[mythtv] H.264 and mythtv

Bernd Paysan bernd.paysan at gmx.de
Thu Sep 1 08:15:51 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 31 August 2005 19:58, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Wednesday 31 August 2005 01:48 pm, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > MacOS X on top-of-the-line PPC is able to decode H.264 at
> > 1080i at 24-30fps iff it's QuickTime H.264.  Similarly, Windows machines
> > have a hard time with QuickTime H.264, but perform much better with WMV
> > H.264. (Perhaps some optimization or even reverse-optimization for the
> > platform's preferred codec?)
> My 4400+ can play back Apple's 1080p (24fps) trailer for Serenity
> perfectly in Myth. =)  CPU useage is _very_ close to getting maxed out,
> though.

The Serenity trailer isn't 1080 high. It's 1920 wide, but 2.35:1 (1920x816). 
Try the BBC trailer from Apple - that's really 1920x1080, 20% more pixels.

How do you start playback with Myth? MPlayer seems to have a H.264 bug, when 
there's more than one megapixel.

Bernd Paysan
"If you want it done right, you have to do it yourself"
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