[mythtv-users] apple tv 3
jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Jul 11 18:07:01 UTC 2012
On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 12:52:43PM -0400, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 7/11/2012 12:45, Matt Emmott wrote:
> >On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com
> ><mailto:raymond at wagnerrp.com>> wrote:
> > On 7/11/2012 12:22, David Durham wrote:
> > Anyone successfully installed mythfrontend to appletv 3?
> > Even if MythTV actually built on iOS, and had support for the
> > hardware decoder APIs available through iOS, those APIs do not
> > support the video formats you would be recording. Without hardware
> > decoding, the CPU itself is woefully inadequate to handle software
> > decoding of those recordings.
> > _______________________________________________
> >Wouldn't H.264 recordings from an HD-PVR be accelerated?
> Probably, but most people are going to be primarily using MPEG2
> recorded digitally.
I would expect that HD-PVR recordings are using features of
h264 that the ATV2 doesn't support. Not all h264 files are created
equal and Apple hardware is more particular in what it supports.
You can't make any assumptions with Myth users and that makes
any ARM appliance a tricky prospect at best.
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