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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Dec 12 16:42:45 UTC 2009

On 12/12/2009 08:35 AM, Greg Cope wrote:
> On 12 Dec 2009, at 08:21, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com> wrote:
>> 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. 
> 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)? 

Set up the desired transcoding profile(s) to use it.


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