[mythtv-users] Transcoding ripped DVDs
mark at wormgoor.com
Mon Feb 16 13:58:21 UTC 2009
Have you read this: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythDVD#DVD_Ripping ?
From: "gonzalo diethelm" <gdiethelm at dcv.cl>
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2009 2:44 PM
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Transcoding ripped DVDs
> Since I have received no answers to my (DVD) transcoding questions, I
> will rephrase: does MythVideo support transcoding of ripped DVDs? Can it
> be scheduled while watching a DVD? Can it be launched from the command
> Best regards.
> Gonzalo Diethelm
> DCV - Chile
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
>> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of gonzalo diethelm
>> Sent: Friday 13 Feb 2009 11:26
>> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> Subject: [mythtv-users] Transcoding ripped DVDs
>> Now that I have some ripped DVDs available in MythDVD, I would like to
>> learn how to transcode them. Questions:
>> 1. How do I initiate a transcoding job directly from the screen where
> I am
>> watching the movie? I tried hitting X but I believe it didn't do
>> How do I control the parameters for the job in this case? Where can I
>> the list of pending, ongoing, etc., transcoding jobs?
>> 2. How do I initiate a transcoding job from a command line? How do I
>> control the parameters for the job in this case?
>> 3. Can anybody share recommendations on transcoding parameters for the
>> following cases? I would like to lower the space used by the movies,
>> hopefully keeping the quality "good enough" (I am aware that this is a
>> subjective measure).
>> 3.1. Older movies (think 2010, Godfather) that, although available in
>> format, have a rather lower resolution than new movies and do not
>> that much from having them in high quality MPEG format.
>> 3.2. Newer movies (think Matrix, Madagascar) with much higher quality.
>> Thanks and best regards,
>> Gonzalo Diethelm
>> DCV - Chile
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