[vdr] coreavc for Linux (was - Converting H264 vdr 1.7.0 recordings to xvid (or x264) in avi container)

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Sun Nov 23 20:46:15 CET 2008


Hi,

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:30:13PM +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
> 
> 
> btw - what about your impression about coreavc for Linux ? have you good results with MPlayer/xine/vdr and coreavc ?

I did not saw any performance increase while using coreavc. And coreavc had problems with some movies.
So for me ffmpeg worked better than coreavc...

Regards, Artem



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