[mythtv-users] Accuracy of cut lists

jim scott jimdscott at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 20:45:07 UTC 2006

On 12/11/06, Simon Dyson <sdyson at themaelstrom.co.uk> wrote:
> Davey McWatters wrote:
> > From what I have read, it is a problem when transcoding, and most
> > recommend to simply move your cut points 1-1.5 seconds into the
> > commercial or before the show is back on and then use Avidemux to fine
> > cut them after you have finished transcoding.
> >
> Thanks to both of you for the info. I've installed Avidemux and will
> have a play with it at some point. I'm wondering though - why would I
> use MythTV to get the cuts close and then finish the job with Avidemux?
> Wouldn't it be quicker to just do the whole thing with Avidemux?
I think people use the automatic commercial detection as a guide for where
to set the cuts in Avidemux. Commerical detection doesn't cost you any time
-- combing through a 2 hour movie to find 10 commercial breaks can be very
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