[mythtv-users] Playing Flash Video (flv) files
myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Jan 12 21:35:21 UTC 2007
On Jan 12, 2007, at 1:28 PM, Iván Pérez Domínguez wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
> 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?
mythtv's Internal Player != ffmpeg
> What should I change (I'll have to write some code, I guess) for this
> format to be playable with MythTV.
Check out the code of the Internal Player and see what you can make
of it. :)
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