[mythtv-users] Video quality?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 30 16:24:08 UTC 2007

On 09/30/2007 11:07 AM, Brian Wood wrote:
> Piers Kittel wrote:
>> Lack of CPU power would explain it, but the PowerMac is more than  
>> powerful enough to handle the video, and I see it.  Also, like I  
>> mentioned before, I can see it when playing back using MythTV, but  
>> using VLC, I don't see it, and that's on the same computer, same  
>> video file located on the same hard drive, etc.
> That would certainly point to the Myth playback software,

Or its configuration :)

>  but when
> running Myth many more things are happening than when just running VLC.


OP:  You are using OpenGL vsync ("for smooth delivery of frames"),
right?  You do have it and the NVIDIA-provided vsync options (in
nvidia-settings) set "correctly", right (i.e. the right combination of
on/off).  I think Daniel K. is the only person in the world who
understands them, so check for his posts.  Here's a starting point:


Hmmm.  Guess I found the most important ones for you.


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