[mythtv-users] Hauppage 350 .nuv to mpeg-2

Scott Alfter mythtv at salfter.dyndns.org
Mon Feb 28 19:39:14 UTC 2005

On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 04:07:38PM +0000, Craig H Fry wrote:
> Niels Dybdahl wrote:
> >There are different MPEG2 codecs for Windows. F.ex the one that come
> >with Nero Reloaded do a better job but require 3 times more CPU time
> >than others that I am using. So maybe you should be more explicit on
> >which codec you are using.
> Just the stock codecs.

There is no stock MPEG-2 decoder on a Windows box.  It's typically provided
by DVD player software, such as PowerDVD or WinDVD.  Which one you're using
could make a difference.  (I usually have PowerDVD installed and haven't run
into trouble.)

There are also a couple of MPEG-2 decoders built into ffmpeg, but IME they
tend to be much more processor-hungry than PowerDVD.  They're not enabled by

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