[mythtv-users] Confusion about transcoding, Nuvexport / ffmpeg / mythtranscode

Chris Petersen lists at forevermore.net
Thu Aug 25 17:37:32 UTC 2005

> Oh, one more thing, is either ffmpeg (that's what nuvexport uses to
> actually do the transcode, right?) or mythtranscode multi-threaded? IE,
> will they take advantage of a dual processor machine?

nuvexport is multi-proc aware, and passes any appropriate threading 
options to ffmpeg (or transcode, as is my preference).

The other thing to note is that mythtranscode produces nupplevideo 
files, usable only by mythtv.  Nuvexport can produce all kinds of other 


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