[mythtv-users] Watch myth on cell phones
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 17:09:04 UTC 2006
On 3/15/06, Marco Nelissen <marcone at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> >Now, in Linux I don't know how to do it, but it should be as simple as
> >reencoding at a lower resolution and bitrate, because 3gp itself is
> >supposed to actually be in mpeg4 format. You can also use h.263, which
> >I'm not sure how much that differs, because I thought mpeg4 was h.264.
> H.263 and H.264 are two different encoding schemes, but both are part of
> the mpeg-4 spec (ISO/IEC 14496). H.263 is pretty much "standard" mpeg-4,
> whereas H.264 is considered "advanced".
> .3gp files are basically the same as .mp4 files. In general these
> contain video in H.263 format and audio as AAC or AMR. You could presumably
> put audio and video in another format in there, but I'm not sure it would
> officially still be considered a valid .3gp file in that case (though
> that wouldn't necessarily mean that no player would be able to play it).
I was under the impression .3gp was H.264? I've got an E815 and I was
going to start looking into transcoding shows for saving to a
transflash card for it so I can watch stuff on my way to work...
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