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#1 hfmls

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 10:41 PM

hi, can u guys tell me if a homebrew media player for xbx360 is possible allready?

something simple just to play mkv 1080p + DTS with .srt subtitles.

do u think this is possible? if so, why no one did it allready? smile.gif

thank you

i don't ask for XBMC yet tongue.gif cuz i know it's gonna be a long way till we get some beta.
but something just to play media?
you pro's work hard in other stuff, is a media player much harder?

Edited by hfmls, 15 January 2010 - 10:42 PM.


#2 m00nstone

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 03:04 AM

I'm disappointed that there hasn't been a response to this. A good homebrew media player for the 360 is all I dream about these days. XBMC360 would be... gush!

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 10:25 PM

i dont ask for anything like XBMC (yet) smile.gif

but something simple like a file browser and opening mkv and .srt with same name

please?


btw: why aren't XBMC guys working on x360 yet? :S

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 11:02 PM

I don't know if we need a new media player or maybe just hack the media update to add codex, or improve functionally?

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 12:26 AM

QUOTE(danked @ Jan 19 2010, 05:02 PM) View Post

I don't know if we need a new media player or maybe just hack the media update to add codex, or improve functionally?


I agree with this, but we also need a way to access files on hdd1.

Like me, I don't like having a usb something attached to my xbox. I like it all from it's own HDD.

It looses esthetics. rolleyes.gif

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:18 AM

yes add codecs to original!!

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:36 AM

QUOTE(krizalid @ Jan 19 2010, 05:26 PM) View Post

I agree with this, but we also need a way to access files on hdd1.

Like me, I don't like having a usb something attached to my xbox. I like it all from it's own HDD.

It looses esthetics. rolleyes.gif



I just stream the files off my PC but even with Tversity it wont play everything.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 02:04 AM

it's not the same thing sad.gif

it's not the same thing sad.gif

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 10:47 AM

QUOTE(hfmls @ Jan 19 2010, 10:25 PM) View Post

btw: why aren't XBMC guys working on x360 yet? :S


read here, for reasons why there won't be a XMBC360 from the XBMC team

http://xbmc.org/foru...ead.php?t=65801







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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:59 PM

Has anyone looked into crosscompiling libavcodec with the SDK?

If this is done, then a basic mediaplayer should only be a 2 day job..

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 03:55 PM

well if no XBMC.

can someone add codecs to media player/media center?
or make a new homebrew appz with most used codecs?

xvid
ac3
dts
container (mkv)
x264


.srt subtitles.


that's what i am expecting for a long time ago! smile.gif please.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 04:48 PM

Well you guys are fogetting about something i think. One one side, not only would we have to add codecs to the 360 media player, but for example, we could not just transfer Mp3 to our 360 HD because the media player only detects files that are in microsofts proprietary container format... this is a waste of time becuase we would have to convert all our mp3s to wma and put them in their strange xbox360 container thingy, then modify the media file at all that crap... pain in the @$$...

i used to have hd video from xbox live on my 360 hd, but unfortunatly i deleted the file so i have not been able to conduct an analysis of how the 360 dealt with HD video files... but i have a feeling that they were also on a proprietary container and format... i think we all want to avoid having to modify the files before transferring them to 360...

the solution is clearly a new media player built from scratch or a port... maybe port mplayer or vlc media player.... i have been looking into it, but im really starting from zero so i get discouraged thinking someone will release something soon and i will have worked for nothing... but i may still get into it just to learn....

the 360 audio player also is TERRIBLE!!! i have been wondering why ms made such a terrible player... every button is so huge, playlist and song management is terrible... so we really would need something new... codecs really wont do...

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 06:31 PM

I think this is a bigger job then you guys think...

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 06:34 PM

You can play standard mp3 files, and you can play quite a few codecs with the videoplayer. But no mkv support..

But still, I agree that a new mediaplayer should be built.

I will try to see if I can get libavcodec to compile under the SDK tonight. If that works out the rest should be quite straight forward..

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Posted 21 January 2010 - 04:01 AM

Rather than use the original x360 HDD or a USB device, will use the LAN to watch movies!




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