[mythtv-users] Converting "mythtranscoded" files to avi...
st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 16:04:11 UTC 2008
On 02/01/2008, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2008 9:05 AM, Steve Smith <st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com> wrote:
> > A question for the transcoding gurus out there.
> > I currently use the inbuilt Myth transcoding options to transcode many
> > of my shows.
> > It's set to transcode to:
> > MPEG4
> > 2400kbps
> > MP3 audio with 32K sample rate.
> > This seems to produce NUV files (and good results played back on MythFE
> > or VLC player on Windows).
> > For Xmas I got a Yamada DVD player that can play back DIVX, XVID, MP4
> > etc.
> > Unfortunately it won't play the NUV files even if I rename them to AVI.
> > I've tried getting ffmpeg to rewrite them to an AVI container using:
> > ffmpeg -i FILE.nuv -f avi -vcodec copy -acodec copy OUT.avi
> > However, what I get then is a file where the video plays at roughly
> > twice the speed of the audio!
> > So my questions are:
> > 1) HOW do I convert the NUV files to a playable AVI (as in playable
> > on a "standards" based divx/mp4 player)?
> > 2) Can I do this WITHOUT further transcoding?
> > 3) Can I get Myth to do the transcoding correctly in the first
> > place? (I'd accept having to rename the file, re-transcoding seems a bit
> > pointless).
> To answer 3, yes you can, but you need to use another program in place of
> mythtranscode like ffmpeg or mencoder and convert directly to the format you
> want as a post-recording user job.
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So my next question is, if I use something like ffmpeg to transcode to avi,
and tweak the filename in the database appropriately, will MythFE still use
the "internal" player as it currently does for my transcoded files?
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