[mythtv-users] Mpeg4 DVD players
paulx at andreassen.com.au
Thu Dec 9 13:30:33 UTC 2004
Thanks for the replies, they helped alot.
On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 18:15, Markus Buchanan wrote:
> There are several different chips for mpeg decoding.
> I have two different MPEG4 playing devices (Neuston MC500 media centre &
> Philips DVP642P DVD player)
> They both play most mpeg4 files, most of the ones that won't play usee
> some of the more dubios settings like QPEL and the like.
> nate s wrote:
> >Yeah, AFAIK, the chip that (all?) of them use for hardware mpeg4
> >decoding can only decode a subset of the mpeg4 spec, which, as I
> >recall, includes divx 3 and 4 but not 5, and not XviD.
> >On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 22:18:49 -0800, Chris Petersen
> ><lists at forevermore.net> wrote:
> >>>If it's anything like my DivX DVD player, then just pop the file in the
> >>>root of the disk. I get a file browser menu to select what I want to play.
> >>I've heard that the xvid avi's output by nuvexport don't work with
> >>these. I'd be curious to work with someone to get this functional
> >>(since I'd like to get one of them someday).
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