[mythtv-users] Using Handbrake to transcode recordings to an iPhone

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Wed Mar 9 15:56:20 UTC 2011

On 09/03/2011 14:18, Harry Devine wrote:
> I found a thread yesterday that discussed this, so I thought I'd give it
> a try since I just got a Verizon iPhone, and thought it would be neat to
> bring a few recordings with me to watch during my lunch break at work.
> I installed Handbrake on my backend, and ran the following command:
> ./HandbrakeCLI -i<file>  -o<file>.mp4 --preset="iPhone&  iPod Touch"
> That created an mp4 file that I got down to my Windows box.  When I try
> to use iTunes to put it on to my iPhone,  I get an error saying that the
> file could not be imported since it cannot be played on the iPhone
> (something like that; I'm paraphrasing).
> Has anyone had much luck or success getting recordings transcoded for,
> and on to, an iPhone?  Specifically an iPhone 4?  The iPhone OS version
> is 4.2.6 if that matters.  I also have it jail-broken too.

User to work for me all the time, but last time I tried, I got that
same error.


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