[mythtv-users] myth2ipod/nuvexport

Fred Squires fsquires at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 20:26:00 UTC 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 12:03 PM, Stephen Robertson <stephengrobertson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I wonder if anyone is having any success with exporting video to an
> ipod, specifically in this case one of the nanos that can do video if
> that's relevant.
> I have a setup working using the myth2ipod script which calls
> nuvexport for you.  It successfully transcodes the file which I can
> play with quicktime or on the ipod so thats all good.
> However the quality isn't great, specifically there is a effect that
> looks to be something to do with the compression.  It is most
> pronounced in a scene where there is very little change it gets
> progressivly worse and the corrects itself, which leads to a jerky
> effect.  If you want to have a look here is a sample output file.
> I don't really know enough about video to know what options if any
> there are to fiddle with so any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks
> Stephen
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What resolution is it encoding at?  The old version that I was using
encoded at 320x240 or something similar, because that's all the
original video ipods could do.  Trying upping it to 640x480, that's
what I did.

It was supposed to be so Easy.

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