[mythtv] MPEG-2 by default?

John S Flowers mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Thu, 19 Dec 2002 00:11:44 -0600

That's basically the same problem I'm having. The thing that really 
stinks is having to convert from one format to another to burn a DVD. 
It's working, but it's a pain and doesn't really allow you to watch TV 
while you're burning a DVD.

Hmm. The search continues...

On Wednesday, December 18, 2002, at 10:54  PM, Isaac Richards wrote:

> On Wednesday 18 December 2002 11:08 pm, John S Flowers wrote:
>> I'm trying to write MPEG-2 files (instead of MPEG-4 or MJPEG) by
>> default.
>> Why would I do this, you ask?
>> Well, what I really want to do is dump programs to a DVD (for sharing,
>> viewing on another system, archiving, etc.). I already know how to
>> create a Video DVD using MPEG-2 files and I could save myself the
>> encoding time by having MythTV write files straight to MPEG-2.
>> If there are any pointers to doing this or people who've done it,
>> please speak up.
> I haven't found any optimized mpeg2 encoders that run well in 
> real-time.
> Isaac
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