3 Responses to “Elgato Turbo.264 hardware encoder”

  1. AJAY May 23, 2007 at 8:07 am #

    Man…., I still have to wait for it to encode?
    That is the suckiest part of the conversion to iTunes.
    Someone please correct this issue… (cough coughstevejobs)

    : )

  2. Philip May 23, 2007 at 9:08 am #

    I think the problem is that Elgato and other HD tuner companies, have wrapped the MPEG2 file in their own file type. Regardless of what Apple do with AppleTV you would still have to export. I want Apple to include hardware encoding for H.264 in all Macs. Perhaps AppleTV could playback MPEG2 by default but I think that is an industry agreement thing to do with DVD


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