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by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Recommended Devices List
Replies: 56
Views: 212952

Re: further thoughs on using Twonky server with Google TV

FYI I had found that the Twonky Server's links to online radio streams such as Shoutcast return a URL error with GoogleTV. I spent some time focused on a streaming audio workaround or tweak. I eventually realized I do not need to use the twonky media server for stream audioat all because GoogleTV i...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Recommended Devices List
Replies: 56
Views: 212952

Re: music transcoding

Rick, I have had ffmpeg installed. The box was not grayed out until after I upgraded. Ffmpeg's location file points to the proper location of the program. I do not see a desc file for mp3. Maybe you should send me the instructions for a PC. I must be missing something. In fact, please send me any i...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: How to Strean video to my xp laptop
Replies: 5
Views: 6051

Re: How to Strean video to my xp laptop

Have you tried running TwonkyManager on your laptop running XP? Seems like that should do what you want.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: View media files from windows on a mac
Replies: 1
Views: 4057

Re: View media files from windows on a mac

TwonkyServer will let you stream movies from any computer. You'll need a player program on your Mac which can browse media on a UPnP or DLNA server. I'm sure one exists, but I can't tell what it's called.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Internet-Ready TVs
Topic: Sony KDL-40EX725 and QNAP TS-210 with Twonky 6.x
Replies: 1
Views: 4481

Re: Sony KDL-40EX725 and QNAP TS-210 with Twonky 6.x

Thanks for reporting this. I'll forward this into to our engineers. In order to fix this, they will probably need a test file. Is that something you could provide to us if I provide you with login instructions for our FTP site?

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Internet-Ready TVs
Topic: Samsung LE40-C650 doesn't show large jpeg files
Replies: 5
Views: 7497

Re: Samsung LE40-C650 doesn't show large jpeg files

Here is some info which may help. Sometimes TwonkyServer doesn't correctly identify devices and loads a generic device profile. In some cases this can result in thumbnails being displayed -- instead of the full-sized photos. Ways to fix this: 1. Go to the server settings pages and click on the Media...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Internet-Ready TVs
Topic: Samsung TV D8000 thumbnail size? (linux twonky server)
Replies: 7
Views: 7054

Re: Samsung TV D8000 thumbnail size? (linux twonky server)

Here is some info which may help. Sometimes TwonkyServer doesn't correctly identify devices and loads a generic device profile. In some cases this can result in thumbnails being displayed -- instead of the full-sized photos. Ways to fix this: 1. Go to the server settings pages and click on the Media...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Not streaming local files right now
Replies: 3
Views: 5955

Re: Not streaming local files right now

I haven't seen that before. Trying powering down and then back up and then wait a few minutes for the server to complete its file scanning process.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Unable to shutdown MBP as Twonkymediaserver won't close
Replies: 36
Views: 24533

Re: Unable to shutdown MBP as Twonkymediaserver won't close

Thanks for the additional comments everyone. I'll forwarding this on to our developers.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Playing MKV containing H.264 to PS3, without loss of quality
Replies: 1
Views: 5743

Re: Playing MKV containing H.264 to PS3, without loss of qua

Q: Will Twonky play MKV files containing H.264 video to the PS3, without a loss of quality? A: TwonkyServer should be able to stream these files. The question is whether the PS3 can play them. More info here: http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/current/video/filetypes.html Based on what ...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: Other devices
Topic: ONKYO TX-NR509 Display Music on Device
Replies: 2
Views: 6244

Re: ONKYO TX-NR509 Display Music on Device

I think this is a client issue. Our server is providing all of the metadata to display what you're asking.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: LinkSys devices
Topic: Panasonic TC-P32X3 and Twonky on a Linksys E4200.
Replies: 7
Views: 8580

Re: Panasonic TC-P32X3 and Twonky on a Linksys E4200.

I would create a folder called Videos and place all of your movies in it. Q: What format should the movies be in? i.e. mp4 720p.... A: The answer to this questions depends on what media players you're using. Check the Panasonic site for supported formats for your product. Normally MPEG-2 is the most...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: Philips devices
Topic: [Codec/DLNA] 42PFL7655K/02 - Support of FF/RWD / mkv / VIERA
Replies: 17
Views: 22906

Re: [Codec/DLNA] 42PFL7655K/02 - Support of FF/RWD / mkv / V

I believe this is a player issue and not a server issue.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: Philips devices
Topic: Can't playback on Philips Blu-Ray
Replies: 1
Views: 5285

Re: Can't playback on Philips Blu-Ray

Twonky Mobile can only push media to devices which are DLNA-certified DMRs. It sounds like your device might not meet that requirement. You may still be able to pull your media from your phone if you use your Philips remote to select Twonky Server.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Philips devices
Topic: Doesn't reproduce video, PHILIPS 32PFL8605H_60
Replies: 1
Views: 5426

Re: Doesn't reproduce video, PHILIPS 32PFL8605H_60

Hello Sergey, Greetings from California, :D TwonkyServer can stream the formats you list (e.g. MKV). The problem is that your TV cannot play them. The reason some other products appear to work is because they are transcoding your videos on-the-fly during playback. That can be done with TwonkyServer,...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Netgear
Topic: EVA91X0 and Twonky
Replies: 27
Views: 28454

Re: EVA91X0 and Twonky

Thanks for reporting this.

Sounds to me like Netgear might be filtering Twonky for some reason. I'll ask our engineers to look into this. We advertise ourselves as a UPnP server and and UPnP or DLNA client should see us.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Mac
Topic: Unable to shutdown MBP as Twonkymediaserver won't close
Replies: 36
Views: 24533

Re: Unable to shutdown MBP as Twonkymediaserver won't close

Status update:

We cannot reproduce this issue. Shutdown goes correctly in both idle and streaming states.If someone can provide us with exact steps which help us to reproduce this we will reopen this ticket.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Track numbers greater than 255
Replies: 3
Views: 1603

Re: Track numbers greater than 255

We normally announce updates here on the forum. The reason for this probem is because we store track numbers as 8 bit integers. We could easily increase this to 16 or 32 bits, however that would increase our memory usage. Since very few people have track numbers larger than 255, we will not be makin...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Viewing Transcoded Content
Replies: 2
Views: 6049

Re: Viewing Transcoded Content

I asked someone to answer this and heres what I was given. This is really complicated, unfortunately. It’s very complex with a lot of moving parts, and unfortunately it’s not all that well documented yet from our end. A lot of this depends on the kind of TV he has. The TwonkyServer transcodes co...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.38 is Now Available for Download!
Replies: 39
Views: 27589

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.38 is Now Available for Download!

Sorry for not making that clear. This one: hi. here's the isuue - i have twonky media server 5.1.9 working on a WD Mybook World Edition II. i access it from my bravia tv(dlna ok), and i can wiew the files in the pictures and music shares. i can access the folder tree in the video share, but no video...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: Latest PS3 update 3.73 has broken video streaming
Replies: 8
Views: 8320

Re: Latest PS3 update 3.73 has broken video streaming

I'll pass your comments on as well. Thanks.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Recommended Devices List
Replies: 56
Views: 212952

Re: Recommended Devices List

Thanks for the feedback. Twonky issue -- Since the last server program update, MP3 files play fine. However, the transcode music to MP3 is now grayed out in the server settings. I have not figured out why. It will remain grayed out until FFmpeg is installed. Let me know if you need suggestions how t...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: WebDAV on Twonky Server 6.0.38 on Kirkwood
Replies: 6
Views: 3783

Re: WebDAV on Twonky Server 6.0.38 on Kirkwood

Q: Can Twonky Mobile Sync file with my computer? A: Yes. You can configure wireless syncing the first time you launch this software, or set it up later by following the steps below: Configuring Sync Settings In most cases, the factory defaults for the sync folders on your mobile device will work wit...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices
Replies: 231
Views: 791211

Re: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices (Updated Dec 5, 2011)

Agreed. I'm not the best person for encoder advice.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Server not working.
Replies: 1
Views: 5089

Re: Server not working.

Sorry to hear that you're having problems.

The server uses UDP ports 1030, 1900, 9080 and TCP port 9000 – unless it’s already in use. In that case, we select the first available free port after 9000.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: TwonkyServer INI Configuration Settings
Replies: 44
Views: 59790

Re: TwonkyServer INI Configuration Settings

Not that I'm aware of. You need a client/player which supports this.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices
Replies: 231
Views: 791211

Re: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices (Updated Dec 5, 2011)

Agreed. There is no way to trick the TV into playing a codec it doesn't support. I wish there were.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Samsung Smart TV 6000 series and Twonky Server
Replies: 1
Views: 2176

Re: Samsung Smart TV 6000 series and Twonky Server

Sounds like a player/TV issue to me.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Second licence key?
Replies: 3
Views: 3665

Re: Second licence key?

Keep in mind a laptop counts as two devices because it has two Mac addresses. :)

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Assorted PS3 problems
Replies: 1
Views: 1808

Re: Assorted PS3 problems

Thanks for reporting these issues.

Issue #1 is not a Twonky issue.

Issue #2 is puzzling. I'll ask about this.

Not sure about issue #3. Some partners ask us to surpress media feeds. Not sure if that is the case here. I'll ask about this as well.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Performance Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 2534

Re: Performance Issue

We tried hard, but cannot reproduce the problem. Here is what our testers report: Bottom line: Twonky is significantly faster in responding than Allshare (14s vs. 51s). Not sure about customer’s setting and/or network. *******************************************************************************...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: WebDAV on Twonky Server 6.0.38 on Kirkwood
Replies: 6
Views: 3783

Re: WebDAV on Twonky Server 6.0.38 on Kirkwood

There are some pretty good instructions in the Twonky Mobile Help file. Let me know if you cannot find them.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Track numbers greater than 255
Replies: 3
Views: 1603

Re: Track numbers greater than 255

Thanks for reporting this issue. I don't have a solution, but I'll pass it on to the engineers.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Installed TM on laptop--Server stopped working
Replies: 3
Views: 1733

Re: Installed TM on laptop--Server stopped working

That's good to hear. Let us know if it comes back. :D

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices
Replies: 231
Views: 791211

Re: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices (Updated Dec 5, 2011)

hi Rick, and thanks for answering. my tv got upset when you called it old. never the less it's a 3d tv mp4, you tube....and various stuff enabled. now, transcoding "on the fly" is famous to bring to their knees slow processors...how does mine do it at 0% activity while streaming....what's the host ...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices
Replies: 231
Views: 791211

Re: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices (Updated Dec 5, 2011)

flolilh wrote:!oh.. and if it helps complete the picture, is windows media player transcoding somehow mkv 3d files?...thanks.
Yes. WMP 11 can automatically transcode some video files. I don't have a list of the supported ones, but yours appears to be.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.38 is Now Available for Download!
Replies: 39
Views: 27589

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.38 is Now Available for Download!

I answered this question in another section yesterday. Let me know if you cannot find that response.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: Mac
Topic: Twonky cannot identify ripped cds in AIFF properly
Replies: 3
Views: 6364

Re: Twonky cannot identify ripped cds in AIFF properly

AIFF is listed as a supported format, but our file scanner does not currently extract full metadata from these files; It just generates metadata from the file system like filename and date. Album art should be supported if you place an image with the same file name in the album folder with the exten...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 12:59 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices
Replies: 231
Views: 791211

Re: Connected Home/DLNA Best Practices (Updated Dec 5, 2011)

...but even if the folder tree in videos displays, i do not find any file. i can play these videos using the tv, streamed from the desktop computer, but not from twonky. what gives? please. advice would be much appreciated. My guess: Sony used to hide all file formats it cannot play. Older Sony pro...
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 20, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: m4a
Replies: 1
Views: 1886

Re: m4a

This sounds to me like a player issue and not a server-related issue. Have you checked with Marantz support? I checked their website and AAC is supposed to be a supported codec. Of course, if any of your M4a files have DRM they won't play.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.37 NAS builds are Now Available!
Replies: 20
Views: 9449

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.37 NAS builds are Now Available!

Here's some feedback from an engineer about the MKV issue with Samsung TVs. We have two adaptations for Samsung TVs. One is named "Samsung TV", this is used for the Samsung B and C-series TVs. Recently we added a second entry named "Samsung Smart TV" this one is intended for the D-series TVs. On a f...
by Twonky_Rick
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Version 6 is slower than the version 5
Replies: 5
Views: 3351

Re: Version 6 is slower than the version 5

MoCA adatpers are very reliable. I you prefer wireless, stick with that. I'm just trying to give you suggestions. :)

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:48 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Installed TM on laptop--Server stopped working
Replies: 3
Views: 1733

Re: Installed TM on laptop--Server stopped working

Contact me here and I'll see if I can help. tmm-beta@pv.com.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Performance Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 2534

Re: Performance Issue

This isn't a known issue and there are no performance tweaks which I'm aware of. I'll pass this info. on to our engineers.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: No December tags with 6.0.38
Replies: 2
Views: 2219

Re: No December tags with 6.0.38

Thanks for reporting this. I'll pass this on to our developers.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: WebDav config link in 6.0.38
Replies: 2
Views: 5399

Re: WebDav config link in 6.0.38

That's good to hear. Thanks for letting us know. :)

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: MKV and Samsung UE40D5000
Replies: 2
Views: 2735

Re: MKV and Samsung UE40D5000

Thanks for sharing this. I'll pass it on to our engineers.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Version 6 is slower than the version 5
Replies: 5
Views: 3351

Re: Version 6 is slower than the version 5

Streaming HD video over any Wi-Fi connection -- even 5GHz can be hit and miss. You might want to look into Homeplug or MoCA adapters instead. See our best practices update for more info.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: TwonkyServer 6.0.37 NAS builds are Now Available!
Replies: 20
Views: 9449

Re: TwonkyServer 6.0.37 NAS builds are Now Available!

Sounds like some changes were made to the Samsung device profile which have broke something. I'll report this to our engineers.

Thanks for reporting it.

- Rick
by Twonky_Rick
Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Twonky Media Server on QNAP TS-210
Replies: 10
Views: 7359

Re: Twonky Media Server on QNAP TS-210

Although it probably won't make a difference to you, I feel the need to point out that Twonky is a media SERVER and your TV is the media PLAYER. We're serving the files fine, you just need a device which can play them. :)

- Rick