Hi guys. What settings are optimal for viewing movies on s4? Do you just use the standard Android preset or do you have a custom setting that maximises quality to file size?
I use Handbrake to rip my DVDs to .mp4 and store on my HTPC. I'll admit, looking at all the settings on Handbrake makes what little brains I have left leak out of my ears... but I want to make good video rips for now and into the future, I sure don't want to rip them all again!
For general video rips I just use the 'Normal' preset, bump the video quality up to 17.5, bump the audio up 10db...
I've been using Handbrake to compress movies and it usually works well. However I have some large files (bigger than 1gb) that always come out huge (sometimes bigger than original), and it takes forever - processing is at a couple of frames per second. I don't understand why. These are mp4 files but I've compressed mp4s successfully in the past.