Encoding of TV programmes...
Roger Burton West
roger at firedrake.org
Thu Feb 28 04:15:09 EST 2013
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 09:02:17AM +0000, stephen wrote:
>Here is the 'instructions' for the TV:
>http://wstaw.org/m/2013/02/28/plasma-desktopfk3286.png Is there a way to tell
>get_iplayer to record TV directly to a format that my old TV can 'see' and
>play without having to post-process? If not, could you suggest some ffmpg
>settings (or other encoding app) which would do it reasonably quickly? I use
>WinFF at present, but I am not sure exactly which ffmpg parameters it uses,
>just that it takes a very loong time! I would be glad to report the settings,
>but can't find a log file for winFF anywhere.. I use opensuse 12.2
Well, one answer is to do
ps -fwwwwC ffmpeg
while the thing's running - that'll show you the full command line
that's been fed to ffmpeg.
That said, looking at the instruction page, I'd probably start with
and be ready to twiddle things.
Yes, you really need to feed it those single quote marks - if you're
doing it from a shell prompt, it'll probably look something like
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