[mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Mon Oct 13 21:47:57 EDT 2003


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Joseph A. Caputo
> Sent: Monday, October 13, 2003 1:04 PM
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend
> On Monday 13 October 2003 02:54 pm, Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
> > What video codec is the files encoded with? Rtjpeg or mpeg4?
> > If it's mpeg4 have you installed ffdshow or divx?
> RTjpeg
> > The installer don't associate .nuv with any application 
> since I don't know
> > what player you want to use, but that shoudn't prevent you 
> from opening .nuv
> > files in almost any media player app.
> > The installer only adds the nessesary registry entries to 
> make the filters
> > and shell extensions work.
> > 
> > About the file associations, there is a minor problem on 
> winme that makes
> > the propertypage disapear if you change the file association.
> > 
> > Wich version of windows are you using?
> Windows 98 SE
> Could it be a problem if I installed the base components but 
> not the Explorer 
> shell extension?  I uninstalled after my first install, 
> because it seemed 
> like the shell extension was causing Explorer to crash.  If I 
> get the DS 
> filter working, I'll try re-installing the Explorer shell 
> extension to verify 
> if that is indeed the case.

The filters will work just fine without the shell extensions.
I woudn't be surprised if win98 did something different than winme that
breaks the filter, I'll see if I can do some debuging on a win98 computer.

I have seen the explorer crashing on win9x/me too (works fine on winxp). I
did find one problem that can cause explorer to crash, but there migt be

I'm developing the filter and shell extensions on a winxp computer so that’s
why there might be problems with win9x/me, but I'll try to make it work on
win9x/me too.

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