[mythtv-users] Easy toggle slow-normal playback speed?
helen.buus at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 18:04:13 UTC 2021
On 7/19/2021 12:43 AM, DryHeat122 wrote:
> I frequently have the need to watch a small part of a recording in
> slow motion. I found that one can do this by issuing keyboard "a".
> This brings up an interface where you can increment or decrement
> playback % (plus or minus) by using a slider that operates with
> successive presses of the l/r arrow keys. That's one press to bring
> up the interface, plus five presses to slow by 50%, five.presses to go
> back to normal, then one ESC to close the interface. Twelve presses to
> That's fine if you do this rarely, but I do it to analyze swings in
> PBA tournaments. There are up to 46 swings in a game, and like five
> games in a tournament.
> Is there any way to set a slowdown amount preference and toggle
> between it and normal with a hotkey?
> I'd like to be able to watch a broadcast, detect when the bowler is
> starting, hit the key to switch to slowno, wait till the ball clears
> the pins, then hit the key again and get back to real time.
The SPEEDINC action mapped by default to the U key will get close to
what you want. If you pause playback right before the action you want to
see in slowmo, then press U, it will play at 1/16 speed, a second press
will give you 1/8 speed, third press 1/3 and fourth will resume normal
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