[mythtv-users] HLS Without Transcoding?

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Wed May 16 15:47:26 UTC 2012

On 17 May 2012 01:29, Jack <list-mythtv-users at jack.org.uk> wrote:
> That's fine, most (if not all) of my media is h264. OK, they would have
> to be re-packed from mkv to mpeg-ts. Not sure why the restriction on
> audio (or video, for that matter) codec - surely that choice should
> depend on what the receiving system can handle?
> My main question is about the enforcement of an expensive scale and
> re-encode of the video stream. Why isn't there a 'leave it alone and let
> the client deal with it' option?

I guess if the original file is h264 and AAC/MP3 audio, it could be
kept as is.. Not sure if the API contains such possibility...
There are restrictions to the bitrate used with iOS devices..

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