[mythtv-users] Commercial cutting & DVD burning
fayoeu at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 04:14:12 UTC 2005
I am using avidemux2 with nuvexport. I am using it under X, but is is
1. In myth load up your cutlist.
2. then launch nuvexport.
3. choose mpeg2->mpeg2 (cutlist or commercial).
4. Watch it.. it should run then launch avidemux2.
On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 16:05:27 -0800, Praveen Shenoy <pshenoy2 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Thanks to everybody for the replies. David, thx for the steps. A few
> question though. I installed avidemux as you suggested and opned one of
> my 30 minute clips. Maybe I missed something or didn't do it right. Here
> is what I came across....
> I also read some docs about cutting. The only way I could do was jump to
> the next black frame or the keyframe and then having marked the point a
> mark point b and cut it. But clicking on find next black frame, it kind
> of was going thru the video at the same pace as it would play, maybe a
> little faster but definitely did not finish in 5 mins. So, I am thinking
> I am missing something. Are you using the cutlist when you start
> avidemux? Can you give me some more info on cutting the clips once I
> open it in avidemux?
> Thx a lot
> David wrote:
> > It's a doddle to do if you have a PVR350
> > I have about 60+ DVDs of Farscape, Stargate, Buffy, Films etc etc
> > All have proper DVD menus, no commercials, proper printed covers
> > All done 100% in linux
> > Mostly by my non-linuxy wife (who now enjoys linux and gimp)
> > Basically:
> > * record using DVD profile on PVRx50
> > * move the nuv file to your editing space
> > * use avidemux (2.36, not 2.38) to index and cut out commercials (5 mins)
> > * optionally use avidemux to save screenshots (press 'j') (1 min - 20
> > mins depending on fussiness)
> > * save as mpeg (A+V) into show.VOB (5 mins)
> > * use qdvdauthor to create menu (5 mins)
> > * save as VIDEO_TS (10 mins)
> > * burn to DVD (15 mins)
> > * optionally use gimp to create cover (hours and hours if you get
> > fancy!!)
> > David
> > John Williams wrote:
> >> The answer to this is, you didn't find it in the archives because it
> >> doesn't exist. The copy to Windows is about the best answer I'v run
> >> across, and I agree too much work so I haven't done it. The next
> >> answer you'll get is the devs don't burn shows so they won't code it
> >> because they don't want it. You'll also get and this one rightly so If
> >> it is too much trouble for you to copy to a windows box and burn then
> >> it is way too much trouble for someone else to code this for you.
> >> I'm just repeating most of the things you'll hear based on old posts.
> >> I'd like this to be easy, but it seems the editing is not an easy task
> >> to keep sound in sync. The last few days have had a few good step by
> >> steps, but they are still pretty drawn out. I'm waiting for a while to
> >> get a DL burner until I have time to work on this particular problem
> >> myself or someone else comes up with a good answer.
> >> Sorry, but I think you are out of luck,
> >> John Williams
> >> On Fri, 04 Mar 2005 14:19:42 -0800, Praveen Shenoy
> >> <pshenoy2 at comcast.net> wrote:
> >>> After spending a few hours digging thru the archives on this topic, I
> >>> still didn't find any discussion that had concise steps to cutting
> >>> commercials and burning dvd. I am sure people out there are doing this.
> >>> I have a PVR-350 and I want to burn the movies I record to a dvd after
> >>> cutting the commercials. I don't want to lose any quality. I want the
> >>> resulting mpeg after cutting the commercials to be still mpeg-2 and not
> >>> mpeg-4. I can copy the file to windows and use pinnacle studio or
> >>> something like that to dtect scenes and then edit out the commercials,
> >>> but that is too much work and takes time. I don't much time to spare on
> >>> this given that we have a 1 year old who keeps us busy and then work
> >>> too. I would appreciate if anybody out there is already doing this and
> >>> share a mini-howto of cutting commercials out of the mpeg2 files output
> >>> by the pvr-350 and then burning them to a dvd.
> >>> Thanks in advance
> >>> Praveen
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