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Is possible to encrease bitrate of wma to ae 1400? Is possible to encrease bitrate of wma to a.e. 1400?
Is possible to encrease bitrate of wma to ae 1400? Is possible to encrease bitrate of wma to a.e. 1400?
The MediaPortal transcoding engine uses third-party filters to enable us to transcode the DVR-MS recordings to other formats...
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is this at all useful if i were to reduce the latency on my tv tuner cards?
is this at all useful if i were to reduce the latency on my tv tuner cards?
Utility to set PCI Latency and possibly prevent game stutter or improve FPS and reduce live tv/movie stuttering. This tweak is...
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OK, thanks Marcus! I'll keep this in mind in the future. Just for info: I have 2x 500GB Samsung Spinpoints, a clean Vista Ultimate installation for 4 days now, no recordings yet, no other programs installed other than MP and her preferred 'helpers' (ffdshow, haalimediasplitter, deamontools, winrar, purevideo, RealAlternative, MPC)...
OK, thanks Marcus! I'll keep this in mind in the future. Just for info: I have 2x 500GB Samsung Spinpoints, a clean Vista...
Setting your windows desktop to a higher refreshrate makes watching tv/video/dvd smoother. You can check this by playing some...
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THIS IS THE FORMAL CHANNEL ALLOCATION IN POLAND (the frequencies are almost the same in other European countries except for UK that allocates only puny 69 TV channels) email me at: ten.emohtfos@nosnibor.egroeg (spelled backwards) if you want this list in a nice MS-Excel chart: Regards, George Stereo Encoding: A2...
THIS IS THE FORMAL CHANNEL ALLOCATION IN POLAND (the frequencies are almost the same in other European countries except for UK...
For complete list of all country codes look here...
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Hi Frodo, Could you be more specific as to which Tools/Options in Step 1 above? Are we in MediaPortal or in the MediaPortal-Setup? Thanks for your help. Morten Hi Morten, The post by Frodo is almost two years old. Within the context of Mediaportal that's quite enough to consider it outdated. Tools /options is...
Hi Frodo, Could you be more specific as to which Tools/Options in Step 1 above? Are we in MediaPortal or in the...
How to get My TV working Requirements -tvcapture card with onboard MPEG2 encoder. For example an Hauppauge PVR 250/350/USB2...
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MP1 MP2 Sorting TV Channels DE
Sorting tv channels is possible in tools->options / tvguide 1. you can sort clicking on any column header 2. you can drag & drop tv channels to a place you want 3. you can select a channel and use the up/down buttons Frodo
Sorting tv channels is possible in tools->options / tvguide 1. you can sort clicking on any column header 2. you can drag & drop...
Sorting tv channels is possible in tools->options / tvguide 1. you can sort clicking on any column header 2. you can drag & drop...
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MP1 MP2 XMLTV Automate DE
problem I did exactly what you told, i live in holland nad get the next error when i click the Run Update now button: E:\mediaportal\XMLTV\XMLTV automate > "e:\\Mediaportal\\xmltv\\XMLTV automate\\xmltv\\xmltv.exe" tv_grab_nl --config-file tv_grab_nl.config --output XMLTV\TVdata-nl.xml -- days 7 Timezone is +0100 config file...
problem I did exactly what you told, i live in holland nad get the next error when i click the Run Update now button...
By Fasttech at myHTPC.Net http://myhtpc.net/pub/Tools/XMLTV-Automate/
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Mediaportal uses SQLite for its database there are many utilities for manipulating SQLite database One i found very usefull is this: http://sqlitebrowser.sourceforge.net/ You can open a database, look @ tables/records etc Frodo
Mediaportal uses SQLite for its database there are many utilities for manipulating SQLite database One i found very usefull is...
Mediaportal uses SQLite for its database there are many utilities for manipulating SQLite database One i found very usefull is...
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For a viz that's a little bit different, try the Picture Viz II at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/9Series/GettingStarted//personalization/Visualizations.asp You can get a random slideshow of your holiday pics whilst listening to your favourite soft music. 8)
For a viz that's a little bit different, try the Picture Viz II at...
The latest version of Goom, now called goom2k4, works like a charm on MediaPortal...
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peterk: The Hauppauge IR is well supported by mediaportal by using a extendet irremote.ini file. you can find it in tips & tricks or the wickipages ready for download. Unless you want to use girder for some other reason. tomtom21000
peterk: The Hauppauge IR is well supported by mediaportal by using a extendet irremote.ini file. you can find it in tips & tricks...
this is a very basic gml file to be used with girder to remotely control mp. you'll need girder setup properly for this file to be...
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MP1 MP2 Bigger fonts DE
latest version automaticly scales fonts Frodo
latest version automaticly scales fonts Frodo
many people might complain about it so i repost an answer from frodo to the "bigger fonts" question, plain and simple: thanks...
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for better look, you can change the colors in the weather module by editing myweather.xml. try this :
for better look, you can change the colors in the weather module by editing myweather.xml. try this :
for better look, you can change the colors in the weather module by editing myweather.xml. try this :
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MP1 MP2 Default shares DE
With 01-05-2004 version you can specify a default share for music/movies/pictures 1. goto file->setup 2. select the music tab 3. then see that column labeled default ? 4. select the default share by clicking it in the default column 5. do the same for movies/pictures Thats it. Next time you start MediaPortal it will show...
With 01-05-2004 version you can specify a default share for music/movies/pictures 1. goto file->setup 2. select the music tab...
With 01-05-2004 version you can specify a default share for music/movies/pictures 1. goto file->setup 2. select the music tab...
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I was just wondering if it's possible to stop my music from selecting cover art+info automatically and downloading it? Like when you get several hits it let's you choose, but it somehow 10% of the time identifies my album as: "Bill Mccue - A' The Best" Happened for my Michael Jackson album, aswell as Echoes,Silence,Patience & Grace...
I was just wondering if it's possible to stop my music from selecting cover art+info automatically and downloading it? Like when...
Did you know that: 1. you can create thumbnails for your files? Its very easy. If your file is called my song.mp3 then...
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Here is a site wich has a nice list of codecs/directshowfilters that allow you to play several filetypes. http://www.inmatrix.com/articles/mediasetup2.shtml
Here is a site wich has a nice list of codecs/directshowfilters that allow you to play several filetypes...
Here is a site wich has a nice list of codecs/directshowfilters that allow you to play several filetypes...
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Hi. I'm trying to change increase the thumbnail size in the Big icon view. <textureWidthBig>128</textureWidthBig> <textureHeightBig>128</textureHeightBig> <itemWidthBig>164</itemWidthBig> <itemHeightBig>154</itemHeightBig> <thumbWidthBig>104</thumbWidthBig> <thumbHeightBig>104</thumbHeightBig>...
Hi. I'm trying to change increase the thumbnail size in the Big icon view. <textureWidthBig>128</textureWidthBig>...
edit mymusicsongs.xml with a notepad. look for <description>Thumbnail Panel</description><type>thumbnailpanel</type>. add those...
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i love that key... switching from albums view to playlist view, hum, cool!
i love that key... switching from albums view to playlist view, hum, cool!
i love that key... switching from albums view to playlist view, hum, cool!
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I too agree this feature should be added to the product. I use freevo under linux and it is able to pass these files to mplayer and it works fine...
I too agree this feature should be added to the product. I use freevo under linux and it is able to pass these files to mplayer...
well, I just tested to play a bin/cue image SVCD in MP and it worked just fine :) all you have to do is add a ,.bin in your...
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.... FlipGer hi, can you upload your ASX-Files...? @all Note: only tested on IE and Netscape, the Goal is not a MP Integration for this Upload/Download, the Goal is: Enhance WindowsMediaPlayer for Shoutcast Sounds (first Post) Creating a Plalist Directory Set this Playlist Directory in MP Config-Panel (Radio/Stream...
.... FlipGer hi, can you upload your ASX-Files...? @all Note: only tested on IE and Netscape, the Goal is not a MP...
Shoutcast playback in Media Portal is here ! WOW...thanks for the interest in this people! I love shoutcast and its great...
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Got the subs to show up Hey, I know this is an old post, but I couldn't find much other information on it. I installed vobsub like the previous poster mentioned, but for whatever reason it wasn't loading in Media Portal. It would load in other players like media center classic. Anyway, I opened up the Haali filter's (for OGM) options...
Got the subs to show up Hey, I know this is an old post, but I couldn't find much other information on it. I installed vobsub like...
Take a look @ directvobsub http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/subtitle_tools/vobsub.cfm Its a great filter for...
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MP1 MP2 DVB Basics on Doom9 DE
http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=75876
http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=75876
http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=75876
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go on www.tvxb.com Germany - 93 main, regional, satellite and digital TV listings (Slow - downloads ~4 pages channel/day)
go on www.tvxb.com Germany - 93 main, regional, satellite and digital TV listings (Slow - downloads ~4 pages channel/day)
I like to integrate a tv guide for germany. i have nextview epg sucessful running, but.. .. it blocks my tv card for an endless...
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I confirmed that my SWANN Opti-ViewCam WEBCAM works in the MY TV section Heres a guide to make it work (all USB webcams should work) http://dott.lir.dk/mediaportal/forum/viewtopic.php?t=381
I confirmed that my SWANN Opti-ViewCam WEBCAM works in the MY TV section Heres a guide to make it work (all USB webcams should...
I confirmed that my SWANN Opti-ViewCam WEBCAM works in the MY TV section Heres a guide to make it work (all USB webcams should...
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Since AC3 filter got MM merged into it ... should non-pass through ac3filter be possible now ... such that configure ac3 filter to upmix stereo to 5.1 and send it out sp/dif as ac3 and still allow ac3 to be passed through for like ac3 divx movies and dvd's? between these forums and ac3filter forums i am hoping to find a solution to...
Since AC3 filter got MM merged into it ... should non-pass through ac3filter be possible now ... such that configure ac3 filter to...
Download ffdshow https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=53761&package_id=59355 Set the AC3 and DTS in audio...
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broken link this link is no longer valid http://www.dreamsatsoft.tv/howtodream/HowToDream_en.htm#How_to_play_the_Dreambox_ts_files_on_your_PC
broken link this link is no longer valid...
To play .ts files (MPEG-2 Transport Stream) you have to install the folowing codec...
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I think this is also a good one. It's used in VideoLan. http://sourceforge.net/projects/libmpeg2/
I think this is also a good one. It's used in VideoLan. http://sourceforge.net/projects/libmpeg2/
Out of the box windows doesnt support MPEG2 playback. If you want to playback mpeg2 files take a look at this free mpeg2 codec...
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I got tired of adding my Channel numbers everytime I did a clean install of MediaPortal so I came up with this script. Your channel name format must be Numer Name (5 WTTG), because this script splits the name @ the space and takes the first array. Install Apache and PHP5 (with SQLite support) on your MediaPortal PC. Copy and...
I got tired of adding my Channel numbers everytime I did a clean install of MediaPortal so I came up with this script. Your...
I got tired of adding my Channel numbers everytime I did a clean install of MediaPortal so I came up with this script. Your...
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MP1 MP2 (MPEG2) Codec guide DE
Sorry for not reading the full Thread Looks like we have a Good link
Sorry for not reading the full Thread Looks like we have a Good link
19.06.2004: First (MPEG2) Codec Guide Update 09.02.2005: New (MPEG2) Codec Guide Update 21.02.2005: DVR-MS -> MPEG Filters, SVCD...
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MP1 MP2 Most used codecs DE
It helped a newbee, Me.
It helped a newbee, Me.
Tips & tricks. VOBSUB VOBSUB is a filter for Media Player, which can load and show subtitles (vobsub, ssa, srt, sub, ...)...
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mama: Yeah, 'exit' - so close and yet so far :oops: After having toyed with the irrremote.ini a bit, I found this bit quite useful RED={run(d:\mediaportal\shutdown.bat)} Placed in the [Default] section and with the following .bat line shutdown -t 00 -s Don't whether that's water under the bridge or not but since my MP...
mama: Yeah, 'exit' - so close and yet so far :oops: After having toyed with the irrremote.ini a bit, I found this bit quite...
Hi folks, this is a small tutorial which describes how to use your Hauppauge Remote with Media Portal using the remote software...
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can i use this with the wintv pvr remote control? i can't figure it out. TIA P
can i use this with the wintv pvr remote control? i can't figure it out. TIA P
O.K. As you may have read in the feature request forum, I proposed to integrate a web browser in MP. I have found a solution now...
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XMLTV Although I do not have my HTPC finished yet I have been fooling around with some of the tools and configuration materials running MP on my Thinkpad. While XMLTV certainly beats entering everything by hand it is confusing. I've go the zp2it.com account set up and I can configure the service for my locale. I have both cable...
XMLTV Although I do not have my HTPC finished yet I have been fooling around with some of the tools and configuration materials...
Hi i just first like to say hi and thanks for what looks like a nice program. I have been trying to get XMLTV going following...
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No solution for this? Really :wtf: ? fanoI
No solution for this? Really :wtf: ? fanoI
Mediaportal uses the streambuffer engine from microsoft for recording and timeshifting live TV. Unfortunaly this engine only comes...
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