Cannot play downloads from get_iplayer!
Peter S Kirk
peter.kirk at isauk.biz
Tue Apr 17 12:57:12 PDT 2018
You say pvr plays .ts
Then: "The sound is fine (I combine the
video, audio and subtitle files using MKVMerge), but there is no video
Doesn't that result in a .mkv?
Have you tried:
1. rename .mkv to .mp4 - sometimes works
2. running .mkv through ffmpeg to change to .mp4
On 18 Apr 2018 at 1:24, Paul Thornett Paul Thornett <pthornett at gmail.com>
> I have a BeyonWiz PVR which is connected to my PC wirelessly and which
> I use to play GIP downloads to my TV. Until hlshd became unavailable
> recently, I used the following GIP options:
> subsmono = 1
> tvmode = hlshd
> raw = 1
> This produced .ts and .srt files, which my PVR was ecstatic about and
> played supremely well (I think the .ts format is native to this PVR).
> Since hlshd became unavailable, I have tried downloading with:
> --tvmode = best (results in dvfxsd1)
> --tvmode=dvfhd1 --fps50
> with and without --raw.
> The result is the same, regardless of my command line. I get the
> downloaded files OK. All of them can be played on my PC using VLC.
> But none of them plays using my PVR. The sound is fine (I combine the
> video, audio and subtitle files using MKVMerge), but there is no video
> at all.
> I realize I can do a transcode with Handbrake, and that will probably
> work. But why am I having this problem? Is there anything else I could
> try (I really don't want to reduce the bitrate any more if I can help
> Paul Thornett
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