[mythtv-users] Question about transcoding to MPEG4

Aaron Frerichs afrerich at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 9 13:26:37 EDT 2004

If you view the transcoded file, hit "e" for edit and
then "z" to load the commercial cutlist, do you get
commercial cuts loaded?  It may be that the
transcoding process removes the commercial flags.  I
think the mythcommflag program can re-generate that
for you.

--- Nate Thompson <natet at buckeye-express.com> wrote:
> Anyone have any thoughts on this?
> Nate
> ________________________________
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf
> Of Nate Thompson
> Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 9:24 PM
> To: 'Discussion about mythtv'
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Question about transcoding
> to MPEG4
> I recently decided to look into automatically
> transcoding the MPEG2 files
> captured by my PVR-250 to MPEG4 to save space. It is
> working, but I have
> noticed that on the files that have been transcoded,
> I can no longer skip
> commercials. Is this behavior how it is supposed to
> work or do I have
> something setup incorrectly? If I watch a MPEG2 file
> that hasn't been
> transcoded, the commercial skip buttons function
> normally. 
> While I love the thought of saving hard drive space,
> I don't think I'm
> willing to sacrafice the ability to automatically
> skip commercials with the
> touch of the button.
> Nate Thompson 
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