When people use Handbrake 1.0.7 to convert video or rip DVD, they often encouter video stucking at 100% conversion just as the following condition:
"For a while now I haven't been able to encode videos with HandBrake 0.99.5530 (and older versions) on my PC with Windows 7 64-bit because the encoding never gets past 00.00%. I've tried many different videos and formats. I've upgraded versions and reinstalled HandBrake but it still isn't working. I know the videos are ok because they encoded on my Mac and a friend's PC perfectly. This computer has encoded perfectly before in HandBrake."
"I have been using Handbrake 1.0.7 for years and absolutely love this product, especially with RF encoding. However I have run across ~20 DVDs that Handbrake 1.0.7 will not encode properly. On all these discs it gets to the very end of encoding, 100.00% and just sits there. I can see the M4V file getting bigger and bigger...it will continue to grow until I force quit out of handbrake. I have tried multiple settings, and nothing seems to work. Is there an alternative to Handbrake 1.0.7 that has similar options and does good encoding? Has anyone else run into this error and maybe have some insight to a fix? Thanks!"
Why Handbrake 1.0.7 Stuck at 100% and how to fix it?
Generally, Handbrake 1.0.7 isn't stuck. It's still working on the conversion. Those comfortable in Terminal can use "top -o cpu" to see that HandBrake is probably the top item, and still using a large portion of your processor(s) speed.
Therefore, don't force quite out of Handbrake 1.0.7. Canceling the conversion at this point is virtually guaranteed to result in a broken file. It's possible to get lucky, but if you've spent hours converting so far, why risk throwing it all away? Give Handbrake 1.0.7 time, and it will always finish the conversion.
From some user's own experience and what he have seen reported in the forums, the pause is usually associated with particular discs, and that lower-end machines are more likely to be delayed at the end like this(Testing shows that PowerBook G4 1Ghz with 1GB of memory was delayed often, but my PowerMac dual 2Ghz with 2GB of memory rarely is). In addition, when you use Handbrake 1.0.7 to convert video or rip DVD, the computers usually consume a lot of power, especially if you use a CRT monitor (those big bulky ones that weigh a ton!). So, turn off the monitor if you don't have to look at the screen that frequently. Only leave the monitor on while you are using the machine. If you can, get LCDs - they cost a little more, but the savings on power will be enough to make up for that little extra expense or go for a laptop.
For those pople who have switched to a faster computer and found Handbrake 1.0.7 paused at the end of a conversion, and "top -o cpu" didn't list HandBrake at the top. In this case, all you needed to do was to access the disk where the converted movie was stored, and the process completed. This has happened maybe twice out of hundreds of conversions.
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