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External player

oloolo Members, Plex Pass Posts: 23 Plex Pass

Having put in countless of hours trying to set PHT up to work as flawlessly with external players as the original PMC did, I'm wondering if there's a fix for the new media player to do the same?

If not, I'd like to submit in a request for it... :) From what I understand the android player does this natively?

Answers

  • tobiashietatobiashieta Plex Dev Team Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Posts: 5,524 Plex Employee

    This is not something we are going to add. But PMP is open source and the player is pretty well isolated so writing a external player backend should be possible for a interested third party.

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  • oloolo Members, Plex Pass Posts: 23 Plex Pass

    How come you have it for the android etc then? I don't see the difference.... you have a GREAT media platform... but with a 60 inch screen at home I want the perfect picture that I can set up my self... I think many people would appreciate this!

  • tobiashietatobiashieta Plex Dev Team Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Posts: 5,524 Plex Employee

    Android get's it for "free". But on Windows/Linux/Mac there is quite a bit of engineering involved.

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  • danjames92danjames92 Members, Plex Pass Posts: 3,059 Plex Pass
    edited December 2016

    @olo said:
    How come you have it for the android etc then? I don't see the difference.... you have a GREAT media platform... but with a 60 inch screen at home I want the perfect picture that I can set up my self... I think many people would appreciate this!

    What makes you think mpv is a bad video player? It's actually very good. There's plenty of quality presets that you can tune. See here:

    https://forums.plex.tv/discussion/188836/high-quality-video-rendering-planned/p8

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  • dan6766@gmail.comdan6766@gmail.com Members, Plex Pass Posts: 1 Plex Pass

    has anyone spent time integrating PowerDVD 16 into Plex?

    any advise, guidance, instructions etc would be appreciated. :)

  • The4RumThe4Rum Members, Plex Pass Posts: 10 Plex Pass

    Hi olo and tobiashieta,

    I would like to know how deep into using an external player did olo go. Or how deep is tobiashieta's knowledge of the underpinnings of PMP? All I ask is a conceptual answer from any of you that know so much more than I.

    I would like to ask if theoretically and with customization to the PMP open source, could the stream coming from the PMS be streamed to a hardware player like an Oppo UDP-203? The concept is PMP presents very beautifully my library and upon hitting play the stream coming from the PMS be diverted or passed-thru to an input on the Oppo UDP-203 that expects a stream to play.

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