[CinCV TNG] MPEG-2 native lossless editing without re-encoding

Terje J. Hanssen terje at nordland-teknikk.no
Thu Dec 29 10:22:58 CET 2016

Den 27. des. 2016 14:27, skrev Terje J. Hanssen:
> 1080i HDV.m2t contains video of long-GOP MPEG-2 compression, 
> 1440x1080, 8-bit 4:2:0and 25 Mb/s data rate that can be loaded in 
> Cinelerra.
> 1) I wonder if it is possible to do simple edits (cuts, join, 
> transitions) and save the result as MPEG-2 video with Cinelerra?
> 2) Can this be done "native" and lossless without a lossy generation 
> re-encoding of everything, except locally at cuts/transition?
> 3. I.e. gopchop is said can do fast, lossless cuts,  FCP7+ possibly 
> more. AVID is said to  do "smart GOP splicing" for frame accuracy of 
> long GOP MPEG-2.
> Does Cinelerra have some feature like these?
> Terje J. H

Add here three urls as references for the above  questioning:

1) Editing long-GOP video - Perform MPEG export using smart GOP 
splicing. by Steve Mullen

2) Avid HD Workflows

3) Native HDV Editing Workflow

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