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  1. Blueman2 - what settings are you using? Are you...

    Blueman2 - what settings are you using? Are you using the WMV9 codec or WMV8 as your times seem very fast - I also have a 3.2GHz PC but mine doesn't seem to encode as fast.

    Are you using a...
  2. Codec Testing

    I decided to do some testing of the codecs in Windows Media Encoder to check out some of the tradeoffs. My source file was a Ty file from my TiVo - a Series 1 SA TiVo. The show was recorded on the...
  3. I had an FTP session open to that TiVo so that...

    I had an FTP session open to that TiVo so that seemed to be blocking eTivo from getting access. Once I killed the FTP session eTiVo started working.

    Has there been a discussion here on the...
  4. Thanks for the help re: locations - the...

    Thanks for the help re: locations - the etivoserver will now start but it doesn't seem to be getting shows from the TiVo. Note that I have been using mfs_ftp for almost two years. Do I have to fix...
  5. I am having problems getting Etivo to run on my...

    I am having problems getting Etivo to run on my machines. It is probably a stupid newbie error that I can't figure out as I believe it has to do with setting up locations. Here is the locations bit...
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    Hopefully they are using an MPEG-4 codec which is...

    Hopefully they are using an MPEG-4 codec which is much more efficient than the MPEG-2 used in the TiVo.
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    Akimbo looks interesting but I see a few...

    Akimbo looks interesting but I see a few problems:

    Only s-video out - no component or DVI so forget about HD.
    Only analog audio out - no DD5.1.
    Monthly service for $10 has pretty lame looking...
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    The signal on the component cables contains too...

    The signal on the component cables contains too much information to digitize - don't forget that standard definition (SD) is 480i while HD goes up to 1080i or 720p. And why go from...
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    jdiner - this may be beyond the scope of TyTool...

    jdiner - this may be beyond the scope of TyTool but it would be great to have divx (or xvid, etc.) as one of the types of files that could be created with TyTool for those of us who play extracted...
  10. Have you ever thought about adding it to TyTool?

    Have you ever thought about adding it to TyTool?
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    Do Series 1s run 4.x software? I thought they...

    Do Series 1s run 4.x software? I thought they only run software up to 3.0 or so.
  12. Join Files

    This may be slightly off-topic but I want to join together MPEGs that I have created using TyTools. What is the best tool that people find for simply joining 2 files together (i.e. concatenating)? ...
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    It would also be very easy to back up by FTPing...

    It would also be very easy to back up by FTPing all of the files to a /Tivo/var/hack directory on your PC. The advantage to this method is that you don't have to pull the hard drive.

    Note that...
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    I must agree with rc3105 on this one - divx is...

    I must agree with rc3105 on this one - divx is NOT synonymous with poor quality. Broadcast MPEG-2 HD is not perfect, in fact it is very heavily compressed to a bitrate of (I believe) 19.2Mbps.
    ...
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    You don't have to re-encode with TyTools. Get...

    You don't have to re-encode with TyTools.

    Get the file(s) with TyTools.
    Select Make Key Files.
    Select Edit Key files and select the start and stop for parts that you want to edit out.
    Click on...
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    I would bet that thousands of people have TiVoWeb...

    I would bet that thousands of people have TiVoWeb and TiVoWebPlu but very few have it set up over the net. There are lots of good reasons to set up TiVoWeb without net access:
    Ability to delete...
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    Getting back to first principles, if your goal is...

    Getting back to first principles, if your goal is just to make a DVD as simply as possible then just use TyTool for everything(it does everything except burning), why bother with Ulead DVD studio?
    ...
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    I just installed TyShow on a newer PC that I...

    I just installed TyShow on a newer PC that I have. I can play local ty files and I can play files with WMP9 and I can play files with the Open URL... feature of WMP when I put in tivo://...

    But...
  19. What is the advantage to transport streams vs. an...

    What is the advantage to transport streams vs. an MPEG (or VOB) file? Is the advantage that you can write to a D-VHS?

    What if you are just going to use a HTPC - would you just stick with the MPEG...
  20. I guess this is another good reason to get a HTPC...

    I guess this is another good reason to get a HTPC but if you want HD you better load the PC up with 300GB hard drives. But having a HTPC sort of negates the need for a TiVo.

    For those people...
  21. Sorry - you are right. I am just so used to...

    Sorry - you are right. I am just so used to talking 480p, 720p, 1080i that I put that number first. And yes I did just have a bit of a typo omitting the 1 for 1920.
  22. HiDef TiVo question

    I don't have an HD TiVo but I may get one in the future. It is great to see that TyTool will extract from an HD-TiVo - but can you burn DVDs and will they play in DVD players?

    My understanding is...
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    I believe that Winvo has been around for longer...

    I believe that Winvo has been around for longer than TWP's ability to play shows so TWP is an alternative to WinVo, not the other way around :)
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    Sticky: Read the hacking TiVo FAQ. Google should help...

    Read the hacking TiVo FAQ. Google should help you find it. If you don't know what an ISO image is it is a CD-ROM image file ready for burning. You can burn it to a CD with a program such as Nero...
  25. You could actually do this type of broadcast...

    You could actually do this type of broadcast right now with a TV-tuner card and Beyond TV. I wonder if folks have friends who "broadcast" a game for them over the internet? It would require a...
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    Poll: How about a new forum- HD-TiVo Hacking. This...

    How about a new forum- HD-TiVo Hacking. This thread can be the first sticky :)
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    I live in Canada too but I was able to find lots...

    I live in Canada too but I was able to find lots of these for sale on ebay - at least there were a year ago for about $1 each.
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    I hadn't noticed that. What was that saying...

    I hadn't noticed that. What was that saying about people in glass houses? ;)
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    But at least OHM was a working program - many of...

    But at least OHM was a working program - many of us used it. The newtextosd referred to in that thread at TCF or whatever you want to call it appears to have never existed.
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    A lot of this stuff is already available with...

    A lot of this stuff is already available with BeyondTV - that is why I suggested it. It will automatically re-encode files to WMV or DiVx after the are recorded. It has the streaming over a web...
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    Maybe a TiVo isn't the best tool for this. Have...

    Maybe a TiVo isn't the best tool for this. Have you considered Beyond TV which is a TiVo-type solution for PCs? To do this you will need a video capture card - to stream live video you will need a...
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    OHM caused /var to fill up

    I just noticed that my /var partition was 100% full. This was caused by ohm.log becoming huge as it had all of these error entries about not being able to run, presumably because it had expired. ...
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    Does this make TiVo in violation of the GPL?

    Does this make TiVo in violation of the GPL?
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    I would think that what is needed here is...

    I would think that what is needed here is basically a version of vserver for the PC.

    cwingert's OHM software allows streaming of shows from one TiVo to another, so the only difference here is that...
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    I have the Gateway and I am quite happy with it. ...

    I have the Gateway and I am quite happy with it. It works with Divx as the transcoding is done on the PC side. It also works with MPEG, including files made from an excellent program you may have...
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    Do you mean tyStudio or TyTools. TyStudio is...

    Do you mean tyStudio or TyTools. TyStudio is kind of dead these days while TyTools is going strong will JOsh adding lots of new functionality on a continual basis.

    Great to hear about the other...
  37. Just wait till we get Lord of the Rings, all 3...

    Just wait till we get Lord of the Rings, all 3 extended version movies in HD. That would take about 100GB if you combined it into one file.

    This reminds me of the scene from the Holy Grail - it's...
  38. I don't think transcoders are that much, are...

    I don't think transcoders are that much, are they? They are about $150 or less which isn't that much considering that an HD-TiVo will set you back about a grand.

    This starts to bring up the issue...
  39. I would love to see extraction from an HD TiVo,...

    I would love to see extraction from an HD TiVo, but what are we going to do with extracted 1080i (or720p) ty or mpeg files unless you have an HTPC connected to your HDTV? Most people use TyTools to...
  40. Audio Problems with WinDVD5 Platinum

    I am not getting any audio when playing MPEG files created by TyTools that have 48kHz audio when using WinDVD 5 Platinum.

    I DO get audio with the same file(s) using WinDVD4, WMP, PowerDVD, etc.
    ...
  41. Poll: Was this fixed recently as I know that the 8rx...

    Was this fixed recently as I know that the 8rx series of TyTools did not correctly handle tmfs? You had to use teh tmf2ty tool. From what I remember Josh said he would try to fix this, but it...
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    It is 0 for 720x480. You have to change both...

    It is 0 for 720x480. You have to change both Bitrates and AltBitrates and then push the Update Resources and then reboot. You have to press enter each time you change a field.

    As a trial you...
  43. Poll: One downside is size! If you reencode to DivX or...

    One downside is size! If you reencode to DivX or WMV you can reduce the file size - often by as much as 75% without causing much, if any, degradation in quality.

    The problem is that standalone...
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    How about a TiVo HD forum?

    Seems HD-TiVos are supposed to be shipping any day now may I suggest that a HD-TiVo fourm be created?
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    I have that copy as it was required for...

    I have that copy as it was required for Extractstream. Unfortunately it gives this library error that I mentioned in a previous post - therefore it is not so trivial to install, at least not on an...
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    Maybe its just me but I have never been able to...

    Maybe its just me but I have never been able to get netcat to run on my TiVos (SA Series 1 running 3.01 software). I found several versions of netcat but they always give me errors about libraries,...
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    Many of us did but we didn't get a response! ...

    Many of us did but we didn't get a response! Maybe he didn't really mean for it to be available to the general public.
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    Hopefully not - perhaps Chris is busy with other...

    Hopefully not - perhaps Chris is busy with other stuff right now. Don't forget that this went dormant for months in the past, hopefully it will come back to life some day soon.
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    I would think that these types of problems would...

    I would think that these types of problems would be more prevalent with Divx files then with MPEG files. The MPEG files are decoded by the player rather than the PC aren't they? After all the...
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    I agree - this is a great hack. However, I wish...

    I agree - this is a great hack. However, I wish the vserver that is required for OHM also worked with mplayer-tivo. Another great feature would be to be able to stream files from a PC to your TiVo...
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    I don't know if this is possible, I am just...

    I don't know if this is possible, I am just brainstorming but could you shut down mfs, copy the mfs database to mfs_db.bak, restart mfs and then use mfs_ftp to send mfs_db.bak file to your PC - even...
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    I agree - this would be awesome. I would love to...

    I agree - this would be awesome. I would love to be able to do a weekly backup of my TiVo - when you have to pull drives it ain't gonna happen. If you could put your TiVo in standby and do a...
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    Yes, you always have the same bandwidth issue -...

    Yes, you always have the same bandwidth issue - whether this is feasible or not depends on your upload speed. I have DSL with Bell Canada. My internet download speed is 1Mbps but my upload speed is...
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    This could be done with mfs_ftp quite easily but...

    This could be done with mfs_ftp quite easily but you do run the security risks mentioned. That could be minimized by only fowarding the ports needed for mfs_ftp, but you would have to judge if that...
  55. Isn't there a tool called powerstrip or something...

    Isn't there a tool called powerstrip or something like that to allow you to fine tune your video card for HTPCs with funky resolutions and scan rates? Maybe you could tweak this and move the image...
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    I presume the table that you should edit is the...

    I presume the table that you should edit is the Media table in the database C:\Program Files\Digital 5 Streaming Media\D5StreamingServerDB.mdb (or a similar folder)

    Entries that scanned OK have a...
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    Actually I don't know the XviD is unsupported - I...

    Actually I don't know the XviD is unsupported - I believe the documentation says that it supports avi files - it doesn't specify what type of avi files (DivX, XviD, others)



    I will try this out...
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    Will this allow you to play ty files on the...

    Will this allow you to play ty files on the Gateway if you have TyShow installed? (Background info - tyshow is a set of filters/codecs that allow ty files to be played by Windows Media Player and...
  59. Don't forget that the DTiVo, unlike an SA TiVo,...

    Don't forget that the DTiVo, unlike an SA TiVo, doesn't need to do MPEG encoding as it just stores the MPEG stream coming in off the satellite.

    The same goes for HDTV - the TiVo will just store...
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    I have cygwin running for some other stuff (I...

    I have cygwin running for some other stuff (I believe it is required for mplayer) and I confirm it does the job. I have not tried setting up nfs shares with it. However, I believe it may have...
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    I have this installed and for the most part it...

    I have this installed and for the most part it works great. A couple of comments:

    - I too get double entries when I specify TiVos in the ohm.cfg as they seem to be found automatically from...
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    Another "nice to have" would be to be able to...

    Another "nice to have" would be to be able to watch a show at faster than real time, say at 110-120% (or faster) of actual, but have the audio processed so it doesn't sound like the Chipmunks. I...
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    I can't wait to try it out either! I think the...

    I can't wait to try it out either! I think the reason for the lack of traffic is that for the last 6 months or so this thread has been around with the occasional "what's happening" post so many...
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    Maybe your TiVo has a quality screen and doesn't...

    Maybe your TiVo has a quality screen and doesn't like Raymond ;)
  65. Why not install cron on your TiVo and then run...

    Why not install cron on your TiVo and then run fixup every day from a cron job? Then you never have to reboot.
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    Neither for TiVos nor for health care!

    Neither for TiVos nor for health care!
  67. I have only been able to get up to 5 Mbps without...

    I have only been able to get up to 5 Mbps without dropouts. I tried changing my TiVo bitrate settings to go up to about 5.6Mbps but that caused lots of dropouts. FYI-I have a wired network.
    ...
  68. Thread: video rate

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    Do a more thorough search. There is a long...

    Do a more thorough search. There is a long thread from about 1.5 years ago that goes through all of this. There are four settings 0,1,2,3. I believe that 0 is 720x480. You have to change it for...
  69. Sticky: Mintek 5" portable DVD MDP-5860

    Whats cool about it?
    Cheap Canadian$200 or about US$150 and plays MPEG files - o need to create VOB/IFO etc. just store MPEGs on a DVD+-R(W) and you are laughing

    1- Brand/make/model/year?
    Mintek...
  70. I have thought about running nfs or samba on my...

    I have thought about running nfs or samba on my TiVo but when I looked into it there seemed to be major stability issues. Do you have either running on your TiVo?
  71. But you can't do this with a DVD if it has...

    But you can't do this with a DVD if it has Macrovision turned on, can you? I guess you could rip the DVD to the hard drive, remove Macrovision, burn to DVD, do the capture.

    Or those of us with...
  72. How long does it take to insert a 1GB file using...

    How long does it take to insert a 1GB file using this routine (assuming the file is on the TiVo's hard drive)?

    Do the files have to be in valid TiVo formats -i.e. the video in 720x480 or 480x480...
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    A tmf file is a tarr'ed group of ty files with an...

    A tmf file is a tarr'ed group of ty files with an xml file appended that contains info to allow the show to be re-inserted.
  74. Start a Command Prompt window. Type in 'telnet...

    Start a Command Prompt window. Type in 'telnet 192.168.1.125' or whatever the IP address is for your Tivo. That should give you the bash prompt. Then type "ps ax" to see what is running. Go from...
  75. As long as your TiVo is open to the internet you...

    As long as your TiVo is open to the internet you should be able to access it. Security might be an issue as anyone on the net could be able to access your TiVo - there are some long threads on...
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    Another nice to have, IMHO is to be able to...

    Another nice to have, IMHO is to be able to specify a preferred time for season passes to record. The movies that I want to record are often on several times in a two week span and I prefer...
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    Or don't bother creating VOBs. You can play ty...

    Or don't bother creating VOBs. You can play ty files directly in Windows Media Player with TyShow or you can play them in mplayer.

    If you want MPEG files you can still create an MPEG file, and...
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    embeem's merge.tcl script does this by creating...

    embeem's merge.tcl script does this by creating one NowShowing entry that is a merge of other entries. It doesn't create a new file it just point to all of the old ones.
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    This link recommends changing the quality...

    This link recommends changing the quality setting, but a long thread from about 1.5 years ago concluded that changing the quality setting has NO EFFECT on recording quality.

    The Quality setting...
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    100 Pages!

    This thread has made it to 100 pages - is that a record? :rolleyes:

    I concur it would be great to have TyTools do everything right up to and including burning the DVD. No we just have to get...
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    The more stringent that TiVo (and similar...

    The more stringent that TiVo (and similar companies) are with respect to DRM the more they are going to push people to HTPCs.

    If TiVo makes it harder why not just switch to an HTPC?

    For not...
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    For some reason this does not work with the...

    For some reason this does not work with the Telnet client that ships with Windows, at least Win XP. Try downloading another Telnet client, such as CRT and you will likely get it to work.

    I am...
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    Did you make a typo as your medium is exactly the...

    Did you make a typo as your medium is exactly the same as Basic? I believe the original basic settings are 1630000 for both VBR and Max.
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    I have tried that but it seems to crash about 20%...

    I have tried that but it seems to crash about 20% of the time plus it doesn't appear to give the audio bitrate.
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    If they (TiVo and DirecTV) keep going further and...

    If they (TiVo and DirecTV) keep going further and futher with stuff like anti-hacking and DRM isn't that going to push people to other, more open options.

    For example, you can use a PC with Beyond...
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    Are you better off having a high bitrate and low...

    Are you better off having a high bitrate and low res or a lower bitrate at higher resolution?

    I did some tests with the res settings this weekend. When I played an mpeg (extracted and converted...
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    Resolution question for SA TiVos

    Maybe this is a dumb question, but here goes:

    An SA TiVo is capable of 5 resolutions, four or these have 480 vertical lines, but there is a wide range of the horizontal resolution, namely:
    ...
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    lmurray: Thanks - but this program does not seem...

    lmurray:
    Thanks - but this program does not seem to work on all of my mpeg files that have been prepared with TyTools. On many files it doesn't recognize that they are mpegs - a speculation on my...
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    I am not an expert on this stuff, but I am pretty...

    I am not an expert on this stuff, but I am pretty sure this is correct:

    All programming that is coming through on non-HD channels is in 4:3 aspect ratio. Letterboxed shows are in 4:3 it is just...
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    How do you get MPEG file properties?

    Right-clicking on an avi or wmv file in Windows Explorer will show you file properties such as codec, resolution, audio bitrate and video bitrate.

    This information is NOT present for mpg files. ...
  91. Does this mean that you will NEVER get a...

    Does this mean that you will NEVER get a TiVo/TyTools DVD to play when you just hook up the analog audio out from your DVD player? I ask because I am going away on vacation and I hope to take some...
  92. Thread: Being Automated

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    Download this telnet scripting tool:...

    Download this telnet scripting tool: http://www.winsite.com/bin/Info?500000026253

    Then use a script like the following to launch vserver.
    tivo1 23
    WAIT "bash-2.02#"
    SEND...
  93. It's not free but one solution is to buy a...

    It's not free but one solution is to buy a Connected DVD player (the Gateway one costs about $190 for a wired LAN) or similar media server that will play video over your LAN, assuming you have your...
  94. Can we be a little more sarcastic, you don't...

    Can we be a little more sarcastic, you don't happen to also post under the name of David Bought do you ;)

    Don't forget it is most likely the kids who are walking on the CDs and DVDs, unless he...
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    Over in the DirecTiVo S2 forum they have improved...

    Over in the DirecTiVo S2 forum they have improved TiVoWeb to something called TiVoWebPlus. It would be great if they could add the merge capability to this - I will try my hand at it when I get a...
  96. Actually I just noticed that this does NOT work...

    Actually I just noticed that this does NOT work with XP Home which is probably the bulk of us so we are SOL and stuck with Cygwin.
  97. Then why does cygwin have an issue with large...

    Then why does cygwin have an issue with large file sizes (I believe > 4Gig) when XP/win2k do not as long as your drives are NTFS?
  98. MS Win Services for Unix - useful for TiVo?

    MS has realeased a new version of Windows services for Unix and it is now free. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/sfu/default.asp

    Could this be an alternative to using cygwin for some of the TiVo...
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    Actually it would be great is someone could write...

    Actually it would be great is someone could write a TiVoWeb module for this.

    When I used it a few months ago the merged show only seemed to stay around for a short period of time. It would be...
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    You can untar a .tmf file and you'll end up with...

    You can untar a .tmf file and you'll end up with a bunch of ty files and an xml file. Try it :)
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    To: d7o Would it be possible to also associate...

    To: d7o

    Would it be possible to also associate ty+ files - I guess this is easy for users to do as well, but they should play through TyShow, wouldn't they?

    It looks like TyShow causes many...
  102. I am trying this right now and one thing's for...

    I am trying this right now and one thing's for sure Windows Media Encoder (WME) is SERIOUSLY SLOW.

    I am half way through trying to convert a 12 minute show that is a 320Meg file and it looks like...
  103. So does this mean that TC will now allow...

    So does this mean that TC will now allow discussion of extraction ;)
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    Yes it gives you a number of options on playback...

    Yes it gives you a number of options on playback including what it calls "Albums" which is really folder. So you could set up one called "Sopranos" and have all of this shows, etc.

    To answer an...
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    Advantages of HTPC: Can support all audio,...

    Advantages of HTPC:
    Can support all audio, video, picture types - you won't find one of these players that can play everything but with an HTPC you can play wmv, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DIVX, Xvid,...
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    Have you noticed that the capitalization is now...

    Have you noticed that the capitalization is now changed. For example:

    Pink Floyd- Dark Side of the Moon

    is now:

    Pink floyd - Dark side of the moon

    In each field only the first letter is...
  107. I believe I tried it using the Win Encoder GUI, I...

    I believe I tried it using the Win Encoder GUI, I am not sure I did the command line.

    Yes I started with a mpg file, but I wonder if you would be able to start with a ty file if you have TyShow...
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    What date was on the software - is it last...

    What date was on the software - is it last Sep/Oct? Does the FF/RW just go 10 seconds at a time or have they improved it from that?
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    The safest thing to do would be to put these...

    The safest thing to do would be to put these movies in different folders, but I believe if you press enter when you have selected a movie (or song) then it just plays that movie (or song) pressing...
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    Your best solution is to archive the shows in tmf...

    Your best solution is to archive the shows in tmf format using mfs_ftp. THe second option is to archive using ty+ as I believe they can also be reinserted, but perhaps not as cleanly as tmf files. ...
  111. Another way to do this is to encode to wmv files...

    Another way to do this is to encode to wmv files using Windows Media Encoder. You can download this for free from Micrsoft's web site...
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    You better have a BIG pipe into your home! That...

    You better have a BIG pipe into your home! That could work but you will need a lot of upload bandwidth. My upload bandwidth with my DSL is 128kbps (vs. 1Mbps download). That equates to 16kBps or...
  113. It would be great if this could this all be...

    It would be great if this could this all be automated, other than editing of course. Can you run Dr Divx from the command line? If so then you could write a script to get the files from the TiVo...
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    This thread deserves to have a sticky, doesn't it?

    This thread deserves to have a sticky, doesn't it?
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    Thank you very much malfunct - you were exactly...

    Thank you very much malfunct - you were exactly right.

    My DVD player (Gateway Connected DVD player) allows you to change the type of digital signal for several types of streams. The options are...
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    No audio on DVD - problems with transcoding?

    I have been using TyTools for several months, but I have never burned files to DVD until now. The video on my burned DVDs is fine but I do not get any audio. My TiVo is a SA Series1. I am using...
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    Does he have permission from TiVo to use their...

    Does he have permission from TiVo to use their name as part of TiVoWeb? IANAL, but if not then I doubt he could uphold his trademark claim in court. ;)
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    Thanks for the info - I will try this.

    Thanks for the info - I will try this.
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    Folder Question

    I have installed TyTools in a directory called c:\tivo\tytool8r3\ and the .exe files are all in c:\tivo\tytool8r3\tytool. When TyTool tries to run, some of the exe files such as GOPeditor, muxmenu,...
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    Nero question

    It seems that Nero is the recommended software for burning DVDs made with TyTools. Where did everyone get their version of Nero? What version of Nero works best? Do you need the whole platinum,...
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    Automatically Skipping Commercials?

    The latest version of SnapStream/Beyond TV has something called SmartSkip. It attempts to figure out when commercials are by detecting scene changes and splits the show up into chapters.

    If this...
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    WinVo is a Windows front end for using Mplayer to...

    WinVo is a Windows front end for using Mplayer to play streamed files from a TiVo.

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28443&highlight=winvo
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    After you burn them to a CD. The geek factor is...

    After you burn them to a CD. The geek factor is much higher when you have all of your music online and ready to go at the touch of a button. When I am on the go I listed to music on my iPod. When...
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    Maybe it needs some of the newer MMX (or...

    Maybe it needs some of the newer MMX (or whatever) stuff that wasn't available in older PCs and doesn't run too well unless you have a P4.

    Actually I find WinVo to be very useful, with a high WAF....
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    I have attempted to install TyShow on 2 PCs - on...

    I have attempted to install TyShow on 2 PCs - on one it works as advertised, on the second, an older 450MHz PII machine, I get the same result as you - I can play local ty and streamed files with...
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    You are right - most people don't have the LAN...

    You are right - most people don't have the LAN required, but most of this equipment is built primarily for Wireless LANs and WAPs are getting very cheap, even 802.11g stuff which you would want if...
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    The decoding of the Divx file is done by the PC...

    The decoding of the Divx file is done by the PC server app rather than by the player itself. When the player was first introduced in the summer the only video format it supported was MPEG. A...
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    Did you try single socket - for some PCs,...

    Did you try single socket - for some PCs, particularly with Win XP this is required. I have two PCs running XP Home and XP Pro and I use single socket, but I don't know that I have ever tried Dbl.
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    Joshua has recommended that Multiplex Mode not be...

    Joshua has recommended that Multiplex Mode not be used. Use TyStream Mode to get the ty file to your PC. Make the key files, edit (if required) and then multiplex files. That should give you the...
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    I haven't used VB for several years, but I used...

    I haven't used VB for several years, but I used VBA (in Excel) quite a bit and I just picked up a copy of VB6. I would prefer batch files as that would be more standard and wouldn't require people...
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    Excellent - I have had problems with some of the...

    Excellent - I have had problems with some of the modules in TiVoWeb forever (which is since I got my TiVo last Feb) as I am in Canada and I have to load my own program/channel data.
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    I am working on doing that right now, but I am...

    I am working on doing that right now, but I am not sure what is the best way to get the list or retrieve the files. How would I get a list of now showing into a text file? (I am trying to do this...
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    Why buy the Polaroid player when you can buy the...

    Why buy the Polaroid player when you can buy the Gateway Connected DVD player for $40-$50 more. The Gateway doesn't play Divx files off of CDs/DVDs but it will play them over your LAN.

    It will...
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    That depends on what your ultimate destination...

    That depends on what your ultimate destination is. I (along with a few others) am happy just getting a ty file to an mpeg file that I can then use in my Gateway Connected DVD player. Therefore...
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    What format is the file that is created by...

    What format is the file that is created by dumpstream? Is it always MPEG-2? Can you change that? According to the man page (http://tivo-mplayer.sourceforge.net/docs/mplayer-man.html) it dumps the...
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    I think you are right - I think it does. But...

    I think you are right - I think it does. But what about those of us who get their HD feed through digital cable or those of us (like me) who don't live in the US and, therefore, can't (legally)...
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    I think what people are thinking about is...

    I think what people are thinking about is something as simple as an addition to TiVoWeb that would allow you to do the download, and everything else (without using GOPeditor) all with one click. ...
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    In most instances software that plays mpegs will...

    In most instances software that plays mpegs will play vobs but this doesn't appear to work with my Gateway Connected DVD player, even when I change the extension from vob to mpeg. I will try this...
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    I was aware of this, but I wanted something that...

    I was aware of this, but I wanted something that I could run completely on the Windows side to make a list of files that are in NowShowing as the first step of an automated transfer. The next step...
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    You're right it is a Win Telnet client issue - it...

    You're right it is a Win Telnet client issue - it works from the CRT telnet app under Windows.



    This looks very similar to the output from mplayer tivo://ipaddr/llist
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    The telnet session seems to start, although I get...

    The telnet session seems to start, although I get no feedback but as soon as I press a letter it terminates.
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    TiVoWeb - Is development dead?

    Does anyone know what is going on here as the web page (tivo.lightn.org) does not appear to have been updated in over a year. I thought I saw a reference by lightn on TivoCommunity that he is...
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    This doesn't work for me - when I try it I get:...

    This doesn't work for me - when I try it I get:
    Connecting To tivo1...Could not open connection to the host, on port 3536: Connect failed

    I do have tserver_mfs7 running on my TiVo1 and I am able...
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    It's nice to see that this is coming to fruition!...

    It's nice to see that this is coming to fruition!

    Will it be sold only to DirecTV subscribers -since it can be used for OTA signals as well as satellite signals anyone who gets HD channels OTA may...
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    Why not start a new thread (preferably a sticky)...

    Why not start a new thread (preferably a sticky) in the TiVo Extraction forum? Is this now ready for primetime for a SA-S1 TiVo? I don't subscribe (I can't since I live in Canada and TiVo doesn't...
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    Very cool - I (obviously) didn't know that this...

    Very cool - I (obviously) didn't know that this existed. There are two numbers given at the beginning (or end with llist). Are these the FSID and the number of FSIDs in the file? Are the FSIDs for...
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    I just tried this on two movies that I recently...

    I just tried this on two movies that I recently converted to MPEG with TyTools. I had no problems FFing right to the end of the movies - 2 hours or more. Neither of these movies had any cuts, I...
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    You could put the following line in your...

    You could put the following line in your rc.sysinit.author file:

    /var/hack/tytools/tserver_mfs7 -s /var/hack/tytools/NowShowing.tcl &

    This will have tserver start up automatically when your...
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    Getting List of NowShowing in a Text File

    Below is a short script that you can use to create a text file that has the NowShowing info created by mfs_ftp. The prerequisite is that you have to have mfs_ftp running on your TiVo and I believe...
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    Yes, that is correct but the tmf stuff didn't...

    Yes, that is correct but the tmf stuff didn't work in 8r3 (at least not for larger files) and Josh mentioned that he will get it working in the next release so I figured "what the heck" and gave it a...
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