[mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 15 23:06:33 EDT 2003
Christian Hack wrote:
>>>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.
> That's exactly what I'm doing and why I ask the question. Apparently
> renaming works for PVR-x50 files but doesn't for DVB generated files.
> The .nuv files can't be simply MPEG-2 files lke the PVR-x50 files. They
> must include more info which confuses WMP and mplayer.
You don't have auto-transcoding enabled, do you? If you transcode your
DVB recordings they end up in Myth's .nuv format.
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