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  • Help Request Virtual Dub - Audio compressor not found
    #1
    Bob, do you have time for a virtualdub question Big Grin . . . Huh

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    #2
    yes, i do.
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    #3
    Sorry I am so slow. Doing a million things tonight. The question is why do I always get this message when I try to preview the video in virtualdub:

    no audio compressor could be found to decompress the audio source format
    source format tag 2000

    ???

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    #4
    most likely you need the ACM for the ac3 audio.
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    #5
    I can do a direct stream copy and the sound transfers just fine, but I can't preview the sound. It honestly doesn't affect the way I use the program, but it just worries me that I can't figure it out.

    What about this question.

    I have a DVD video-logy of Silverchair, but instead of breaking the different videos up they were all in one PGC(? whatever DVDFab calls it) anyway, I ripped it with DVDFab and then used autoGK to convert it to an AVI, but when I try to use virtualdub to split the file up it will only cut on key frames. So instead of breaking on the fade to black moment, I have to cut a little early or a little late.

    So I got advice to rekey the file(which took forever and didn't work).
    I got advice to change the XVid codec's options to force a frame every x amount of frames and it didn't work.

    I gave up. The AVI is still in the Unfinished folder . . .

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    #6
    (12-10-2011, 09:59 PM)Mark Wrote:  I can do a direct stream copy and the sound transfers just fine, but I can't preview the sound. It honestly doesn't affect the way I use the program, but it just worries me that I can't figure it out.

    if you have the ACM for ac3 installed, the preview will work fine.

    (12-10-2011, 09:59 PM)Mark Wrote:  I have a DVD video-logy of Silverchair, but instead of breaking the different videos up they were all in one PGC(? whatever DVDFab calls it) anyway, I ripped it with DVDFab and then used autoGK to convert it to an AVI, but when I try to use virtualdub to split the file up it will only cut on key frames. So instead of breaking on the fade to black moment, I have to cut a little early or a little late.

    So I got advice to rekey the file(which took forever and didn't work).
    I got advice to change the XVid codec's options to force a frame every x amount of frames and it didn't work.

    I gave up. The AVI is still in the Unfinished folder . . .

    i'd make a d2v file with dgindex, reference it in an avisynth script, open the script in virtualdub, manually select the start and end of each section, add 'em all to the job queue, and run the batch of encodes at once.
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    #7
    Okay thanks. I will refer to this post later when I have time to check out your advice.

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    #8
    (12-10-2011, 09:59 PM)Mark Wrote:  I can do a direct stream copy and the sound transfers just fine, but I can't preview the sound. It honestly doesn't affect the way I use the program, but it just worries me that I can't figure it out.

    What about this question.

    I have a DVD video-logy of Silverchair, but instead of breaking the different videos up they were all in one PGC(? whatever DVDFab calls it) anyway, I ripped it with DVDFab and then used autoGK to convert it to an AVI, but when I try to use virtualdub to split the file up it will only cut on key frames. So instead of breaking on the fade to black moment, I have to cut a little early or a little late.

    So I got advice to rekey the file(which took forever and didn't work).
    I got advice to change the XVid codec's options to force a frame every x amount of frames and it didn't work.

    I gave up. The AVI is still in the Unfinished folder . . .

    forget VDub it crashes and gives errors a lot

    When you open DVDFab on the left hit on Dvd ripper then go to avi,if the video you have has different e.g chapters hit on title start end settings,it will give you a choice to e.g 1 to 1 or whatever,you will see when you hit on title start end settings

    also this little tool does the business

    WWW.SOFTPEDIA.COM
    Download Xmedia Recode 3.4.9.6
    Download XMedia Recode - Powerful and easy-to-configure program...
    (This post was last modified: 03-04-2013, 07:38 AM by karpackie.)
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    #9
    Thanks karpackie. That actually is something I eventually figured out, but I didn't know I could do it with DVD Fab so thanks. Smile
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    #10
    ok so ya can take the warnings of me lol,if ya need any help ripping encoding etc lemme know,i have gone to the advanced stages WinkWink
    (This post was last modified: 03-04-2013, 01:11 PM by karpackie.)
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