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Zgemma MKV codec plugin?

Discussion in 'Enigma2 - Plugins' started by buyiptvonline, Jun 26, 2017.

  1. buyiptvonline

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    Hello,

    Does anyone know if there is a plugin / ipk available for zgemma's to be able to play MKV files?

    Only getting sound and no picture. however works fine on other devices such as Smart TV, Android etc.

    Any help will be much apreciated.
     
  2. Willo3092

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    Mine plays mkv's no problem.
     
  3. buyiptvonline

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    What build?
     
  4. BeakyFord

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    have you tried pressing the audio button on the remote for other audio options
     
  5. buyiptvonline

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    Audio is fine. Just getting no picture.
     
  6. Willo3092

    Willo3092 TK Veteran Forum Supporter

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    OpenViX 5.0.014 - my own build
     
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  7. siilver

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    Never had any problems playing mkvs on atv
     
  8. buyiptvonline

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    Some MKV's are working great, other are just sound no picture.

    However the ones that are not workin on zgemma box are working fine on Android, Smart TV etc.
     
  9. Yogensha

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    MKV is just a container, my guess is that the mkv's that dont play video on the zgemma are can't be decoded by the box's chipset, but if you get video on smart tv, android, pc etc. it means that they can decode the video stream.
    Try a pc app called mediainfo (opensource/free) examine the mkv to see what it's video is encoded as, then look if you zgemma can nativly decode it.

    Here is an example, mkv plays on my pc but not properly on raspberry PI3 (weird blocks and artifacts), reason was video was encoded as Hi10 which PI3 is powerful enough to decode fully.

    hpe this helps
     
  10. Leopard Pagan

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    Has there been a Firmware update released by Zgemma that includes an updates MKV x265 Codec yet?
     
  11. Willo3092

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    I think it depends on the chip. If it doesn't support h265 it can't be updated.
     
  12. CliffyT

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    I'm now having the same issue as the original poster.

    I have a Zgemma H.2S and recently the links I've been accessing have been changed from .mp4 format to .mkv. The encoding in these files is HEVC/H.265. Does anyone know if the H.2S supports this format and if so where I could get the decoder from and how would I install it?
     
  13. Willo3092

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    The H2S doesn't support H.265. You will need to buy a receiver that does as far as I know.
     
  14. CliffyT

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    Thanks for the reply. Shame, as a like the Zgemma.