[mythtv-users] Very sight sync problem with .mp4 files

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 05:12:37 UTC 2012


On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 1:47 PM,  <ajp at cantabrian.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi,
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> I am converting my *.ts files into *.mp4 files using mencoder so that I can
> use the mp4 files both under MythTV and on my iPhone. I put the files into
> “Videos” as a share on my network.
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> If I play the files on VLC on my Windows desktop or on my iPhone then sync
> seems perfect. If I play through MythTV “Videos” the video has a very very
> slight delay behind the audio.
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> Myth TV recordings, from satellite, do not show any problem.
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> I have tried changing the “Audio output device” and this has helped a little
> and so now it is somewhat subtle but still there. Note the delay does not
> get bigger but is consistent even if I jump through the recording. In file
> types I have set it to use “Internal”.
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> The frontend is a Fedora 16 Dell laptop running Myth 0.25 using an RPM
> install.
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> Does anyone have any other ideas on things I could try ? I can live with it
> but as with things like this, the mere fact you know it’s there means you
> notice it more and you become more frustrated by it J

Not a solution, but a workaround: I have a button on my remote
programmed to set the audio sync to what I commonly need, one button
makes it easy.


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