Extract audio from Mythtv recording to Rockbox iPod using ffmpeg

ffmpeg -ss 0:58:15 -i DavidLettermanBlackCrowes.mpg -acodec copy DavidLettermanBlackCrowes.ac3
There are some pretty good live performances on late night TV. With Mythtv I record David Letterman, Jimmy Fallon, and Conan nightly all in HD from over the air broadcasts. If I find a live performance I like I copy it to my Rockboxed iPod using this command. The Rockbox firmware knows how to downmix 5.1 audio. The command above extracts the audio from the video starting at 58 minutes and 15 seconds. It ends at the end of the file since this was the last performance of the recording. The command creates an ac3 file. I copy the ac3 file to my Rockbox iPod and rock on.

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By: PLA
2009-09-14 00:08:36

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