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Samples Page - fnc1 - 2016-12-07

Can anyone help out / fix this?

Ned Scott said to ask in here as he was not sure what happened to that page and I don't have any way to access the old files. I would ask in the "Website & forum" sub-forum and one of the people with Wordpress access look into it.


section 1 here: Samples (wiki) and the link for Team Kodi samples seems to be broken... are these somewhere I can d/l them?

1 Team Kodi samples
http://kodi.tv/media-samples/

Thank you!


RE: Samples Page - Kib - 2016-12-07

I can remember we discussed having a samples page but I can't remember ever having one or putting some files on the mirrors.

If we didn't put anything on the mirrors it doesn't really make sense to have a page, since it would either be a page of links, similar to the wiki, or we would be hosting it off our main server which would be bad itself as large media files can't be cached.


RE: Samples Page - Ned Scott - 2016-12-08

Piers created the page and it existed for at least a year. I believe he hosted the files on his own server. I don't know if he removed the page or someone else did.


RE: Samples Page - docwra - 2016-12-08

I created a page a while back, but thought the wiki was a much better place in the end so it can be updated more often.

Its much better its deleted now and we can all go to this page instead:

Samples (wiki)

EDIT: I removed the old wordpress link from the wiki page now.


RE: Samples Page - fnc1 - 2016-12-09

So do you have the stuff that was on the old page that was linked somewhere?


RE: Samples Page - nickr - 2016-12-09

There is a whole page of sample media files on the wiki, you'll find it there now.


RE: Samples Page - fnc1 - 2016-12-10

Already got all of those (cept sectioin 7) was just looking for the Team Kodi Samples ones (that look like they were lost to time though)


RE: Samples Page - Ned Scott - 2016-12-11

Looks like the links still work: http://web.archive.org/web/20161003143242/https://kodi.tv/media-samples/


RE: Samples Page - fnc1 - 2016-12-11

Very Nice Ned... didnt even think to look at the wayback machine


RE: Samples Page - Martijn - 2016-12-11

The pages are the same so why do you even want the website one while the wiki is available? Explain me that logic?


RE: Samples Page - jelabarre59 - 2018-11-02

Another thing on the "Samples" page:

It looks like all the files there are high-resolution and extra-high resolution files.  I am actually looking for some lower-resolution samples to try out on a portable DVD player (yes, I know, not exactly a Kodi issue) to see which files it can actually play.  I managed to track down a listing of files it supposedly supports (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/42087546704/) and the folks at handbrake.fr has some suggestions (https://forum.handbrake.fr/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=37883).

I know it's not really an issue with Kodi itself (although I'd probably be converting from files I'd have on my Kodi server), but it seemed a place to start (the samples at http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/ are mixed good with bad files, so not much good for testing).  If someone has a better suggestion for sample files please let me know.  I'd do conversions in Handbrake, but I can't be sure I've properly converted them, and finding pre-existing samples eliminates that variable.


RE: Samples Page - docwra - 2018-11-02

Since the wiki is editable by all users, if you do find some feel free to update the page with examples.