[mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend

Christian Hack christianh at pdd.edmi.com.au
Wed Oct 15 16:10:17 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: Wednesday, 15 October 2003 1:05 PM
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend
> Tim Harvey wrote:
> > I can't seem to get these filters working either.  I've installed it
> > twice (installed both filters and shell extension) and 
> neither work for
> > me.
> > 
> > I'm trying this on WinXP Pro.  The shell extension gets 
> installed but
> > the 'MythTV File Info' tab shows 'This file is not a valid 
> MythTV nuv
> > file' for a file that was recorded using Myth 0.11 using a PVR250.
> > Trying to play the file with MediaPlayer or ZoomPlayer 
> tells me it's an
> > unrecognized format.
> > 
> > I've also installed ffdshow and saw no difference in 
> behavior.  I have
> > both DivX and XVid installed.  If I simply rename the nuv 
> file to mpg it
> > plays just fine in both players.  Did I do something wrong here?
> If your recordings were made with a PVR-250, you don't need 
> this filter. 
>   It won't work.  The files are not really (Myth)NuppelVideo files; 
> they're standard MPEG-2 files, which is why renaming them to 
> .mpg works. 
>   If you can find a way for your player to associate the '.nuv' 
> extension with MPEG-2, then you shouldn't even have to rename them.

Perhaps you could explain then why the .nuv files created by my DVB-t
card aren't playable? Windows Media Player and mplayer play files
captured with dvbstream fine but WMP won't play the .nuv file at all and
mplayer plays it without audio and an error to the effect of "no audio


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