[mythtv-users] nuvexport beta available

Stephen Tait tait at digitallaw.co.uk
Mon Sep 27 14:14:23 EDT 2004

At 18:48 27/09/2004, you wrote:
>>Chris, thanks for the hard work.  One question though: I just tried to 
>>nuvexport a 30 minute comedy to DVD, and the process ran for 3 hrs 2 
>>mins.  Is this normal?    It would have run a while longer (15 minutes or 
>>so) finishing the DVD conversion, but I ran out of disc space on that 
>>drive.  Is it normal for a conversion to take more than 10 times as long 
>>as just watching the show, or am I doing something rediculously silly?
>mpeg2enc is the slowest mpeg2 encoder out there.  This is covered on in 
>the list archives extensively.  I've also found that the xvid encoder 
>isn't particularly fast, either (although I'm encoding rather large 
>624x468 files, it's about 3 hours per 20-30 minute show with denoise enabled).
>It also looks like transcode doesn't offer any options for multi-cpu 
>encoding (which I know mpeg2enc supports), so if anyone knows how to do 
>this, I'm all ears.

Doesn't PERL dvd::rip use transcode for it's rendering? That supports 
encoding on multiple machines (never tried it out myself though as I find 
the GUI incomprehensible), so it might be worth having a look there though. 
I though that MPEG4 encoding wasn't easy to paralellise though... 

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