[mythtv-users] cut commercials only, no transcoding
mwahal at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 03:26:29 UTC 2006
Here is the link to the application and a howto also.
On 1/13/06, Matt Price <matt.price at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 05:37:09PM -0800, Mudit Wahal wrote:
> > There is a commercial_cut program available which can read the cutlist
> > from the myth database and do a good job for removing the commercials.
> > I use that regulary to remove commercials from my HD programs. Its a 3
> > step process.
> > Run mythcommflag to find the detect commercials. Then run mythcommflag
> > -gencutlist to load the cutlist. And then, run commercial_cut to
> > remove the commercial.
> > I do this all from a single script without actually looking/editing
> > the commercial points. I trust mythcommflag is doing very good job and
> > I do detect almost all the commercials. Only one time, it deleted
> > everything of the "Lost" episode after the first commercial.
> this sounds excellent. would you mind posting the script? Just as a
> reference point...
> I find the commerc ial flagging is great on shows that actually have
> commercials. On shows recorded from public broadcasters it sometimes
> flags parts of the program itself. not sure what's doing that...
> anyway thanks.
> > On 1/13/06, Matt Price <matt.price at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I need to save some space on my l'ill old drive but I am running a
> > > pretty slow system (PIII-450, with a PVR350 doing all the heavy
> > > lifting). can't play dvd's on this system, for instance. So I don't
> > > think that transcoding will work well with this CPU. Is it possible
> > > instead just to cut comercials automatically? that would at least
> > > save me some space on the (relatively few) recordings we make on
> > > commercial TV.
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > >
> > > matt
> > >
> > > Matt Price matt.price at utoronto.ca
> > > History Department, University of Toronto
> > > (416) 978-2094
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