[mythtv-users] Adding movies to MythTV

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 19:57:13 EST 2005

On 12/1/05, Richard Smith <rick_t_smith at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Phill Edwards wrote:
> >>I'd like to add external movies in different formats, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, etc.
> >>to MythTV.
> >>The same goes for mp3 and photos.
> >>I couldn't find any documentation related to how can I do it.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >For music you need to use the MythMusic application. For photos you
> >need MythGallery. For external movies it's MythVideo. Have a bit of a
> >search around for these. There's probably not a huge amount of docco
> >on them. I think most people just go into the apps and start playing
> >with them to see how they work.
> >
> >You will need to go into the Setup screens for them first to tell Myth
> >which directories the files will all live in.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Phill
> >
> >
> I'd have to agree with you on the documentation - it really needs a few
> simple pointers.  No doubt if everything works first time it's not hard
> but I've tried all three and struggled to make them work at first.  I'm
> OK with MythGallery, but still failing with Music.......
> Rick
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