[mythtv-users] Convert nuv to mpg

Mark Hetherington mark at hethos.org
Wed Feb 7 07:25:31 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 07 February 2007 13:33, Andrew Robinson wrote:
> I'm looking for a command to convert an nuv file to an mpg file suitable
> for creating a DVD. From what I've seen, nuvexport seems to be the
> popular choice. However, I've not had luck installing nuvexport because
> of dependencies and it seems nuvexport is an interactive command. I
> would like a command I could stick in a script. From what I've found,
> ffmpeg and transcode seem to be the programs to accomplish this. I tried
> 'ffmpeg -formats' and the ffmpeg installed on my myth box does not
> support nuppelvideo. That would seem to leave transcode. I have not
> found a good tutorial on transcode and the options don't seem intuitive.
> (This is intended to show that I have made an effort to figure this out.)
> Does anyone have an example or a pointer to an example of a 'transcode'
> command to convert a nuv file to an mpg file?
> Thanks!
> Andrew Robinson

Although they are not documented well, nuvexport has enough command line 
options to export a show (as far as I can tell) without interactivity.


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