[mythtv-users] NuppelVideo container format
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 27 12:02:15 EST 2005
Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Nov 27, 2005, at 11:02 AM, Felix Rubinstein wrote:
>> On 11/27/05, * Donavan Stanley* <geckofiend at gmail.com
>> <mailto:geckofiend at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On 11/27/05, *Felix Rubinstein* < felixru at gmail.com
>> <mailto:felixru at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Why does it save video in this format and not in MPEG-2 video
>> If you're using a hardware encoder cars it IS mpeg2 not a
>> Why Myth format is so large and why can't it be saved in raw
>> MPEG-2 video
>> stream for later playback?
>> You should REALLY search the mailing lists... This topic has
>> been covered to death.
>> Let's make it clearer, for instance, I use WinTV-PVR-150, it has
>> MPEG-2 encoder, right? So why files stored on hard disk are still in
>> NuppelVideo format?
>They're not. They have a .nuv extension, but are in mpeg-2 format. Try
>working with them as mpeg-2 files and you won't have a problem.
If you want proof, try file:
$ file 1018_20050115160000_20050115170000.nuv
1018_20050115160000_20050115170000.nuv: MPEG system stream data
This isn't Windows. File extensions mean nothing.
Some broken operating systems decided to use file extensions as a way of
identifying file types because they couldn't figure out how to do it
right. *nix doesn't suffer from this inherent limitation of those other
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