[mythtv-users] MythVideo - No Sound

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 01:52:43 UTC 2010

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 1:50 PM, James Robertson <j at mesrobertson.com> wrote:
> On 15 February 2010 06:58, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
>> On 2/14/2010 04:12, James Robertson wrote:
>>> I am running 0.22 on Debian Sid and have installed mythtv and all is well
>>> with TV tunjing an viewing.
>>> I installed the MythVideo Plugin but when viewing my video files I get no
>>> Audio ouput - Video is fine.
>> The internal player in MythVideo uses the exact same settings as that used
>> for recording and livetv playback.  The only reason sound wouldn't work is
>> if you're trying to do digital audio, and passing through a format your
>> receiver does not support.  Try turning off passthrough in the settings.
> Thanks for the replies,
> Unfortunately I have wasted your time to some degree...
> It turns out it some .avi files recorded from a personal video camera are
> the only files that the Internal player fails playing the audio for.
> I was using these .avi files for testing as I figured if they work in vlc
> they should work using the Internal player.
> I tried it on some other .avi and mp4 files and they played perfectly (with
> audio) using the Internal player.
> Having said that, I would like to be able to use MythVideo to play these
> .avi personal recordings.  I gather that the Internal player is probably
> missing a codec?  How would I go about getting the Internal player to play
> the audio on these files.
> Thanks

ffmpeg -i /your/recording.avi

this will give the codec info.

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