[mythtv-users] watching a bttv recorded show on a non mythtv mplayer?

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 02:34:15 EST 2005

> I would like to watch a recorded show (by my mythbox recorded with a
> bttv (askey tview 99 card)) on my ubuntu linux box. (I can watch them on
> my mythbox using mythfrontend with a tv attached to it)
> I am also having a pvr 250 and I can watch videos recorded by it without
> any hazle (since it is mpeg2 recorded).
> I can also convert those movies on my mythbox with either nuvexport or
> mencoder... (mencoder is a lot faster though..;-)
> Ok now my question: Did anyone succeed in converting such a nuppelvideo
> (recorded by a bttv card) to an xvid/divx or watching it on a standard
> ubuntu desktop?

On Windows you can do this by installing the DSFilters from
sourceforge. This then lets you right click a .nuv and convert it to
AVI (I think). I know you're on Ubuntu - but maybe the same filters
are available for it as well as Windows.


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