[mythtv-users] Way to display current audio and video codec and bitrate?
steve at the-harringtons.org
Wed Nov 17 02:59:13 UTC 2010
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Robert McMamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Nov 16, 2010, at 6:35 PM, Steve Harrington <steve at the-harringtons.org> wrote:
>> Hi list -
>> One of the things I like about my PS3 is when I press the "Display"
>> button on the PS3 remote while watching a video it will show which
>> video codec is being played, the FPS and bitrate of the video. For
>> audio, it will display the name of the codec, how many channels (2.0,
>> 5.1, 7.1, etc) and the bitrate.
>> Is there a button I can press in MythTV to do the same? I guess it's
>> not really necessary, but it interests me on a geeky level. If not,
>> I'll enter it as a feature request.
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>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> On .24, you can select a theme which displays this information. Arclight will show you video codec, audio codec, number of audio channels, and if it fits into a "standard" resolution, an icon for 720p, 1080p, etc.
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Thanks. Will try Arclight. The nice thing about the PS3 is I can get
my geek on while the video is playing ;) I know I can watch through
the PS3 through UPnP, but it stinks compared to the real deal.
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