transcoding mpeg2 -> mpeg2 (was: RE: [mythtv] DVB, (new) recording profiles, and transcoding)

Torsten Schenkel torsten.schenkel at
Fri Oct 3 13:19:36 EDT 2003

Hi, just as I tried out transcoding a question arised and was answered
by the list immediately:

> >  As
> > for honouring the cutlist and keeping the mpeg2 stream (like we already
> > do for mpeg4), you need to be able to reencode key frames in mpeg2 format
> > (because you need to mark a key frame after the 'cut').  I'm not aware of
> > any legally free tools to do this, but someone had mentioned bbmpeg as an
> > option (I've not looked into it).

though not in the manner I hoped for. 

So it isn't possible at the moment to transcode mpeg2 to mpeg2 to cut
commercials? Would be nice because I have H/W mpeg2 decoding but low cpu


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