[mythtv-users] XBMC Mythtv Frontend Plugin

Christopher Meredith chmeredith at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 17:36:07 UTC 2011

On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Tomj.runner <tomj.runner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 Apr, 2011, at 10:17 PM, Staffan Pettersson <staffan.pettersson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have been eger to try this out for a while but i have upgraded to
>> mythtv 0.24 so the missing livetv part is a showstoppper for me. I
>> really like the other parts of xbmc. The user inteface is pretty sweet
>> and the plugin ecosystem is what stands out in xbmc. I tried a couple
>> of streaming plugins like youtube and a swedish ondemand site called
>> svtplay and can say that those plugins are great!
>> The best solution would be that the plugins for mythtv would evolve.
>> It has been great to follow the mythtv progress under all these years
>> a have been using it. My biggest wish is that mythnetvision will get
>> more attention. The version that is in 0.24-fixes is quite unusable at
>> the moment.
> XBMC has definitely a great interface and the addon part has significantly improved. Few very annoying points though compared to mythtv:
> - there is no 5.1 upscaling in xbmc (working pretty well in mythtv)
> - the spdif digital is not stable. One day i succeed to make it works, the other day it's not working. No clue why.
> - it crashes more often
> - on my ion box, when trying to play HD, i always have to start with windowed mode then full screen.
> So all in all I stop using xbmc.
> I'm just hoping one day someone will do a great theme for myth (still it's quite ok now, just less "sexy") and netvision or plugin will improve too.

What is "5.1 upscaling"?

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