[mythtv-users] The video format served by MythTV

Janusz S. Bień jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl
Fri Jul 12 03:47:55 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jul 11 2019 at  9:17 -04, Jay Harbeston wrote:
>  On Jul 11, 2019, at 8:38 AM, Janusz S. Bień <jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
>  On Thu, Jul 11 2019 at  6:11 +02, Janusz S. Bień wrote:
>  On Wed, Jul 10 2019 at 18:12 +02, Janusz S. Bień wrote:
>  [...]
>  A moment ago I asked Oculus about the formats supported by Gallery.
>  Oculus responded quite quickly: the supported formats are listed at
>  https://support.oculus.com/164308327569416/#faq_164308327569416
>  namely
>     mp4 m4v 3gp 3g2
>     webm mkv wmv avi
> Searching for handbrake on http://www.mythtv.org/wiki , there are several solutions for converting video.
> The caveat to these solutions is that these are tools that can be used to convert, but you must come up with the
> Steps required to do ‘automatic’ conversions.  
> With that said, you can define custom jobs within mythtv that can be performed on recorded material.
> All the answers you need can be found on the wiki above!  

I believe you, but the anwers are not sufficiently explicit for me.

On Thu, Jul 11 2019 at 17:50 +01, John Pilkington wrote:


> I hadn't heard of this device until I saw your posts, so I may be
> mistaken.  But I suspect that you may need to work from
> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/HTTP_Live_Streaming_Server
> which appears to use JW Player to do the transcoding.

If I understand correctly, JW Player requires a monthly subsciption.

Last but not least, an old problem with WebFrontend returned and I have
to concentrate now on fixing it.

Best regards


Janusz S. Bien
emeryt (emeritus)

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list