[MPlayer-users] watching and recording TV using mplayer

Heine Laursen maillist at gozar.dynu.com
Mon Jan 3 22:05:26 CET 2005

Zelos wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm trying to watch TV on my computer using
> mplayer and PCTV card but the result is quite slow.
> I mean the sound comes before the video...
> MPlayer 1.0pre5try2-3.4.1
> CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon MP/XP Thoroughbred 1794 MHz (Family: 
> 6, Stepping: 1)
> Which parameters do you use? Is there any frontend for watching TV?

I use these switches to capture from my tv card,

mencoder -tv 
-ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=huffyuv:vstrict=-1 -oac copy -o capture.avi tv://


Heine Laursen

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