[mythtv-users] cut commercials only, no transcoding

Cory Papenfuss papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu
Fri Jan 13 21:03:05 UTC 2006

> I need to save some space on my l'ill old drive but I am running a
> pretty slow system (PIII-450, with a PVR350 doing all the heavy
> lifting).  can't play dvd's on this system, for instance.  So I don't
> think that transcoding will work well with this CPU.  Is it possible
> instead just to cut comercials automatically?  that would at least
> save me some space on the (relatively few) recordings we make on
> commercial TV.
 	It's currently a very active bit of development... lossless MPEG2 
cutting.  It's not in the releases, and the development has bugs that are 
being squashed.  Not ready for prime time yet as I understand it.



* Cory Papenfuss                                                        *
* Electrical Engineering candidate Ph.D. graduate student               *
* Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University                   *

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