[mythtv-users] resume videos?
masterclc at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 09:21:05 UTC 2006
On 4/10/06, Christian Husemann <Christian.Husemann at sun.com> wrote:
> Chad wrote:
> > On 4/10/06, mp3geek <mp3geek at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'm still currently using meedio (for windows), has cool "must-have"
> >> feature, it allows you to pause and resume video files such as divx, xvid,
> >> mpeg etc. It stores the information in a database, so when the file is
> >> re-opened it ask the user to either resume or start the file from the
> >> beginning. It'd be a *really* nice feature to have.
> >> On 4/10/06, Robert Johnston <anaerin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On 4/10/06, mp3geek <mp3geek at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> say if you're playing a video, and exit it to watch something else, can
> >> I
> >>>> resume the previous video it where I left off.. is this possible?
> >>> If it's a recorded program, yes. If it's a video file (Like a DVD
> >>> ripped to XviD) then no, UNLESS you play back using the internal
> >>> player... Then "Maybe". :)
> >>> --
> >>> Robert "Anaerin" Johnston
> >>> _______________________________________________
> > I personally see a few flaws that might happen with that type of setup
> > in a large environment, but nonetheless, it does sound pretty cool.
> > You can set bookmarks with the internal player when watching
> > recordings as mentioned before, so one would assume you could do the
> > same when watching DVD's ripped to Xvid with the internal player just
> > the same. Something MythTV does with the video playback is allow you
> > to choose what you want to use to play back your files with, whether
> > it be the internal myth video player, mplayer (a very powerful media
> > player), xine, vlc (available for windows if you want to get
> > comfortable with it before making the move) or whatever. Then you can
> > choose a player with 'bookmark' type capabilities like you describe,
> > or one that juggles silver balls across your screen when watching
> > DVD's of The Simpsons. So in short, yeah you can, in long, it depends
> > on what choices you make.
> > Chad
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> Maybe looking stupid, but i did not find any clue so far on how ...
> ... video playback is allow you to choose what you want to use to play back ...
> Does this only apply to mythvideo or also on the playback of mythtv recordings? If this is the case,
> how do i configure this?
I am just referring to Mythvideo playback, not mythtv Recording's
playback. Although you *can* use mplayer to playback your mythtv
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