Jump to content
dhendrik

Toast 19 Pro - NO RE-ENCODE Bluray Video

Recommended Posts

Hello Forum,

I have a question regarding using Toast 19 Pro. Unfortunately, I already had major problems activating Bluray authoring. Now I have the next question and I need help with it.

Briefly to the situation: So far I have used Adobe Encore to burn a Blurays. Unfortunately Adobe is no longer developing this and I need an alternative.

So far I have exported my films with Premiere Pro as h264 Bluray with 25/30 MB bit rate. I then loaded the files directly into Encore and outputted them directly as Bluray WITHOUT RECODING.

 

So I need a program which burns my videos as Bluray WITHOUT recoding or authoring with a simple menu.

Now I came across Toast and the colleague in the chat (before buying) had confirmed that this works.

 

Unfortunately, when I try to create a BD, I cannot find any way to import my files (m4v and wav) in the program. Furthermore, I have not found a way to adjust the settings so that my video material is NOT re-encoded. The 25/30 MB bit rate should also be retained.

 

Where can I find the settings? What exactly do I have to store in which menu? Which files can I import? Should I use TSMuxer to edit the file before importing it? It is important that the files are NOT re-encoded.

If this function is not available, I will claim my money back, otherwise I will not be able to use the program.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've just run into this problem myself.

Toast 19 Pro refuses to import elementary m4v and wav files from Pr that are BD-legal.

If I export a muxed H264 mp4 file from Pr, Toast imports it just fine. But then it insists on re-encoding it no matter the settings in Toast.

I have to see if the audio is the problem; maybe AAC audio in the mp4 file will work better.

Edited by JeffBDVS

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

hello jeff, unfortunately i find it very sad that such a simple function does not work.

I also connected the files to a stream with "tsmuxer" - that doesn't work either.

the support says that a simple "passthrough" is not provided and the program cannot do this.

so I got my money back because the software cannot be used!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry you had to do that. You may not have to give up on the software just yet.

I uninstalled with CleanMyMac X and reinstalled a freshly downloaded version. 

I exported from Pr as H.264 Blu-ray with bit rate set to 10 Mpbs and 15 Mbps max.

I muxed the video and audio from Pr in tsMuxer as a .m2ts file and used that as the source in Toast. I set Toast to it's default settings except I changed the encoding bit rate to 10/15 max to match my Pr export and I set re-encode to Never.

I had a successful burn to disc image with no re-encoding by Toast. 

I'm going to try a 20 Mbps/25 Mbps max export and burn now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello Jeff,
I always use the 25-30 MB option.

What amazes me ... why does the support itself say that the program does NOT have this function?
Apart from that, every experience with the support was a disaster. I wonder which theater the employees come from 😞

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just asked the support again. Actually, it shouldn't work. Or are they really that bad that they don't even know what their own program can do?

 

image.png.08c7df9d0870650e46094cf38a4f7263.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is really scary🤣

If you get wrong information even on special request, this is very worrying. The support could also get information from the colleagues.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Screenshots:

Pr export settings:

PrPro2020ExportSettings.thumb.jpg.e9272f3a063262d8ec418005b8966a26.jpg

tsMuxer setup. I changed the file names after export from Pr from OpenHouse to M4V10-15:

tsMuxerSetup.thumb.jpg.727abf23677d56cb6d8158e8de0d914c.jpg

Toast setup:

ToastSetup.thumb.jpg.2de29ce4c55043c0148b7f46177d914d.jpg

Toast encoding settings:

ToastEncodingSettings.jpg.165fb5a509efa70ac1d8867bda0cf300.jpg

Edited by JeffBDVS

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

For me Toast doesn't seem to like anything but m2ts files at 29.97.  It refuses to accept AAC files so I use MKV Tools to convert to AC-3 and then TSMuxerGUI to convert to m2ts.

I  use OBS and save the recording as .mkv 6 channel so I can process it.  No more re-encoding.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×