[mythtv-users] Time-stretch vs playback speed

Dylan Semler dylan.semler at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 04:51:12 UTC 2006

On 12/12/06, catfish <catfish at halfdone.com> wrote:
> > I see on the edit keys page for TV Playback that there are keys for
> > time-stretch and keys for playback speed.  What is the difference
> between
> > the two?
> Playback speed is like what you would get on a DVD player where the
> video (no sound) would play at 2x, 4x, 8x...etc. Time stretch is in
> smaller increments like 1.1x - 1.5x but with sound and not effecting
> pitch. The idea is you can watch shows faster without skipping any part.
> I like to watch the local half hour news with commercial skipping at
> 1.3x and finish watching it in 16minutes. It just makes it seem like the
> anchors are talking faster but not like chipmunks.

Ah, so playback speed is more like fast-foreword, whereas time stretch is
for quicker (or slower) playback of normal viewing.  Thanks.


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