[mythtv-users] Automatic converting HDTV to MPEG2

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Mon Dec 11 22:16:54 UTC 2006

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 12/10/2006 05:30 PM, Phill Edwards wrote:
>>> I am fairly new to Myth and was wondering if someone could tell me how to
>>> make myth automatically transcode my HDTV programs to DVD quality
>>> MPEG2?
>> If your HDTV is a DVB broadcast then it's already in MPEG2 format. So
>> you don't need to transcode it.
> But it will have to be re-encoded to be DVD-compliant MPEG-2 (i.e. must 
> be down-res'ed, must have appropriate audio format, ...).
> While it's not automatic, MythArchive is the easiest way to create DVD's 
> from Myth-recorded video.
He's talking of transcoding MPEG-2 to MPEG-2 with bitrate and resolution 
changes.  Is it possible to set that up in the transcoding profiles or 
is Myth only limited to MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 in that case?


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