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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2015 2:56 am 
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Seems alright, doesn't find commercials for HBO and all others are good.

I'll come back and update if I ever need to.

Code:
; Last modified: 1:32 AM 12/16/2010
; comskip v0.80.039
;
;[Main Settings]
detect_method=255         ; 1=black frame, 2=logo, 4=scene change, 8=fuzzy logic, 16=closed captions, 32=aspect ration, 64=silence, 128=cutscenes, 255=all
verbose=5            ; show a lot of extra info, level 5 is also OK, set to 0 to disable
max_brightness=60              ; frame not black if any pixels checked are greater than this (scale 0 to 255)
maxbright=1
test_brightness=40            ; frame not pure black if any pixels checked are greater than this, will check average brightness (scale 0 to 255)
max_avg_brightness=20         ; maximum average brightness for a dim frame to be considered black (scale 0 to 255) 0 means autosetting
max_commercialbreak=305       ; maximum length in seconds to consider a segment a commercial break
min_commercialbreak=21         ; minimum length in seconds to consider a segment a commercial break
max_commercial_size=65         ; maximum time in seconds for a single commercial or multiple commercials if no breaks in between
min_commercial_size=14         ; mimimum time in seconds for a single commercial
min_show_segment_length=291       ; any segment longer than this will be scored towards show.
max_volume=0            ; any frame with sound volume larger than this will not be regarded as black frame
non_uniformity=250         ; Set to 0 to disable cutpoints based on uniform frames
thread_count=4
;
;[Detailed Settings]
min_silence=20            ; Any deep silence longer than this amount  of frames is a possible cutpoint
noise_level=5
brightness_jump=200
fps=25
validate_silence=1         ; Default, set to 0 to force using this clues if selected above.
validate_uniform=1         ; Default, set to 0 to force using this clues (like pure white frames) if blackframe is selected above.
validate_scenechange=1         ; Default, set to 0 to force using this clues if selected above.
global_threshold=1.05
disable_heuristics=255         ; bit pattern for disabling heuristics, adding 1 disables heristics 1, adding 2 disables heristics 2, adding 4 disables heristics 3, 255  disables all heuristics
;
;[CPU Load Reduction]
play_nice_start=0000         ; at what time of the day should comskip slow itself down
play_nice_end=0000         ; ending time for self slowing
play_nice_sleep=30
;
;[Input Correction]
max_repair_size=200         ; Will repair maximum 200 missing MPEG frames in the timeline, set to 0 to disable repairing for players that don't use PTS.
ms_audio_delay=5
volume_slip=20
variable_bitrate=1
;
;[Aspect Ratio]
ar_delta=0.08
cut_on_ar_change=1         ; set to 1 if you want to cut also on aspect ratio changes when logo is present, set to 2 to force cuts on aspect ratio changes. set to 0 to disable
;
;[Global Removes]
padding=0
remove_before=0            ; amount of seconds of show to be removed before ALL commercials
remove_after=0            ; amount of seconds of show to be removed after ALL commercials
added_recording=14
delete_show_after_last_commercial=0   ; set to 1 if you want to delete the last block if its a show and after a commercial
delete_show_before_first_commercial=0
delete_show_before_or_after_current=0   ; set to 1 if you want to delete the previous and the next show in the recording, this can lead to the deletion of trailers of next show
delete_block_after_commercial=0      ; set to max size of block in seconds to be discarded, set to 0 to disable
min_commercial_break_at_start_or_end=39
always_keep_first_seconds=0
always_keep_last_seconds=0
;
;[USA Specific]
intelligent_brightness=1       ; Set to 1 to use a USA specific algorithm to tune some of the settings, not adviced outside the USA
black_percentile=0.0076
uniform_percentile=0.003
score_percentile=0.71
;
;[Main Scoring]
length_strict_modifier=3
length_nonstrict_modifier=1.5
combined_length_strict_modifier=2
combined_length_nonstrict_modifier=1.25
ar_wrong_modifier=2
excessive_length_modifier=0.01
dark_block_modifier=0.3
min_schange_modifier=0.5
max_schange_modifier=2
logo_present_modifier=0.01
punish_no_logo=1         ; Default, set to 0 to avoid show segments without logo to be scored towards commercial
;
;[Detailed Scoring]
punish=0            ; Compare to average for sum of 1=brightness, 2=uniform 4=volume, 8=silence, 16=schange, set to 0 to disable
reward=0
punish_threshold=1.3         ; Multiply when amount is above average * punish_threshold
punish_modifier=2         ; When above average * threshold multiply score by this value
reward_modifier=0.5
;
;[Logo Finding]
border=10             ; border around edge of video to ignore
give_up_logo_search=5000
logo_max_percentage_of_screen=0.15
ticker_tape=0            ; Amount of pixels from bottom to ignore in all processing
ignore_side=0
subtitles=0
logo_at_bottom=0         ; Set to 1 to search only for logo at the lower half of the video, do not combine with subtitle setting
logo_threshold=0.70
logo_filter=0                     ; set the size of the filter to apply to bad logo detection, 4 seems to be a good value.
aggressive_logo_rejection=1
edge_level_threshold=5
edge_radius=2
edge_weight=10
edge_step=1
num_logo_buffers=50
use_existing_logo_file=1
two_pass_logo=1
;
;[Logo Interpretation]
connect_blocks_with_logo=1      ; set to 1 if you want successive blocks with logo on the transition to be regarded as connected, set to 0 to disable
logo_percentile=0.92         ; if more then this amount of logo is found then logo detection will be disabled
logo_fraction=0.4
shrink_logo=5            ; Reduce the duration of the logo with this amount of seconds
before_logo=0
after_logo=0            ; set to number of seconds after logo disappears comskip should start to search for silence to insert an additional cutpoint
where_logo=0
min_black_frames_for_break=1      ;
;
;[Closed Captioning]
ccCheck=1
cc_commercial_type_modifier=4
cc_wrong_type_modifier=2
cc_correct_type_modifier=0.75
;
;[Live TV]
live_tv=0            ; set to 1 if you use parallelprocessing and need the output while recording
live_tv_retries=4         ; change to 16 when using live_tv in BTV, used for mpeg PS and TS
dvrms_live_tv_retries=300      ; only used for dvr_ms
standoff=0            ; change to 8000000 when using live_tv in BTV
dvrmsstandoff=120000
require_div5=0
div5_tolerance=-1
;
;[Output Control]
output_default=0         ; output the default .txt file
output_plist_cutlist=0
output_zoomplayer_cutlist=0
output_zoomplayer_chapter=0
output_vcf=0
output_vdr=0            ; set to 1 if you want XBMC to skipping commercials
output_projectx=0         ; set to 1 if you want ProjectX cutlist output (Xcl)
output_avisynth=0
output_videoredo=0
videoredo_offset=2
output_btv=0            ; set to 1 if you want Beyond TV chapter cutlist output
output_edl=0
edl_offset=0            ; The amount of frames subtracted from the edl cut time output, use negative numbers to shift to later.
output_edlp=0
output_bsplayer=0
output_edlx=0
output_cuttermaran=0
output_mpeg2schnitt=0
output_womble=0
output_mls=0            ; set to 1 if you want MPeg Video Wizard bookmark file output
output_mpgtx=0
output_dvrmstb=1
output_dvrcut=0
output_ipodchap=0
output_framearray=0         ; create a big excel file for detailed analysis, set to 0 to disable
output_debugwindow=0
output_tuning=0
output_training=0
output_false=0
output_aspect=0
output_demux=0            ; set to 1 if you want comskip to demux the mpeg file while scanning
output_data=0            ; create a dump of the user data channel, used for CC and XDS (such as V-Chip info). Can be use together with output_framearray to remote debug CC decoding
output_srt=0            ; set to 1 if you want to generate a .srt file, done by integrating ccextractorwin
output_smi=0            ; set to 1 if you want to generate a .smi file, done by integrating ccextractorwin
output_timing=0
delete_logo_file=1         ; set to 1 if you want comskip to tidy up after finishing
;
;[Cutscene processing]
cutscene_frame=0
cutscene_dumpfile=""
cutscene_threshold=10
cutscenefile1=""
cutscenefile2=""
cutscenefile3=""
cutscenefile4=""
cutscenefile5=""
cutscenefile6=""
cutscenefile7=""
cutscenefile8=""
windowtitle="Comskip - %s"
cuttermaran_options="cut=\"true\" unattended=\"true\" muxResult=\"false\" snapToCutPoints=\"true\" closeApp=\"true\""
mpeg2schnitt_options="mpeg2schnitt.exe /S /E /R25  /Z %2 %1"
avisynth_options="LoadPlugin(\"MPEG2Dec3.dll\") \nMPEG2Source(\"%s\")\n"
dvrcut_options="dvrcut \"%s.dvr-ms\" \"%s_clean.dvr-ms\" "
;
;[Sage Workarounds]
sage_framenumber_bug=0
sage_minute_bug=0
enable_mencoder_pts=0
;
;[Outdated parameters]
skip_b_frames=0            ; Set to 1 to force Comskip to skip frames for higher processing speed.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 18, 2015 8:42 am 
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Thanks for posting this. Question: Why do you disable heuristics? I'm not smart, so you don't need to be too complex, but I'd think enabling ALL heuristics would be better...


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:01 am 
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Sometime the heuristics trigger for the wrong reason, they are intended to solve weird corner cases so if you do not need them its often safe to disable them


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 3:11 am 
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do you think these settings will also work for Charter Cable?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 5:58 pm 
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I've been very happy with these settings and feel they should work with any provider. I haven't updated comskip in a while, but plan on doing so and will update the OP is needed.

Thanks!


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