[mythtv-users] Tanscoding recording form HD-PVR

Yeechang Lee ylee at pobox.com
Fri May 14 12:05:34 UTC 2010

Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> says:
> > A bit of clarification... You can transcode HDPVR recordings just
> > fine, but you cannot losslessly cut them without transcoding by
> > using mythtranscode.   There are several threads on MythTV and
> > SageTV lists that indicate this can be done in ProjectX.
> Really? ProjectX supports h.264 now? woot!

Speaking of which, would it be possible to write a wrapper script that
could either call mythtranscode or the appropriate non-MythTV tool(s)
to do lossless transcodes of HD-PVR recordings, and use the script in
place of mythtranscode in mythtv-setup?

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