[vdr] clarification request: vdr file format?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Wed Aug 24 14:10:49 CEST 2005

jik jikman wrote:
> Hi,
> I searched internet many times to find vdr file format, but I found
> many different results.
> Some sites say it is pva format, some other say it is pes format and
> other say it is ts format without pat/pmt tables.
> What is vdr file format at last? and why we can't record directly in
> mpg ( mpeg ps ) format as we can do in windows?
> I know how I must convert it to other formats, but I cant understand
> why we can't directly record in mpg?

I guess that question can only be answered if somebody can
exactly point out where and how VDR's format differs from what you
call 'mpg'.

To all my knowledge VDR's files are PES.


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