[mythtv-users] viewing recordings via Windows - preferred solution today?

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Sep 27 20:34:00 UTC 2007

Todd wrote:
> Greetings again, 
> I have another nagging question over my 2 months of MythTV use that
> neither google nor a browse of the past 2 months of archives here has
> helped me much with. 
> Say I have a Windows XP machine on the LAN -- what is considered the
> most elegant (i.e. non-techie-wife-friendly once isntalled) way to
> allow recordings to be viewed from such a box?
> Is there a well behaved MythTV frontend for Windows?  
> I was able to find WinMyth and http://www.sudu.dk/mythtvplayer/ and
> several others that seem like they might skin this cat, but it's hard
> to judge from the masses which is going to be the least drama for a
> midrange user.
> Thanks in advance for narrowing the choices down and sharing
> experience. 
Honestly, I just use Samba to map a drive to the directory where I have
mythrename.pl put links to the shows by name, and use Explorer and VLC
to play them. However I'm the only person who does this in the house, so
it's not a huge priority for me...


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