[mythtv-users] transcoding perfect dvd rips to xvid

Blammo blammo.doh at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 19:59:13 UTC 2007

On 2/21/07, Scott Alfter <mythtv at salfter.dyndns.org> wrote:
> These days, I transcode video to H.264 and either keep the AC3 audio (if it's
> multichannel) or transcode the audio to AAC (if it's mono or stereo).  H.264
> and AAC can be muxed into an MPEG-4 container; H.264 and AC3 get muxed into a
> Matroska container.  H.264 can be stored in an AVI container, but only if you
> don't use B-frames...a fairly major restriction.

Mind sharing your convert script? I've been thinking about doing the
same thing, since my /video folder is getting full.. and I don't want
to lose the AC-3 format in the conversion.

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