File types

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bruce13557
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File types

Post by bruce13557 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:06 am

I am a newbie so please forgive some obvious questions.
All my previously recorded tv files are windows media centre files. What is the file type that myth tv can read. Also I need to know what music files it will read and what video files it will read.
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Bruce

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Re: File types

Post by mythbuntubox » Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:43 pm

MythTV's internal player is based on FFmpeg and pretty much supports playing the file types FFmpeg supports, so you should not have too many problems playing files from a Windows environment. I guess you could always do a test installation of MythTV (e.g. on a USB drive) and chuck some of your most exotic file formats at it to see if they play ok.

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