[mythtv-users] Play Myth recordings on a Windows box

Ryan Freng ryanfreng at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 15:14:12 UTC 2007

A good place to start would be to install the divx codecs.

If you don't want all the overhead of Windows Media Player you should
check out VLC:

There is also a good codec pack that will play just about any video
file, get it here:


On 11/1/07, Bruce Nordstrand <brucen at ksl.com.au> wrote:
> Howdy all
> I have just completed a mythrename of all my recordings and shared the
> directory via Samba. My wife wants to play them on her Windows machine
> while the TV is in use doing other things. But Media Player is saying
> that it can't play them. They all have .mpg extensions. Does anyone know
> what codec I need to install on Windows to get the Myth recordings to
> play in Windows Media Player?
> Cheers
> Bruce
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