[mythtv-users] Mobile Video Player Recommendations (MPEG4)

Kevin Hulse jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Jan 27 01:00:40 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 10:25:41AM -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2007, at 10:10 AM, greg at nodecam.com wrote:
> >
> > Transcoding for it is easy once you get the right ffmpeg built/ 
> > installed -
> > and it'll do H.264 playback.  A one hour show with no commercials  
> > clocks
> > in at about 130-160M with no noticable artifacts and good quality  
> > sound.
> If you actually have *any* compressed video with "no noticable (sic)  
> artifacts" I'd love to see it, there just ain't no such animal. But I  

	I've compressed DVD's to h.264 and achieved that. Don't think
there would be any hope of doing that with DirecTV SD recordings though.

	It's possible but conversions of those sort take too much CPU
time to be practical.


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