MythTV Release 0.20 Announced


mythtv logoMythTV fans get ready to update! Release candidate 0.20 has added support for some excellent new plugins, peripherals (i.e. HDHomeRun), and OpenGL interface enhancements. Below is list of the major changes since 0.19.

Major Changes

  • Added MythArchive plugin for archiving recorded shows
  • Menus are now drawn by MythUI using OpenGL. This option can be enabled/disabled in the Appearance settings.
  • Improved internal DVD player – now supporting menus and other missing features
  • Added MHEG content implementation (Interactive TV in UK)
  • Added Hotplug support for removable media in Media Monitor and MythGallery
  • Added support for the HDHomeRun encoding device
  • Added support for basic FreeBox recorders
  • Added support for H.264 (aka MPEG-4 AVC) TS decoding
  • Added an MPEG1/MPEG2/MPEG4-AVC IP network recorder
  • Added internal UPnP server support for TV and Music
  • Added experimental second commercial detector
  • New socket class for backend communications
  • OSD image cache which improves channel changing speed
  • Fixed program transition while Watching LiveTV
  • Added beginnings of firewire capture support for MacOS
  • Support for DVB radio channels and guide data collected via EIT for them
  • Added mouse support in menus, including gestures





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