Size of mp4 of ripped DVD?

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  1. striker754

    striker754 Chillin

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    I just ripped my first DVD in awhile using Handbrake and AnyDVD. The resulting mp4 file was like 2.4GB. Is that about normal? or can I change something to make it smaller?
     
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    SeeVinceRun Currently In Prison OT Supporter

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    if you want it smaller, just specify the target size in MB. I usually dont go above 2gb, less if the movie is older.

    Generally, thats on the big side, though. I just do it because I hate crappy quality video.
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    Your bitrate is too high. As long as you use strong h.264 settings, setting your bitrate above 2000 isn't going to give you any higher quality.
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    Handbrake it pretty good as long as it doesn't have a DTS soundtrack. It does have most of the more important x264 options available. Set a preset for the options you want and it takes seconds to add a DVD to the encode queue.
     

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