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

Daniel Stengel dstengel at uni-mannheim.de
Tue Dec 13 03:37:16 EST 2005

Isn't there some other... more standardized, supported way to convert a
bttv-nuppelvideo to mpeg/divx? Even with the README of the nuppelvideo
ebuild (using gentoo for my mythbox) I am not able to convert a nuv

Is it possible to change the default encoding from nuppel to xvid, divx
or similar?



Am Dienstag, den 13.12.2005, 18:34 +1100 schrieb Phill Edwards:
> > 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.
> Regards,
> Phill
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