[mythtv-users] MythExport - iPod Touch / iPhone Settings
oliver.greg at gmail.com
Sun Apr 25 15:42:46 UTC 2010
On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Dave Pearson <lists at the-pearsons.co.uk> wrote:
> On 25/04/10 14:10, Jim Chisholm wrote:
>> Or just use AirVideo, there's a beta linux server that streams to and/or
>> saves an iPod version of a video.
>> Off topic, but worth mentioning.
>> On 2010-04-25, at 5:00 AM, Nicolas Will wrote:
>>> On Sun, 2010-04-25 at 17:54 +1000, Christopher Kerr wrote:
>>>> Personally, I think the handbrake iPod Touch preset is wrong - it
>>>> should be 320 pixels high and lock the aspect ratio, not 480 pixels
>>>> wide. Why does this matter? Well, for movies which are presented in
>>>> 2.11:1, fixing the width leaves you with only 228 pixels of vertical
>>>> resolution, wasting about a third of the screen. Fixing the height at
>>>> 320 still allows you to view the content that way if you so desire
>>>> (except slightly horizontally cropped, because the iPod Touch can't
>>>> handle videos wider than 640 pixels), but also allows you to view it
>>>> "zoomed in" without any stretching.
>>> Well, this is an acceptable point of view.
>>> On my side, I do not mind. I never zoom, so it doesn't bother me.
>>> Nothing stops you from creating your own custom preset with what you
>>> I have one preset giving me higher resolution than the built-in screen,
>>> as I regularly plug the iPhone into hotel room TVs.
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> I've been using Air Video too and I think it is fantastic - I use it to
> watch recorded programs over 3G and it works really well.
> I do find it a pain that I have to run the Air Video Server in a Windows
> Virtual machine, so I would love to ty out the Beta version of the linux
> server - where can I get it?
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