[mythtv-users] Play back menus

joe.white at wachovia.com joe.white at wachovia.com
Thu Sep 6 18:24:40 UTC 2007

mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org wrote on 09/06/2007 11:16:35 AM:

> On 06/09/07, joe.white at wachovia.com <joe.white at wachovia.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have placed videos on my myth box in various formats; avi, mp4, wmv, 
> > During playback from Watch Videos some formats, like (some) AVIs, only 
> > basic timecode information, while other formats, like wmv, display the
> > playback menu as though I were watching a show recorded by MythTV, 
> > Is there some place that speaks to which formats get which treatment 
> > why?
> Probably depends on whether you're using the Internal player, or an
> external one (mplayer, xine etc) to play the file.
> This is configured according to file extension.  Look under the
> 'Player' settings for mythvideo.  Settings/Media Settings/Video
> Settings/Player (I think).
> You can change the choice of player for each file type, I'm not sure
> what formats the Internal player supports though.

yeah, I see it.  it looks like of the types that I have, that the .mov and 
.avi formats are sent to mplayer.  The rest are handled by the internal 
player.  I tried to switch the fourmer two to the internal player, but it 
doesnt seem to recognize them.

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