[mythtv-users] Partly OT: Converting HD content in MPEG2-TS to DVD compliant MPEG2

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Mar 12 17:23:57 UTC 2006

On 3/12/06, casey dunn <casey.dunn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/9/06, Steven Adeff < adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Any help/pointers are appreciated.
> >
> > I use mencoder, its more of a hassle but since its time based and not
> > frame based (like avidemux, or I might have this backwards, I
> > forget...) it works much better. You have to manually setup the
> > filtering etc. depending on your source, though for the most part
> > 1080i is all the same and 720p is all the same, so that makes it easy,
> > I've created scripts for the encodes I do (many "hr.hdtv" and some
> > 1080p or 720p encodes).
> >
> > The mencoder online manual talks about encoding to DVD so start there.
> > http://www.mplayerhq.hu
> >
> Care to share you're scripts?  I'm having some trouble getting my hidef
> captures shrunk down to a more wireless friendly size while keeping them in
> an mpeg container.

My scripts are designed for my specific needs, I can create mencoder
command lines if you tell me the requirements you have for the output
files (video format, file size, resolution, audio format, etc).


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