[mythtv-users] VHS to DVD

Anthony Chitwood emeriz at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 08:12:25 UTC 2006

I was also trying to do this for some old home videos of my family.  If
anyone can point me to a good place to research it I would appreciate



> 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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