Play Recordings On Windows

From MythTV Official Wiki
Revision as of 23:43, 22 January 2009 by Mrsdonovan (talk | contribs) (Corrected description of the Play Recordings On Windows From MythWeb and moved it to a more appropriate place.)

Jump to: navigation, search


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


  • 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

       comment = mythtv tv recordings
       path = /video/tvrec

ensure world has read access to files

 chmod +r /video/tvrec