[mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend
christianh at pdd.edmi.com.au
Thu Oct 16 14:39:30 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: Thursday, 16 October 2003 12:07 PM
> To: christianh at pdd.edmi.com.au; Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] MythTV: Windows frontend
> Christian Hack wrote:
> >>>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
> >>Aren't DVB recordings similar to PVR-x50 recording; i.e.,
> >>MPEG-2? If so, try
> >>renaming your DVB .nuv file to .mpg or .mpeg. WMP, I think,
> >>is pretty stupid
> >>about determining file content solely from the extension.
> > That's exactly what I'm doing and why I ask the question. Apparently
> > renaming works for PVR-x50 files but doesn't for DVB
> generated files.
> > The .nuv files can't be simply MPEG-2 files lke the PVR-x50
> files. They
> > must include more info which confuses WMP and mplayer.
> > Christian
> You don't have auto-transcoding enabled, do you? If you
> transcode your
> DVB recordings they end up in Myth's .nuv format.
Good idea but definitely not.
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