Transcoding options for Jellyfin/Emby
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Electry
one month ago

I really like the app so far, simple to use.

The one thing missing that makes me not switch over from MPV is the lack of transcoding options - resolution / bitrate selection in the video overlay. Similar to how it's in the web interface of JF/Emby. Would it be possible to implement such a thing?

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villagra
one month ago

Hi, yep, I'm looking into it.... Ideally I want videotape to be able to play everything so transcode would not be needed and it'd consume less server resources... but it can make sense for some devices. 

What's your use case for needing transcode / different resolutions ?

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Electry
23 days ago

Thanks for the reply!

 

I have JF hosted on a dedicated server (in the cloud), but unfortunately the internet connection at various places I go to is pretty bad. So, in order for me to play my content (mostly remuxes) with a let's say 10 Mbps down. speed, I need to transcode to fit the bitrate within those limits.

 

I imagine this would also apply for those that host their JF server at home, but have slow upload speed, and want to watch stuff when traveling, in hotels, friends places, etc..

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villagra
22 days ago

Thanks, I'll add it to the backlog.