[mythtv-users] Another Stupid Question

The GUIGuy linux at finalfiler.com
Fri Feb 13 09:42:34 UTC 2009

Nick Rout wrote:
> Well the maximum resolution of a DVD is 720x576 so you will have to
> reduce resolution. It can still have 16:9 aspect, because the pixels
> are not necessarily square.


> you didn't tell us what codec your recorded tv uses. I suspect it is
> mpeg2. Please don't ask how to transcode to mpeg, mpeg is a collection
> of standards. what one do you want?

Simply being able to copy the files from the recording directory to a 
data DVD or hard disk is fine and I have now done that. SO, that problem 
is resolved.

That said, I have just finished processing one of the files with 
Divx7/mkv and the result is outstanding.


The GuiGuy

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boasters like the Americans or of reckless profligates like the French, 
they are simply a nation of drunkards
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