[mythtv-users] Re: Does transcoding remove commercials?
kyle at kylekelly.com
Mon Nov 29 16:57:57 UTC 2004
Matt Vollmar wrote:
> One thing that is different in my setup is that I have a software
> encoder (MPEG4), whereas it sounds like you have a PVR-x50. In the
> transcoder settings, make sure you choose to transcode to MPEG-2. If
> it is set to something different (like RTJpeg), it will re-encode
> everything and from what I've heard, RTJpeg is bigger than at least
> MPEG4. Plus it will take much longer because it is re-encoding,
> rather than just trimming. I may not totally understand what is going
> on under the covers, but I know it has worked well for me once I set
> everything properly.
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Sorry to break it to you, but with a pvr-x50 you cannot transcode back
to mpeg2, just to mpeg4 or RTjpeg. There is possibly a way however to
do it with nuvexport, but its a bit convoluted and I've yet to manage
to get it to work.
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