[mythtv-users] Re: Windows Viewing Solutions?

Boleslaw Ciesielski bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Sun Jul 31 11:27:16 EDT 2005

Dan Poltawski wrote:
> I apologise for asking what must be a frequently asked question, but
> are there any current options for viewing mytv streams on windows with
> mythtv 0.18.1? I am in the UK and use a DVB setup which seems not to
> love DSMyth, the windows front end seems to be broken, possibly tied
> to the old protocol & I am just frustrated that there seems to be no
> solution to work with windows at the present time.
> Does anyone have *any* kind of working windows setup?

I don't bother with streaming and just access the files from Windows via 
a Samba share. Once you install DSMyth, the show titles show up along 
the .nuv filenames in the Windows Explorer window, so it's easy to tell 
which one is which.

It is also possible to set up Mythweb so when you click on a show in the 
"Recorded Programs" tab it will start your player with the Samba 
filename instead of an http stream (see comments in conf.php).

As far as players go, I have the best luck with VLC 
(http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html). It seems to play 


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