[mythtv-users] Converting "mythtranscoded" files to avi...
kuphal at dls.net
Wed Jan 2 15:43:29 UTC 2008
On Jan 2, 2008 9:05 AM, Steve Smith <st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com> wrote:
> A question for the transcoding gurus out there.
> I currently use the inbuilt Myth transcoding options to transcode many of
> my shows.
> It's set to transcode to:
> MP3 audio with 32K sample rate.
> This seems to produce NUV files (and good results played back on MythFE or
> VLC player on Windows).
> For Xmas I got a Yamada DVD player that can play back DIVX, XVID, MP4 etc.
> Unfortunately it won't play the NUV files even if I rename them to AVI.
> I've tried getting ffmpeg to rewrite them to an AVI container using:
> ffmpeg -i FILE.nuv -f avi -vcodec copy -acodec copy OUT.avi
> However, what I get then is a file where the video plays at roughly twice
> the speed of the audio!
> So my questions are:
> 1) HOW do I convert the NUV files to a playable AVI (as in playable
> on a "standards" based divx/mp4 player)?
> 2) Can I do this WITHOUT further transcoding?
> 3) Can I get Myth to do the transcoding correctly in the first place?
> (I'd accept having to rename the file, re-transcoding seems a bit
To answer 3, yes you can, but you need to use another program in place of
mythtranscode like ffmpeg or mencoder and convert directly to the format you
want as a post-recording user job.
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