[mythtv-users] avidemux(2) unrecognized file detected

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Sun Dec 17 02:32:50 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 10:57 -0500, James Pifer wrote:
> I usually use avidemux2 to edit recordings. My recordings are done with
> PVRx50's and saved in MPEG2. I have a recording from last night that I
> wanted to do some cutting to save space and when I try to open it,
> avidemux responds that it's an "unrecognized file detected...".
> I've tried opening it with avidemux(linux), avidemux2(linux), and
> avidemux2(windows). None of them will open it. No changes have been made
> to my recording options, but I did start this recording by hitting 'R'
> and not through a schedule. 
> VLC and Windows Media Player open the file, but it jumps right at the
> beginning, and audio and video are out of sync. 
> Playing the recording on mythfrontend seems to be fine. This program
> does not look like it will be replayed. 

In case anyone else runs into a similar situation. I used a tool called
PVAStrumento (on windows) to fix the MPEG2 and save to a new file. Then
I was able to edit it with avidemux2 as usual. 


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