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Mythtranscode is the internal process used by the front end to transcode MythTV recordings.


Usage: mythtranscode <--chanid <channelid>>

       <--starttime <starttime>> <--profile <profile>>
       --mpeg2          or -m: Perform MPEG2 to MPEG2 transcode.
       --chanid         or -c: Takes a channel id. REQUIRED
       --starttime      or -s: Takes a starttime for the
                               recording. REQUIRED
       --infile         or -i: Input file (Alternative to -c and -s)
       --outfile        or -o: Output file
       --profile        or -p: Takes a profile number or 'autodetect'
                               recording profile. REQUIRED
       --honorcutlist   or -l: Specifies whether to use the cutlist.
       --allkeys        or -k: Specifies that the output file
                               should be made entirely of keyframes.
       --fifodir        or -f: Directory to write fifos to
                               If --fifodir is specified, 'audout' and 'vidout'
                               will be created in the specified directory
       --fifosync            : Enforce fifo sync
       --buildindex     or -b: Build a new keyframe index
                               (use only if audio and video fifos are read independantly)
       --showprogress        : Display status info to the stdout
       --verbose level  or -v: Use '-v help' for level info
       --help           or -h: Prints this help statement.