I just tried this program again. I took it off before because I didn't understand the rationale. After reading the help in more depth I get it. It's AVStoDVD
It takes an interesting approach. It calculates the output DVD bitrate and uses an encoding scheme based on the range. The ranges are adjustable. If the bitrate is high, it just uses QuEnc one pass CBR. If the bitrate is mid level, it uses HC Encode predictive quant one pass. If the bitrate is low, it uses HC Encode 2 pass.
The default video standard is set to PAL. If most of your stuff is NTSC you may want to change that setting, set it as default, then close and reopen the GUI just to avoid resetting it every time.
It also comes with the latest Imgburn for burning the DVDs. I haven't tried burning. I just set it to produce a VIDEO_TS folder.
I'm going to mess around with a few conversions and see how it does.
edit: I'm starting to like this app. It's open source and comes with QuEnc 0.75 alpha(I thought QuEnc stopped at 0.72 .. glad it's still being worked.) I fed it a bunch of .wmv files and it churned them out. The sources were HD. The encoding was slow, as it is when you resize down, but the results were very glossy. Looks like a keeper for the video toolbox.