WiiMC v1.2.8 ⇨ v1.2.9

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  1. VatoLoco
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    WiiMC, the media center for the Wii developed by Tantric, has been updated to version 1.2.9. See the change log below for what's new in this edition, and visit the project's homepage for more information about this homebrew audio and video player.




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  2. arogance1

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    Are MKV files going to be fixed? The sound is always out of sync with the picture, but is ok when I view on PC
     
  3. air2004

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    I think the wii cant handle .mkv files . Atleast not correctly anyway. Its a hardware issue more than a software issue , I think I read that here somewhere. When I play a .mkv file its stutters alot , and the right side of the screen is a little jacked up ( streaking with lines ) but all .avi files look fine. I stil prefer to use my xbox for the streaming , because even though the play fine on the wii , the pic just feels fake for some reason.
     
  4. Geren

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    I am still afraid of updating through the app (because of the stories ofcorrupted drives. Has that issue been fixed?
     
  5. air2004

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    I have never heard any stories of corrupted drives so I cant answer that
     
  6. LightyKD

    LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.

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    People, be careful when installing this. I "magically" lost my disc drive when using this. I'm going to go inside my Wii today just to make sure it's not the data cable between my board and drive messing with me again. I'll tell you all my results later today.
     
  7. RchUncleSkeleton

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    Everyone keeps talking about mkv as if it were a codec format. Mkv is merely a container not the codec itself....it just may be that the files inside the mkv's you have are encoded in a format that the Wii is not efficient at decoding. I tried converting some mkv's that were not keeping in sync to mp4's but after that they just kept trying to buffer and wouldn't play at all. I have a sneaking suspicion that the Wii/WiiMC is not capable of playing certain codecs correctly. I want to know what codec/container combination is best for wiimc and what's the best method/software for converting these mkv's to said format.
     
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  9. air2004

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    My files .mkv x264 .....I suppose its the 720p res, that the wii cant handle lol .... anyway the .avi files play fine , but still feel fake on the wii compared to the 360
     
  10. nl255

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    I wouldn't be so sure of that. Some container formats are more complex and therefore more difficult to decode. Not to mention that mkv supports so many features that converting to avi or mp4 (without transcoding) may actually help. Hell, mkv even supports attaching executable files (though getting them to actually run without manually detatching them is another matter).
     
  11. shortz1994

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    I think .mkv file reading is an error in wiimc coding. mplayer ce will read all my .mkv files just fine..( pirates of caribbean at worlds end/strange tides,an a few of my newer movies.).
    I stepped away for wiimc cause of crashing issues an also had gotten a corrupt drive out of it.(screwed my read/write heads on the platters, so it's fried.).
     
  12. arogance1

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    I have issues with mp4 too, sound also going out of sync
     
  13. Walker D

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    Youtube videos here go out if sync all the time ...really noticeable in the longer ones
     
  14. VatoLoco
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    a small update for WiiMC has been released that fixes NAS device incompatibility.