[mythtv-users] RANT: MythTV has a *horrible* end user experience.
g8ecj at gilks.org
Sun Feb 24 10:41:47 UTC 2008
> In my opinion, the biggest flaw is in playing back recorded TV versus
> playing back videos (AVIs, etc). The problem here of course is that
> has two different movie players with two completely different sets of
> controls. This just isn't going to work for the average user. Having to
> tweak my remote settings manually to get both sets of controls
> is painful. And even then the controls/interfaces of mplayer vs. the
> internal player are different to the point of being obnoxious. Any media
> played with MythTV needs to run under ONE player.
Interesting - I've been using the same (Internal) player for videos and TV
(and DVDs) for at least the last 12 months - have you moved on from
version 0.18 yet?
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