[mythtv-users] Mythlink and extension

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri May 14 11:55:34 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 11:31 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 5/14/2010 03:17, Tomi Makinen wrote:
>> I have used mythrename to link recordings to dlna-share and I am
>> considering to move to use mythlink.
>> But I would like to know that how can I make it so that if the recording
>> is transcoded, the extension would
>> be changed for example to .mp4.
> Just like mythrename before it, mythlink.pl does not alter the extension, it
> simply uses the extension that was already there.  MythTV does not have the
> capability of transcoding to mp4, so you'll have to do so externally.
> MythTV does not do any reprocessing when recording from digital tuners.  It
> simply stores the mpeg2 in a ts directly to the hard drive, the same exact
> content that is broadcast to it, and the same exact content that the Bravia
> is able to decode from its own tuner.  It makes no sense that the Bravia
> would be incapable of playing back that content over DLNA.

That doesn't mean sony won't do it!!

Here might help although cannot guarantee it.


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