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I started working on converter at the beginning of last summer. I was not concerned with the code itself but rather I wanted to get something that would do the job. I created other tools before, but as you can already guess, I did them mostly to automate some specific aspect of my HTPC setup. I… Read More »

New Feature: Queue up movies from a channel

  This release contains one important fix and a new feature. Some of the users reported that GUI was crashing during startup showing error that date tag could not be properly converted. Beta 0.4 should take care of it once for all. In addition there is a new feature that will allow you queue up… Read More »

Update: Fixed scanning speed of an input folder

This is the last update in this calendar year. It fixes the scanning speed of an input folder. Previous update introduced this issue. I made some changes to the used method. Originally, we had to know location of a header id number for WTV file. These numbers differed from one operating system to another. Now,… Read More »

Beta 0.2 released

This updated attempts to fix following issues: Added support for Windows 8 Preventing manual recordings from being processed Preventing Windows Media Center sample files from being processed Added logs for queue and encoder Removed duplicate episode tag in nfo files Filename tag in xml files was showing full name instead of filename without extension Note.… Read More »

“WindowsApplication1 has stopped working” error

Problem:  Application was installed correctly.  However, after editing settings and changing input folder location from “C:\Recorded TV” to “C\Users\Public\Libraries\Recorded TV” application is unable to start properly. Cause: Some of the WTV files have their metadata tags empty.  It is most likely caused by Windows Media Center sample files or corrupted recordings. Solution: Edit Folder Options.… Read More »

mpconverter beta 0.1

      The reason I started working on this converter is that I wanted to bring over some recordings from Windows Media Center to other platforms like Kodi and Plex.  There are other tools that can do the job, however they rely on external services like Basically, these tools convert video file and… Read More »

Hello everyone!

This is not your typical tech site or blog that brings daily news about current events. Occasionally I may bring my own opinions, however for the most part I will try to make this place interesting for everyone who likes technology and programming. I have two major hobbies.  First one is HTPC and media. That… Read More »