[mythtv-users] MythTV + iPod Touch

Jeff Thurston jthurston at skyline-ats.com
Tue Jun 9 22:03:33 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Scott Harris <mythtv at webhounds.net> wrote:

> Jeff Thurston wrote:
>> Can anyone recommend a better way of exporting recordings to an iPod
>> touch?
>> I use mythrename+handbrake, but would like to make this as simple as
>> possible for the wife...
>> I've tried Mythexport with limited success, but that might be due to
>> ffmpeg.
> Like the OP, I also use ffmpeg, in a user job, thusly:
> /usr/bin/ffmpeg -i "%DIR%/%FILE%" -f mp4 -vcodec mpeg4 -b 1200kb  -g 300
>  -ab 192 -s 320x240 -aspect 4:3 "/video/ipod/%TITLE%-%SUBTITLE%.mp4"
> You just navigate to the recording you want (via myth) and have it
> processes the job.  I have it output to a directory that is accessible
> via http so then she can just hit the web site and start watching.  She
> doesn't have to sync anything this way.
> Scott
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Thanks Scott, your suggestion  did it for me. I'm not sure what is wrong
with MythExport, the problem obviously isn't ffmpeg now. Should have thought
of this myself though :D
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