[mythtv-users] HDhomerun and mpeg2->mpeg2 lossless commercial cutting

scram69 scram69 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 16:11:44 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 8:17 PM, John Finlay <finlay at moeraki.com> wrote:
> Fa wrote:
>> Hi all, is it possible to do a lossless commercial cutting from an
>> hdhomerun recording?  When I go about trying to activate the transcoding,
>> there is no "lossless" option in the menu, even though it shows up in my
>> transcoder profiles under setup.  It just doesn't show up when I go to watch
>> a show and access the "begin transcoding" menu there.  Thanks.
To do losseless commercial cutting of any recording, I added the
following job script to my user jobs.  It does the lossless
transcoding, cuting the commercials, and then deposit the file into my
videos directory (you can remove that last step if you like).

Its been a while, but I believe you have to go into the backend setup
in order to add a user job.  Then, from your watch recordings screen,
just highlight the recording, press "I" and run this job from the "Job

Hope this helps-

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