[mythtv-users] transcoded nuv/mpeg4: really mpeg4?

Brian J. Murrell brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Thu Aug 18 14:56:42 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-08-18 at 10:50 -0400, Robert Tsai wrote:
> Why not just configure your recording profiles to record at a lower
> bitrate in the first place? That way you get space savings without the
> CPU/time penalty of the second-pass mythtranscode step.

At lower quality too.

Certainly a non-realtime transcoding from MPEG2 to MPEG4 is going to
yield a better quality/bit ratio than the same size file at realtime


My other computer is your Microsoft Windows server.

Brian J. Murrell
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