[mythtv-users] IPad and mythtv.
Michael Van Donselaar
michael-list at vandonselaar.org
Sat May 29 17:15:59 UTC 2010
On Tue, 25 May 2010 10:53:22 -0700, you wrote:
>On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Scott Alfter <scott at alfter.us> wrote:
>> I just knocked together some shell scripts that transcode recordings and
>> them onto a NAS box that serves them up over HTTP or UPnP. I can view
>> recordings on my iPhone with either Safari or PlugPlayer; an iPad should
>> similar functionality. I have all recordings transcoded for streaming over
>> LAN automatically, so that the iPhone can serve as a "poor man's frontend"
>I'm doing something similar with a MythTV add-on I wrote called
>MythPodcaster (http://code.google.com/p/mythpodcaster/). MythPodcaster uses
>FFMpeg to transcode many of my recordings into several output encodings.
>Some of those encodings use the Apple HTTP Live Streaming format, which
>enables automatic stream switching to adapt to changing bandwidth.
>MythPodcaster renders RSS feeds that are easy to browse within Safari on the
>iPhone and iPad.
Or even easier to subcribe in iTunes and sync to your iPad.
Scott: Thank you for such an awesome package! I found it when I was
googling for ffmpeg recipes for transcoding.
I had planned to manually transcode some of my favorite shows, but
after 10 minutes of installing and configuring MythPodCaster, I simply
sync in the morning, and I have last night's shows on my iPad.
After a bit of experimentation, I think this is my preference for an
<encoderArguments>-vcodec libx264 -vpre hq -vpre ipod640 -b 900k
-acodec libfaac -ab 128k -ac 2 -ar 44100 -s 720x480 -threads 0 -f ipod
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