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==Options==
 
==Options==
 
*[[Play_Recordings_On_Windows_From_MythWeb]] using the experimental flashplayer feature
 
  
 
*[http://www.sudu.dk/mythtvplayer/ MythTv Player] - MythTv Player is a free and simple Myth client and player for Windows.
 
*[http://www.sudu.dk/mythtvplayer/ MythTv Player] - MythTv Player is a free and simple Myth client and player for Windows.
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*[http://tapeworm.spurgeonwoods.com/ Tapeworm] - TapeWorm is a "parasitic" Windows front end for MythTV  
 
*[http://tapeworm.spurgeonwoods.com/ Tapeworm] - TapeWorm is a "parasitic" Windows front end for MythTV  
 
  note tapeworm doesn't work with multiple Storage pools and project is not active anymore
 
  note tapeworm doesn't work with multiple Storage pools and project is not active anymore
 
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*[[Play_Recordings_On_Windows_From_MythWeb]] using Samba shares, VLC and the Firefox Launchy add-on
 
*Samba using  [[mythrename.pl]] to generate human readable filenames using [http://mpc-hc.sourceforge.net/ Media Player Classic Homecinema] to playback recordings
 
*Samba using  [[mythrename.pl]] to generate human readable filenames using [http://mpc-hc.sourceforge.net/ Media Player Classic Homecinema] to playback recordings
  

Revision as of 23:43, 22 January 2009

Introduction

Once MythTV has been setup there are a few options to allow playback of TV recordings from the Windows platform.

Options

  • MythTv Player - MythTv Player is a free and simple Myth client and player for Windows.
  • XBMC Xbox media center is now available on windows, and can play recordings and live tv.

The following require Samba shares setup to view recordings

  • Tapeworm - TapeWorm is a "parasitic" Windows front end for MythTV
note tapeworm doesn't work with multiple Storage pools and project is not active anymore

Samba setup

example samba share /etc/samba/smb.conf

[tvrecordings]
       comment = mythtv tv recordings
       path = /video/tvrec

ensure world has read access to files

 chmod +r /video/tvrec