[mythtv-users] Re: Windows Viewing Solutions?

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 31 20:01:28 EDT 2005

Michael T. Dean wrote:

> Steve Nuffer wrote:
>> I have tried using the MythWeb and changing the URL to the samba 
>> share.  The URL that I'm using is FILE://location/file.nuv 
>> <file://location/file.nuv>.  When I do that, the file browser tries 
>> to download the whole file even if its a share.   If I put the same 
>> URL in MS Explorer at the top, it immediately plays.  I have tried 
>> different combinations but can't get around the download.
>> Anybody know a way around that.
> The only way to get the browser plug-ins to start playing it 
> immediately is to "stream" the file from the webserver.  This requires 
> some extra software--something like VLC.  The MythStreamTV plugin will 
> allow you to do this (using VLC).

or use dsmyth:


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