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post #31 of 72
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Originally Posted by Thrillho View Post

I'm really hoping it handles music well. Multi-channel and stereo flac outputting bitperfect would be icing on the cake.

Out of curiosity how do you handle this now?

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post #32 of 72
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Originally Posted by FantaXP7 View Post

Out of curiosity how do you handle this now?

http://www.mediabrowser.tv/store/details/32

I paid $6
post #33 of 72
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Originally Posted by lukemb View Post

Had we gone with Vlc I think MBT could still be very successful but we would have difficulty appealing to the high end crowd. No there should be no debate and I think we'll be able to have something for everyone.

Agreed. Great idea. wink.gif
post #34 of 72
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Originally Posted by Mfusick View Post

http://www.mediabrowser.tv/store/details/32

I paid $6
you'd need to do more than that to accomplish what they were referring to
post #35 of 72
yeah I don't do the bit perfect FLAC thing... MP3 is fine with me tongue.gif My hearing sucks.... (seriously)
post #36 of 72
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Originally Posted by FantaXP7 View Post

Out of curiosity how do you handle this now?

XBMC. Using wasapi over HDMI. XBMC handles music way better than MB 2.x did (WMC playback was the problem). If MB3 Theater can do music as well as xbmc and video with MadVR it will be amazing.
post #37 of 72
Any word on how 3D Bluray is working out?
post #38 of 72
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Originally Posted by Mfusick View Post

http://www.mediabrowser.tv/store/details/32

I paid $6

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Originally Posted by Dark_Slayer View Post

you'd need to do more than that to accomplish what they were referring to

Ya I was referring to his bit perfect comment. I use the music plugin for mb3.

Just curious, I figured that lav may cover the basis of bit perfect FLAC, but I don't know what he wants to accomplish with the multichannel audio stuff, nor have I tried to.

I would think that if he configures MPC-HC a certain way that it may very well be doable with MBT seeing as it can use lav and directshow filters.
post #39 of 72
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Originally Posted by Thrillho View Post

XBMC. Using wasapi over HDMI. XBMC handles music way better than MB 2.x did (WMC playback was the problem). If MB3 Theater can do music as well as xbmc and video with MadVR it will be amazing.

Can't you use wasapi via reclock now with WMC?

Also I am not curious to see if MBT can do that.
post #40 of 72
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Originally Posted by FantaXP7 View Post

Can't you use wasapi via reclock now with WMC?

Also I am not curious to see if MBT can do that.

Probably, I gave up on WMC ages ago. I was sick of messing with external players. XBMC was doing everything WMC could do (Except live TV but I don't have cable so not needed). MB2.x still had the edge in looks but MC couldn't handle my DVD-A/SACD rips and I was tired of minimizing out to Foobar just to listen to music.
post #41 of 72
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Originally Posted by lukemb View Post

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Unless that kind of information comes from a core team member, it is conjecture and/or speculation. In other words, it's not true. We will support exclusive mode, it will just take a little more work to do on-screen menus with it.

Luke - I wrote a madVR plugin for MeediOS in C#. It uses menus and graphics in exclusive mode. The code is opensource and located here in case its helpful.
http://svn.code.sf.net/p/meedios/code/MeediOS/Plugins/ccrocker/Madvr_VideoPlayer/
post #42 of 72
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Originally Posted by ccrocker001 View Post

Luke - I wrote a madVR plugin for MeediOS in C#. It uses menus and graphics in exclusive mode. The code is opensource and located here in case its helpful.
http://svn.code.sf.net/p/meedios/code/MeediOS/Plugins/ccrocker/Madvr_VideoPlayer/

Thanks, much appreciated. What is the state of your project?
post #43 of 72
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Originally Posted by lukemb View Post

Thanks, much appreciated. What is the state of your project?
The plugin is a beta, although it seems solid and I haven't seen any bugs posted in the related MeediOS plugin forum. Most of my coding issues were threading issues related to MeediOS and the madVR API. I think the madVR API instance needed to be on the same thread that created the madVR video window. I also had some issues using the madVR API coded in C in my C# plugin. That's mostly resolved for what I needed. The main open item on my to do list is mouse support and some code clean up. Other issues I had related to having more than 2 images on the madVR video window at the same time. My work around was to combine the various graphics on the fly to create one graphic and using the second graphic for elapsed time and progress bar items that need to refresh / or move more often. I also spent a good amount of time ensuring that the memory for the various graphics were released. That caused many crashes early on, but now is no longer an issue.

One feature I added, which I personally like, is that it will automatically (as an option) update madVR, LAV, Reclock, and xyFilter codecs. No need to go to various forums to download.

Just wanted to offer the link to the code in case its helpful in what you are working on. Note that I am far from a professional coder. Just a hobby for me.

As a side note, I wrote the plugin because I wanted to use a media center that used madVR as an integrated player. I tried XBMC, but madVR was too important to me. I tried JRiver, but wasn't a fan of their Theater Interface. I've tried Plex recently and liked their server, but again no madVR. MB3 with madVR sounds ideal. I'll download and install the beta and check out the plugin code (I've written a bunch of C# plugins for MeediOS that would likly be easy to port).
Edited by ccrocker001 - 8/7/13 at 5:08pm
post #44 of 72
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Originally Posted by ccrocker001 View Post

The plugin is a beta, although it seems solid and I haven't seen any bugs posted in the related MeediOS plugin forum. Most of my coding issues were threading issues related to MeediOS and the madVR API. I think the madVR API instance needed to be on the same thread that created the madVR video window. I also had some issues using the madVR API coded in C in my C# plugin. That's mostly resolved for what I needed. The main open item on my to do list is mouse support and some code clean up. Other issues I had related to having more than 2 images on the madVR video window at the same time. My work around was to combine the various graphics on the fly to create one graphic and using the second graphic for elapsed time and progress bar items that need to refresh / or move more often. I also spent a good amount of time ensuring that the memory for the various graphics were released. That caused many crashes early on, but now is no longer an issue.

One feature I added, which I personally like, is that it will automatically (as an option) update madVR, LAV, Reclock, and xyFilter codecs. No need to go to various forums to download.

Just wanted to offer the link to the code in case its helpful in what you are working on. Note that I am far from a professional coder. Just a hobby for me.

As a side note, I wrote the plugin because I wanted to use a media center that used madVR as an integrated player. I tried XBMC, but madVR was too important to me. I tried JRiver, but wasn't a fan of their Theater Interface. I've tried Plex recently and liked their server, but again no madVR. MB3 with madVR sounds ideal. I'll download and install the beta and check out the plugin code (I've written a bunch of C# plugins for MeediOS that would likly be easy to port).

Can you PM me your email? I'd like to talk offline. Thanks.
post #45 of 72
I'm interested in hearing about:

Box Set Support
External Players - Will TMT6 work? Currently it won't launch with MB3.
post #46 of 72
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Originally Posted by robnix View Post

I'm interested in hearing about:

External Players - Will TMT6 work? Currently it won't launch with MB3.

It works, at least the standalone player. You just have to point MB3 to it.
post #47 of 72
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Originally Posted by vj950 View Post

It works, at least the standalone player. You just have to point MB3 to it.

With MB3C? Not the last time I tried:

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1475268/tmt6-and-mediabrowser-launch-problem/0_50

I can launch TMT6 from MCE, I can't from MB3C.
post #48 of 72
I surely look forward to trying out MBT once available. I installed the MB server on my WS2008 R2 box, and its getting some of my collection from my unRAID server (located in another room). Installed the client on my bedroom HTPC to test it out before putting it on the main system. So far I am very impressed with the changes and improvements.

I too am an MB supporter with the Gamebrowser 2 plugin and a few others. I still may hold onto WMC for the Live TV portion but everything else, if it works out will be on MBT. One thing I am hoping would be a good feature in MBT is how it will deal with the sound and codecs. With JRiver it can normalize the audio automatically which is handy for some DVD movies that are at slight lower volume (mono and stereo based sources).
post #49 of 72
when is this going to come out ?
post #50 of 72
I am guessing next month, probably in beta first.
post #51 of 72
Count me in for testing the beta. I've used lav filters and madVR for some time now so I think I could contribute.
post #52 of 72
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Originally Posted by MakaKam View Post

Count me in for testing the beta. I've used lav filters and madVR for some time now so I think I could contribute.

You need to sign up at the mediabrowser forum if your are serious
post #53 of 72
Here are videos of MBT showing a bit the TV shows area which look and feel amazing…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSwkGq6CZlM&feature=youtu.be

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBP39RAVutg&feature=youtu.be
Edited by sfhtpc - 9/11/13 at 10:32am
post #54 of 72

This does look nice biggrin.gif
post #55 of 72
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Originally Posted by sfhtpc View Post

Here are videos of MBT showing a bit the TV shows area which look and feel amazing…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSwkGq6CZlM&feature=youtu.be

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBP39RAVutg&feature=youtu.be

Me like!! Wonder how it would look for movies though I would assume it may be about the same. Can't wait for its release, I've held out on doing anything else with any of my HTPC's until this is released. I didn't install the MBC on WMC because if I can use MBT that can make use of the madVR and LAV filters and can deal with HD audio, then MBT is going to be my future program for all video and I can finally leave WMC in the dust. And with its tight intergration with MB Server can't get any better than that!
post #56 of 72
I'm a supporter for MB3 and MBT looks amazing! Does anyone know if there are any plans on adding live tv support to MBT.
post #57 of 72
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Originally Posted by pd veeps View Post

I'm a supporter for MB3 and MBT looks amazing! Does anyone know if there are any plans on adding live tv support to MBT.

Probably just use WMC integration plugin-- go into WMC from MB3T and vice versa
post #58 of 72
we are working on adding live tv to our api and then every client will be able to utilize it.
post #59 of 72
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Originally Posted by lukemb View Post

we are working on adding live tv to our api and then every client will be able to utilize it.
Would this include copy protected content?
post #60 of 72
Luke am I allowed to post a demo video yet ?
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