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TIVO Bolt

Jan 19, 2016 at 6:07 PM
Edited Jan 19, 2016 at 6:09 PM
Can Mcebuddy handle files from Tivo Bolt ... if it can where are the instructions??? I am in the process of setting up a Tivo Bolt and test driving it.
Coordinator
Jan 19, 2016 at 7:20 PM
Haven't tried it, try it out and let us know.

Jan 23, 2016 at 3:11 PM
It works with the TV Bolt ... using the following to transfer files (kmttg_v2.1h and TiVoDesktop2.8.3). MceBuddy had no problem reading the Tivo Bolt metadata.
Jan 27, 2016 at 6:18 PM
Edited Jan 27, 2016 at 6:20 PM
Spoke too soon it is having a problem reading the correct metadata. Let me know if you need a test file? The file name Is correct.... but the extracted data is wrong. The show is Criminal Minds - s10e13 - Nelsons Sparrow.

INFORMATION> 2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting XML Tags
2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting MediaPortal meta data
2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting nPVR meta data
2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting ICETV meta data
2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting SageTV XML meta data
2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting TiVO meta data
2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.VideoMetaData --> Trying to match nPVR/SiliconDust series showname -> Criminal Minds - s10e13 - Nelsons Sparrow
2016-01-27T10:38:34 MCEBuddy.MetaData.VideoMetaData --> Video Tags extracted ->
Title: Saving Hope
SubTitle: The Face of the Giant Panda
Description: A young prisoner is brought to the hospital; Joel tries to convince Dr. Dana Kinney to operate on a disfigured refugee; a familiar spirit appears in the morgue. Copyright Tribune Media Services, Inc.
Network:
Network Affiliate:
Parental Rating:
Media Credits: Durance Erica;Shanks Michael;Gillies Daniel;Madhavji Huse;Ross Julia Taylor;Turner Kristopher
Genres:
Season: 10
Episode: 13
Banner:
Banner URL:
IMDB Id:
MovieDB Id:
TVDB Id:
Is Show Movie: False
Is Show Sports: False
OriginalBroadcastDateTime: 2013-07-22T17:00:00
RecordedDateTime: 2016-01-26T23:00:00
SeriesPremiereDate: 1899-12-31T16:00:00
CopyProtected: False
SageTV FileID:
SageTV MediaFileID:
Jan 27, 2016 at 7:56 PM
I uploaded a test file for you ... it is on your FTP server.

/UPLOAD/NYPLAYER/Tivo Bolt/Criminal Minds - ''Nelson's Sparrow'' (Recorded Jan 26, 2016, KPXGDT).TiVo
Coordinator
Jan 28, 2016 at 12:10 AM
Hmm looks like its' extracting the metadata. What's the issue?

Jan 28, 2016 at 12:43 AM
Edited Jan 28, 2016 at 12:48 AM
The show is Criminal Minds .. Nelsons Sparrow

Not

Title: Saving Hope
SubTitle: The Face of the Giant Panda


This is the correct metadata I extracted using KMTTG.

title : Criminal Minds
seriesTitle : Criminal Minds
description : The members of the BAU team are brought back to their origins as they look at one of Gideon and Rossi's old cases.
time : 2016-01-27T06:00:00Z
isEpisode : true
iso_duration : PT1H
originalAirDate : 2015-01-28T00:00:00Z
episodeTitle : Nelson's Sparrow
isEpisodic : true
showingBits : 406019
tvRating : x5
episodeNumber : 1013
displayMajorNumber : 22-1
callsign : KPXGDT
seriesId : SH753791
programId : EP007537910238
vActor : Mantegna|Joe
vActor : Gibson|Thomas
vActor : Moore|Shemar
vActor : Gubler|Matthew Gray
vActor : Cook|A. J.
vActor : Vangsness|Kirsten
vActor : Hewitt|Jennifer Love
vDirector : Kershaw|Glenn
vExecProducer : Gordon|Mark
vExecProducer : Messer|Erica
vExecProducer : Barrois|Janine Sherman
vGuestStar : Savage|Ben
vGuestStar : Dunne|Robert
vGuestStar : Gross|Arye
vGuestStar : Neidhardt|Phoebe
vGuestStar : Lentzsch|James
vGuestStar : Sharp|Gina Garcia
vGuestStar : Huang|Teresa
vGuestStar : Levitt|Judy
vGuestStar : Grubba|Eileen
vGuestStar : Burr|David
vGuestStar : West|Wendi
vWriter : Vangsness|Kirsten
vWriter : Messer|Erica
Coordinator
Jan 28, 2016 at 8:28 AM
PM / email you MAK key please.

Jan 28, 2016 at 9:22 AM
I cannot seem to be able to PM you what is your email.??
Coordinator
Jan 28, 2016 at 4:22 PM
[email removed]

Coordinator
Jan 28, 2016 at 5:53 PM
The issue is your TiVO file has 3 shows listed in the metadata so it confuses MCEBuddy and it takes the last one given to it. Don't know why it has details for 3 shows listed in there

Jan 28, 2016 at 6:39 PM
Is it possible for mcebuddy to read the metadata created by KMTTG since Tivo Desktop is no longer being actively updated.

Example below.

Criminal Minds - s01e01 - Extreme Aggressor.tivo.txt

title : Criminal Minds
seriesTitle : Criminal Minds
description : When a fourth woman goes missing in Seattle in as many months, the team must profile her captor and find him before he strikes again.
time : 2016-01-27T02:00:00Z
isEpisode : true
iso_duration : PT59M58S
originalAirDate : 2005-09-22T00:00:00Z
episodeTitle : Extreme Aggressor
isEpisodic : true
showingBits : 397827
tvRating : x4
episodeNumber : 101
displayMajorNumber : 22-1
callsign : KPXGDT
seriesId : SH753791
programId : EP007537910001
vActor : Patinkin|Mandy
vActor : Gibson|Thomas
vActor : Moore|Shemar
vActor : Gubler|Matthew
vActor : Glaudini|Lola
vActor : Cook|A. J.
vDirector : Shephard|Richard
vExecProducer : Gordon|Mark
vExecProducer : Bernero|Edward Allen
vGuestStar : Qualls|D. J.
vGuestStar : Monroe|Meredith
vGuestStar : Vangsness|Kirsten
vGuestStar : Whalley|Joanne
vGuestStar : Haas|Lukas
vGuestStar : Jackson|Andrew
vWriter : Davis|Jeff
Jan 28, 2016 at 6:50 PM
Edited Jan 28, 2016 at 6:52 PM
rboy1 wrote:
The issue is your TiVO file has 3 shows listed in the metadata so it confuses MCEBuddy and it takes the last one given to it. Don't know why it has details for 3 shows listed in there
They are all like that I cannot process Tivo Bolt recordings with mcebuddy. another one below that is wrong.


2016-01-28T11:47:35 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOMetaExtract --> UI Session Admin Process : False
2016-01-28T11:47:35 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOMetaExtract --> Setting process priority to Idle
2016-01-28T11:47:35 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOMetaExtract --> Encryption by QUALCOMM ;)
--> Process exited with code 0
INFORMATION> 2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting XML Tags
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting MediaPortal meta data
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting nPVR meta data
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting ICETV meta data
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting SageTV XML meta data
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.FileExtractMetadata --> Extracting TiVO meta data
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.VideoMetaData --> Trying to match nPVR/SiliconDust series showname -> Thriller - ''The Mark of the Hand'' (Recorded Jan 28, 2016, KATUDT2)
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.VideoMetaData --> Trying to match nPVR movie showname -> Thriller - ''The Mark of the Hand'' (Recorded Jan 28, 2016, KATUDT2)
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.VideoMetaData --> Trying to extract generic nPVR filename details -> Thriller - ''The Mark of the Hand'' (Recorded Jan 28, 2016, KATUDT2)
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.VideoMetaData --> Invalid nPVR generic filename
2016-01-28T11:47:38 MCEBuddy.MetaData.VideoMetaData --> Video Tags extracted ->
Title: Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
SubTitle: My Fair Sister
Description: Carter needs an escort for his sister and Gomer is the only willing Marine available. Copyright Tribune Media Services, Inc.
Network:
Network Affiliate:
Parental Rating:
Media Credits: Nabors Jim;Sutton Frank;Schell Ronnie
Genres:
Season: 0
Episode: 0
Banner:
Banner URL:
IMDB Id:
MovieDB Id:
Coordinator
Jan 29, 2016 at 8:43 PM
Okay done, in today's build you'll find support for TiVO Bolt and extracting of ratings also.
BTW KTTMG and MCEBuddy use the same underlying tools/methods for extraction of metadata from TiVO files.

Try it out

Jan 29, 2016 at 8:55 PM
Edited Jan 29, 2016 at 10:00 PM
It works thank you very much.
Feb 1, 2016 at 2:39 PM
Edited Feb 1, 2016 at 8:06 PM
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Mar 17, 2016 at 5:01 PM
Remuxing Tivo files failing.


2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> WARNING> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.RemuxMediaCenter.RemuxMCERecording --> Unable to remux TIVO using directshow streams, trying alternative method
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> INFORMATION> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.RemuxMediaCenter.RemuxMCERecording --> Remuxing TiVO file using TiVODecode
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVODecode --> Launching process C:\Program Files\MCEBuddy2x\tivo\tivodecode.exe
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVODecode --> Process arguments -m 1498877890 -o "G:\work\working0\Criminal Minds - s11e17 - The Sandman.mpg" "G:\TIVO\Criminal Minds - s11e17 - The Sandman.TiVo"
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVODecode --> Setting process priority to Normal
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVODecode --> TiVo Private Data : Unmatched Stream ID: No error
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVODecode --> ts_handle_tivo_private_data failed: No error
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVODecode --> processing frame: No error
2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> 2016-03-17T09:58:59 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVODecode --> Encryption by QUALCOMM ;)
2016-03-17T09:59:01 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> --> Process exited with code 10
2016-03-17T09:59:01 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> ERROR> 2016-03-17T09:59:01 MCEBuddy.RemuxMediaCenter.RemuxMCERecording --> TiVODecode failed to remux to mpg
2016-03-17T09:59:01 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> ERROR> 2016-03-17T09:59:01 MCEBuddy.RemuxMediaCenter.RemuxMCERecording --> Unable to remux TiVO
2016-03-17T09:59:01 MCEBuddy.AppWrapper.TiVOUserRemux --> RemuxTiVOStreams Failed!!
--> Process exited with code -2
ERROR> 2016-03-17T09:59:03 MCEBuddy.RemuxMediaCenter.RemuxMCERecording --> Unable to remux TiVO using RemuxTiVOStreams
2016-03-17T09:59:03 MCEBuddy.Engine.ConversionJob --> Remuxing: Percentage Complete 0
ERROR> 2016-03-17T09:59:03 MCEBuddy.Engine.ConversionJob --> Remux failed
Mar 17, 2016 at 6:04 PM
Edited Mar 17, 2016 at 6:11 PM
KMTTG also fails when using tivodecode.exe it works on kmttg using tivolibre

From KMTTG Wiki.
NOTE: tivodecode has issues decrypting TiVo Transport Stream files, so if you enable this option you should also turn on option to use 'tivolibre' or 'DirectShowDump' or 'VideoRedo' for the 'decrypt' task. The 'tivolibre' option is available on any platform, the other 2 options are only available on Windows and with at least a partial TiVo Desktop installation.

C:\kmttg\tivodecode\tivodecode.exe --mak MAK --no-verify --out "G:\TIVOMPG\Criminal Minds - s11e17 - The Sandman.mpg" "G:\TIVO\Criminal Minds - s11e17 - The Sandman.TiVo"
2016_03_17_11:00:42 ERROR: TiVo Private Data : Unmatched Stream ID: No error
2016_03_17_11:00:42 ERROR: ts_handle_tivo_private_data failed: No error
2016_03_17_11:00:42 ERROR: processing frame: No error
2016_03_17_11:00:42 ERROR: Encryption by QUALCOMM ;)
Coordinator
Mar 17, 2016 at 11:29 PM
kmttg also uses tivoDecode, can you find out what command line parameter it uses?

Mar 18, 2016 at 12:56 AM
this is the command line but it is no longer working on Tivo Bolt. I had to use the new java tivolibre in kmttg.

C:\kmttg\tivodecode\tivodecode.exe --mak MAK --no-verify --out "G:\TIVOMPG\Criminal Minds - s11e17 - The Sandman.mpg" "G:\TIVO\Criminal Minds - s11e17 - The Sandman.TiVo"
Marked as answer by nyplayer on 3/19/2016 at 11:23 AM
Mar 19, 2016 at 6:23 PM
It is working now there was a setting checked in KMTTG that needed to be unchecked. It was set to download as TS stream ... I unchecked that and it now works.
Coordinator
Mar 19, 2016 at 8:41 PM
That's right and it's documented. The TS stream files can only be processed if you have TiVO desktop installed. MCEBuddy will use TiVO desktop automatically after TiVo decode fails but you need to have it installed and I believe that it also requires MCEBuddy to be running as a command line engine (TiVo desktop cannot be accessed from a service)