Android TV Leanback Frontend

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This is an experimental lightweight MythTV frontend that is built for the Android TV "Leanback" interface. It does not have the full functionality of mythfrontend. I call it leanfront.

The Android Leanback user interface is used by many video streaming services, such as Amazon Prime Video. leanfront will be consistent in look and feel with other android TV applications.

Advantages over mythfrontend

  • It is able to play 4K video at 60 fps with true 4K resolution.
  • It is able to play 1080p video smoothly on low end devices.
  • It uses hardware decoding exclusively for all video and audio output.
  • It supports Voice search using the built in microphone.

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