[mythtv-users] Playing Flash Video (flv) files

Iván Pérez Domínguez ivanperezdominguez at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 21:28:57 UTC 2007

jonny Linux wrote:
> On 1/12/07, *Iván Pérez Domínguez* <ivanperezdominguez at gmail.com
> <mailto:ivanperezdominguez at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     I have an flv file. Mplayer plays the sound but no video.
>     With ffmpeg I can create an AVI file for the same flv, that works fine,
>     but the Internal mythtv player (which I think is ffmpeg-based)
>     can't play the original flv (neither video no sound).
>     Anyone tried this format?
> The best flv player I've seen is the latest version of vlc (videolan).
> The mozilla flash plugin in linux seems to have audio sync problems
> (watching YouTube is always way out of sync), but videolan seems to be OK.
> Jonny

Alright, but I wish I could use mythtv with its menus and so on when
playing this format.

Anyway, my point is the following: if ffmpeg is able to deal with
flv files, why can't mythtv play them?

What should I change (I'll have to write some code, I guess) for this
format to be playable with MythTV.

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