[rescue] PowerMac recommendations?
mrbill at mrbill.net
Tue Apr 20 14:41:10 CDT 2004
On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 07:33:19PM +0000, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> The files on the VCD, are they MPEG already, and ready to be used as-is,
> or are they compressed? My Replay stores files in a compressed MPEG format
> that my numerous half-hearted attempts to extract have not been successful...
Yes. You can either play the discs directly on a DVD player, or use a
program like ISOBuster on a PC to extract them to normal MPEG files. The
content is already MPEG, its just not a iso9660 disc.
> Though I wonder if one of the DVD-recording stand-alone options might work
> better for me (several shows on one DVD due to higher capacity), for $300
> or less...
If you've already got a ReplayTV, just get an extraction client:
I'd have kept my ReplayTV (due to ease of extracting shows) if it wasnt
for the HORRIBLE USER INTERFACE minor nitpick. 8-)
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