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  1. Sticky: Try running it through tytompg, then videoredo. ...

    Try running it through tytompg, then videoredo. Were we talking about a Series 3 or TivoHD I'd suggest s3tots, which is what I've been using since decommissioning my venerable Series 1 tivo.
  2. Wow - You're still here! Anyway, I've used both...

    Wow - You're still here! Anyway, I've used both videoredo and avidemux and prefer the latter as it's a little easier to use. Too, I didn't want to buy the former just to find out it wouldn't work...
  3. Anybody else have trouble with tivohd streams? ...

    Anybody else have trouble with tivohd streams?

    "tstompg -3" and "tytompg -3" both error with "Cannot fit Video buffer, size 184 offset 524216" and "-s" with anything up through 16 doesn't help. ...
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    Instead of using a gui, from the command line,...

    Instead of using a gui, from the command line, ftp in. Perhaps you'll see errors you can deal with. After starting ftp, execute help to see all the ftp commands listed like, for instance, ls.
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    First, running /var/hack/TivoWebPlus/tivoweb may...

    First, running /var/hack/TivoWebPlus/tivoweb may not do you much good if the path is actually /hack/TivoWebPlus/tivoweb. Second, I guess you had a good reason for launching it from...
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    I take it you can telnet in but can't execute: ...

    I take it you can telnet in but can't execute:
    mount -o remount,rw

    I have a /.profile whose content is:
    export PATH=/hack/bin:$PATH
    export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/hack/lib/":"$LD_LIBRARY_PATH...
  7. Sticky: tytompg really, really should have worked. I...

    tytompg really, really should have worked.

    I use tytools #10 rel 4. The relevant Options:

    General: MPEG-2 Encoder = mpeg2enc
    Multiplex: Multiplex Format = Standard
    Audio: (Leave unchecked...
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    Folderize broke

    Folderize worked perfectly before my tivohd went to 11.0b-01-2-652. Now I can select a show in NPL, press "Folderize", but the pulldown list to choose from is empty. I add an entry, calling it...
  9. Sticky: Really. Pity. Does on mine. Mind you, they...

    Really. Pity. Does on mine. Mind you, they don't appear until I hit the TV's "Mute" button.
  10. Sticky: Before using Tytool - We're talking Dark Ages,...

    Before using Tytool - We're talking Dark Ages, here - I used to edit S1 streams with tmpgenc, let it do the hours-long re-encoding, then author the now nicely-compliant streams in DVDLab (before...
  11. Sticky: Back in the day - We're talking ancient history,...

    Back in the day - We're talking ancient history, here, when Josh himself would comment in this thread - All those authoring tools wanted to re-encode the video because it was not in the standard...
  12. Sticky: Or change in the tytool preferences where to look...

    Or change in the tytool preferences where to look for tserver. Mine's in /var/hack.
  13. Sticky: Turns out I lied. I just used the latest tytool,...

    Turns out I lied. I just used the latest tytool, "Create IFO file/Dirs", "Make IFO", then:

    mkisofs -dvd-video -A disk_label32_chars -exclude-list ~/.mkisofs_exclude_list -output...
  14. Sticky: Actually, I've been running it through wine on my...

    Actually, I've been running it through wine on my Ubuntu box just fine, including creating IFO structures, until just a week or so ago. Now the IFO structures lack something that mkisofs complains...
  15. Sticky: It's been so long ago, you probably don't recall...

    It's been so long ago, you probably don't recall bcc and others complaining that although tytool kept sync very well, it did it by doing things to the resulting stream that completely spoiled it for...
  16. Sticky: It runs fine via Wine on Ubuntu.

    It runs fine via Wine on Ubuntu.
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    Sticky: Huh. Well. See, few of your numbers match mine....

    Huh. Well. See, few of your numbers match mine. I'm using my first generation Sony 2k between me and off-air and Echostar satelite. I really, really doubt you're getting 544x400 resolution - My...
  18. Sticky: Short answer: Extract each tystream separately. ...

    Short answer: Extract each tystream separately.

    Clue: You can skip a specified number of chunks. Skip over the chunk that, according to you, contains something that flumoxes Tytool.
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    The lack of chapters means that one of the files...

    The lack of chapters means that one of the files tytool makes is missing - Either .ty.cut or .ty.key or .ty.chp. They must all be named the same and in the same directory.

    All is not lost. Just...
  20. Nah. In a dos box, and assuming you've put these...

    Nah. In a dos box, and assuming you've put these two badboys in your %PATH%, execute "hdemux" or "tytompg", sans double quotes, and all you need to know is pretty much revealed.

    hdemux:...
  21. Sticky: I have to chuckle. Tytool was the reason I hung...

    I have to chuckle. Tytool was the reason I hung on to WinXP as long as I did. Once I embraced Linux (ubuntu) and Wine it ran just fine.


    Can you clear-out your VIDEO_TS directory, then run...
  22. bcc: A 544x480 tystream from an old SA tivo now...

    bcc: A 544x480 tystream from an old SA tivo now plays in VLC after being filtered through tytomp-016. Well done you!
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    But TiVo File Decoder...

    But TiVo File Decoder does (just heard about it today).
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    Sorry, I was expecting it might be, like the...

    Sorry, I was expecting it might be, like the other kinds of downloaded ty files which are actually tystreams and XML description files zipped-up together.
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    Try renaming your .tivo files to .zip or .gz,...

    Try renaming your .tivo files to .zip or .gz, then extracting the largest component and naming it <somthing>.ty, THEN feed that to tytools.
  26. Shiny new version 0.5

    bcc,

    Sound plays great while the video stops and starts (actually, more like stops; goes back; starts again). Fast-forwarding or moving the slider kills the audio completely. Still wicked fast! ...
  27. Sticky: Yes. So, read...

    Yes. So, read http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31213 and then move-on with Tytool.
  28. Wonderful tool, bcc. Tried it on an Ubuntu box,...

    Wonderful tool, bcc. Tried it on an Ubuntu box, feeding it a 544x480 Sony Stand Alone (ancient, I know) tystream. Man is it fast! Alas, playback of the mpg was choppy in VLC, while playback of the...
  29. Sticky: Were that a Series 1 TiVo I'd say it rebooted, to...

    Were that a Series 1 TiVo I'd say it rebooted, to an operating system on a different partition, and you now have to go and hack it all over again.
  30. Sticky: How about you telnet to tivo, execute: ps x ...

    How about you telnet to tivo, execute:

    ps x

    And note whether (tivoftp) is one of the processes listed. If it is, for now, skip Filezilla and use the commandline ftp command.
  31. Sticky: On my ancient, but reliable, Series 1 box, tivo's...

    On my ancient, but reliable, Series 1 box, tivo's ftp only understands bin mode. I expect filezilla tries to Do The Right Thing and use ascii mode, which won't quite work. It's just one file,...
  32. Sticky: In my experience, chapters don't work when I...

    In my experience, chapters don't work when I rename one of the files having to do with a particular show...

    Stargate Atlantis-No Man's Land.ty
    Stargate Atlantis-No Man's Land.ty.cut
    Stargate...
  33. Get tytools to create an MPG, feed that to...

    Get tytools to create an MPG, feed that to DVD2AVI, create a "project", collect the resulting WAV and feed it to Audacity, output as an MP3.
  34. Sticky: There's no such setting in Tytool. If the show...

    There's no such setting in Tytool. If the show looks squished on your TV, get a new DVD player that automatically adjusts the aspect ratio.
  35. Sticky: Josh, you didn't by chance play a Sony CD on your...

    Josh, you didn't by chance play a Sony CD on your system, did you?

    http://www.sysinternals.com/blog/2005/10/sony-rootkits-and-digital-rights.html

    Disable with a felt-tip pen:...
  36. Sticky: Sorta. Get a DVD player that will play just a...

    Sorta. Get a DVD player that will play just a raw mpg all by itself on a disk and use TyTool to create the mpg. Or, go ahead and make a menu, but edit the make.bat file afterwards to immediately...
  37. Sticky: As a work-around... you can always VOB-mux the...

    As a work-around... you can always VOB-mux the cut files, then feed the resulting VOB to DVD2AVI - Choose "Save project...". It will create a WAV file. Very quickly, too.
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    I take it this thread...

    I take it this thread does not help you?
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    2. was easier

    added deb http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/debian sarge main to the repoistory list, "reinstalled" vlc, fed it a tystream, and...

    bash > vlc -vvv 'SCI FI Inside- Serenity-.ty'
    VLC media...
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    Alas, alack

    On Ubuntu Breezy...
    /usr/lib/vlc/demux
    -rw-r--r-- 1 ich ich 22796 2005-12-09 20:05 libty_plugin.so

    strings libty_plugin.so
    ...
    vlc_entry__0_8_4
    ...
  41. mpegprop

    You don't say WHAT aspect causes "compliance test failed". Google for mpegprop
    - Probably http://www.medialab.se/mpgp_100.zip - and see if it will tell you. If it's the audio bitrate, it's a...
  42. Although her "config" is the same, could her...

    Although her "config" is the same, could her streams still be scrambled?
  43. I've used that feature, and when I did, I really,...

    I've used that feature, and when I did, I really, really needed it, there being scant alternative to concatenating two separate videos. Say, like when a show you wanted started late after football...
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    You're right. Not having a video camera I...

    You're right. Not having a video camera I assumed it would have RCA plugs for output, just like a VCR, so would plug-in to the SAT/Cable inputs on a standalone TiVo. Mea culpa.

    Thanks for...
  45. Tried using tytools to download them? In any...

    Tried using tytools to download them? In any event, use tytools to edit-out adverts, giving you the chance to see if the entire show got downloaded.
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    Of course!

    Plug it in to the cable/satellite input, play it, let TiVo record it. Same process as converting the odd VHS tape to DVD.
  47. Plus or minus?

    Didn't mention whether your burned a DVD-R or a DVD+R. Few home players grok DVD+Rs.
  48. Didn't read all the thread titles from the first page

    Tsk, tsk. http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=42922
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    Sorry, I thought vsplit would, well, split the...

    Sorry, I thought vsplit would, well, split the file without cuts so you could feed them to Final Cut Pro for editing. I guess you're also saying FCP will transcode everything after cutting, and...
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    Surely vsplit13 (or is it 9?) is not that hard to...

    Surely vsplit13 (or is it 9?) is not that hard to run, nor egregiously time consuming.
  51. Dare linux weanies hope? Good luck on the...

    Dare linux weanies hope?

    Good luck on the arduous task of moving. You've probably a couple of hundred pounds in TiVos and spare hardisks, alone.
  52. When you run out of feature requests because, well, it's perfect already.

    "Jumped ahead 50 chunks and then processed and it seems to be working . . .*****"

    Hehehe. Yeah, ain't that jdiner guy great? A fix for every problem and a feature for every occasion. Damn near...
  53. WindowsXP strikes again

    Sounds like your WinXP firewall is in the way.
  54. If you're talking about runnning it from a batch file

    Hey, Josh!

    It is mentioned on
    digital-digest . You're looking for the
    TMPGEnc Batch List Creator by Andrew Doyle or maybe
    tmpg-process.pl by Brandon Hoult. In any event, executing in a dos...
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    This is how I convert movie end-credits to CD

    Make a titleset of it with tytools. Visit doom9.org and get vStrip_08f_css.zip . Search for "vstrip how to", www.doom9.org/vstrip.htm, and follow the example. You want to select everything. Note...
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    TMPGEnc merge and cut works

    Sounds like TMPGEnc merely concatenated the streams, failing to rewrite some timestamps. My experience attempting the same thing was an unqualified success. Then, again, I wasn't doing FAE cuts,...
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    Change your resolution and bitrate

    I get three one-hour shows on my DVD-Rs by changing the TiVO settings and by using tytool exclusively to process the shows and populate the VIDEO_TS directory.
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    It's a menu item

    Originally posted by mindless2

    when I get to the "Make menu/ifo" section
    I see a box that says "Background bitmap" but its all grayed out...


    Edit -> Load Background Bitmap
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    Well done, Josh! I can hardly wait.

    Well done, Josh! I can hardly wait.
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    Quietly grateful

    Originally posted by jdiner
    I guess I am just a bit frustrated because I worked hard on this stuff and the basic response seems to be "well ok, but you really should have done it my way..."
    ...
  61. Feature of limited value

    Originally posted by FredThompson
    I love black I-frames, wish every transmission had long delays between segments

    Sure. The shows I archive, though, have music playing during the black parts,...
  62. Re: Anyone notice a change in size on ripped shows?

    Originally posted by MacJunkie
    I was wondering if anyone else has noticed a drop in size of Tytool/Vsplit ripped shows.

    For me, it's the filesize of shows tivo'ed from Dish that's changed. ...
  63. How close to M$ are you?

    Originally posted by Toddler
    Could those who are reporting this error check the version of afd.sys that you have installed?

    Date Time Version Size File name...
  64. Sticky: Panasonic RV32

    1- Brand/make/model/year?
    Panasonic RV32 2003

    2- Software to split/process TyStream?
    TyTool; Tystudio

    3- Software to create DVD fileset?
    TyTool

    4- DVD success or failure?
  65. There is currently an unused VOB!

    Joshua,

    "There is currently an unused VOB!"

    That's what pops-up when I click on "Make ISO". Didn't see it on the first DVD I made with Tytools4.

    To answer my own question, that's what...
  66. Originally posted by idokle I made dvds with...

    Originally posted by idokle
    I made dvds with TyToolR3 and they play fine on WinDVD or when I put them in my player. The only thing is that I cant fast forward or change chapter.

    What DVD players...
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    How to get a static ip address

    Originally posted by DiGNAN17
    I would do that, but I couldn't find a way to access the Tivo when connected like that. I couldn't get an address for it.

    ...
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    DVDlab has been fixed

    And a DVD authored by DVDlab still won't play in a Panasonic [set top] DVD player.

    Update:

    The latested beta, 5/12 I think, plays fine. The menu background sound has to be MP2, as a WAV...
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    Well, this won't take so long....

    Originally posted by rc3105
    why it should take so long???
    --Riley

    Alphawolf, how about using the -v option of grep to copy all of /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit except the ttyS3 line, then append the...
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    Originally posted by Neutronflux I have yet to...

    Originally posted by Neutronflux
    I have yet to be able to create a dvd
    with usable video with audio that's in synch...

    PowerDVD plays them just fine. Ulead DVD Moviefactory creates VOB files...
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    Re: IFOEDIT and multiple shows

    Originally posted by Pete Ruttman
    Can ifoedit handle multiple shows yet compiled for burning onto one DVD? If not, is there a way to join 2 shows together and get a chapter between them easily?
    ...
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    Originally posted by newlooper The people that...

    Originally posted by newlooper
    The people that are having problems with audio sync after transcoding with TMPGEnc, are you using elemental streams or system streams when transcoding?

    I'm feeding...
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    First burn was a coaster

    Originally posted by LooNTooNs
    Well After a smooth job in Tystudio I used DVD workshop to burn.

    Two JonathanCreek episodes, 544x480, fetched from a Sony 2K SA via mfs_ftp. The only part of...
  74. Tydemux (and tytool) failure. 07d

    Sending to SA_3x a file named 07d_failure.ty. It generates 47 records that look like:

    Read Chunk: chunk 546 record: 0 - junk record type: 07d - skipping

    Last edit: Since extracting the file...
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    http://tivo.30below.com/jdouglass/ The toolset...

    http://tivo.30below.com/jdouglass/

    The toolset is fixing to get replaced when Olaf and Josh get thir tools released, but all the TMPGEnc information hasn't changed. There's also a tivo resources...
  76. Re: Annoying but not atypical

    Originally posted by samighi
    - Does R3 have the same issue?
    Dunno. I last saw this with R1.
    If I download the same file multiple times, is there a chance it will be correct?
    Dunno. Try it.[/B]...
  77. Annoying but not atypical

    I've seen a couple of mpg's like that. Were you to examine the time fields in the headers you'll see that the show starts with 0, works up to 3:31, then starts over. Drop it into an authoring...
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    Use menus

    My A*mumble* read-anything DVD player wouldn't read my DVD-RW unless I authored a menu onto it. Have you tried that?
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    Re: TMPGEnc audio sync question

    Originally posted by Y2JProd
    I have a question in regards to using TMPGEnc to encode split output from TyTool 6.

    If I have an audio offset of -9 ms (as reported by TyTool), what should I use in...
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    Re: GOP Errors When Trying To Author DVD

    Originally posted by crashmore
    I most commonly run into an error indicating too many pictures.

    DVD-compliant means more than resolution (720x480, for instance) or audio bitrate (48K). Each...
  81. Thread: Why so big?

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    Originally posted by spinxter Is there a way to...

    Originally posted by spinxter
    Is there a way to use IFOedit and still get chapters? Whenever I use it I get good results, but only one chapter.

    There's a couple of posts here about feeding...
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    Originally posted by newbie 1) Tytool6--extract...

    Originally posted by newbie
    1) Tytool6--extract ty mode--make key file--edit key file--mux file
    2) use tmpgenc to do a simple demux
    3) use IFOEDIT
    4) Burn with Nero

    Instead of TMPGEnc to...
  83. Could it be the wrong NowShowing.tcl?

    Originally posted by digitalAir
    I still get the <166> tag...

    And nothing else? Weird.

    Mine's in /hack/bin, along with tserver_mfs6.
    Execute: "grep owing /hack/bin/tserver_mfs6"
    It should...
  84. Thread: TyTool6

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    You're kidding, right?

    Originally posted by jasch
    Where did you get tytool6?[/QUOTE]
    http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&postid=83845#post83845

    The two-page thread about tools.

    BTW... The TyTool "Dbl...
  85. Thread: TyTool6

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    tytool6 works great

    Used it to extract-edit-mux about 20 mintes of Enterprise. Kept sync. Haven't authored it or burned it. But worked great.

    If I just had to complain about it I would mnetion that pesky little...
  86. Am I just dense here, or have I missed something?

    Um, to rephrase what Josh said...
    Where did you install NowShowing.tcl? I put mine in /hack/bin. So, to execute it, I have to first execute:

    cd /hack/bin

    Then I can execute:
    ...
  87. Thread: Green Line

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    I'm surprised it's there. It went away with 3.0...

    I'm surprised it's there. It went away with 3.0 on my Sony 2K SA.

    Only way to get rid of it is to crop it when you transcode the video.
  88. ps x To stop execution of a process, use the...

    ps x
    To stop execution of a process, use the "kill" command, followed by the process id (PID).
    As for why it dies... *shrug*
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    Apropos of little

    Just a tip when using TMPGEnc. Select the option to generate a list file. When transcoding, the file lists frame numbers and types (I, B, P).

    For me this came in handy when a transcoded show...
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    Sticky: Did you lower your quality settings to 70? 65?...

    Did you lower your quality settings to 70? 65?
    and Resolution is 0, right? And if you reboot your tivo and go look at those settings again, they are changed? *shrug* If you've tried all this and...
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    Use the return code

    I was under the impression that tydemux gave the audio offset as the return code. Hence...

    audiooffset=`tydemux etc.`
    result_from_mplex = `mplex -o $audiooffset etc.`
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    Sticky: If you find this confusing, then you shouldn't be doing it

    Originally posted by bfdhe
    I want to record everything in the highest possible resolution, but have it set for 720X480. I am not concerned about size of the files or space on the Tivo.

    Well,...
  93. Poll: Maybe I've missed something here...

    I've been interested in speeding-up the transfer, too. WinXP says that the transfer is only using 9-10% of my 100*mumble* LAN connection. Is it possible that the problem is not that our PC's have...
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    It's a pain in the but, I imagine, but...

    Search the threads for The Other extraction method. The one where you pull the disks, put them in your pc, and copy the shows to your pc. I suspect it's a little more complicated than that, and...
  95. Thread: fixed ip?

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    If I understand your problem dorrectly, yes.

    See jupper's post half-way down the page.
  96. Originally posted by khmann The most obvious...

    Originally posted by khmann
    The most obvious glitch is a stream that 0.4.2 quits processing before the end, with no error

    Happened to me with one show. I think you'll find, however, that it...
  97. olaf - Maybe add this to the next distribution of tydemux?

    The following attachment contains a tivo ico file and a registry file. The registry file creates a kind of file called a "tystream", whose extension is ".ty", and whose default action is "tydemux",...
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    What's so good about Ulead DVD Movie Factory?

    Well, I always record at 544x480, so I don't get near the authoring step until after TMGEnc's generated an mpg file, which DVDMF accepts just fine. In fact, with a lot more speed than Spruce-up. ...
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    *wave* to Keith

    In WinXP explorer...

    Tools -> Folder options -> File Types
    push "New"; File Extension: TY; ok
    Press "Advenced" then "New"
    Enter Action: Tydemux; for Application browse to the tydemux.bat and...
  100. Re: tydemux failure

    Originally posted by olaf_sc

    Now if you could send this stream to me it would be really good my ftp is 66.121.15.35

    You got it. sa_3x/artships.ty. It's an unfortunately gruesome piece from a...
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    uninstall windows media 9

    Originally posted by Andy in NYC
    As I've said, I can't transcode the resultant .mpg file with TMPGEnc Plus anymore

    I'm not picking on Andy, here, nor do I have a solution for his specific...
  102. Re: tydemux fails to detect "Audio frames missing"

    Originally posted by olaf_sc
    decrease the X until tydemux fails to demux the the tystream.
    now decrease the Y until you have a the smallest mount of data that tydemux is still failing on.


    ...
  103. Re: tydemux and tychopper failure

    Originally posted by MrBassMan
    Can you give me the exact command you give to tychopper?

    Here's the last two lines from tydemux.bat listing:

    ......get_audio: Warning! Audio size 864 while pes...
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    Originally posted by Wooly Unfortunately, these...

    Originally posted by Wooly
    Unfortunately, these are Mpegs that do not exist on the Tivo anymore

    Well, the easy way won't work anymore. The hard way...

    TMPGEnc to demux the mpg. (You could...
  105. Re: Re: tydemux and tychopper failure

    Originally posted by MrBassMan
    I'm interested to know where you got the number 1,523,449,865B from for tychopper?

    That's the size of the file on-disk. I gave tychopper chunk numbers, as I had...
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    Originally posted by MrBassMan... The sync drift...

    Originally posted by MrBassMan...
    The sync drift is caused by errors in the ty stream. Olaf's tydemux will fix these. It is the only program I have found which produces in-sync audio for UK TY...
  107. tydemux and tychopper failure

    In these heady days of perfect synch for damaged tystreams it's with reluctance I admit a certain annoyance with my two favorite tools.

    I have a rather large tystream, 8,601,468,928B, that tydemux...
  108. Good summary. John, Who has found tydemux's...

    Good summary.

    John,
    Who has found tydemux's ability to repair tystreams and thus maintain audio/video synch to be... Breathtaking!
  109. A RAMpaging hunger, is tydemux

    Slow-poke 850Athlon system, but with .75G of RAM. Running anything at the same time eventually provokes tydemux41 to pop-up:

    Microsoft VisualC++ Debug Library

    Debug Assertion Failed!
    Program:...
  110. I think this is something that bit me, too

    Originally posted by psxjunky
    C:\>tydemux -i "c:\show.ty" -a "c:\show.m2a" -v "c:\show.m2v"
    TyStream is to small to demux
    We need at least 40 chunks


    With me, this was caused by having two...
  111. One other thing that a DVD-R usually needs

    In my experience, the DVD-R needs a menu for a player to recognize it as a DVD. For this Nero Express may be ideal.
  112. Closer still. Heck, maybe there

    Originally posted by MrBassMan
    There are instances of bad tystream data that can cause tydemux to crash - I suspect this is one of those instances.

    The way to prove/disprove this is to run...
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    Do wrong? Well, you hosed it, is all.

    Originally posted by newbie
    WHAT DID I DO to disable Tivo's ability to accept files????

    Like, I can tell from here? Hey, whatever it was, don't do it again!

    Seriously, what do you see when...
  114. Closer, but not quite

    Well, the MrBassMan's new Win binary (Thanks!) works better, but it abends with 4,794,885KB of video where it should have generated 5,141,098KB.

    John,
    Working on tystreams tytooled from a Sony...
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    I would have thought the slice files were for...

    I would have thought the slice files were for DirectTV's only. Live and learn.
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    A speed improvement depends on drive arrangement

    Whatever you get, make it the A drive!

    It turns out the original drive has only 500K cache or less. Anything you can get now to put in it will have 2M at least. It makes all the difference when...
  117. Guys, TMPGEnc accepts the m2a file from vsplit...

    Guys,

    TMPGEnc accepts the m2a file from vsplit - The m2a file vsplit creates from my SA tivo, anyway. Try converting yours to a wav file.

    Oh, and TMPGEnc will preview much faster if you don't...
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    Originally posted by newbie The files I sent...

    Originally posted by newbie
    The files I sent were Nowshowing.tcl and tserver_mfs5r2

    Hopefully, when you installed your turbonet, you also edited sysinit.rc or /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.author and...
  119. Re: tydemux failure, WinXP, Sony SA

    No.

    Funny thing. As I said, it thought it was done after chunk 9200. So I used tychopper to create a 43001-sized chunk, starting with chunk 9000. tydemux told me, "Tystream is too small to...
  120. tydemux failure, WinXP, Sony SA

    Am I the only one to fail to get tydemux on a WinXP box to work more than a quarter of the way through a 2-hour show from a Sony SA? I mean, it merrily did it's thing, quiting after 9020 chunks as...
  121. A qualified success

    Originally posted by olaf_sc
    It's time for a new release of tydemux 0.4.0 I hope you will find it useful!

    Olaf,
    It's fast! It did 9020 chunks of a 5,349,376 tyfile in just seconds. Alas, the...
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    Would LOVE to test

    jdiner,

    Anymore every extraction introduces a couple of audio glitches that each manage to de-synch everything past it about half a second each. So I would be THRILLED to run a tystream or two...
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    Actually, tivoweb is in a different directory. ...

    Actually, tivoweb is in a different directory. Try this:

    echo "/var/hack/tivoweb-tcl/tyhttpd 2000 4 >> /dev/null &" >> /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit
  124. Re: Extracting 2GB+ ty files from an SA (without TyTool)

    Originally posted by mushInSpace
    My only guess at this point is that the TiVo freaks out when writing past 2GB.

    Tivo couldn't care less about where a file is going. You're trying to save the...
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    Sounds ok, but...

    It changes our tystream bitrate to a relatively low 4.8K, it does VBR which takes longer than CBR, and it de-interlaces, which also takes longer to encode. For those of us who complain that a DVD...
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    Sony 2000 SA Tivo -> DVD needed

    Visit Merch's placeor mine.
  127. Things you didn't mention

    Um, make sure the resolution is 720x480, and the audio is at 48kHz?
  128. You want a stream extracted from tivo to play on...

    You want a stream extracted from tivo to play on your DVD player, right? Depending on the player, you have to make some changes in the extracted file to get it to match the DVD standards. Some...
  129. We forgot about DVD2AVI

    Um, I think TMPGEnc, when frame-served by DVD2AVI, and even by itself, does it, too. And it is an editor. I've removed many an advert with it.
    Here's how I do it.

    John,
    Much anticipating...
  130. Uh-oh - Doesn't work so good

    Olaf,

    The first half of a Nero Wolfe episode has, I'm guessing, some bad data in it. This is the kind of bad data I've been seeing the last two weeks with stuff that's been vsplited, too.
    ...
  131. A very quiet result, alas

    Olaf,

    I extracted an fsid from the middle of a Nero Wolfe episode. tydemux worked great, indicating a mere -001ms offset. Fed the resulting m2v to DVD2AVI, fed that d2v to TMPGEnc along with the...
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    Pretty much, yes.

    Yes. Though try:
    cat stream2.ty stream3.ty stream4.ty >> stream1.ty
  133. Oops, my bad.

    Originally posted by olaf_sc
    Hmm, strange I just downloaded the tydemux_W_0.3.0.zip and execed it.

    The banner says :

    tydemux 0.3.0 usage:
    Oops. You're right, it sure sounds like a PATH...
  134. Um, 0.2.1?

    Originally posted by olaf_sc
    If it banner as 0.2.1 then you are using a old and out dated version of tydemux

    Vexing, as that's what was in "tydemux_w_0.3.0.zip".

    I uploaded part of the...
  135. Re: Re: Nearly perfect timing, Olaf!

    Originally posted by olaf_sc Thanks for your support - it would be very nice if you upload one of those streams to my ftp server ftp://66.121.15.34/SA_3x/

    This is no matter if it works or not ...
  136. Nearly perfect timing, Olaf!

    Hey, Olaf!

    Glad to see this tool right about now. For the last two weeks everything I've extracted from my SA tivo vsplits just fine, but the resulting audio contains stuff that makes TMPGEnc act...
  137. Originally posted by balance07 "the like" are...

    Originally posted by balance07
    "the like" are application exemptions

    Sounds serious

    for some reason, i can no longer download w/ tytool.

    Then you have worse problems than just unsplittable...
  138. As it plays in the tivo just fine, it must be the conversion process, right?

    Originally posted by balance07
    either tivoapp or tyconvert cause program crashes and the like.

    Um, "and the like" means...?

    i then tried extracting with extractstream, mfs_stream, sendstream,...
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    Re: VSplitmux 1k

    Yes, TMPGEnc will accept a frame-served video.

    Unmuxed:
    Drop the ".m2v" file into DVD2AVI, select File->Save Project, creating a ".d2v" file. Feed TMPGEnc the ".d2v" and ".m2a" files.

    Muxed:...
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    Tytool failed me, but the new vsplit succeeded

    For the first time ever, tytool failed me. And in an episode of Andromeda, too. When Tyr returns from training, as he explains his mal-performance, he... ghosts and rainbows. Thereafter the audio...
  141. Re: At least it's not titled, "HELP MEEEEE!!!"

    Originally posted by delstel
    Can I record a DVD in 720x480

    Well, seeing as how that's (one of) the official DVD formats, yes, I rather expect you can create a DVD at that.

    or are they always...
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    0 works. The trick is that you also have to drop...

    0 works. The trick is that you also have to drop the quality number down from 100 to 75 or 65, lest tivo, fearing an inability to keep-up, defaults the way you noticed.

    John
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    Apropos of nothing, really, I just want to say...

    Apropos of nothing, really, I just want to say that two weeks ago "Best" resolution stopped being 544x480 and became 480x480 for antenna stuff. I had to use tivoweb to change it. I'm just...
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    Say what?

    No, I said that in order to use the offset from tytool you must use TMPGEnc to transcode your split tystream. And no, I don't think you really want to spend the time on that, either. As for another...
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    Re: Need help with muxing

    Hey, Steve!

    Don't use TMPGEnc's "Simple muxer", at least not before Josh has the tytool muxer released.
    Follow pictures and instructions at my site and Merch's site.
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    Meanwhile, back at the ranch...

    Seen on Doom9 today (with creative editing):


    Perhaps someone who is familiar with IfoEdit can tell us if it accepts command-line input, so that a batch file can thus process a jdiner-massaged...
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    As I stated in the 544x480, etc...

    As I stated in the 544x480, etc thread, I didn't want to disturb my "Best" settings so I changed the "medium" settings to RecordQuality=65, Resolution=0, VBRBitrate=5215000, MAXBitrate=5960000.
    I...
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    To me, this sounds like you want to create a...

    To me, this sounds like you want to create a program stream that any DVD player can play and any DVD authoring program can edit without losing sync, so I vote for this.



    This sounds like a...
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    Originally posted by johnny The field order was...

    Originally posted by johnny
    The field order was the problem. The trick is to code it with Field B first

    For me and my Sony SA, the trick is to code it with Field A.

    John
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    Sticky: Originally posted by trekkerj no matter what I...

    Originally posted by trekkerj
    no matter what I do, I always get 480x480.

    RecordQualityBasic 75
    CATVBasicVBRBitrate 5215000
    CATVBasicMAXBitrate 5960000
    CATVBasicResolution 0

    Try...
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