[mythtv-users] using mythtranscode to keep commercials?
gstead at cox.net
Wed Jun 25 21:29:27 UTC 2008
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 06/23/2008 02:11 PM, Marc Sherman wrote:
>> Graham Stead wrote:
>>> Sorry if this was not clear. My hope was to transcode the recording in
>>> such a way that only the commercials are left. I.e., if commercials were
>>> 20% of the original recording, then the final transcoded recording would
>>> be ~20% of the original size.
>>> Hope this makes more sense now.
>> This thread comes up every February. Not many football fans on this list. :)
> If you're talking about one-time usage (i.e. for the bowl game whose
> name I'm not licensed to use), it's easy--actually, it's ezi.
> Just start watching the recording and hit e (to edit), z (to import the
> flag list), and i (to invert the cut list).
> Then, you can fine tune and hit x (might need to escape first to go back
> to playback) to transcode and remove the program.
This works great! I was not aware of the 'i' option to invert the cut
list. As you say, the process requires manual intervention to
accomplish, but at least it's possible. Now if I could only forge an
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