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Re: Digital video recording software

On Tue, 24 Dec 2002 23:48:26 -0800 Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 December 2002 20:28, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> > Any Debian developers out there interested in digital video
> > recording? I just bought a TV capture card, so I'm just getting
> > started with the topic. I'm using xawtv to watch TV, and now I'm
> > interested in setting up my PC to record TV shows at preset times,
> > like a VCR. What app do you use for this purpose? Is it packaged?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Shaun
> don't know if it is packaged yet but there is actually a program on 
> freshmeat.net called 'vcr' which is designed to make a computer act like a 
> recorder.

vcr shows up in apt-cache.

I would however invest my efforts in the mplayer package (not officially
packaged). Its approaching final 0.90 release and is apparently intended
to handle all video needs under the sun :)

Carlos Sousa

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