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trausch said:
I don't understand. The TIVO is just a linux box and the MPEG4 stream is just a stream of bits. Can't Tivo write some software to convert an MPEG4 file into an MPEG 2 file? This way I can play it on my box.
The CPU in a TiVo unit (or most CE devices) doesn't have anough horsepower to decode or encode MPEG2 or MPEG4 at anywhere close to realtime speeds. They use custom chips to offload that task. The chip in the HR10 cannot handle MPEG4.
 
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