A parent of mine works as a nurse for a facility that has 3-4 videos (non-commercial) that they use in their waiting room specifically to address the health concerns of their patients. I've been asked if it was possible to put all of the videos on to a single DVD, and I of course said "No problem".
I've taken the first three sources (VHS) through an S-VHS VCR into my computer to MPEG-2 via capture card, but the final source is a DVD. XMpeg didn't do a very good job transcoding (never sync-ed up audio properly with video) so I went to Flask Mpeg 0.6. This fixed the audio-sync problems, but there's a problem (I think it's with the interlacing) where edges of objects on the video would wig out when the objects moved (i.e., person moves around the room, they get fuzzy around the edges). Just for reference, I transcoded from standard DVD to SVCD (480x480) NTSC format to keep size down, and because their TV isn't high-def anyway.
Is there a better transcoder than the Flask/BBmpeg combo? I don't think my hardware is the issue (see sig, and I'm not multitasking), I just think that the BBMpeg encoder probably isn't all that great; it keeps telling me that things may have not come out correctly and to "try increasing the mux rate" (I haven't figured out how to do that, despite searching). Any help would be appreciated. Worst comes to worst, I'll do an analog recording of the DVD to MPEG-2, but I'd rather not go through the hassle.
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