[mythtv-users] Save recording on DVD?
klein.aaron at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 22:52:51 UTC 2008
If you have a keyboard on your myth box start the recording like your
going to watch it. Push the E key to enter "edit" mode and then press
the Z key to load the ad breaks that myth has detected. Now you can
use the up and down buttons on the keyboard or the remote and the left
and right buttons to move forward and backward in the show and you can
adjust how the cursor moves by increasing or decreasing the time
frame. For example when I take breaks out of a movie I will toggle
between the cut and 1 minute timeframes. I will jump to the next
cutpoint and then go backward 1 sec and forward 1 sec to see if indeed
its at a break. If its not you can use the enter key to adjust the
For more detailed info look in the myth wiki @
On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 6:32 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
>> I guess I'll need to learn about hand editing commercial breaks? Is
>> this difficult or error prone?
> I think you want to learn about "editing" in general, not specifically
> just commercial breaks.
> There are a lot of video editing programs available for Linux, from
> gopchop to Cinelerra, or from very basic to capable of creating a
> feature film.
> Obviously you will want to start with the more basic stuff, perhaps
> avidemux, which can also do some housekeeping stuff as well as edit.
> After the commercials have been flagged they then have to be actually
> removed from the file (edited out). The internal myth player knows how
> to skip the flagged commercials but nothing else in the world of players
> does. Normally you convert the commercial marks to cutpoints, then
> trandcode and remove them, then create your DVD.
> If you trust your commercial flagging it can be as easy as hitting a few
> keys and letting Myth convert the flags to cutpoints (an EDL in the
> vernacular, Edit Decision List). It rarely works out to be that easy though.
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