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Videora Audio Sync Fix

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Many people have stated problems with Videora audio sync problems in iLounge and iPod Hacks forums. A user from iLounge forums has produced a fix which has generated many positive results. There are other fixes, but havn’t been too helpful. We have tested this fix and have approved that it does in fact work. We have also modified the fix instructions to be a little more comprehensive. Hopefully the fix will help you. Here is how to do it:

1) Configure PocketDivXEncoder and Encode Your Video

Download and install PocketDivx Encoder. Once you open the program, click Advanced Options. A window will slide up, check the “Direct Audio Stream Copy” box.

Click Advanced Options again to close the window. Next, click the first icon to the right of the “File to Encode” box. This will allow you to browse and select your video file. Also hit the first icon to the right of the “Output File” box to select your desired output directory. Slide “Video Quality” to 80 and “Brightness” to 25%.

The following step will require you to edit the output dimensions. Click on the “Change” button next to “Output Dimensions.” A window similar to the one below will popup.

You will have to adjust the dimensions depending on the those of your video. Click Apply after adjusting the dimensions. Remember the dimensions you have set as it is required for a later step. Once all this is done you can start encoding the video by hitting the “Encode Now” button. A popup will show once encoding is done. At this point, you can close PocketDivXEncoder.

2) Configure Videora and Convert Video

Download Videora if you don’t already have it. Open Videora and hit the “Setup” tab on the left. Then select the “Profiles” tab on the top. For this fix, you are required to make a new profile so select the “New Profile” button. The “Profile Name” field will be cleared, insert “Custom” into the field.

Set the following fields: Mode to “H264>CBR,” Video Bitrate to “640kbps,” Audio Bitrate to “128kbps,” Aspect Ratio to “1:1,” and Framerate to “Input”. Once you save your profile, go to the convert screen and browse for the .avi file that PocketDivXEncoder created. Select the profile that you created from the drop-down box and start converting! The final video using these options is usually around 500-600mb depending on the length of the movie.

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25 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Kuo // Jan 8, 2007 at 4:28 pm

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  • 2 Bashment // Jan 10, 2007 at 12:07 am

    hi, I wanted to try this but its going to take sooo long to reconvert the video before converting it to ipod in veideora. Please email me for suugestions…thanks

  • 3 Erik // Jan 14, 2007 at 2:22 pm

    This didn’t work for me. You have to try converting a whole movie to see if it will lose sync, and its a waste of time to test. I have done so many test and fixes on this and none on the net helped me fixed this audio-sync problem

  • 4 Kuo // Jan 14, 2007 at 2:42 pm

    Ok, Erik, the next piece of advice I will give is to use something other than Videora to convert your vidoes. There’s a relatively new freeware program out there called Any Video Converter. It works wonders. No problems have been reported as far as I know. So check out our tutorial for it: http://ipodlegends.com/how-to-convert-any-video-type-to-ipod-format/

  • 5 Erik // Jan 19, 2007 at 6:02 pm

    Ill try this, coz i’ve been having problems with videora lately. When i play the video, it says i have pin graph errors.

  • 6 Baz // Feb 7, 2007 at 5:17 pm

    Hey I Tried Every Step Of The Above For My Ipod, Everything Was Fine Untill The Step Where I Had To Click “Encode Now”.

    Once I Clicked Encode Now, my pop up box thing remained on 0% even after 30 mins, it juz remained on 0%

    I Cannot Get My Audio/Video To Sync With One Another.
    Any Help Will Be Greatly Appreciated..

    Kind Regards,

    Baz

  • 7 Kuo // Feb 8, 2007 at 12:52 am

    Hello Baz,
    If Videora does not work for you, I recommend you use a different program. Any Video Converter has had no problems at all. This particular program has many functions and is as easy to use as Videora. Great thing about it is that it’s free also :D Go to the link I posted in the previous comment above. If you have any other questions, feel free to comment again

  • 8 Yoed // Feb 14, 2007 at 6:44 pm

    I am having problems with the PocketDivx Encoder. The files i output come out as 110 mb for a 45 minute tv show. I think the problem is that i don’t have the option to change the video quality to 80. The highest video quality i can pick is 20, and my default in the middle is 12. Anyway one have any ideas?

  • 9 Kuo // Feb 15, 2007 at 1:08 am

    Yoed, just 20? If I remember, the option will allow you to go to 80.

  • 10 Yoed // Feb 15, 2007 at 3:26 am

    I KNOW!! maybe since i am uisng vista?

  • 11 Louisa // Feb 18, 2007 at 4:10 am

    Thankyou so much!!! This worked great for me…

  • 12 Kuo // Feb 19, 2007 at 2:16 am

    No Problem :D

  • 13 ipodrz // Feb 27, 2007 at 1:32 pm

    Is this fix for a particular Videora version? I see they released version 2.03.

  • 14 Kuo // Feb 28, 2007 at 1:22 pm

    Hmm, well, I havn’t heard people saying a particular version had the audio sync problem. I assumed it was for all. If version 2.03 doesn’t have the problem, then awesome!

  • 15 Michelle // Mar 11, 2007 at 4:46 pm

    I’m having a problem and I’m not sure if this will help. When I am transferring videos, it gets to 100% completed, but it never fully completes so I can’t move it to itunes. It just stays at 100%. What should I do?

  • 16 Alex // Mar 15, 2007 at 3:18 pm

    I am having trouble with the encoder. I press encode now and it says it’s encoding and about one second later it tells me it is finished. Then the finished file is 0kbs and basically nothing…

  • 17 Kuo // Mar 18, 2007 at 2:45 pm

    hmm, did you configure the encoder correctly?

  • 18 n3tm4n // Jul 3, 2007 at 4:54 am

    Works like a charm – many thanks, I’ll have something to watch next time I’m on the road.

  • 19 Kirsty // Feb 5, 2008 at 11:02 pm

    Hey I was wondering, I have this product but it converts the dvds into wide screen and as the screen is small already its now way too small! Could anyone tell me how to change this? Good product otherwise.

  • 20 Tsegaye // Feb 12, 2008 at 12:43 am

    Problem on the audio recorder and how to convert ipod video to CD or DVD.

  • 21 Tsegaye // Feb 12, 2008 at 12:47 am

    problem on the ipod audio recording and how to convert ipod video to CD or DVD.

  • 22 Simon // May 11, 2008 at 4:25 pm

    I have tried AVC and it seems to be no better than Videora concerning audio sync delay. I tried converting The Matrix Reloaded and the audio is a fraction of a second early for both AVC and Videora – the original VOB plays fine. Strangely The Matrix Revolutions converts fine unlike Reloaded.

  • 23 zadee // Nov 2, 2008 at 10:18 pm

    when i play a movies on my ipod only some of the movies have it when the video is ahead of the audio. i am using the any video converter.
    what should i do?

  • 24 loren // Jan 24, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    hi! when i play the avi in media player audio is in perfect sync, when i convert it thru videora to my ipod classic that’s when the audio is not in sync, i will try this now though, i am hoping this will work, thanks for the article!

  • 25 Dejan // Feb 19, 2009 at 4:51 pm

    I think I have found the solution to all this… When you convert movies in Videora, you usually use the pre-defined profiles. They are all set to encode movies using 25 FPS and we all know that many divx movies are originally encoded to 23,976 FPS. So if you encode movies that are originally encoded with 23,976 FPS, you change the video to 25 FPS but the sound stays the same as the original. This is my theory which I have to put to test.

    You can manually set encoding profiles and you only need to set the framerate to 23,976 to encode movies that originally use this framerate. But as I said, I have to test it myself before I post if this is true.

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