[mythtv] Newbie questions about mpeg2->mpeg2 transcode.
dan at milkcarton.com
Sat May 22 14:06:07 EDT 2004
Geoffrey Hausheer wrote:
> On Sat, 22 May 2004 11:25:21 -0400, "Britt Houser" said:
> > Ok, thanks for the clarification. I thought that hitting X in the
> > frontend was like typing 'mythtranscode' from the command line, but
> > I see they are two different things.
> Umm, I think I may have just added to your confusion here.
> > My ultimate goal here is to take stuff I've recorded, edit out the
> > commercials, and 'export' them out of myth and store them on a
> > seperate file server. Then I NFS mount this directory on the
> > fileserver under /myth/videos and I can watch them that way.
> > So after I mark these commercials, I hit X, and the transocoding
> > will start, and the resulting file will be mpeg2?
> Umm, no. Sadly, there is no straight forward way to do this today.
> You have a few options: a) convert to divx/xvid. I think nuvexport
> or mythencode will do this for you b) convert to mpeg4/nuv.
nuvexport will. And it works really well to boot! I was really really
impressed w/ it.
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