[mythtv-users] Recording length

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Aug 8 19:09:18 UTC 2007

On Aug 8, 2007, at 12:00 PM, Brian D. Frost wrote:

> I have been using mythtv for a few years and have always wondered  
> why a 60 minute show shows up at 59:23 (or something similiar) when  
> I use the OSD? Basically, the OSD always shows that shows are  
> slightly shorter than the recordings runtime...
> anyone else?

I believe the explanation was that different portions of the  
recordings are encoded differently (different bitrates for  
commercials, for example) and the method MythTV uses to figure out  
the length doesn't account for that perfectly.

There are a few topics that come up in the archives I found by  
searching for "recording length". This one seemed particularly  

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