[mythtv-users] Transcoding for the PDA problems
jep at obrien-pifer.com
Wed Feb 14 19:15:38 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 13:54 -0500, Jeff volckaert wrote:
> > Didn't work. I was able to install that version of the player, but it
> > goes bezerk when I start it. Not even playing a video yet, just the
> > program. Almost like it's a video problem.
> > I think I need to figure out how to get my transcoded shows working with
> > Media Player :-(.
> Did you try the smartphone version? What phone do you use? I've
> always used the ARM cabs since I have a Dell PPC. If you really want
> to use the stock player then I would try msmpeg4 or wmv2 for the video
> codec. MP3 should be fine for audio.
Where would I try msmpeg4 or wmv2 that you suggest above? Do you mean in
transcoding? In myth transcoding all I have is MPEG-4 or RTjpeg. Or are
you saying to use mencoder?
> The video codecs supported for lavc are:
> Employ the specified codec (default: mpeg4).
> Motion JPEG
> Lossless JPEG
> MPEG-4 (DivX 4/5)
> DivX 3
> MS MPEG4v2
> Windows Media Video, version 1 (AKA WMV7)
> Windows Media Video, version 2 (AKA WMV8)
> an old RealVideo codec
> MPEG-1 video
> MPEG-2 video
> ASUS Video v1
> ASUS Video v2
> FFmpeg's lossless video codec
I have a a Cingular 8525, which runs Windows Mobile Version 5.0. It has
Windows Media Player 10 Mobile for Pocket PC version 10.2 Build 14955.
I installed it using the ARM cab for TCPMP. Same thing. Just loading the
app it goes nuts, not even trying to run a video.
I found and installed PocketDivX. That installed and runs fine.
Unfortunately that one says the file contains an incompatible video
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