[mythtv] mythtranscode -> avi

Leo Weppelman leo at wau.mis.ah.nl
Wed Aug 11 04:39:17 EDT 2004

On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 12:30:29AM -0700, Chris Petersen wrote:
> >The index is written out in <file>.idx. Btw, the command to do this is:
> >  avidemux --index-mpeg foo.nuv foo.nuv.idx c0 --quit
> >[ The c0 is mp2 audio from PVRx50 ]
> >If I remember correctly (I'm not at home at the moment), just adding
> >'--save foo.avi' to the above commandline produces an avi file.
> Ahh..
> avidemux2 foo.nuv --save foo.avi
> MAN is it slow...  2-3 minutes to index, 5-6 to save.  (half-hour show, 
> 764M -- granted, on an nfs share)  Ok, much faster on the host machine 
> (about a minute total).
> But it still pulls up the gui, which won't work when automating the 

Yeah, on my list is to have a look at Xvfb, see if that will absorb the gui.

> process via mythweb or from within a screen session. (nor would it 
> handle the cutlist, or add meta info)

You can specify cut-points in a script - removeframes(a,b). I have not
really tried that yet though... I found it bij looking in the source for
the script parser, the command was not (yet) documented. A script can be
activated by using '--run <script>' on the commandline.


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