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Master Geek


# 142547 16-Mar-2014 22:24
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Hi Guys ,
             Heres is what I have done ... I have copied all my dvd movies to my home NAS in the MKV file format so I can play from my nas to most devices in my house .I DO NOT like to compress video as our screens get bigger we need to maintain picture quality !

my NAS is a QNAP 212 and storage isnt a problem , I have a AC Ryan Media player which plays my MKV files how ever I do have a Sony Smart tv and Xbox 360 which I would like to use rather than having to buy lots of media players these two devices  do not like MKV's so my question is this ... I'm happy to convert the MKV files into a file format that all my devices can play but Im NOT wanting to compress them down I  just want to change the "container" to a format that they can all play without loss of video quality .

I cant seem to find a container to convert my files too and would love any help from this forum ...... again I do not want to compress these files down as video quality is top priority !

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Andrew W

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Ultimate Geek


  # 1007030 17-Mar-2014 09:12
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Best you first check which containers and codecs are supported by your Sony TV as that is likely to be the most "limited" as to what it will play and go from there.

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Uber Geek


  # 1007051 17-Mar-2014 09:33
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What resolution and bit rate are you MVKs?

if they have only come from DVD masters then tho be honest there is no problem to recode them from MVK to something in an MP4 container that you Sony devices will handle,

 

IF you were talking about copies from Blurays then you will have more issues as the Sony devices can get picky with very high bit rates

 
 
 
 




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Master Geek


  # 1007618 17-Mar-2014 19:44
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Hi Guys ,
            Thanks for the replies , Im using MakeMKV to copy them off with and they are being directly copied from the original disk { before you ask yes I own all my movies ...hahaha } I plan to do my blu ray movies as well and again no compression allowed ....lol Im happy to use either my xbx360 or sony KDL 42W670A to play the media files ....as I said Im not that keen to compress .

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Andrew w

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