[mythtv-users] MPEG2 -> MPEG2 Transcoding

Preston Crow pc-mythtv06a at crowcastle.net
Tue Mar 28 14:40:02 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 09:36 -0500, Mark A. Hoover wrote:
> I've recoded some shows using a PVR-500 card that encodes to MPEG2 format. 
> I've found that if I turn on the Lossless Transcoding toggle, that I can 
> keep them in MPEG2 format and strip out the commercials.  However, I've 
> been told that the resulting file can potentially have video/audio sync problems.
> Is this true?  And if so, is there a way to transcode the entire file and 
> not just around the cut points?


At least for me, I've found lossless MPEG2->MPEG2 transcoding to be

I use it on my PVR recordings and my HDTV recordings all the time.
Well, actually, I go through and do it every time we start getting low
on space.

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