[mythtv-users] mythtranscode barfing
mythtv-users at kernel.dk
Wed Sep 13 21:03:18 UTC 2006
On Wed, Sep 13 2006, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/13/06 09:25, Jens Axboe wrote:
> >On Wed, Sep 13 2006, Janne Grunau wrote:
> >>On Wednesday 13 September 2006 13:55, Jens Axboe wrote:
> >>>Newbie question: can mythtranscode do mpeg2 -> divx (or whatever)
> >>>conversions to save some more space, or would that be left for user
> >>>defined jobs?
> >>Yes it can. You have to configure a transcoding profile to activate it
> >>(Setup -> TV Settings -> Recording Profiles -> Transcoders). Uncheck
> >>the Lossless transcoding radio button and you should be able to setup
> >>mpeg4 or rtjpeg as output codec.
> >Great thanks, will try that when I'm back home.
> Note, though, that doing this will give you a NuppelVideo container with
> MPEG-4 data inside. So, when you see a file that ends with ".nuv", you
> know it worked. (And, you'll need to install the appropriate CODEC's to
> play it back on a Windows machine, for example.)
I have no need to play it back on any windows machines (none in sight),
but it would be nice if it worked in mplayer or xine for playback on
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