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             The SWEDiSH 720p x264 TV Releasing Standards 2010                 
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     Requirements: Notepad with terminal font or any other ascii viewer.       
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                              읕컴[ INTRO ]컴켸                              
 This is a re-written version of the tvx2642k8.nfo                           
 from 'The.720p.x264.TV.Releasing.Standards.2008' to fit the shows on        
 Swedish television! The main reason why we need our own set of rules is     
 that our shows air with 640kbps ac3 audio, and with the runtime/sizes       
 from the other ruleset we often ended up with low video bitrates.           
                                                                             
                                                                             
읕컴컴컴쩟컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컫쩡컴컴컴  
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                          읕컴[ RELEASE RULES ]컴켸                            
                                                                               
  This document takes effect starting with shows airing 2010-02-24.            
                                                                               
  Episode Sizing:                                                              
   - 12:15 - 16:30 =  373MB                                                    
   - 16:30 - 24:45 =  559MB                                                    
   - 24:45 - 30:15 =  746MB                                                    
   - 30:16 - 45:00 = 1119MB                                                    
   - 45:01 - 60:30 = 1493MB                                                    
   - 60:31 - 90:00 = 2239MB                                                    
   - Other runtimes should be scaled to keep a minimum video bitrate of        
     2800kbit/s at a multiple of 559 or 746MB.                                 
   - Releases must be no more than 2MB undersized and must be no more than     
     the even division of a 4479MB DVDR. For example, a 44:00 release must     
     be no more than 4479 * 1/4 = 1119.75 MB, and a 25:00 release must be      
     no more than 4479 * 1/6 = 746.5 MB.                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Audio:                                                                       
   - Must be original source audio, AC3 if available                           
   - Re-encoding/transcoding audio is forbidden                                
   - Dupes based on audio format are forbidden and should be tagged INTERNAL   
   - Sources with clipping audio will be considered a nuke                     
   - Multi-language audio tracks are allowed. Multiple languages must be       
     muxed into the MKV. These languages must be identified in the container   
     when muxing.                                                              
   - Audio that is 80ms or more out of sync or drifts more than 80ms           
     between any two points (e.g. needing -60 at one and +20 at another) is    
     considered to be technically flawed and may be propered                   
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Video:                                                                       
   - 720p sources are not to be resized. In the event of imperfections         
     lasting the majority of the episode, the release shall be cropped with    
     borders added to retain 1280x720 resolution                               
   - 50fps 720p video  must be dropped to 25fps using SelectEven()             
   - 1080i sources are to be cropped and resized using Lanczos/Lanczos4.       
   - 1080i video sources must be deinterlaced with LeakKernelDeint.            
   - Group watermarks of any kind on the video will not be tolerated           
   - Intros, outros, betweenos, or any other form of defacement of the         
     episode will not be tolerated                                             
   - Sources that sideconvert 1080i to 720p (such as Bell Expressvu) are       
     banned                                                                    
   - Upconverted sources must not be done as 720p.x264. See notes regarding    
     HR.PDTV.x264.                                                             
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Codec/Container:                                                             
   - Must be x264 revision: 1400 or higher must be used                        
   - Must use Matroska (.mkv) for container                                    
   - Stripping or falsifying encode information in the file header is banned   
   - Must be High Profile (MeGUI requires this to select some options)         
   - Custom Matrices are allowed                                               
   - Must be minimum 2 passes. The final pass must be done as one continuous   
     encode spanning the entire episode, i.e. may not be segmented.            
   - Deblocking must be used; values are at the discretion of the group but    
     must be the same between passes (default is enabled, 0:0 settings)        
   - Adaptive quantization must be used (enabled by default in builds >=       
     805 from x264.nl)                                                         
   - Chroma M.E. must be used (enabled by default)                             
   - M.E. Algorithm (--me) must be multi hexagon (umh) or better               
   - Subpixel refinement (--subme) must be 6 or 7                              
   - Trellis (--trellis) must be 1 or higher                                   
   - Number of Reference Frames (--ref) must be 3 or higher                    
   - CABAC must be used (enabled by default)                                   
   - Macroblock options (--partitions) must be default                         
     ("p8x8,b8x8,i8x8,i4x4") or higher ("all")                                 
   - Adaptive DCT (--8x8dct) must be used                                      
   - Number of B-frames (--bframes) must be 3 or higher and must be the same   
     in both passes                                                            
   - Adaptive B-Frames must be used (enabled by default)                       
   - B-Pyramid (--b-pyramid) must be used in both passes                       
   - Weighted B-Prediction (--weightb) must be used                            
   - Bidirectional M.E. (--bime) must be used                                  
   - B Frame mode (--direct) must be set to Spatial (default) or Auto and      
     must be the same for both passes                                          
   - Suggested command lines:                                                  
     x264.exe --pass 1 --level 4.1 --stats x264.stats --bitrate 2800         
     --threads auto --bframes 3 --me dia --ref  1                             
     --no-mbtree --b-pyramid normal --subme 1 --no-dct-decimate               
     --partitions none --output NUL tv.avs                                    
                                                                             
     x264.exe --pass 2 --level 4.1 --stats .stats --bitrate 2800             
     --threads auto --bframes 3 --no-mbtree --b-pyramid normal               
     --weightb --me umh --ref 3 --mixed-refs --subme 6 --trellis 1           
     --analyse all --8x8dct --output tv.mkv tv.avs                           
                                                                               
                                                                             
  Resolution:                                                                  
   - 1280 x 720                                                                
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Subs:                                                                        
   - Optional                                                                  
   - VOBSUB is the preferred format                                            
   - Subtitles must be muxed into the MKV. "Subs" directories are forbidden.   
   - Burned subtitles will only be allowed when the source exhibits            
     such subtitles in the picture itself                                      
   - Release muxed with subs must still adhere to the filesizes listed above   
   - Multi-language subtitles cannot be used as a basis for a dupe             
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Packaging:                                                                   
   - All releases must be MKV                                                  
   - Releases must be packed with RAR and broken into 50,000,000 byte RARs;    
     100MB RARs are allowed for releases 2200MB and larger.                    
   - Multi-episode releases should not be split                                
   - Compression must not be used                                              
   - Recovery and MD5 record are optional                                      
   - Encryption or password protection is forbidden                            
   - Must have SFV and NFO                                                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Credits/Previously On:                                                       
   - Not required. Ripper's discretion.                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Samples:                                                                     
   - REQUIRED!                                                                 
   - Roughly sixty seconds length and in a separate folder marked as Sample    
   - Must be taken from the episode - not encoded separately                   
   - Stream samples are recommended for any questionable issue with the        
     source, e.g. no IVTC possible, IVTC to 24.975fps, etc.                    
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Propers:                                                                     
   - Propers are only permitted in the case of a technical flaw in the         
     original release (e.g. Bad IVTC, Interlacing, missing footage, resizing   
     720p source, bad crop, commercials, bad x264 settings used, bad source,   
     etc.)                                                                     
   - Sample of propered release is encouraged                                  
   - Proper reason must be stated in nfo                                       
   - Qualitative propers are not allowed                                       
   - Propers based upon the rules set forth here are allowed only on           
     releases that come after this document is made public                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Directory Naming:                                                            
   - Show.Name.SXXEXX.720p.SWEDiSH.HDTV.x264-GROUP for normal series           
   - Show.Name.YYYY-MM-DD.720p.SWEDiSH.HDTV.x264-GROUP for sports/daily shows  
   - Show.Name.PartXX.720p.SWEDiSH.HDTV.x264-GROUP for miniseries              
   - ALL others are FORBIDDEN. (e.g 0x00 000 EXX.EP.TITLE)                     
   - The use of audio format tags such as AAC, AC3, and AC3.x.x is FORBIDDEN   
   - READ.NFO is allowed; however, discretion is recommended                   
   - PROPER.READ.NFO is NOT allowed. The NFO is REQUIRED to have a reason;     
     therefore, the tag is redundant.                                          
   - Other permitted tags are: PROPER, REPACK, RERIP, REAL, UNCUT, SWESUB,     
      INTERNAL                                                                 
   - Acceptable characters in naming a directory include (NO spaces or         
     double dots - single dots ONLY):                                          
                                                                               
       ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ                                              
       abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz                                              
       0123456789._-                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
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                        읕컴[ NOTES TO THE RULES ]컴켸                         
                                                                               
  HR.PDTV.x264:                                                                
   - HR PDTV x264 encodes are allowed for shows airing on an HD channel but    
     that do not air in HDTV                                                   
   - 4:3 resolution is 720x544, 16:9 resolution is 960x544                     
   - 16:9 shows must fill the screen on the source broadcast. Widescreen       
     shows letterboxed within a 4:3 frame within a 16:9 frame (aka             
     windowboxing or postage stamp) lack sufficient source resolution to       
     warrant releasing in an HR format.                                        
   - Releases must be cropped and resized as necessary                         
   - Sizing is as follows:                                                     
      Animation                                                                
       12:15 - 16:30 =  139MB                                                  
       16:30 - 24:45 =  186MB                                                  
       24:45 - 33:00 =  279MB                                                  
       33:00 - 49:45 =  373MB                                                  
       49:45 - 66:15 =  559MB                                                  
       66:15 - 99:30 =  746MB                                                  
      Live action                                                              
       12:15 - 16:30 =  186MB                                                  
       16:30 - 24:45 =  279MB                                                  
       24:45 - 33:00 =  373MB                                                  
       33:00 - 49:45 =  559MB                                                  
       49:45 - 66:15 =  746MB                                                  
       66:15 - 99:30 = 1119MB                                                  
   - All other standard rules apply                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
  Internals:                                                                   
   - All INTERNALS must follow SWETVx2642k10 rules apart from the time length  
     rules                                                                     
   - NOTE: INTERNAL dirfix is allowed as a basis of avoiding a nuke            
                                                                               
                                                                               
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         The Swedish 720p x264 TV Releasing Standards 2010 (2010-02-23)        
                                                                               
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                        --------[ GROUPS ]--------                           
                                                                               
              SWETVx2642k10 rules created by the following groups:             
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                         HDR xD2V TELEFUNKEN sweHD                             
                                                                               
                                                                               
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     ----\  Thanks to the x264 developers for their assistance in  /----       
      ----\     determining the best mix of encode settings.      /----        
       ----\  Edited By n 2010. Respect goes to all x264 teams.  /----