[FFmpeg-user] Trying to Reduce Sizes of Movies Ripped with MakeMKV

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Mon Oct 26 00:38:24 EET 2020

On 10/25/2020 3:24 PM, Ted Park wrote:
> I wonder if the BD/DVD ripping software you are using can be made to
> transcode so you wouldn’t have to do this.
And I also wonder if the rip is _upscaling_ the dvd to 1080 instead of 
leaving it at SD resolution since about the longest dvd movie will be around 
a 5GB mpeg2 file.

How are you ripping the dvd?
Into what container?
(complete command lines and output, please).

I almost always decrypt/rip from the dvd to a .vob file, then convert from 


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