TV’s Frink said:
Two paws up
Furry much so!
TV’s Frink said:
Two paws up
Furry much so!
I got a job at a museum today. Well, more like volunteering. But it’s a start. I’ll get into the Library of Congress yet.
Nice one, Handman! 😃
From the Empire Strikes Back novelization:
And to add to his misery, a high-pitched whistle blared into the cubicle, tormenting his keen sense of hearing.
It’s a bit like playing captainsolo a low-bitrate MP3.
Mike O said:
EDIT 2: Why can’t I download Mega Downloader?!
Have you ensured that a firewall isn’t blocking the download? Have you tried here?
There are three mirrors.
Thank you very much, but how would I go about doing either of these things?
Google “MegaDownloader” and/or “VPN”.
YoungJaaron said: What causes the download limit?
Mega imposes it.
YoungJaaron said: Does buying the Pro Plans not work?
I’m sure it does work.
YoungJaaron said: Also, I’m halfway through downloading all of the files (47 left to go). Is there a way to start using MegaDownloader without having to restart all of my progress?
Once you get hold of MegaDownloader, you should be able to work out how to download files selectively.
Use MegaDownloader and/or a VPN to circumvent the download limit.
Guys, we have a new winner for The Sword in the Stone!
The Amazon WEB-DL is 1080p, has no logo, and fewer artifacts than the best HDTVrips around; better bitrate too.
Where is this WEB-DL to be found? There are a few of them floating around on Usenet, and I’m not sure which one people think is the best. Any info would be appreciated. NeverarGreat and I are trying to track down the one mentioned earlier in the thread.
EDIT: Got it! A big thank you to those who helped us out!
I’d be interested in seeing the final result. 😃
^^ Neverar, your adjustments make the film look far more atmospheric. Are they the result of a single LUT? If so, would you mind sharing it?
^ No. There’s nothing special about the GOUT audio in and of itself. Syncing to the (NTSC) GOUT simply provides a standard frame of reference and enables audio and subtitle tracks to be swapped between releases.
Guys - I could use some help - I remember some time ago, someone was working on a shotlist for the SW movies and I can’t find it.
It could be either of these.
^ AFAIK, nobody’s done this. The SE additions to the ending will undoubtedly complicate the editing. It’s not so much the transition between the two halves of the shot of the fireworks over Endor as it is the two added shots of the Ewoks and the extra shot of Wedge.
No problem! 😃
^ I think that they feature the original RARs, so you might be able to make up the missing/incomplete ones from the original posting(s). PM me if you continue to experience problems: I might be able to help.
EDIT: There are quite a few pars. How many blocks are you short?
EDIT: Both downloaded for me without any incompletes, so let me know if you need help with them. 😃
^ Oh, I see. When RotP comes out, I’ll try to sync it to the NTSC GOUT and let you know where to make changes. I’ll also try to record time-codes as I go.
^ If I understand correctly, you are taking GOUT-synced audio and trying to match it to non-GOUT-synced video. Reversing the scripts at the start of the thread to obtain time-codes is possible, but it is likely to make your brain hurt, and it’s probably better to find another method. (It’s also kind of off topic for this thread because, as you say, you are doing the opposite.)
Which releases do you have in mind anyway? I seem to recall that some people have already synced various audio mixes to the SSE and the like and posted them on the spleen.
I want things to change – I want to move out, I want to get a job…
… but there’s no one in my life to help me and I don’t know how to help myself.
While it won’t help in a direct way, you might consider doing some voluntary work. It will get you out the house and enable you to meet some new people; it might also improve your chances of getting a paid job and help you feel better about yourself.
…I don’t have anything to numb the loneliness or put me to sleep, either.
You might try short-term use of valerian tea. Medical evidence regarding its effectiveness is not conclusive, but some people find that it helps, and I’ve known people who swear by it. If you do decide to try it, I’d recommend that you consult your physician first and avoid drinking alcohol when using it.
I can understand how receivers might treat (technically out-of-spec) AC-3 2.1 as 2.0 and ignore the LFE, but it surprises me a bit that this happens with DTS-HD MA 2.1.
You first teach the algorithm how to color grade like you, based on a number of manual color adjustments you provide.
Can’t you use the changes that your color-correction tool makes to teach the algorithm? Presumably, the internal workings of the former could be expressed as a series of adjustments.
EDIT: Is there a risk of color fluctuations within a shot? That’s a problem that’s come up with some of the other automated solutions.
This is going to be confusing…
Darth Solo, I’m so sorry for your loss. I don’t have any other words. I just can’t imagine…
^ Harmy and I tried that once (for similar reasons), and people were running the DVDs though DVD Shrink to get the 5.1 on. The 5.1 mixes on the DVDs stay. It’s a case of giving the people what they want. 😃
True, the surround channel delay is supposed to be implemented by playback hardware only. And it is only supposed to happen during upmixing, not when playing 5.1 mixes.
In this case, the ‘hardware’ is the Dolby Media Decoder application that created the upmix.
Ah, I believe that I understand now. The receiver applies the delay when upmixing, so whatever software performs the upmix has to do the same. What about the -3dB attentuation though? If that is “baked in” to a 5.1 mix, does setting the surrounds to -3dB on the receiver have an effect only when upmixing?
(The LFE channel is, of course, the only reason for even bothering with making it 5.1 in the first place; if not for this, I would have distributed my edits in stereo and just let people upmix them in their receivers like they would anything else.)
This statement surprises me a bit. If true, why not make a 2.1 track? I thought that the process that you use gives better results than a standard upmix performed by a receiver. Thanks for all the explanation by the way!
^ That confuses me too. Many (software) upmixing profiles implement a 20ms delay and -3dB attenuation of the surrounds, which leaves me wondering how to configure hardware when playing back such an upmix and why the upmixing profile doesn’t leave it to the hardware to perform the adjustment in the first place.
If you don’t find this to be an issue, then playing the 5.1 on a 3.1 system would certainly still provide a benefit, since you’ll still get the dynamics and extra bass, just not the surroundy-ness. The stereo mix is rather less dynamic and doesn’t have much bass, so on a more powerful sound system it may seem somewhat muted in comparison.
That’s what I found when I had a 3.1 setup for a while.