[mythtv] Video playback framerate

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Jan 9 11:29:47 UTC 2019

On 09/01/2019 02:27, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jan 2019 08:27:23 +1100, you wrote:
>> Astonishing!  All our recordings have auto expire on, we hide watched
>> programmes, and I have a script to set recordings to watched if they
>> haven't been watched within 90 days.
>> And even then navigating through the recordings can get tedious.  How on
>> earth do you guys find anything amongst a decade's worth of television?!
>> Surely there's a point where you should transcode those chestnuts and put
>> them in your video library.
> Why transcode?  That only reduces the quality of a recording.  You can
> just move the file directly to a videos directory (and rename it
> appropriately) if you really think it is better off as a video file.

*lossless* transcode is great for removing commercials,
whilst still keeping the broadcast quality.

However currently only works for mpeg2 content and not
the newer formats which HD tends to be broadcast in


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