I've been hearing how great Handbrake is for converting DVD files for the ipad, so I've been trying it out - version 0.9.4 for Windows. No matter what I try, I keep getting jagged lines (mouse teeth) in my results. Turning on the "Decomb" helps, but the lines are still there. How to match the quality of the DVD files as faithfully as possible? These files came from a PAL DVD (so framerate of 25?). Any help is much appreciated as I am completely new to this .
Settings I tried
Framerate: Same as Source (2 pass grayed out)
Constant Quality: 60.78% RF 20
Presets: Normal, AppleTV, High Profile
Anamorphic: Strict, Loose
Decomb: Default (what to put for custom?)
Advanced Settings: Left at Defaults for each Preset
One more thing. I downloaded presets for the iPad, but Handbrake won't let me import them. The presets file is .xml and Handbrake seems only to want files of type "Plist". Any ideas? Can't understand how others are getting such great results.