[vdr] clarification request: vdr file format?

jik jikman jikjikman at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 14:30:14 CEST 2005

But the question is why we can't directly record in ps format. Is it
vdr problem or dvb driver problem.

I call it problem because I can play vdr files with mplayerc in
windows, and many other players , even vlc can't play it.

On 8/24/05, Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
> 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.
> Klaus
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