02-19-2013 03:21 PM
Well, I finally bought a movie from the B&N shop and was taken aback by how much storage space it took up. So, I inserted 19gb sd card, wow it's almost gone!
How are you managing your movies/video?. I know it's preferable to stream movies, but I'm planning on traveling, in the near future, and would like to know what my options are for times I'm without internet service. Do I just purchase a larger sd card to accomodate the movies I want to store?
Any tips would be appreciated.
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02-19-2013 04:45 PM
2noelle, HD movies are, unfortunately, really huge in size.
Having a bunch of SD Cards or a large one is the only option.
I bought a 32 GB one recently.
On these forums I haven't seen anyone with any suggestion other than getting an SD Card.
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02-19-2013 07:04 PM
I watch the movies in SD format (mp4, 720x480) when I travel. They play full screen. In this format movies are between 700Mb and 1.2Gb. I really can't tell much of a difference in quality from HD movies on the Nook HD+. I currently have 10 movies on the 32G device with room for 10-15 more.
02-19-2013 10:00 PM
Standard definition DVD (MPEG-2) runs 4GB per hour. HD (1920x1080) is 4.5 times the data or about 18GB. Newer encodings might halve that -- making a two hour movie 18GB.
02-20-2013 01:00 PM
I got the NOOK adapter and rented a movie from B&N, my question is, Is there a way to stream in the TV where the movie actually catches up with the stream Its very distracting that it runs for a few seconds then stops to catch up, did tis thru the whole movie, never did get caught up.Am I doing something wrong?
02-20-2013 02:02 PM
I think it depends on the internet traffic..... I rented a movie from B&N and it played flawlessly; however I bought one while I was steaming it to my TV it stopped a few times to catch up...
02-20-2013 03:48 PM
Please note SD movies are 4-8G in MPEG-2 format. I convert all movies and TV shows to mp4 format. This reduces the size by a factor of 4 or more. I use DVD Catalyst to do the conversion. DVD Catalyst has an option to put it in streaming format. I have a home webserver and put the movies on that. This way I can stream my home movies/tv shows without putting them on the Nook. I only put them on the Nook when I travel.