[mythtv-users] Split/chopping recording files from mythtv

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Dec 29 22:42:07 UTC 2006

On Dec 29, 2006, at 3:33 PM, John Drescher wrote:

> On 12/29/06, Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au> wrote:
>> This would be a good feature to build into MythTV
>> ie the capability to chop files into 2 pieces
>> Is there a manual way to do this at present?
>> ie rather than transcoding using cutlists?
> Although I have nothing to add on this one (sorry). I really would
> like this feature as well as it will help me when to put a 4 hour
> American football game onto two dvd-rw disks at full dvd quality
> instead of trying to cram the whole thing on one disk.

It will fit on a dual-layer disk, but I don't think you can get them  
as rw, only write once AFAIK.

While it's not within Myth any of the many Linux video editing  
programs can split MPEG files.

Of course if you remove the commercials and the no-action parts it  
would probably fit on a floppy :-)

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