[mythtv-users] Transcoding on a non myth machine

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 22:29:30 UTC 2006

On Thursday 05 January 2006 17:11, Jay Ung wrote:
> I was wondering if it iis possible to transcode .nuv to avi on a machine
> that is not a mythtv machine using nuvexport.    I am a total noob when it
> comes to transcoding.  I would love to use my home server as the transcode
> machine.  The mythtv box doesn't really have the horsepower.  But the
> server is not a backend or have any mythtv stuff installed.  If it is
> possible to transcode this way, is it possible to cut commercials?
> Basically what I would love to do is record a program, copy it to the
> server via cron job, cut commercials, and transcode to xvid, then move it
> back.  I would love to do this completely automatically.  So am I smoking
> crack, or is this possible.
> Thanks,
> joe

I believe if you install a slave backend on the machine you can set it up to 
do all the transcoding. I do my commercial flagging this way right now, but 
haven't entered the world of transcoding.

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