Sunday, September 14, 2014

MythTV Web - Alternative web page for MythTV recordings

MythTV web frontend alternative. Uses AngularJS to display and act on the MythTV Services API.


  • MythTV server version 0.25 or better with services API enabled.
  • Modern browser with Javascript enabled.


  • Table of your recordings.
  • Download raw recordings.
  • Start, stop, delete or view streams.
  • Table of transcoded streams.
  • Tables are sortable.
  • Recordings table is filterable.

User Installation on a Debian based MythTV server

  1. sudo apt-get install git
  2. cd /usr/share/mythtv/html/ Check your server for the correct location. Perhaps search for file menu.qsp.
  3. sudo git clone

How to use on any client

Open a modern browser to http://YourMythTVBackendIPAddress:6544/MythTVWeb/

Consuming media on an Android client

  • Watch raw recordings or transcoded streams on your favorite media player like MX Player
  • Watch transcoded streams on Chrome for Android
  • Throw raw recordings or transcoded streams to an XBMC frontend using Yatse

Consuming media on a Linux client

  • Download recordings
  • Watch raw recordings in mplayerVLC, etc...
  • Watch transcoded streams in VLC


I created this to scratch an itch. It is not an official project of MythTV.

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