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PyTiVo + Premiere = automatic meta-data?

Discussion in 'TiVo Home Media Features & TiVoToGo' started by David Platt, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. David Platt

    David Platt !Texas TCF Club

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    I'm at a loss to explain this one; I've never seen anything like it. I downloaded a torrent of a show I missed yesterday and used PyTiVo to push it to my Premiere. When I went to watch it yesterday, it had full episode description and episode title on the TiVo. I've pushed hundreds of shows using PyTiVo and never had anything like this automatic population of metadata happen before. What's the explanation?
     
  2. moyekj

    moyekj Well-Known Member

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    pyTivo reading metadata from within the video file itself instead of the usual txt file. (mp4 containers can contain a whole bunch of metadata).
     
  3. David Platt

    David Platt !Texas TCF Club

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    Thanks-- that explains it! I'm so used to downloading .mkv files that I didn't even realize I grabbed .mp4s this time.
     
  4. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    MKVs can have metadata too.

    Dan
     

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