[mythtv-users] Remove Cut point (before/after) from recordings but keep original format

Christopher Kerr mythtv at theseekerr.com
Sat Dec 12 08:21:58 UTC 2009

On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 7:02 PM, Greg Cope <gregcope at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I see I can run the transcoder after generating a cut list, however I
> want to keep the original format, not transcode to MPEG4.
> For many reasons I pad recordings, and on those I want to keep (kids
> programs) I add cut points to remove the padding, but would like to
> permeantly remove these from the recordings to reclaim the space (5
> mins on at least 50 recordings?)
> Can someone please let me know what I need to do?


Use the MPEG-2 "almost-lossless" transcode, which re-encodes only the
frames around the cutpoints.

- Chris

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