When you say "The encoding time fluctuates a lot" do you mean the estimated time? I assume you're doing 2-pass?
I apologize, I totally forgot the in built preset. In Handbrake I had inserted another preset I found online so I was operating under the same logic with VC too. I will give the built-in preset a go today to see the results. Is it ok as is or do you have
any suggestions/tweaks, etc?
Also can someone please suggest a good preset, or set of manual options to use for converting my dvd's to 700mb avi's in order to be viewed on a popcorn A-210 media player?
As for your question, yes I meant the estimated time, and yes I am doing a 2-pass, the first one turbo. I know approx from Handbrake how long each pass takes cause I use to look at the estimated time. In VC when it gets to the second pass, it often fluctuates its
estimated time. Not a biggie, just asking if anyone else has noticed.
Thank you for your answer, much appreciated.