[mythtv-users] Verify Lossless MPEG-2?

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Jan 23 22:51:27 UTC 2007


Philip Murnane wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 18:46 +0000, Paul Harrison wrote:
>
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>> Mythtranscode doesn't support re-encoding to mpeg2 so in MythArchive 
>> it's only ever used in lossess -mpeg2 mode when cutting commercials or 
>> to try to clean up any time code errors in mpeg2 files. If any 
>> re-encoding is required its done in ffmpeg.
>>
>> Paul H.
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> Paul:
>
> So if I understand correctly, since ffmpeg does not appear in
> mythburn.log (only mythtranscode and mythreplex), that means lossless
> mpeg2 encoding is happening.
>
> Thanks,
> --Phil
>
>   

You will see "Re-encoding audio and video" if the file IS being re-encoded.

Paul H.




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