Sorry if this is answered somewhere else, but I’ve searched and searched to no avail.
Basically, I want to know if the iPod has a minimum bitrate that it can read for video? (5.5G series)
If not, does DVDFab have the capability to encode an iPod movie below 200kbps? Because I can’t get it to do so. Every time I select lower, it happily carries on but the resulting file is 200kbps and twice as large.
I know this sounds like a ridiculous bitrate but I’ve been experimenting with cartoon dvds and am trying to see if it’s possible to squeeze the full series of a show onto the iPod with acceptable results. Being older cartoons, the bitrate just isn’t as big of an issue. So far, 27 minutes of video (single-pass) at what I thought was 100kbps (but was actually 200kbps) at the lowest possible resolution came out way better than I needed it, yet the file was obviously too large. I need to get it down to about 100kbps but I am having no luck.