Always problems with DivX-player for DC

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Always problems with DivX-player for DC

Post by Gogeta 4 » Fri Mar 22, 2002 3:20 pm

Hmm, i jump out of my windows ( 98). This cant be. I burned the files and 2 movies on a CD-R. I put it in my DC and it started ! But when i wanna see a movie (it started) the movie stop after 10 sec or 1 minute. The picture stopped but the sound go on ! Where is the problem (Solution 320x420, DivX 4.12 coded movies and i used the DivXplayer Beta 1) But i dont know what should i do (The movies are between 180 and 210 MB large)




It will be nice when the Makers of the divxplayers make an FAQ (how i need to burn ....)
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Post by SlimDady » Fri Mar 22, 2002 3:25 pm

did u mean 320x240 or 320x420 that might have to do somthing with it
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Post by perry » Fri Mar 22, 2002 6:17 pm

YEa 320x240 is reccomended for decent quality.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Mar 23, 2002 8:12 am

Its not neccessarily the resolution (assuming you made a typo... Ive certainly never seen vids that are 'taller' more than they are 'wide' which is what the res you said would suggest)

Sometimes people mess up encoding and you get a 'frozen screen' - Id suggest you watch your movie on your PC before trying it on DC and see if the problem is duplicated... if it is, then you will need to find yourself a copy of AVIDefreezer and run that to remove the bad frames that cause the frozen picture...

Fixing bad frames in DIVX movies is *not* fun :evil:
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Post by Gogeta 4 » Sun Mar 24, 2002 7:47 am

Hmm i watched the movies on my PC and they go without problems (sry i mean resolution 320x240 ) but i wanna watch them on DC because my PC is too bad ... could it be i have a frozen picture because i burned 2 movies on a cd-r ?
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Post by sepa » Sun Mar 24, 2002 2:12 pm

I actually have the same problem

1 movie I have will freeze on dcdivx no matter what and not always in the same place but very close to the same place.
I have a 2nd movie that will work maybe 1 out of every 5 times I stick it in.

note: same exact set up as gogeta, with both 500 and 600 bitrate on the really screwy video(the first video). the 500 bitrate does go about 10 sec farther than the 600 bitrate if that is any help.

Do youthink dropping the bitrate to about 300-400 would really help?
and what kinda quality would it come out as?
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Post by Gemini » Mon Mar 25, 2002 11:45 am

Hi there !!! So here's my little DCDivX movie's encoding experience:
I put 780 bitrate, 1 pass, slowest, 64 kb/s 24000 MPEG3 and my video clip runs great (but this clip was only 1 minute long). But then I put bitrate to 850 the movie became jerked after 7 seconds. But I haven't experienced the longer movie thatswhy can't guarantee that it'll run fine after 1 minute. Soon I'll check this.
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Post by Philbert » Mon Mar 25, 2002 4:42 pm

usually I find that if I encode at a 680-700 bitrate, max keyframe interval 150 (the default is 300), 1-pass, audio: MP3, 32 kBit/s, 22.050 Hz, Mono The results seem quit nice. I did all that with DivX 4.12, I tried the same with DivX 5 and it ran very smoothly, but I had green blotches all over my video. That was with Beta 1, I haven't gotten Beta 2 to run yet.
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