[vdr] Converting H264 vdr 1.7.0 recordings to xvid (or x264) inavi container

dplu at free.fr dplu at free.fr
Fri Jun 6 15:40:20 CEST 2008


Thanks for this information, seems you know better than I do mplayer and all its
functionnality. I have try many time psprobe option but still same result,
meaning my mplayer is too old to do that.

Most important is to keep ability to convert my recording, even if not coming
from vdr and continue to watch / record HD with vdr

Have a good day

Selon Goga777 <goga777 at bk.ru>:

> > > I give up for now, maybe the solution is to convert pes to ts and try to
> > > play/convert it as I do with my sat receiver
>
> >>When I try to mplayer the same vdr recording (ie 001.vdr) it find no video
> >>track. I can only see them with xine from vdr or from command line
> >>Does anybody has successfully convert those records ?
>
>
> ÏÔ the dvbn's site there's some explanation about your problem with recorded
> on VDR h.264 pes files
>
>
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> mpeg-pes is just a container for the video, in this case, h264... mpeg-pes
> can also encapsulate mpeg2 video. The default transmission of most
> cable/satellite channels use mpeg-ts.
>
> VDR, for some reason, converts all video and stores it as mpeg-pes. So, it's
> not a matter of people "viewing" pes h264. It only matters if your software
> player (myth, mplayer, xine, etc) knows how to demux h264 video in a mpeg-pes
> stream. I'm not sure exactly what VDR does, but it doesn't store it's video
> in a properly formed mpeg-pes container either, so if you want to play them
> in xine or mplayer you will need to "fix" the demuxer so they understand it.
>
> There were some patches floating around for Xine and someone asked the
> mplayer-mailing list for support, but was basically told that they would not
> further hack the demuxer to support something that's not standard. I'm not
> sure if the old Xine pes patch will work with what we have now.. I've been
> way too busy to even try the dshowserver + Xine.
>
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