[mythtv-users] nuvexport and ffmpeg-CVS

Chris Petersen lists at forevermore.net
Fri Dec 16 18:25:29 EST 2005

>   First off, thanks a ton for your work on nuvexport and mythweb. 
> I've been following the changes you been committing in SVN for
> mythweb, nice to see you working hard on that.


> Anyway, thanks for the official word.  I've been wanting to use
> nuvexport since last spring, but it hasn't worked with the latest
> ffmpeg.  I'll be happy to use transcode, but even though I've used
> mythtv for 2 years now I've never used the --transcode flag with
> nuvexport.  Is it simply "nuvexport --transcode"?  What's the
> differences and why do you say it's better anyway?

yeah.  --transcode, or just set it up in the nuvexportrc file.

The difference is that it runs transcode instead of ffmpeg.  Different 
encoder, different quality.  For whatever reason, ffmpeg is faster at 
encoding mpeg1/mpeg2 data (ffmpeg is no faster for xvid/divx), but 
transcode looks FAR nicer when it comes to xvid stuff (fewer artifacts, 


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