[vdr] Re: vdr file format for recordings

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Sun Aug 28 11:13:18 CEST 2005

On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 10:56:58PM +0200, Udo Richter wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> > Having two different recording formats is a very bad idea, IMHO.
> Plus, see my other post, without some stream post processing the result
> wont be really useful for other programs.
> > Besides, over at vdrportal.de somebody posted that about 50% of his
> > recordings can be processed with other tools, so the files produced
> > by VDR can't be all that bad.
> After demuxing them with ProjectX, VDR recordings are excellent for me,
> from all stations. No known bugs there. (AFAIK there are some NTSC
> issues left.) I even have a recording that confuses my FF card, but
> works flawless on PC. (seems DVB incompatible)
> Just converting to m2p (as a simple change in VDR output also would) is
> problematic: For cut recordings, all players report a wrong recording
> length, some have serious trouble on seeking, and I bet that some
> players will have A/V desyncing too.

It would be nice to have _good_ plugin for exporting vdr recordings to PS
format.. something like ProjectX plugin integrated to VDR.

I think that would reduce the noise about vdr fileformat a lot..

-- Pasi
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