Difference between revisions of "Play Recordings On Windows"

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*[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://www.sudu.dk/mythtvplayer/ MythTv Player] - MythTv Player is a free and simple Myth client and player for Windows.  This project is dead unless a new developer takes over.
  
*[http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Xbox_Frontend#Running_XBMC_with_native_MythTV_Support XBMC] Xbox media center is now available on windows, and can play recordings and live tv.
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*[http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Xbox_Frontend#Running_XBMC_with_native_MythTV_Support XBMC] Xbox media center is now available on windows, and can play recordings and live tv. Plugin for XBMC is [http://sourceforge.net/projects/xbmcmythtv/ here]
  
 
*[[Windows Port|MythTV Windows Port]] - The MythTV frontend can now be compiled and run on Windows.
 
*[[Windows Port|MythTV Windows Port]] - The MythTV frontend can now be compiled and run on Windows.
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*[[Boxee]] - Boxee will play MythTV natively, just add it as a source.
  
 
The following require Samba shares setup to view recordings
 
The following require Samba shares setup to view recordings

Revision as of 08:11, 27 August 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. This project is dead unless a new developer takes over.
  • XBMC Xbox media center is now available on windows, and can play recordings and live tv. Plugin for XBMC is here
  • Boxee - Boxee will play MythTV natively, just add it as a source.

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