[opendtv] Re: MPEG2 HD creation on a Mac

  • From: Kon Wilms <kon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 05 May 2005 10:26:30 -0700

On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 11:20 -0400, John Golitsis wrote:
> I'm still pretty green when it comes to the world of the Macintosh,  
> so I thought I'd ask here.  I'm working with Final Cut Express HD (we  
> also have a copy of FCP on another machine) and I want to create  
> 1280x720 MPEG2 output.  There doesn't seem to be a CODEC for this  
> included, nor does it seem like Apple has one available.  Does anyone  
> know of a 3rd party?

FFMpegX will do it, and its free. It seems to work better with muxed
program streams vs. transport streams. (you can always de/remux using
VLC or something else on the Mac).



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