[Solved] Playback 4K in LG TV

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by abominalizer » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:30 am

I can test with a small sample.

But this is the second one I test, both work via USB HDD, but not DLNA

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by valib » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:49 am

Yes as I anticipated the container is MKV not MP4. Please rename the video file to .mkv and test it again. The different extension of the media file and media format information send by UMS can confuse the TV.

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by abominalizer » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:52 am

Ahead of you tried it, same thing. Same error

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by valib » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:43 am

Than my statement that "this media format is not supported via DLNA but is supported from HDD which is the common problem" is valid. Can you make a clean install of the UMS version https://www.dropbox.com/s/0bctrvtgnxogg ... p.exe?dl=0 I provided and test it?

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by abominalizer » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:04 pm

Tried with that Beta Build and a new file that works directly via HDD.

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Still nothing.
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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by valib » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:14 pm

You should try to play those videos from the TRANSCODE folder choosing the "No transcoding" option. If it play on TV than the .conf should be updated otherwise you are out of luck and the media format (either video or audio) is not supported by the TV and the media must be transcoded.

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by abominalizer » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:27 am

Well bad news, The Dolby Vision video plays with NO TRANSCODE, but doesn't play "normally". What's the diference between playing one or the other?

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by valib » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:26 am

Because the video is forced to be transcoded due to setting in the .conf. The video format is h265 but for MPEGTS this format is missing in the .conf. When you update setting for it to

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f:mpegts      v:h264|mpeg2|h265                     a:aac-lc|he-aac|ac3|dts|eac3               m:video/mpeg
it should work.

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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by abominalizer » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:58 am

Still nothing, I might have added the code wrong tho.
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Re: Playback 4K in LG TV

Post by valib » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:08 am

It could be add in the way you did but better would be only add

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|h265
to the video codecs. But there is missing

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MaxVideoWidth = 3840
MaxVideoHeight = 2160
which is still needed to prevent transcoding for 4K videos. What all that setting means is commented in the DefaultRenderer.conf.

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