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AVI files unreadable

guidmndrguidmndr Posts: 2Members

Hello everyone, i recently acquired a Nvidia Shield i would like to use plex media server as media serveur. But avi files doesn't work (MKV and MP4 works fine).

Does anyone have encounter similar issue? and is there a solution other than reencoding in mp4 all my video library?

I running PMS Version 0.9.17.1 on Nvidia Shield 2016

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  • danjames92danjames92 Posts: 3,241Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Don't work how exactly? They are picked up by Plex fine assuming you are using the correct namingconvention .

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  • guidmndrguidmndr Posts: 2Members

    Thanks! the server update solve the issue. Strangely the update of the server plex took time to appear in the Play Store

  • lodup29lodup29 Posts: 8Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited June 30

    I'm at 1.7.4.4017 at PMS fails to transcode avi containers regardless the the codec. I always assumed that PMS suffered from the same limitation as the client on Android (exoplayer) but it doen't appear so. Here's what I have in the server log when I try to transcode the content of an avi container:

    Jun 30, 2017 07:06:26.582 [13126] ERROR - Couldn't get size of file : boost::filesystem::file_size: No such file or directory

    [EDIT] Not all avi files fail to transcode. I'll dig a little deeper to pinpoint the exact issue

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