[mythtv-users] Nonlinear MPEG2 editor that doesn't suck?

Mark Wormgoor mark at wormgoor.com
Wed Dec 15 12:13:48 UTC 2004


Cory Papenfuss said:
>> 	Has anyone found such a beast?  I've got an PVR-250 captured bunch of
>> old 8mm home video footage that I'm trying to put together into a DVD.
>> I'm
>> trying to cut up a couple of 4GB 704x480 streams into a few dozen clips.
>>  I'd
>> like to paste them together into a DVD with 1 chapter per clip.  Issues
>> include:
>  	Pseudo-replying to myself.  I'm having some sync issues with some
> of these tape transfers and I've developed a theory.  Perhaps someone who
> is more familiar with the MPEG2 streaming can help.
>  	I've been using avidemux in the past to recrunch pvr-250 recorded
> streams onto DVD.  Not too much difficulty, and it appears that I always
> get a 66ms difference between audio and video.  With this tape transfer,
> however, it appears that the A/V sync amount changes as the tape recording
> goes on.  Maybe because the pvr-250 had to do weird things because the VCR
> that was playing the recording did odd things at the cut?

Why not record directly into a dvd mpeg using your pvr 250?
I've been using gopchop to cut up mpeg streams.  Downside is that you can
only cut every 12 frames (I think), but it doesn't do any recoding!

Kind regards,

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