[mythtv-users] Browser Player for Mythweb (using MPEG DASH packaging)

Daniel Frey dmfrey at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 19:50:57 UTC 2017


I could use the output in MythTV Player on Android and Chromecast as well.
MPEG-DASH is supported on both. I will check this out.

On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 2:08 PM Garret McGraw <gmcgraw0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Of course I forgot the github link.  Sorry about that, here it is:
>
> https://github.com/thecount2a/mythtv-stream-mpeg-dash
>
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 2:02 PM, Garret McGraw <gmcgraw0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> I wrote a PHP script that will take care of transcoding (using ffmpeg) and
> packaging (using shaka_packager) video files so that users can view their
> mythtv recordings via a web browser without manually using any command-line
> tools.
>
> Here are the features:
>
>
>    - Transcodes from MPEG2 or whatever format your recordings are in, as
>    long as they are recognized by ffmpeg
>    - Watch recording while transcode is still taking place (just don't
>    seek too far ahead)
>    - Use commercial skip info from mythtv database to skip commercials
>    - Can transcode videos to multiple bitrates/resolutions for adaptive
>    playback over less reliable networks (e.g. cell phone browser).
>
> If anybody has any questions or is interested in helping out, feel free to
> file issues on the github page or I will monitor this thread for comments
> or questions.
>
> I'm not sure if there is any plugin infrastructure that provides a better
> way to integrate with mythweb than the manual patching that I describe in
> the README but if anybody has any ideas, feel free to let me know.
>
> Thanks,
> Garret
>
>
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