[mythtv-users] Can it really take over a day to export a DVD 1 hour long?

Fredrik Karlsson dargosch at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 08:39:24 EDT 2005


Just wanted to point out that exists a package for this which works
from the web interface but that is in need of a frontend/QT interface.



On 7/14/05, Stuart Morgan <stuart at tase.co.uk> wrote:
> On Thu 14 July 2005 09:31, ffrr wrote:
> > I am seeking to understand what the difference is, and how to avoid long
> > processing runs.  Your comment about noise reduction was something I
> > actually read about already, but thanks anyway.  Still doesn't explain
> > the difference.  Were you using --transcode,  or ffmpeg ?  I can export
> > it to VCD format (more processing I would have thought, because the
> > change is greater) in about 1 hour or so using ffmpeg, but as yet the
> > version of ffmpeg I have found, doesn't support DVD output.
> Ahh - sorry I didn't read your original post well enough. I'm using ffmpeg.
> The latest CVS/SVN version of ffmpeg is the one you want.
> > I have just found some info that the DVB-T card outputs DVD suitable
> > mpeg anyway, so maybe I can avoid the transcode step.  I have much to
> > learn though  :-)
> The mpeg is DVD suitable but it still needs processing (I think) to strip out
> the unused data (teletext/subtitle streams). If I am wrong here, someone
> please tell me! If I could reduce the time & work of exporting to DVD further
> I would be very interested.
> I am also exporting DVB-T recordings - mostly films. I've been a little
> suprised that most of what I export doesn't even use half the DVD. I'm
> thinking of fitting two films onto each DVD in future - I just need to create
> a script to automate menu creation.
> --
> Stuart Morgan
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