[vdr] VDR recordings and Apple iMovie / iDVD

BRUNETON Béranger bruneton at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 22:45:56 CET 2006


You can watch/edit vdr recordings using Streamclip & Apple's MPEG2 codec.
It works very well.


On 11/25/06, Jussi Mantere <jmantere at kekkonen.cs.hut.fi> wrote:
> Hi,
> has anyone successfully used a Mac and the apps in Apple's iLife suite to
> (edit and) burn VDR recordings? I'm happy playing them back using VLC, but
> since the Apple apps only understand the formats supported by Quicktime
> (and mpeg2 not being one of them), they don't work directly.
> I'm looking at a couple of options, and before trying further I thought
> I'll ask if someone's had success already.
> 1. Buy Apple's MPEG2 decoder. Wouldn't want to invest $20 before knowing
> it will definitely work.
> 2. Use VLC to transcode. Takes forever and with my short trial, the output
> didn't quite work with iMovie.
> 3. Find a 3rd party application to cut and burn the mpeg2 files directly.
> br,
>   jussi
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