analog said: I was going to try this for kicks, just to see if it'd work, but get a "matroska parse error: invalid h264 NAL unit size. NAL unit truncated" error :(
Will wait for the "real deal" in any case... Just wanted to see if there was a quick way to burn for playback on a standalone player. Ah well.
The NAL error is due to header compression that newer versions of MKVtool kit thus mkvmerge now uses by default.
You simply need to remove it.
Here is how: In mkvmerge, under options [file->options] on the mmg tab look for "Disable header removal compression for audio and video tracks by default" and check the box. Then in main window add your .mkv and "start muxing" it will be somewhat fast as in this case it will just be changing the header not really doing a mux
Here is the commandline method:
mkvmerge --compression 0:none --compression 1:none -o "path and file name of new .mkv aka output file" "path and file name of the mkv file to be processed aka imput file"
BTW: I use mkvmerge 4.70 besides it being rock solid stable, mkv's made from later versions will not fast forward >> or reverse properly << on my Blu-Ray player.
P.S. It's worth spending 1-2 hours to figure out how to use MultiAVCHD for the do-it-yourself menu. You'll be able to use the knowledge for future endevours. Of course, I had to limit the audio choices down to 6 due as that's all that will display, but it's great solution until an "official" one is available from Harmy and his helpers.
Righto. Yeah, I went with a quick tsmuxer disc, just to mess with. Seemed good on ps3. Spent some time looking at multiavchd, specifically hunting for tweaks to the menu limit. It's likely possible with an avisynth tweak. Worth asking the author.
As for reasons this version is worthwhile, everyone has their reasons. I also like the team blu effort, for example, but this one is interesting in the results of the unique and determined results of so much extra effort. I have to say, 2.5 was quite enjoyable last night.
...interesting article. Still don't think attention is anything to worry about.