[mythtv-users] Methods of view Mythtv recordings on new PC
hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 12:13:29 UTC 2020
On Sun, Jun 7, 2020 at 5:42 AM Stephen Worthington <stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz>
> On Sun, 7 Jun 2020 06:28:33 -0400, you wrote:
> >I just picked up a new PC from Dell and it of course has Windows 10. I
> >know Mythfrontend doesn't work on Win10 but thought about using the ASX
> >Streaming on the mythweb recording tab. The default player on Windows
> >can't deal with the ASX file.
> >So my question is, is ASX the best way to play MPEG2 mythtv recordings
> >on a Windows 10 PC?
> >I have Kodi with kodi-pvr-mythtv working but looking for the best way.
> One way of playing files that works well is to set up SAMBA on the
> MythTV box and use VLC from the Windows box to just play the files
> from their recording directory. The (big!) downside of that is that
> you have to find the filename you want by looking up the database or
> using the II command from mythfrontend, then you have to search the
> storage groups to find which directory the file is actually in.
> You can use Mythlink:
> to get around the worst of that by creating a directory on the MythTV
> box that contains links to all the recordings giving them recognisable
I use mythlink to create names suitable for Plex. I actually don't use my
frontend much anymore on any computer. The Plex app for Roku works so well
it's basically my new frontend.
Works on any computer with a browser and they have apps for iOS, Android,
Roku, Fire OS (Kindle), etc.
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