Cutting Commercials (1 Viewer)

wogboy112

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Hi Everyone,

I was wondering if anyone can give a tutorial for cutting out commercials from recorded tv shows?

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rekenaar

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    Well, not a tutorial, but I can point you in a direction.

    A program like Comskip can create a text file with pointers to the commercial positions in the recording.
    You can have MediaPortal automatically launch Comskip for each recording. See this page in the manual for TVServer.
    You should also activate auto commercial skip in MP General settings.

    But your question is how to cut them out from source?
    This isn't something that I do all the time, so I am no expert.
    You can however use the VideoEditor plugin or an external tool like MCEBuddy to cut it out.
     

    rekenaar

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    There's an old tutorial here.
    Part of it focus on the MP Process plugin Comskip Launcher - which is not applicable if you are using TVServer.
    Other part of it focus on keyboard mapping for prev/next chapter.
     

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