[mythtv-users] Problems with MythTV - hd-pvr recording and viewing/editing with other programs
nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 03:55:08 UTC 2009
On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Norm <mlists at dressler.ca> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a DV cam that was not finalizing the DVD in it so the only solution I
> had was to connect it to my HD-PVR, and 'watch' it like a channel on myth
> tv. I recorded the video that way.
> The problem is, now that I have it in this format, I can't seem to find
> anything to edit the file. Avidemux crashes as do Kino. Gopchop just says
> the file has too many errors and refuses to open it.
> When I watch it in myth as a recorded program it works great. But when I
> copy it to videos and try and watch it that way I get all kinds of grief -
> likely internal viewer versus mplayer that I have set up as my default video
> Is there a way I can quickly convert this video to something else so I can
> edit it, etc?
> Thanks in advance --
It may help to do a stream copy of the file - that tends to get rid of
some errors. Something like:
mencoder -oac copy -ovc copy infile.mpg -o outfile.mpg
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