[mythtv-users] Where is the best/most recent guide to setting up auto transcoding?

Jason umproko5 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 01:31:36 UTC 2011


Are just looking for transcode settings? You can create many transcode 
profiles with different levels of quality. There are a few built in but 
I have been testing my own to scale down my HD recordings to play on a 
900 Mhz frontend.


On 09/12/2011 10:58 AM, James wrote:
> I've been searching, and I've found a few articles.  But some of them
> mention nuvexport, some mythtranscode, and they all seem to take
> different approaches.
>
> I have the MPEG2 streams directly recorded from my cablecard, and I
> want to have mythtv automatically transcode every recorded program to
> a smaller format.  Currently I'm looking at 1-5GB/hr, and that takes
> quite a while to stream.  I know I'll lose some quality, but I imagine
> a nicely encoded xvid/h.264 format will probably have acceptable video
> quality (esp. for SD streams) at a much smaller size.
>
> Also - it seems like there's almost no info/howto on the mythtv.org
> site.  Is that right?  I searched the wiki&  manual, but neither seem
> to have an explanation of what's the best option to use and how
> exactly to set it up.  Just curious.
>
> Thanks!
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