If you have the Frame Rate set to Fast (F=15 Frames) or Medium (M=3 Frames) then the editing is not frame by frame. Make sure that you change back to Normal (N=1 Frame) and you will get Frame acurate editing.
Like whirly said, if the speed is set to "F", Womble only goes to I-frames, which on Replay files are 15 frames apart. I wasn't aware of a "GOP Trim", but that would imply that the cut is only made at already present I-frames. If you slow it down you should be able to trim at the P and B frames as well, making it frame accurate. When Womble saves, it automatically turns the cut frame into an I-frame, effectively closing the GOP and starting a new one.
I recommend that you set your mark in and mark out point at the beginning and end of segments you want to KEEP and copy them to the clipboard. Then reverse paste them (last clip to first) together on the workspace. This prevents the extra frame that seems to get passed when you use the Goto Mark-out key.
I've played with womble but can not figure out how to actually cut stuff out and wind up with something I want. For the most part, I need something that doesn't take TONS of time to do - womble seems to take a lot of time for cutting out GOCs (Groups of Commercials). If Someone can help me figure out what I'm doing wrong, maybe I'll be able to save some stuff to DVD.
Another question - those replay files are HUGE. They appear completely uneconomical for keeping. How can I convert these files from BIG files like 4gb down to about 700mb?
Go to DVDRHelp.com and you'll be able to find tutorials on using womble to remove commercials...IMO, womble is one of the best products out there for working with replay files.
Yes, files are large. But considering you can take them and put them right to a DVD without having to re-encode I think it's well worth it. If you're looking to archive the files on your PC then go to DVDRHelp.com again and look for tools to re-encode the files to smaller sizes.
Womble Mpeg Video Wizard is a piece of cake for editing. Drop the mpeg in the timeline and editing becomes very easy. Fastest scrubbing of any editor I ever tried makes it easy to locate commercial points.
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