[vdr] Convert video clip to .vdr format

Steffen Barszus st_barszus at gmx.de
Sun Sep 16 20:20:36 CEST 2007

VDR User schrieb:
> On 9/16/07, Clemens Kirchgatterer <clemens at 1541.org> wrote:
>> Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dick Streefland wrote:
>>>> "VDR User" <user.vdr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> | I think a better idea is to just install a codec that plays
>>>> | whatever format your camera videos are in and use the mplayer
>>>> | plugin.
>>>> But I have a rather underpowered VDR machine with a full-featured
>>>> DVB-S card, so I really need to use the hardware MPEG decoder.
>>> Mplayer can play MPEG files using the hardware MPEG decoder without
>>> re-encoding.
>> but it's NOT an mpeg file he wants to play! so we're back to where we
>> started from. ;-)
> Right, it's M-JPEG format.  No conversion should be necessary to play
> his files, just installing the proper codec and using the mplayer
> plugin should be fine.  There is FFmpeg MJPEG decoder.  Here are some
> packages to explore:
SO conversion IS needed ! It needs to be transcoded on the fly to mpeg1 
at least to be usable in his setup - which is impossible because the vdr 
is not big enough. But the solution got allready proposed. Any mpeg1/2 + 
genindex should be fine

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