[mythtv] Re: Myth .nuv MPEG4 format portability

Wayne Johnson bigman1 at alltel.net
Wed Feb 26 22:13:32 EST 2003

Hello Michael,
      I believe you need the Microsoft mpeg4 codecs to play them. I
could be wrong though
Wednesday, February 26, 2003, 9:11:50 PM, you wrote:

MC> I've been working on this too recently, and for me the best thing that's
MC> worked is to have mencode turn the file into divx to fix the problem
MC> with windows not playing the video, only the audio; even though the
MC> video was originally in MPEG4 inside the nuv file. My computer could do
MC> the straight copy (as suggested elsewhere on this list) at about 700 fps
MC> (hard drive limited, I'm sure); but it can only turn the file into divx
MC> at 31 fps (it's rock solid, I don't know why it's not going faster, I
MC> think it can, it's a PIII 450). It takes 1 hour to turn a 1 hour file
MC> into something my Windows box can read, but oh well. The command I use
MC> is below (mplayer must be patched)

MC> mencoder -ovc divx4 -oac copy infile.nuv -o outfile.avi

MC> Hope that helps.

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Best regards,
 Wayne                            mailto:bigman1 at alltel.net

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