I’m getting bummed. The first mkv I stress tested (stress = click on fast forward) puked. The first defect was an error message that was akin to, “my device doesn’t support trick mode”. ( Winking at the box didn’t help.) After starting over I simply could not ffwd or rwd. Can’t jump to a time in the movie either. Must be another trick
The reality is that there is not a simple formula to follow to go from DVD to some file/format I can dump onto the WDTVLH.
—> ISOs and AVI: Too big and some of them just don’t play.
—> MP4/M4V: I kid you not, I can’t remember the cons of MP4/M4V other than the overhead of transcoding via Handbrake. Let’s see smaller file size, I don’t think it produces an unacceptable video product, can’t recall any issues with audio. Wonder if I ran into something that wasn’t playable??? The best way to figure it out is to start transcodeing to MP4/M4V again - that’ll help me remember!
—> MKV: Can’t ffwd/rwd and insurance company won’t pay for kidney toggle switch to facilitate uninterrupted movie watching.
I know that there’s not a happy path for everrything in life. I am an uncomplex man. I just want all my stuff on my hub to play with great video and awesome audio.
I will not give up. “I’m good enough. I’m smart enough. And dog-gone-it, people like me.”