Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

XBMC on Raspberry Pi - Open Elec, video plays but screen is like volume meter

Posted on 2013-06-05
1
Medium Priority
?
1,609 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-13
Hi,

I have a XBMC on Raspberry Pi - Open Elec. Most videos play correctly but some, like DVD, play output like a volume meter.

Probably I need to install some kind of plugin?

Please advise.

J.

Note: I found this, but the video is DVD (TS_VIDEO) not MPEG2 ...?

http://mymediaexperience.com/raspberry-pi-xbmc-with-raspbmc/

Install MPEG-2 and VC1 video codecs

In order to play MPEG-2 and VC1 video files, you will need to purchase codec licenses from the Raspberry Pi foundation.

Install the codecs by following these steps:

    Purchase MPEG-2 and VC1 codec license keys
    You will receive the license key from your email within 72 hours
    In Raspbmc, go to Programs > Raspbmc Settings > System Configuration
    Enter the license key from your email to MPEG-2 and/or VC1 codec under the Advanced system settings
    Reboot the system
0
Comment
Question by:janhoedt
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Merete earned 2000 total points
ID: 39224471
DVD (TS_VIDEO) is just another name for MPEG2 or a DVD Vob.
mpeg2 is DVD. DVD comes with a standard resolution of 720x576 if the DVD is PAL or ntfs widescreen?
You could try and adjust the resolution on the actual TV via remote control?
DVD vob on gspotmp4 is better suited with high quality, if you Rasberry does not support mpeg2 then yes you need to buy it
check  here first>
How to Add MPEG-2 and VC-1 Video Codec Support to Your Raspberry Pi
http://www.howtogeek.com/137654/how-to-add-mpeg-2-and-vc-1-video-codec-support-to-your-raspberry-pi/
http://www.howtogeek.com/119924/build-a-35-media-center-with-raspbmc-and-raspberry-pi/

Check the  guides on resolution
http://michael.gorven.za.net/blog/2012/08/06/xbmc-packages-raspberry-pi-running-raspbian

In order to play MPEG-2 and VC1 video files, you will need to purchase codec licenses from the Raspberry Pi foundation.
http://mymediaexperience.com/raspberry-pi-xbmc-with-raspbmc/
0
Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You may or may not be familiar with Kodi (http://www.kodi.tv) the open source software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android.  Kodi which started off as X-Box Media Center (XBMC) many years…
This article will show how Aten was able to supply easy management and control for Artear's video walls and wide range display configurations of their newsroom.
Users will learn how to set proper sequence settings, scale images, paste attributes, add transitions, fades, and music. Open up Final Cut Pro 7 and Create a new Project: Set the Sequence Settings. a) Click File > Easy Setup > Format > Apple ProRe…
This video teaches viewers how to process images for a time-lapse video. Programs required: Adobe Lightroom, Adobe After Effects, Video Editing Program. In Adobe Lightroom: Import sequence image files into Adobe Lightroom: Develop settings of an I…
Suggested Courses

604 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question