[mythtv-users] mythtranscode crashes on a .ts HD file
johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 11:25:29 UTC 2019
On 14/01/2019 10:43, UB40D wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Jan 2019 at 17:45, Stefan Davids <mythtv at stefan.davids.uk.net
> <mailto:mythtv at stefan.davids.uk.net>> wrote:
> To use mythtranscode on h264 with a cutlist you need to use it in fifo
> mode to output raw video which can then be transcoded by ffmpeg or
> similar reading from the fifos. Or generate the cutlist via mythutil
> and just use ffmpeg directly to cut out those bits and concatenate it
> If you're familar with perl there's an example I use here at
> http://git.netscum.org.uk/stefan/h264_fifo/src/master/transcode_perl or
> there are many other examples in shell script or python around (at
> two on the mythtv website).
> Thank you. I am not familiar with Perl and would understand more from a
> shell or Python script. Which ones do you mean? I've done a bit of
> searching of the website and there's a hodgepodge of scripts at
> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Transcode_Video, none of which says clearly
> whether it works for HD.
> It seems almost impossible to get the cutting exactly right though for
> h264 though.
> Pity. If it has to be such a faff I may give up on doing it on Linux and
> may resort to Premiere, for the few things I really need to export for work.
I'm not sure what you really want. Perhaps one of my scripts at
will suit, but they aren't simple drop-in replacements for
mythtranscode. Or maybe something using handbrake.
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