Playback of packed 3D (3D ISO)


#271

My Vero 4K+ has yet to arrive, but when it does, I’d be very happy to help out with testing anything 3D-related, if that would help. My TV is an LG OLED65G6.

Comments on other issues raised in this thread:

  • Virtually all of my 3D stuff is ripped to MKV rather than ISO.

  • More than happy to rename files with any necessary naming convention.

A final (possibly stupid) question: is there likely to be any difference in image quality between frame-packed 3D output from Vero 4K (once it’s working) and RPi 3B+? (This thread on the Kodi forums suggests not all media players have identical image quality in 3D: https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=221407 )


#272

I’m surprised Kodi doesn’t support ISO 3D by now.


#273

I can test this as well, Sam - please let us know when there are supported builds.


#274

Any updates?


#275

Sorry – I haven’t had a chance to revisit this yet.
I’ll do so when v18 is finalised as that has significant changes re. handling of 3D and is already in beta.

Sam


#281

Approximately when is that likely to be?


#282

You’ll have to ask the Kodi developers. But likely longer than days or weeks.


#283

so this 3d is on hold till kodi version 18?


#284

Yes


#285

I see that Kodi v18 Beta 2 is now out. Does anyone happen to know how many beta versions there were of v17 before it was a final release?

It might sound off topic in the 3D thread but it’s now V18 we are waiting for to activate our 3D dreams. :slight_smile:


#286

They release betas until they feel it’s ready for release. There is no schedule.


#287

Kodi 17 had seven betas and four release candidates, I wouldn’t expect v18 to drop before christmas. That being said, I can’t imagine any 3D breaking changes still happening but it’s of course of up to the OSMC team to decide when to resume progress on 3D.


#288

Please can I ask why 3D frame packing doesn’t work at the moment. The Kodi wiki shows that v17 brought improvements from v16. But it specifically mentions Raspberry PI. I would thought the Vero 4K is more capable than a PI.

I’m not moaning or being negative about it. I just saw this and wondered what’s happened to break it. Curious that’s all.


#289

They are different hardware platforms. It’s not a matter of horsepower.

Pi implements it in a closed source manner


#290

And are the people behind Kodi changing something major in V18 that makes it easier to implement for you and other media player manufacturers?


#291

See: https://www.avforums.com/threads/osmc-vero-4k-media-streamer-review-comments.2120352/page-23#post-26491927


#292

The test build you supplied a month back didn’t work for frampacked video. It was only TAB. Do you have another test build available? I would love to test again. Thanks!


#293

I’ll resume test builds after Leia is finalised

Cheers

Sam


#296

Thanks for the detailed explanation.

I may get shot down here but I would have thought the majority of people own LG passive 3D displays.

The reason I mention that is because you mention it only working for certain display types. Would it help you to know what type of displays people are generally using?


#297

My TV is the (4K) Samsung 55" JS9000, which uses Active Shutter 3D glasses.