[mythtv-users] Experimental Android TV "leanback" MythTV frontend

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Fri Aug 30 12:59:07 UTC 2019

On 30/08/2019 12:29, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 30/08/2019 12:11, James Abernathy wrote:
>> On 8/21/19 3:17 PM, Peter Bennett wrote:
>>> I am developing a pure android application for Android TV devices 
>>> called android-MythTV-Leanfront.
>>> It uses the android TV leanback user interface as used by other apps 
>>> such as youtube, prime video, etc. to play MythTV recordings.
>>> It supports 4K resolution video at 50 fps and voice search, which are 
>>> not working on mythfrontend for android. Also it supports surround 
>>> sound.
>>> It does not yet support many of the important features of 
>>> Mythfrontend, and some features it may never support.
>>> See https://github.com/bennettpeter/android-MythTV-Leanfront for more 
>>> details
>>> Peter
>> I just noticed that besides using git and android studio to build the 
>> app leanfront, there is a apk for it at:
>> https://dl.bintray.com/bennettpeter/generic/
>> Can I assume they are at the same level of development??
>> Jim A
> I can't give an authoritative answer to that, but you have reported 
> having a working system while several people have had difficulties with
> https://dl.bintray.com/bennettpeter/generic/mythtv_leanfront/android/:leanfront-v0-14-gc5b1279_d.apk

The one from that link worked for me okay, other than voice search.

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