[mythtv] Re: Myth .nuv MPEG4 format portability

mythtv at cheema.com mythtv at cheema.com
Fri Feb 28 13:21:37 EST 2003

Isn't VCD supposed to be in mpeg-2 format?  And no mpeg-2 encoder exists
for Linux.  Or is VCD=MPEG-1 and SVCD=MPEG-2?

A couple of VCDs that I have seen were so horrible quality that I thought I'd
never consider VCDs again.


On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 04:59:32PM -0500, Michael J. Sherman wrote:
> > I figure someone will,
> >eventually, make a little program for MythTV where I can pop in a CD-R
> >or DVD-R(whatever), press a button, and I get a VCD ...
> That would be huge.  I can't image it would be too difficult, either, 
> with mencoder, vcdimager, etc.  Add an option to the MythTV recordings 
> listing for "Archive Show" or something like that.  Choose that option, 
> and come back ten minutes later to see a freshly burned VCD in the CDR tray.
> -- 
> Michael J. Sherman  |  Software Developer
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