[mythtv-users] Can you share the recordings?

Peter Watkins peterw at tux.org
Fri Mar 2 04:21:41 UTC 2007

On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 11:42:00PM -0500, James Talvy wrote:

> Ultimately what I want is to use MythTV to record my favorite TV shows 
> and then download them to a portable device so that I can watch them 
> during my commute to and from work.

> I was just trying to find out if you could get to the recorded show 
> files easily and if so.... how do I get them in the format (ie. MPEG) 
> that would be usable.... See if I can setup some sort of script that 
> copies all the TV shows into a dir on my PC then the iTunes would 
> automagically pic them up and during my morning sync I would be all set.
> I have been working with Sun UNIX boxes for 15yrs so I am very 
> comfortable with command line and skilled with Perl etc.

If you're not set on iTunes/iPod, here's some info on transcoding for
PDAs and Sony PSPs.

If you are set on the iPod, I assume myth2ipod should work better.


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