[mythtv-users] Feature wish: identify recording type

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 03:45:39 UTC 2005

> I'm transcoding all recordings I wish to keep to MPEG4 with
> commercials cut. Right now, when I  want to find out which recordings
> haven't been transcoded, I have to open a shell and look at nuv files.
> Length or file type will tell me which ones are mpeg2. I'd like to be
> able to see it from the "watch recordings" list. If the info at the
> bottom of the screen included video type (MPEG2 or MPEG4) and file
> size, it would be very useful. I'll be happy to test the patch :)

I'd interested to know how you can tell from the file type what video
format was used.


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