[mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 15 11:04:06 EDT 2003
On Wednesday 15 October 2003 05:10 am, Christian Hack wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
> > [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Joseph A. Caputo
> > Sent: Wednesday, 15 October 2003 1:05 PM
> > To: Development of mythtv
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend
> > Tim Harvey wrote:
> > > I can't seem to get these filters working either. I've installed it
> > > twice (installed both filters and shell extension) and
> > neither work for
> > > me.
> > >
> > > I'm trying this on WinXP Pro. The shell extension gets
> > installed but
> > > the 'MythTV File Info' tab shows 'This file is not a valid
> > MythTV nuv
> > > file' for a file that was recorded using Myth 0.11 using a PVR250.
> > > Trying to play the file with MediaPlayer or ZoomPlayer
> > tells me it's an
> > > unrecognized format.
> > >
> > > I've also installed ffdshow and saw no difference in
> > behavior. I have
> > > both DivX and XVid installed. If I simply rename the nuv
> > file to mpg it
> > > plays just fine in both players. Did I do something wrong here?
> > If your recordings were made with a PVR-250, you don't need
> > this filter.
> > It won't work. The files are not really (Myth)NuppelVideo files;
> > they're standard MPEG-2 files, which is why renaming them to
> > .mpg works.
> > If you can find a way for your player to associate the '.nuv'
> > extension with MPEG-2, then you shouldn't even have to rename them.
> Perhaps you could explain then why the .nuv files created by my DVB-t
> card aren't playable? Windows Media Player and mplayer play files
> captured with dvbstream fine but WMP won't play the .nuv file at all and
> mplayer plays it without audio and an error to the effect of "no audio
Aren't DVB recordings similar to PVR-x50 recording; i.e., MPEG-2? If so, try
renaming your DVB .nuv file to .mpg or .mpeg. WMP, I think, is pretty stupid
about determining file content solely from the extension.
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