[mythtv-users] VHS to DVD

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Dec 30 23:00:25 UTC 2006

On Dec 30, 2006, at 3:20 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> On 12/21/2006 09:01 PM, Mitchell Gore wrote:
>> I need to convert a VHS tape to a DVD.  What is the best way to do  
>> this?
>> Can myth do it?
> Yes, but it's not designed to do it.
>>   Or is there a better program for doing this exact thing?
> Definitely, yes.  However, what program is better depends on your
> capture card.  The best way to do this depends on the program.

If you're using a PVR card you could simply set up the parameters  
directly, switch it for baseband input and then just cat card's  
output to a disk file. You'll have to demux, remux and then author  
the DVD.

Watch out for Macrovision copy protection if it's a commercial VHS tape.

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