
Originally Posted by AEmovieguy
Beyond buying another hard drive, you could render the movie in three to four very specific pieces, convert them seperately to AVC format and then join them into one video stream with TSmuxer.
Originally Posted by QuickCut
Edit: Scratch that 200-300GB figure; my HuffYUV lossless copy of Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2 hrs. 26 mins.) is 396GB. Would need 6 to 8 pieces to negotiate the space you have. If you go the splitting up route, use region markers on the timeline for exact segmentation.
Sorry I can't be of much help, Quickcut.
Last edited by AEmovieguy; 05-15-2012 at 07:34 PM.
Ouch. I do have a 1TB external hard drive that I could try to clear up some space on.
Originally Posted by AEmovieguy
As to the 1440x1080, I personally find it's a nice compromise between 720p/1080p. I would suggest just using Sony AVC. It may not be the absolute highest quality avc encoder, but it does the job decently.
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