Having great difficulty playing ts files. If interested in that problem please see below. Alternatively, using dvdfab7, can any one recommend a more commonly recognised format I can use, but still retain all the quality in my ts file. It was recorded on my humax freesat hdr.
=========== Playing ts files problem==========
I have a ts file on my nas. If I open it directly in windows explorer (through the file server) or with file:\.. in the browser it opens wmp12 and plays fine, so no codec issues etc. If I have a copy on my c drive and play it from the 'local' wmp library, fine again. In wmp12 the nas drive copy of the ts file appears perfectly fine in the nas drive's media server wmp12 library. So it obviously recognises the file in the library meta data. But if in wmp12 I try to play that copy (through the media server) it says it doesn't have the right codec!
If I look at the ts file properties in the nas drive library presented on WMP12 I can see it shows an http url using port 9000 and an internal media server name for the file still with a ts extension. If I try to use this url in a browser (internet explorer), it actually attempts to download the file not play it, it's found the file Ok, just getting the stream like a download. But if I check the nas drive media server wmp library for an mp4 file's properties and use that file's http url directly in the browser it straight away opens wmp 12.
This got me to wondering if it wasn't really a media server issue, but something related to how certain file types (or even just extensions) are handled for http requests. I'm wondering if I really need to try some reconfiguration somewhere, but I'm just not sure where. WMP12 can definitely play ts files and it definitely recognises them in its library meta data, just for htto media streaming it seems it maybe tries to download instead.
An help or advice for this media server newbie greatly appreciated.
If any one thinks this would be bettre on an alternative of the AV forums. Please advise.