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  1. Member
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    Been using SVCD2DVD for over a year and d/l all updates but it seems to have gotten a lot slower since the last time i used it.

    I converted 3x 50 minute .avi TV episodes with just a simple menu and it took over 17 hours to complete.

    Also a Divx movie is taking me around 4 hours from start to disc burn.

    Im sure it used to be a lot quicker

    Can someone please advise me of the best settings to make it run faster please.

    Thanks
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    Using SVCD2DVD 2.5 with below settings

    PROCESS SETTINGS - VIDEO ENCODING
    Two Pass - Unchecked
    Convert PAL to NTSC - Unchecked
    Use Pulldown - Checked
    Custom Matrices - Unchecked
    CRT TV Overscan Pixels - 0
    Use Multi Threads - Unchecked
    Force 16:9 DVD - Unchecked
    Safe Max Bitrate - Unchecked

    PROCESS SETTINGS - AUDIO ENCODING
    Mpeg-Audio - Checked & Keep source audio if AC3
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  3. Post your log file.

    Dwight

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    Originally Posted by Jikchung
    Post your log file.

    Im no computer whizz and only use SVCD2DVD a few times a month. My PC is a 3 years old but i keep fully updated and only use around 30GB of my 200GB HD (use external to store pics, music etc) and keep it clean.

    I unistalled then reinstalled just in case i had chenged some settings by mistake

    LOG AS REQUESTED

    ************************************************** ******************
    ************************ SYSTEM INFORMATION ************************
    ************************************************** ******************

    ***************************** SVCD2DVD *****************************

    Name: SVCD2DVD 2.5
    Title: 2.5
    Version: 2.5.2720.15883
    Executable: C:\Program Files\BadgerIT\SVCD2DVD v2.5\SVCD2DVD.exe
    Executable size: 2.59 MB
    Executable size in bytes: 2723923
    Executable CreationTime: 13/06/2007 08:51:30
    Executable LastWriteTime: 17/06/2007 11:11:41
    Executable LastAccessTime: 17/06/2007 11:26:44

    ************************* Operating System *************************

    Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Service Pack: Service Pack 2
    Version : 5.1.2600
    Windows Directory : C:\WINDOWS

    OSLanguage: 1033
    CodeSet: 1252
    CountryCode: 1
    Local: 0409

    Total Physical Memory: 0.99 GB
    Free Physical Memory: 281 MB
    Total Virtual Memory: 1.99 GB
    Free Virtual Memory: 1.96 GB

    ***************************** Computer *****************************

    Computer Manufacturer Name: American Megatrends Inc.
    Computer Model: Uknown
    System Type: X86-based PC
    Computer Name:
    DomainRole: x2c3419cdc9b8e007
    Number Of Processors: 1
    User Name:

    ***************************** Processor ****************************

    Manufacturer: AuthenticAMD
    Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2500+
    Description: x86 Family 6 Model 10 Stepping 0
    CPU Speed: 1.833GHz
    CPU FSB: 166MHz
    L2 Cache Size: 512 bytes

    ***************************** Time Zone ****************************

    Time Zone: (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London

    ****************************** VIDEO *******************************

    Name: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
    Processor: GeForce FX 5200
    Mode: 1280 x 1024 x 4294967296 colors
    Video Ram: 128 MB
    Status: OK

    ****************************** Drives *******************************

    DeviceID: C:
    FileSystem: NTFS
    Size: 152 GB
    FreeSpace: 89.5 GB

    DeviceID: F:
    FileSystem: NTFS
    Size: 233 GB
    FreeSpace: 25.2 GB

    DeviceID: G:
    FileSystem: FAT32
    Size: 232 GB
    FreeSpace: 191 GB

    ************************************************** ******************
    ********************* END OF SYSTEM INFORMATION ********************
    ************************************************** ******************

    ************************* ProjectMetaData **************************

    <SVCD2DVD DateTime="17/06/2007 12:44:00" Filename="NONE"><AssetSet><Asset ID="21d07ba5-fe16-447a-85b3-44af98e3e867" Path="C:\Documents and Settings\Kane\Desktop" Filename="mvs-fun4.avi" /></AssetSet><DVDStructure><TitleSet Name="New Movie" PostCmd="" MenuButtonType="0"><MenuButton X1="0" Y1="0" X2="262" Y2="53" FontFamily="Tahoma" FontSize="28" FontStyle="3">Menu Button</MenuButton><Title Name="mvs-fun4.avi" AssetID="21d07ba5-fe16-447a-85b3-44af98e3e867" MplexOffset="0" /></TitleSet><DVDMenu Normal="-1" Highlight="-65536" Active="-16711681" ShowPlayAllButton="False" DSOffsetWidth="1" DSOffsetHeight="1" DSColor="0" DSOnOff="True" BackgroundImagePath="C:\Program Files\BadgerIT\SVCD2DVD v2.5\default.jpg" AudioPath="" /></DVDStructure><Settings><General InitialAssetFolder="" InitialDVDFolder="" InitialProjectFolder="" InitialMenuBackgroundFolder="" DeleteS2DFiles="False" UseDVDShrink="False" /><Menu AudioEncoding="Custom_mpa" DefaultCustomAudioPath="" DefaultCustomImagePath="" TVStandard="NTSC" FontFamily="Tahoma" FontSize="28" FontStyle="3" PlayAllText="Play All" Loop="True" ShowMenuStandardWarning="True" EncodeVideo2AudioDuration="False" /><Process AudioEncoding="mpa" Chapters="Every 10 mins" SkipMPA48="False" SkipAC3="True" PanSan="False" MergeTitles="False" UsePulldown="True" PAL2NTSC="False" AVI2PASS="False" AVI2HALFD1="FS" NoBframes_FullME="False" UseCustomMatrices="False" IntraMatrix="" NonIntraMatrix="" TVOverscanPixels="0" UseThreads="True" ForceWS="False" SafeMaxBitRate="False" /><Program BINExtraction="vcdxrip" VCDGearFIX="False" FastAudioEncode="True" /><Burning BurningMethod="CopyToDVD" ImgBurnPath="" DVDDErase="True" DVDDClose="False" DVDDDontBurn="False" /></Settings></SVCD2DVD>

    ************************* ProjectMetaData **************************
    Processing assets for DVD creation

    =================== AV Details ===================
    File Size: 698 MB
    file=C:\\Documents and Settings\\Kane\\Desktop\\mvs-fun4.avi
    FormatName=avi
    Num_Frames=127206
    DurationInSecs=5088
    Duration=01:24:48.2
    VideoCodec=mpeg4
    VideoFFSTNum=0
    Width=640
    Height=208
    Standard=PAL
    BitRate=1151
    AudioStreamCount=1
    Audio1FFSTNum=1
    Audio1StreamID=[0x1]
    Audio1SampleRate=48000
    Audio1Codec=mp3
    Audio1BitRate=128
    Audio1Channels=2
    =================== AV Details ===================

    AVI2MPG: 6904kbs Full-D1
    12:44:00: Looking for AVI PAR...
    Pass 1/1: Processing mvs-fun4.avi
    12:44:02: FFmpeg version SVN-r8597, Copyright (c) 2000-2007 Fabrice Bellard, et al.

    12:44:02: configuration: --enable-memalign-hack --disable-debug --enable-pthreads --enable-liba52 --enable-gpl --enable-libdts --enable-libfaad

    12:44:02: libavutil version: 49.4.0

    12:44:02: libavcodec version: 51.40.2

    12:44:02: libavformat version: 51.11.0

    12:44:02: built on Apr 4 2007 18:02:17, gcc: 4.3.0 20061204 (experimental)

    12:44:02: Input #0, avi, from 'C:\Documents and Settings\Kane\Desktop\mvs-fun4.avi':

    12:44:02: Duration: 01:24:48.2, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 1151 kb/s

    12:44:02: Stream #0.0: Video: mpeg4, yuv420p, 640x208, 25.00 fps(r)

    12:44:02: Stream #0.1: Audio: mp3, 48000 Hz, stereo, 128 kb/s

    12:44:02: Output #0, dvd, to 'C:\Documents and Settings\Kane\Desktop\mvs-fun4_S2D.mpg':

    12:44:02: Stream #0.0: Video: mpeg2video, yuv420p, 720x576, q=1-31, 6904 kb/s, 25.00 fps(c)

    12:44:02: Stream #0.1: Audio: mp2, 48000 Hz, stereo, 224 kb/s

    12:44:02: Stream mapping:

    12:44:02: Stream #0.0 -> #0.0

    12:44:02: Stream #0.1 -> #0.1

    12:44:02: Press [q] to stop encoding

    14:10:51: video:3419228kB audio:139132kB global headers:0kB muxing overhead 2.069122%

    14:10:54: AVI2MPG: done.
    14:10:57: Done: Processing assets for DVD creation
    Authoring DVD Folders
    14:11:00: Creating TitleSet # 1
    14:11:01: SVCD2DVD: DVDfolders

    Generating DVD folders please wait....

    14:11:01: -->: DVDFolders creating VTS

    14:11:01: -->: VTS 01

    14:11:01:
    DVD Folders: Processing C:\Documents and Settings\Kane\Desktop\mvs-fun4_S2D.mpg...

    14:18:31:

    14:21:18:

    14:21:18: Finalising DVD...
    14:21:18: SVCD2DVD: DVDfolders

    Generating DVD folders please wait....

    14:21:18: -->: DVDFolders creating table of contents

    14:21:18: scanning C:\Documents and Settings\Kane\Desktop\SVCD2DVD_OUTPUT\VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_0.IFO

    14:21:18: Finalising DVD...Done
    14:21:18: Done: Authoring DVD Folders
    Burning DVD folder

    Only took just over 100 minutes for this 698mb .avi but people tell me they can do the same size in under 60 minutes.

    When i closed SVCD2DVD down after i got this error message:

    Version: SVCD2DVD 2.5
    Build: 2.5.2720.15883

    Type: System.NullReferenceException

    Source: SVCD2DVD

    Message: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

    InnerException:

    StackTrace: at x3284ccece41ee22b.xd3764d4f1e921081.x24919c2ff8f0c 9b2()
    at x3284ccece41ee22b.xd3764d4f1e921081.xf81783e1b359f fc3()
    at x3284ccece41ee22b.xd3764d4f1e921081.x12cbe7a4e46ac 9ae()
    at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart_Context( Object state)
    at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(ExecutionCon text executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state)
    at System.Threading.ThreadHelper.ThreadStart()
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  5. It has nothing to do with file size, it has all to do with the length (duration) of the file. Your file was 01:24:48.2 in length and your conversion time was about the same - a little longer than typical, but nothing really supporting your 4 hour divx conversion claim. The log starts at 12:44 and ends at 14:10 for the conversion and 14:21 for the finished DVD folders. That's roughly 1.5 hours for a 1.5 hour file.
    Dwight

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    Originally Posted by Jikchung
    It has nothing to do with file size, it has all to do with the length (duration) of the file. Your file was 01:24:48.2 in length and your conversion time was about the same - a little longer than typical, but nothing really supporting your 4 hour divx conversion claim. The log starts at 12:44 and ends at 14:10 for the conversion and 14:21 for the finished DVD folders. That's roughly 1.5 hours for a 1.5 hour file.
    Last night at 2330 i put 3x 50min episodes of a TV show on to convert and its usually finished by tie i wake up the next the day. I looked at 0800 this morning and it was only 60% through the second episode so i just aborted.
    Like i said i did uninstall and reinstall SVCD2DVD so all settings were back to default (but also deleted all my logs) so this may have solved my problem

    I will put some more TV shows on to convert tonight and let you know outcome.

    Thansk for your help.
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    Right, think i may now inderstand why it was taking ages before i re-installed.

    I had 2 pass encoding checked and appy pulldown, when i hover over both of these settings it tells me that it adds time to the converstion process.

    A single .avi is now taking under 2 hours.
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  8. It still should not have taken nearly that long. It's a shame we can't see the log file.
    Dwight

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