[mythtv-users] A General Directions Question

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 01:16:05 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Dewey Smolka <dsmolka at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just wanted to clarify a few points.
> On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 9:15 AM, Fred Squires <fsquires at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 8:28 AM, NoName Anonymous <iwmdil at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> Actually, I haven't thought much about HD.  My TV is capable of it (HD) and
>>> the day will come, but right now I'm worried about the Analog to Digital
>>> switch.  To me, the HD switch is just a bandwidth and processing problem.  I
>>> don't mind waiting a bit for MythTV HD code to get out of alpha, and won't
>>> mind playing a bit with a beta.
> Playing HD (via unencrypted MPEG or H264 streams) in Myth is solid and
> stable, provided you have capable hardware.

I wouldn't entirely agree. Freeview in NZ have chosen to use some
funky aspects of h.264 (paff interlacing ) that myth does not cope
with, as well as HE-AAC audio, likewise.

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