[mythtv-users] 0.24-fixes mythvideo - Will Internal Play *.avi or *.wmv?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Apr 18 18:48:41 UTC 2011

On 4/18/2011 13:27, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I recently upgraded from 0.21 to 0.24-fixes.  I've noticed that *.avi
> and *.wmv files are no longer played by mythvideo.

If they played before, they should play now.  The only reason they would 
stop is if there was a regression in the libavformat libraries.

> I also think that I have the win32codecs installed properly.  I'm using Gentoo and have media-libs/win32codecs installed which should be that's all that's needed.

MythTV does not have the ability to load external codecs.

> Can I play them with the internal player?  Or do I have to load
> something else like xine, mplayer, or vlc and then set up the approriate
> command line.

Only the internal player is supported for use with MythVideo and Storage 

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