How to see MovieInfo data

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How to see MovieInfo data

Post by Gilles » Fri Aug 05, 2016 6:30 pm

Hello everyone.
I use UMS V6.4.0 and a Sony Bravia TV KDL-46W5500
I have activated the plugin MovieInfo.
I use the MovieInfo default settings.

- Plugins: IMDB,FILMWEB,CSFD,MOVIEMETER,ALLOCINE,MYMOVIES,OFDB,FILMDELTA,SENSACINE,ONFILM,KINOPOISK
- Nb of actors 99 , Download Cover to folder is ticked, Linelength = 60 , displayInfo = title,rating,tagline,genre,plot,cast,director
- Filter field contains : filter
- scan Path : is empty

The TV shows me the list of the movies along with their cover thumbnails, but I am not able to see the movie détails( director, actor, ...) . How are they supposed to be shown? Do I have to press a TV remote control button? I went through the forum and the MovieInfo plugin site, but it is not explained.

Thanks for your help
Regards,
Gilles

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by squadjot » Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:43 am

I don't think it's working :/
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=9&start=50

Have you seen ums-mlx?
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=3355

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by Gilles » Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:59 pm

Hello Squadjot.
thanks for the info.
I have just installed Ums-Mlx to test it.
It works fine an I can get the movie détails Inside UMS-MLX.

My point is : how to show up these movies détails on my TV screen.
When I display the list of the movies titles on the TV screen, I would like to get these info because, some times, the title is not enough to remember what is the subject, who is the director or/and the actors.

Mabe this feature doesn't exist yet.

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Gilles

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by squadjot » Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:22 pm

I would not get my hopes too high..

On most (all) devices DLNA is kinda limited, it's bascically always just folder structure / playlist..
No fancy "Home Theatre Media Centre"-look..with art backgrounds and whatnot.

MovieInfo plugin should be able to telll you the basics.. genre, actors , imdbscore ..etc.. but it's seems broken atm. :/

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by squadjot » Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:33 pm

Btw, i have the same TV as you ..just a 40".
If you have troubles with picture getting stretched, you should try the config here: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=119&p=2698&hilit=W5500#p572


Edit: I ahve tried many Media Servers, and alltho UMS might sems a bit messy.. it's cleary the best iv'e tried when it comes to performance and consistency

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by squadjot » Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:37 pm

Edit: Folder.jpg thumbnails works , but it's important that they are not too big. (<= 512px)

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by Gilles » Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:58 am

Thanks.
I use the profile sony-bravia5500.conf but I have added the statement: KeepAspectRatio = true and it works fine to me.

The only issue that I have with UMS is that the sound and image becomes jerky when there are too much data to display (moving grass + wind or snow storm) but maybe it comes from the Bravia TV or from my Ethernet network. For the above reason, I avoid to Watch 1080p movie .I prefer the 720p

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Gilles

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by squadjot » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:43 am

Yes you are right about the stuttering, that happens when too much data is sent to the TV

I added this to the render config and it seems to fix it:

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MaxVideoBitrateMbps = 30
If you still experience stuttering try lowering it a few digits. So far 30 has been good.


A new setting KeepAspectRatioTranscoding = true is also available
Add it so you have both:

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KeepAspectRatio = true
KeepAspectRatioTranscoding = true
Here's an old post i made about the TV, i update it now and then.
viewtopic.php?t=119

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by Gilles » Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:31 pm

Thanks a lot for the tips.
i will try with (MaxVideoBitrateMbps = 30 + KeepAspectRatioTranscoding + KeepAspectRatio = true).
Gilles

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Re: How to see MovieInfo data

Post by ExSport » Sat Aug 13, 2016 1:49 am

Plugin parses movie sites to gather info about them. If there is any change to web, it will break the functionality.
You should describe what doesn't work exactly and what engine.
Btw. GUI settings doesn't work fully, e.g. setting engines order, nr. of actors etc...
You should change it directly in MOVIEINFO.CONF file where is also some further infou about params.

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