Editing a recorded show?
This past week I recorded a sporting event and my wife actually showed up in a few seconds of the footage. We're talking about less than 60 seconds of a 2-hour recording. I'd like to save that 60-second clip somewhere and maybe share it (email, youtube, etc) with family.
I have Samba running so I can watch recorded content on my windows XP machine, so I \\mythtv_server\recordings. The first problem came when I clicked once on the mpg file - windows explorer did one of those very nice "an error has occured, would you like to send it to microsoft" things. I discovered that I could sort of ignore that error and copy the mpg file to a folder on my windows machine. My machine does the same thing with the now local copy.
If I try to open the mpg file media player starts and fails the same way explorer does.
Movie Maker also fails the same way.
I realize the file format isn't native to windows so I suspect I either need a codec or I need to find some other way to do this. Maybe I can archive the show to DVD and get what I need from the burned DVD.