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I need a Handbrake preset for a Samsung GT-i5500 Europa please? This is to convert video clips and movies etc into a format that can be viewed on my phone. Many thanks

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You can view Android's supported Media formats here:

I would recommend H.264 video and AACv2 audio, for the best quality. The dimensions depend on the dimensions of your phone -- in your case, 320x240. It's not the most powerful phone so you may want to experiment with the quality to get it playable but also looking good.

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Additionally the container for the video should be 3gp which Handbrake does not handle. I am going to do the conversion in "Super" instead. These settings worked however once I had converted the mp4 output of Handbrake to 3gp – mccartrey Apr 7 '11 at 17:29
Hmm, OK. The developer guide says mp4 should have been OK. – Matthew Read Apr 7 '11 at 17:31
It's possible that different settings may have worked within an mp4 container. I used low quality settings within mp4. It wouldn't play. Same settings with 3GP container, worked fine. – mccartrey Apr 8 '11 at 9:43
I finally found a setting in Handbrake that works fine for mp4 files as follows: Container=mp4 file Picture size width=320 height=240 Video Codec=mpeg-4 (ff mpeg). Framerate=12 2 pass encoding=checked. Avg bitrate=56 Audio source=automatic codec=aac (faac) mixdown=mono sample rate=44.1 bitrate=32 – mccartrey Oct 18 '11 at 16:23

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