[mythtv-users] best way to edit out comercials on a windows box
after mythtv has recorded show and copied to windows
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 21:00:27 UTC 2005
On 12/09/05, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> Todd Ignasiak wrote:
> >On 9/12/05, Ryan Kremser <ryan.kremser at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>As per the subject, i'm looking for the best software package (better if
> >>freeware) to edit out comercials using a windows xp computer. I want to
> >>keep the files in mpeg2 so that i can burn them to dvd after, just without
> >>the comercials. I've looked around and found quite a few but all of them
> >>seem to have conflicting reviews some recomended others say to keep away.
> >>So any suggestions are welcome.
> >I'm not sure if you're talking about SD or HD video. But, for HD,
> >there is a good utility called HDTVtoMPEG2, which allows you to edit
> >HDTV transport streams to remove commercials or otherwise trim them
> >It has a nice visual representation of the MPEG content, showing the
> >data as a bar, with the portions to be removed shown in a different
> >color than the remaining data. This provides a quick sanity check
> >on the commercial removal -- if two removals are too close or too far
> >apart it may point to an error or a missed commercial. This would
> >be a great feature to have with the MythTV automatic commercial
> Perhaps you have never edited a recording in MythTV. Watch something,
> click M or MENU to bring up then menu and select Edit Recording. You
> can load your commercial skip list into the cutlist by pressing Z I think.
Does Myth do lossless MPEG2 cutting? I thought it could only export into MPEG4.
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