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Harmy's STAR WARS Despecialized Edition HD - V2.7 - MKV (Released) — Page 286

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I'm using thousands of screenshots from a professional scan of the IB print as a reference (unfortunately downsized to SD), not some screen photos. That's all I have to say about that ;-)

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I am looking really close.  Is it color?

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It's the color of 3PO. In the 2.0 he looks silver-ish. Nice job finding and fixing this one Harmy!

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Well.. so there's only left to say: "Damn you, professional scans!" and not mention it again... ;)

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YanniD said:

There are some really cheap Bluray players (<$100) that do a very serviceable job playing back HD material from optical disc or usb drive.

Burning a DVD is the easiest part:  use Imgburn with ISO/UDF 1.02 format.

The harder part is transcoding:  if you do it yourself, use DVD9 as you won't be able to get the same quality as the DVD5 without Harmy's source and tweaks.  Before there were single programs to do conversion, you had to use multiple freeware programs, but it gave you fine control over the process.  If you can get the mpeg2 video file and the soundtracks, you can mux them together with Ifoedit into a basic DVD structure.  When using 24fps video, you will also need a program to add the pulldown flags.

As someone else suggested, just get the existing DVD5.

Well I'll look up Imgburn and check it out. If that doesn't work where do I find the DVD5? Is it an actual disc or is it just a file that even if I got it I would simply have to burn it to a disc myself which would bring me back to the problem that has brought me here?

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http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/forum.cfm/How-Tos-and-Technical-Discussions/forum/12/

And for the record, the DVD5 they're talking about is a file that you burn (or mount) without alteration - it's an exact image of the DVD that will fit on a single-layer physical DVD. Where to find the DVD5 is on-topic here, but this level of trouble-shooting is not really on-topic.

crissrudd4554 said:

Well I'll look up Imgburn and check it out. If that doesn't work where do I find the DVD5? Is an actual disc or is it just a file that even if I got it I would simply have to burn it to a disc myself which would bring me back to the problem that has brought me here?

 

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box said:

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/forum.cfm/How-Tos-and-Technical-Discussions/forum/12/

And for the record, the DVD5 they're talking about is a file that you burn (or mount) without alteration - it's an exact image of the DVD that will fit on a single-layer physical DVD. Where to find the DVD5 is on-topic here, but this level of trouble-shooting is not really on-topic.

Well I'll look into it more. If that's what the DVD5 is then it will do me no good. I wouldn't know what to with it. I can't burn it to a disc if I don't have a program that's designed to burn discs with multiple audio tracks. More well know programs that burn DVDs (Toast, Nero, Windows DVD Maker, etc.) only burn one track. I'll look up the Imgburn and see where that leads me.

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crissrudd4554 said:

box said:

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/forum.cfm/How-Tos-and-Technical-Discussions/forum/12/

And for the record, the DVD5 they're talking about is a file that you burn (or mount) without alteration - it's an exact image of the DVD that will fit on a single-layer physical DVD. Where to find the DVD5 is on-topic here, but this level of trouble-shooting is not really on-topic.

Well I'll look into it more. If that's what the DVD5 is then it will do me no good. I wouldn't know what to with it. I can't burn it to a disc if I don't have a program that's designed to burn discs with multiple audio tracks. More well know programs that burn DVDs (Toast, Nero, Windows DVD Maker, etc.) only burn one track. I'll look up the Imgburn and see where that leads me.

I think you're missing something fundamental. You don't need a program that will "burn multiple audio tracks". All those well known programs will burn multiple audio tracks fine. They may have trouble burning if you're passing them a bunch of files that approximate a DVD folder hierarchy. But if a DVD has been properly authored with multiple tracks and exists as a single image file (iso, etc.) these programs will burn that fine. At that pont it's just the binary representation and they have no idea if it's a data DVD or a video DVD or what - they simple burn the bits to the disc. End of story.

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Harmy said:

OK, guys, I would have you know there is a whole "How To's and Technical Discussion" section on these boards, where you can discuss how to burn AVCHD to DVD and the advantages and disadvantages of MKV vs. BD to your hearts' content.

This +1

Btw great work on the last 2 shots you posted :)

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Two tweaks in one day. Can't get any better.  Oh how I love Christmas.

Troy 

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There's more coming :-) I really want to get this done before Christmas.

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Looks fantastic, Harmy. Looking forward to screening 2.1 at a holiday party this year...

No pressure!

Keep Circulating the Tapes.

END OF LINE

(It hasn’t happened yet)

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So far all tweaks you've posted have been really good.

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Agreed - looking better all the time.

Regarding the reference shots, scans, and multitudes of sources, I'm amazed at the level of tweaking with things and the results. Even if one might prefer one slight thing over another, the overall presentation is excellent, and I can't wait for a solid 2.1 release!

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Harmy said:

And another one:

These electrical shorts look nice and crisp white and blue. Does this mean R2 D2 himself is a bit less greenish yellow in this part of the scene as well? I just couldn't resist, and had to ask Harmy!

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like the colors. Did it bring out the grain a little more?

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Troyig88 said:

like the colors. Did it bring out the grain a little more?

I was going to ask the same question. I like the colors better though, but did it also turn the suns, out of round?

 

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the suns were always round:)

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Yes, it possibly made the grain more visible; I didn't add any, if that's what you were wondering. The suns are taken directly from a 35mm frame scan are now much more authentic in both appearance (including shape) and movement. The colors are also much much closer to the IB print now.

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these tweaks are amazing...can't believe all the tiny details you are paying attention to.  Can't wait for 2.1!!