[mythtv-users] Question about Closed Captioning
linuxdreas at dslextreme.com
Tue Sep 18 23:54:59 UTC 2007
Le Dienstag, 18. September 2007, Brian L. Walter a écrit :
> Andreas wrote:
> > Le Dienstag, 18. September 2007, Brian Walter a écrit :
> >> Greetings,
> >> Where does Myth get the indication of closed captions? Is it from the
> >> stream itself, for from the guide?
> > If you refer to the CC indicator in the frontend, that information
> > comes from the database, which in turn gets it from the tv listings
> > source you are using.
> >> I'm trying to track down why CC seems to work sometimes, and not other
> >> times. Almost all programs indicate that they have CC, but, sometimes
> >> I can get CC and sometimes not. When toggling 'T', it will say CC 1
> >> on...but...no captions.
> > For recordings made with ivtv cards: If you use mythtranscode to, say,
> > cut out the commercials, the vbi stream containing the closed captions
> > does not 'survive' the transcoding process.
> Transcoding in general? Or just transcoding to change the file in some
> way, I.E. remove comercials?
In my experience it is *any* transcoding process. I tried mythtranscode with
lossless profile, avidemux, and mencoder. All of them transcode video &
audio, but drop the closed captions.
> Thanks! It's begining to make sense now:)
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