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

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Sun Nov 23 19:14:02 CET 2008


Hi,

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 08:59:59PM +0300, Goga777 wrote:
> > > I have a little question about vdr recording format when in H264 (BBC HD),
> > > currently I can convert with mencoder my recording made from my HD terminal
> > > after converting trp to ts.
> > > 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 ?
> > > Thanks for help
> > 
> > you must use a different demuxer with mplayer:
> > 
> > $ mplayer -demuxer lavf 001.vdr
> > 
> > Will playback the recording.
> 
> thanks for your advice. It's working :)
> I didn't know about this hint
> 
> btw - when MPlayer developers implement such method ? recently ?

It existed the whole time. At least nobody knew it or nobody cared about it.

I saw it a few months ago, when I set up CoreAVC in linux, but I forgot about it - until now.

Take a look at the last lines:
http://code.google.com/p/coreavc-for-linux/wiki/MplayerInstallation

Regards, Artem



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