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Old 30 Nov 2002, 02:41 PM   #1
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Default DivX Movie comes out darker than original

I'm encoding Star Wars Episode II using Gordian Knot. I have successfully encoded it to 688x288 with a bitrate of 1225 kbit/sec. The quality is great with no visible artefacts. However, the resulting avi file is darker than the original, or possibly the colors are messed up.

This is a frame from the original ripped dvd, copied from Gordian Knot's preview pane. It looks just the same as when playing the VOB:




This is the same frame from the resulting DivX-encoded AVI file, captured from the AVI using VirtualDub:





As you can see, in the AVI file everything is much darker. The sand that was light orange-ish in the original file looks almost red in the DivX encoded version.

How do I fix this?

Adron


(Edit: My DNS seems to have gone down, updated picture urls to include IP)

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Old 30 Nov 2002, 03:23 PM   #2
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I don't use Gordian Knot, so I can't tell you how to remedy this. I can, however, tell you that the second picture is not darker, rather it contains more magenta...
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