[mythtv-users] plextor convertx transcoding workaround

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Tue Sep 25 02:00:48 UTC 2007

* On Sat Sep 15, 2007 at 01:08:15PM -0400, Dale E. Martin wrote:
> One other interesting note, with video set to "copy" the resulting
> video has the exact same problems as lossless transcoding in mythtv does.
> I'm not sure what that means.  One thing that occurs to me is that
> transcode to mpeg4 might work for convertx users in mythtv too.  I'll give
> it a shot sometime.

Transcoding lossy (ie, reencoding) does work for ConvertX files, I'm
doing it quite regularly now to cut out specific parts of videos.  It's
when we try to copy the encoded frames over without reencoding that things
get hosed up in mythtranscode.


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