[vdr] MPEG-4 AVC

Damien Bally biribi at free.fr
Thu Apr 20 22:46:20 CEST 2006



Klaus Schmidinger a écrit :
> Damien Bally wrote:
>> Hello
>>
>> Pay dvb-t channels are broadcasted in France in H.264 (stupid choice 
>> imho), as some transponders on the satellite.
>> Is vdr capable of decoding MPEG-4 AVC streams ? Will it be ?
> 
> VDR doesn't do any MPEG decoding itself.
> You need a *device* that does this (or a plugin that does it
> in software).
> However, so far there are no such devices with LinuxDVB
> driver support :-(
> 
My question was asked in a wrong manner. I meant a sort of plugin or vdr 
enhancement that could recode on the fly MPEG-4 streams into MPEG-1 so 
the device can decode it. For instance, the way mplayer plays H.264 
Apple's trailers on a dxr3 card (well working and great picture)

Damien




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