[mythtv-users] Re: Anyone tried MPEG2 to MPEG2 transcoding?

Andrew Close aclose at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 15:45:39 EDT 2005

On 7/20/05, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just an update on this for future reference. It appears that the
> transcoding from MPEG2 to MPEG2 is now wokring. I'm no longer getting
> jobs showing up as failed in the system status screen, and the files
> are being transcoded to a smaller size. I have no idea why they were
> failing before. Even though the files are a lot smaller, the quality
> of them is still great so I'm very pleased with this outcome. As an
> example a 2.28GB file transcoded to a 0.982 GB file which was good
> quality.


would you mind sharing the settings you have for mpeg2 to mpeg2
transcode?  did this cut the commercials out for you (assuming you had
a cutlist or ran commercial flagging)?

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