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post #151 of 156 Old 02-03-2007, 11:36 AM
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Yeah it is a great little app and you are also right it is no where near real time. On my MBP encoding 720p football game(no crop no resize) from ABC from TS it took ~3.3:1. This is far from real time, but with a Mac Pro it could do it in realtime, I'm not sure how much longer it would take to go from 1080i to 720p for the Atv would be.

As a side note if you are really cheap and you don't want to pay for VisualHub you can just download the trial, let it encode the 2 minute sample, then get the ffmpeg command out of the log and encode the whole file. You could also use the command to automate the conversion with a script.

I also tried a 1080i clip from last years SOTU address. Resizing to 720 takes about as long as 720 source material even with the de-interlace, not resizing takes about twice as long. I am not haveing a A-V sync isues, but I am only converting a few minutes of video. I may try a longer show latter.

I wonder if these clips will even play on the Atv? I guess we will have to wait a few more weeks to find out.

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I wonder if these clips will even play on the Atv? I guess we will have to wait a few more weeks to find out.

Hopefully, sooner than that. Tomorrow, maybe?

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Hopefully, sooner than that. Tomorrow, maybe?

I doubt it, I ordered mine as soon as the Apple Store came up after the keynote and it is scheduled to be shipped on Feb 28th delivered March 5th.

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The new Airport Extremes are already in the Apple Stores and can be bought via walk in, though the first purchasers online at the ATS still list shipping dates after the 14th. Not the usual Apple marketing approach, but that's what's happening.

Also, there's that rumored 30 second spot tomorrow at the SB. I'll be looking for it. Rezzy, you know something we don't?
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Oh, shnap! Guess I'll check with the local store periodically to see if they might get 'em quicker.

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Also, there's that rumored 30 second spot tomorrow at the SB. I'll be looking for it. Rezzy, you know something we don't?

Nope; wish I did. We know it won't be the iPhone. Rumors say music of The Beatles will finally come to the iTunes Store (there was a long dispute with Apple Records; iTunes is a store, not a recording label ).....but it's anybody's guess, really.

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