[mythtv-users] Hidef sample file listings
Bill at explosivo.com
Wed Feb 7 22:04:36 UTC 2007
On Wed, 7 Feb 2007 14:53:03 -0500
"Phil Bridges" <gravityhammer at gmail.com> spake:
> On 2/7/07, Bill Chmura <Bill at explosivo.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I've got a tv that displays 1080p, and nothing that can push that sort of signal. My front end is capable of it, so I headed out in search of sample videos on the Internet.
> > After sifting through all the hidef porn sites that are out there (nothing drives technology like games and porn - imagine what a porn game could do for the computing industry :) - I found a few. NASA has one or two, and Microsoft has a page, but I have not downloaded the exe files yet to see what is inside them.
> > Does anyone else think it would be worth putting a page in the wiki that lists sites that give sample content in 1080p? Where would it fit best?
> > If people think its a good idea, then I will go and create it - if anyone wants to do the easy thing and just send me links, I would be happy to put them in.
> > Just a thought
> Here's a link to a short film: http://orange.blender.org/download
> Will the MS HD clips work on Linux?
Yes, they do. I got home and tried it out... The exe are self
extracting zip files basically with wmv's inside.
A few things to note (at least in my case):
* I tried with mplayer from the CLI first. Mplayer complained about
some missing codec's and referred me to the mplayer site to download
them. Very easy, follow instructions, etc...
* In mythvideo I had to tell it about wmv files and to use mplayer.
That aside they work. I have a few more downloading now...
Thanks for the tip on elephants dream... I am suprised I never heard of
it. Maybe that alone would be a good wiki page... (How to test your HD
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