New Feature Requests

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DaemonBeetle
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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby DaemonBeetle » Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:12 am

furynick wrote:It would be great if videos files can show a thumbnail


That works already. You may need ffmpeg installed and configured (see the guides on Transcoding), but it already works for me with Twonky v6.
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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby 505 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 10:21 am

DaemonBeetle wrote:
furynick wrote:It would be great if videos files can show a thumbnail


That works already. You may need ffmpeg installed and configured (see the guides on Transcoding), but it already works for me with Twonky v6.

Or have a look at a script (tw-video-scraper) I just released, to automatically retrieve screenshots and movie posters from the internet. A guide to setting up ffmpeg thumbnails can be found here, but obviously I like my script better :wink: because it produces more relevant thumbnails
Get nice thumbnails in Twonky with tw-video-scraper plugin

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby furynick » Sat Dec 10, 2011 10:27 pm

Great, I haven't read all documentation yet.
Many thanks.

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby cykelsmeden » Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:43 pm

As Internet Radio is yet not supported, I take that Internet TV i a way ahead :)

However it would be really awsome to be able to play a youtube video-playlist on my TV.

greetings

//finn

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby michel-rose » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:57 pm

Dear Twonky,
Feature: Adapt file name/extension to transcoding target type.

When transcoding files from flac to wav for example, Twonky should present the file type differently.
On the fly transcoding can only start when the file is selected on the client. When the client is not showing the source file (because some clients filter on file extension) there is no way to start transcoding.

For example: When for the sony bravia transcoding on the fly for flac to wav is selected, Twonky should present all *.flac files as *.wav in order to have them listed on the client. Then when one of the listed files (*.wav) is selected transcoding is started and the stream is send to the Bravia.

Please let me know what you think.
Kind regards Michel

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby Twonky_Rick » Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:04 pm

I've passed your feedback onto the people who do transcoding for us. :D

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby abgestumpft » Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:50 pm

Hi,
I think it's still not possible with 6.0.38:
it should be possible to enter multiple Artists (e.g. like it already works with Genres).

E.g.
Artist1,Artist2 in the mp3 Artist tag will lead in Twonky tree to:
Artist1
Artist2

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby bgsmith » Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:36 pm

+1 for configurable blacklist. /srv is where I would like to place media to be served by TwonkyServer.

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby nickangel85 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:26 am

I hope it will be supported very soon. It's the only way the Twonky software will ever be considered a decent media player. The issues comes from the fact Twonky was originated in germany that does not need subs really as everything is dubbed. Once started international sales the demand became higher and higher...

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New Feature Requests: server auto update

Postby walteroa » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:46 pm

Could be great if under config tab, we can have an "update" option, that downloads the latest server files & let us chose whenever to install (auto/manual).
Now, all manual is pain in the a..... :?

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New Feature Requests: Hierarchical keywords with jpg's

Postby hans99 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:11 pm

Hello Twonky-Team,

more and more image programs allow hierarchical keywords of image collections, i.e

friends->smith->ben
friends->smith->mary
holiday->2011-> hawaii

It would be nice to reflect such a structure in the keyword navtree.
Proposal (for the above example perhaps using XP keywords property): "/friends/smith/ben;/friends/smith/mary;/holiday/2011/hawaii"

For the XML NavTree language there would be a mixture of "buildon=res" and "buildon=pv:av:Keywords" necessary.

I hope I have made me clear, english is not my native language.

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby gregorv » Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:19 am

Add the ability to create additional media types.
E.g. audiobooks need completely different NAV trees (e.g.author instead of artist), details (e.g. description) and functions (e.g. stikt order, never shuffle) compared to music albums. Also the genre type are very different (e.g. 'EasyListening' makes no sense for audiobooks, 'Crime' makes no sense for music) Currently I need to work with multiple Twonky instances.

Also a developer documentation would be very usefull. (Creating NAV trees, changing appearance on the WEB page and in DNLA clients..., probably someone can create this from the forum posts - e.g. phibertron's posts are extremly usefull)

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Re: New Feature Requests

Postby phibertron » Sun Mar 31, 2013 3:42 pm

Your best bet is to also post this on the community site
as they might not be looking here as much

http://community.twonky.com/twonky
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Segregated Categories or Archives

Postby ronster » Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:11 pm

Some of my CD's are aging, and I've come across a couple that succumb to bit rot. To preserve my collection, I've re-ripped my entire collection to Flac. Side benefit is I have an archive of high quality files along side my mp3 archive. Downside, I have duplicates of many albums.

It would be nice if I could index these files, either as a separate server listing [ie. for HQ content], or a segregated category within the database that would not blend the listings of both archives [ie flac files indexed in a separate category (or listing) from all the rest]

I could see such a feature handy for parents who do not want "juniors" content mixed with their own, or spouses who have opposing interest [ie. Anne Murry vs Anthrax].

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Nav Tree by Shared Folder

Postby maultby » Sat Jul 09, 2016 2:58 pm

Hi
My video library is structured into 3D Movies, Movies, TV Shows.
I've used playlists (wpl) to separate 3D Movies and Movies and this works fine.
My TV Shows has a deep folder structure and consequently I need that folder structure to show when browsing TV Shows. To use playlists for this would require that I rename all the video files and any embedded titles to have their folders prefixed which would be tedious with 900 files. A nice solution would be to be able to assign a NavTree to a Shared Folder (with the option to show file-name instead of embedded title when By Folder is the Nav Tree type)? Alternatively an option within a playlist to show the file names referenced by their Folders?
Can either be done with current TwonkyServer 8.3? if not can this be added to the wish list?
Thanks
Jeff


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