Download: MythTV-Handbrake Transcoding
By Paul Saletan
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How to convert a MythTV MPEG2 recording into a much smaller MP4 video using Handbrake at the command line in Ubuntu Linux. The quality of the H.264 video is higher than MythTV's software encoder, and several hours can fit on a single DVD. A shell script to automate the process is posted on my blog, http://tech.surveypoint.com/blog/mythtv-transcoding-with-handbrake/