[vdr] huge .TS files

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 16:56:43 CEST 2009

perhaps, the .TS file contains more than one video/audio transport stream?

On 20/04/2009, martinez at embl.de <martinez at embl.de> wrote:
> Question in case somebody can help or at least explain.
> Yesterday on a standard satellite channel (TVEi) I recorded about 2 hours
> and
> found 10 files x 2 gigs each recordings, thats about 20 gigs.
> I know that on a dreambox the same 2 hours of recording takes no more than
> 5
> gigs and the files are also .TS
> So the question... why such a huge difference in size? Is VDR recording
> something in a TS stream that a dreambox is not?
> And is there something I can do about this? Some patch, plugin or script to
> compress/convert these huge files?
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