[mythtv-users] Quicktime 1080p mov files smoother than 720p mkv (Debian)
jongitech at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 22:18:16 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 10:01 +1200, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Jongi <jongitech at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 10:15 -0400, Paul Gallaway wrote:
> > [snip]
> >> mythtv-debian:~# glxinfo | grep direct
> >> direct rendering: Yes
> >> GL_EXT_depth_bounds_test, GL_EXT_direct_state_access,
> >> mythtv-debian:~# xvinfo
> >> X-Video Extension version 2.2
> >> screen #0
> >> Adaptor #0: "NV17 Video Texture"
> >> number of ports: 32
> >> port base: 283
> >> operations supported: PutImage
> >> supported visuals:
> > [snip]
> > Thought of something else. Are you using the internal player? I've had
> > to resort to using mplayer for h.264 files and VLC for DVD playback.
> > There have been a number of discussions that the the 0.21-fixes branch
> > uses internal libraries from an older version of ffmpeg that are
> > somewhat outdated relative to what is in mplayer, VLC, xine etc. See
> > if the file will work through mplayer from the command line. If that
> > works you can change the program used per file extension under the
> > mythvideo setup screen. Let us know how it goes.
> > ~pAul.
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> > It just occurred to me what you are saying. mplayer is an external program
> > tht mythtv calls and is independent to whether mythv has vdpau support or
> > not. so as long as i have an mplayer that supports vdpau (which version
> > would that be?), i should set the vdpau option for mplayer as long as i am
> > running an nvidia driver that suports it?
> > If so, what are the typical mplayer options that should boost 720p/1080p
> > playback?
> mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264vdpau
> -vc has in fact 4 options depending what you are playing
> mplayer -vc help|grep vdpau
> ffmpeg12vdpau ffmpeg working FFmpeg MPEG-1/2 (VDPAU) [mpegvideo_vdpau]
> ffwmv3vdpau ffmpeg working FFmpeg WMV3/WMV9 (VDPAU) [wmv3_vdpau]
> ffvc1vdpau ffmpeg working FFmpeg WVC1 (VDPAU) [vc1_vdpau]
> ffh264vdpau ffmpeg working FFmpeg H.264 (VDPAU) [h264_vdpau]
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Just thought of something else, but don't mkv files contain differing
codecs (if you will) meaning that any of the options could be relevant
for any file that is mkv? please forgive my ignorance as i am still
trying to get up to speed with these hi-def compression formats.
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