[mythtv-users] Auto-Transcoding

Christian Tardif christian.tardif at servinfo.ca
Fri Jun 5 00:50:35 UTC 2009

Nick Rout wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 8:12 AM, Christian Tardif
> <christian.tardif at servinfo.ca> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've search about it, but couldn't find a valuable answer to this simple
>> question:
>> Can MythTV do transcoding on the fly for files on a partition, as it is done
>> in TVersity or FUPPES?  I have a huge bunch of MP3 files (in fact, my
>> complete collection of CD's) on disk, which were played without any problem
>> on my Xbox360 (as well as any other uPNP client). Now that my files are
>> published with MythTV, no mp3 file can be played on my XBox machine. They
>> can be read without any problem on my different XBMC installations, though.
>> There is so much features on MythTV that I get a little lost in all that
>> stuff.
>> Thanks,
> the upnp server in mythtv cannot transcode on the fly.
> Fuppes can. If you need that feature, you can install fuppes and turn
> off myth's upnp server.
Fuppes being unmaintained for so long, it doesn't look as a long-term 
option. So I think I'll have to find a way to transcode all my files. 
Kinda sad but...

Thanks anyway.

*Christian Tardif*
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