[mythtv-users] Plex integration.

BP lists at qucae.com
Tue Mar 16 04:48:40 UTC 2021

On 3/15/21 4:08 PM, Phill Edwards wrote:
>     Has anyone wrote a script that will automatically create a link in the
>     recordings folder (or any other folder for that matter) in such that
>     it will be recognised with Plex?
> There is, or at least used to be, a script called mythlink that was 
> designed for this type of thing. Not certain if it provides the format 
> Plex wants, but it was quite customisable so I would have thought it 
> would work.

Mythlink works well for this and can also be added as a Post Processing 
job (user job) to automatically add links after a recording has 
completed.  The only recordings I don't get links for are sports games. 
  I also run a nightly mythlink cron job at 2am to catch any recording 
that was deleted.

This works well for being able to watch recordings using a native tv app 
since most tvs from the past several years have a Plex app available. 
It's also a convenient way to be able to stream recordings while 
traveling.  Assuming, of course, that you have a Plex server for other 

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