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Topic # 56993 30-Jan-2010 21:41
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I'm trying to remux an episode of House from the windows media centre 7 WTV format to a format that is playable under windows Vista.


The episode is recorded from Freeview HD so is H.264/AAC. I have found a lot of information about this on the internet and have it 99% figured out but I'm having trouble with the audio.


I am using Graphedit to dump the audio/video to separate files (house.h264 and house.aac), then trying to remux the files into a Transport Stream using TSRemux.


This is working for the video but when I try to add the audio to TSRemux it tells me that it cannot detect the stream format.


Another strange thing is that no software seems to be able to do anything with the aac file except for winamp which plays it perfectly. (tried WMP12, MPC-HC, VLC, GSpot, MediaInfo, etc etc..)


My solution is to modify the filter graph to encode the audio into mp3, I haven't finished remuxing this yet so i don't know if it'll work, but i figure it should even if the audio is out of sync, but I'm mystified as to why i can't get TSRemux (or pretty much anything) to read my aac file.


If anyone can offer advice here I would appreciate it... I have no idea what i'm doing with these filter graphs and so far it's all been google/guesswork.




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  Reply # 294774 31-Jan-2010 00:30
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Have you tried VideoReDo TVSuite V4 with H.264 ?
Not sure if it will do .wtv files, but worth a try.

here.....VideoReDo TVSuite V4

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  Reply # 294981 31-Jan-2010 18:40
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Have you been able to do anything with wtv files other than play them in media center? The only way I can convert these stupid files is to screenrecord media center, which is lame

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 295000 31-Jan-2010 20:43
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you can right-click them to convert to dvr-ms, then use another app to manipluate from there. vista may play the converted file ok though if you have the right codecs installed, but i'm nnot sure




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  Reply # 295001 31-Jan-2010 20:53
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you could try using avidemux - its built with the same aac decoding libraries as winamp (FAAD2)

http://avidemux.berlios.de/ind...

i installed my win7 over my winvista... and vista has been eliminated from the household now!




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  Reply # 295012 31-Jan-2010 21:45
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convert to dvr-ms doesn't work for me, I'm on windows 7 RC x64. It says something about format not compatible with dvr-ms

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  Reply # 295074 1-Feb-2010 07:30
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Not sure if this affects the result, but would it matter if the source is not aac, and is dolby digital instead? House is on TV3 isn't it?

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  Reply # 295160 1-Feb-2010 12:47
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The right click convert to dvr-ms doesn't work with Freview Terrestrial recrdings and I have also tried the latest Video Redo trial and that doesn't work with .wtv files.

I am running Windows 7 and I have found that the new .wtv files that are produced can be converted to .wmv files in a variety of bit rates and definitions (480p, 720p, 1080 etc) with Windows Live Movie Maker (a free download from microsoft) and then converted to dvd format and burnt with Windows DVD Maker.

Perhaps you can convert the resulting .wmv to mkv or .ts file with another converter. I find Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate pretty good for avi's and mkv's but haven't tried it with .wmv from freview HD recordings.

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  Reply # 295164 1-Feb-2010 13:27
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Windows live movie maker, for me, wont save videos as 720p or 1080p. I tried to contact windows live but they havn't responded yet

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  Reply # 295176 1-Feb-2010 14:13
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I just tried a 1080p conversion of a TV3 programme with Movie Maker in Windows 7 and it went fine, I just used the Windows Live addon and don't have any special codecs loaded. Sorry I can't help...

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