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MythTV supports many broadcast standards including:
- IPTV (RTSP, ...)
- HTTP Live Streaming
- High Definition and Standard Definition video!
- 1080p, 1080i, 720p, PAL, NTSC and SECAM
- Codecs: AVC (H.264), MPEG-2, VC1, OGV
- Containers: MPEG-TS, Matroska (MKV), AVI
- Full DVD menu and playback from physical discs, ISO images or files.
- High Definition Blu-ray playback from physical discs, ISO images or files
- Hardware video decoding and rendering:
- XVDPAU, VAAPI, OpenGL, OpenGL ES
- High Definition audio
- Up to 7.1 Channel Surround Sound Audio
- 7.1, 5.1, Stereo, Mono and split channel Stereo
- Upmixing from Stereo to 5.1 Channel Surround Sound
MythTV supports remote control by several means:
- HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control)
- Infrared remote controls including RC6!
- Radio Frequency remote controls
- Over the internet via a built-in webserver
- Android Apps for Phones and Tablets
- iPhone and iPad Apps