[mythtv] Closed caption access in commercial flagger

Andreas linuxdreas at dslextreme.com
Wed Sep 12 02:09:00 UTC 2007

Le Dienstag, 11. September 2007, Paul a Úcritá:
> For a class (group) project i am doing this semester, we are going to
> be building a machine learning based commercial detector, using
> MythTv. As part of this i was hoping to gain access to the closed
> caption text with the various shows, specifically the 708 captions as
> I am using an hdhomerun. I have dug around in the code some, but can't
> seem to figure out what the best way to access these would be as the
> NuppelVideoPlayer provided to the commflagger seems to have the
> ability to turn on and off the captions, but not gain access to them.
> I have noticed that NuppelVideoPlayer does implement CC708Reader, but
> still haven't been able to figure out how to use this to my advantage.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Paul

CCextractor should do what you are looking for: 

I am using it on all my (mpeg) recordings before I transcode them to xvid.


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