If you are intending on displaying portrait video, you will need to ensure that Hierarchical B-frames (B-Pyramid) are disabled on your video content. This article will document the correct encoding process using Handbrake and MediaCoder.
- Import your video by pressing File > Open Source or dragging and dropping into the application
- Head to the Dimensions tab, change the Resolution Limit to Custom
- Set the Maximum Size to 1080 x 1920, Anamorphic to Automatic and tick Optimal Size
- Click on the Video tab and set the Video Encoder to H.265 (Intel QSV or AMD VCE dependent on what chipset is available on your device)
- Set your framerate (30FPS Max) and tick Constant Framerate
- In the Advanced Options: field, type b-pyramid=0 or no-open-gop
- Next, hit Browse to rename your file and choose your export location
- When ready, press Start Encode
- Import your video by pressing File > Add File or dragging and dropping into the application
- Head to the Video tab, change the Format to H.265
- Set the Rate Mode to Variable Bitrate
- Look to the right-hand side of the application and click on the x265 tab
- Set the Preset to Custom, change the right-hand drop-down next to B-Frames to None
- Next, click on the Advanced radio button below the HEVC logo and ensure that Enable open-GOP is unticked.
- Once you have configured the rest of your video encoding preferences as desired (see this article for more details), you can then press Start to begin the encoding process.
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