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

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Nov 1 15:27:38 UTC 2007

>> 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
> All you really need is vlc and mythtv filters
> (http://dsmyth.sourceforge.net/) for windows.

    Is there any way to coax the normal media players on windows
to play nuv files or avi files generated from mencoder? All the
Windows players seem to choke on them. Specifically, I've had
problems getting QT and WMP to recognize my divx and h264 avi

> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Play_Recordings_On_Windows_From_MythWeb
> I also like mythtv player for playback with commercial skipping as I could
> never get a reliable script for actually removing commercials from my
> recordings.
> I did this for awhile until I finally got my family on linux desktops.

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