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How much space does video metadata take?

BarbequewolfBarbequewolf Posts: 14Members ✭✭

I've encoded roughly 270 movies with about 400 more to go. If metadata is stored on internal storage and cannot currently use adapted storage, at what point or quantity do I encounter memory issues on the 16G version of the Shield?

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  • BarbequewolfBarbequewolf Posts: 14Members ✭✭

    I appreciate you answering this. My library consists of mostly DVDs, 95%, and the balance in BD. Not a huge library in comparison. I'm not expecting to download too many apps on the Shield. So based on your theory, I should be fine with the 16GB version.

  • Strategizer8520Strategizer8520 Posts: 39Members ✭✭
    edited January 14

    With your setup, I believe you'll be ok with plenty of space remaining.

    I have 2200 movies in my library. I reset my PMS not to long ago & after all the metadata & so on was added, My PMS was around 3GB-4GB in size. Once I added 45 full tv series, Its went up to 6.2GB.

    I have my Shield Tv rooted & PMS reinstalled to 250GB SSD adoptive storage, So I have no need to worry about space. But I believe if you have PMS on internal storage, You need to keep at least 2GB-2.6GB of storage free, Otherwise you'll have trouble installing Shield Tv system updates, Random errors & system wide slow downs which will lead to the Shield Tv crashing every now & then.

  • BarbequewolfBarbequewolf Posts: 14Members ✭✭

    Again, thanks for your assurance. I disgust this with others outside the forum and they said the same.

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