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

Greg Cope gregcope at gmail.com
Sat Dec 12 13:35:40 UTC 2009

On 12 Dec 2009, at 08:21, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com>  

> 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?
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythtranscode#Using_the_--mpeg2_Option_for_.28Virtually.29_Lossless_MPEG2_Transcode
> Use the MPEG-2 "almost-lossless" transcode, which re-encodes only the
> frames around the cutpoints.
> - Chris

Thanks Chris for a prompt and great reply.

Is that mode mapped on the mythfrontend menu->transcode menu or is it  
command line only (or how do I add to that menu or remap it)?

Thanks again.


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