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    I decided to move some BBC radio shows I'd recorded and was surprised to find that they are ts files rather than the mp3 format I was expecting.

    Does this mean they are encrypted? VLC wont play the ts files so I suspect they are but would like confirmation.

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 16:19:53 #1 |
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    I use the free tsMuxer utility to extract the audio from .ts files copied over from my Foxsat HDR. They end up as .mpa files which VLC can play quite happily as can my Rockboxed Sansa Clip+ PMP.

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 17:23:23 #2 |
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    They are in fact Mpeg 2 layer 2 files (MP2). Try changing the file extension to .mp2. Chances are your media player will then recognise the format.

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 20:17:10 #3 |
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    Changing the extension to mp2 had no effect. VLC still wont play them.

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 20:33:40 #4 |
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    vexillia - 14 minutes ago  » 
    Changing the extension to mp2 had no effect. VLC still wont play them.

    The .ts is not any guide to what the video and audio is contained in the .ts container.

    The file extension used can contain lots of audio and video compression codecs that your destination device used to decode the video and audio streams has to be able to decode.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_file_format

    Try a different media player app like the built in windows media player app.

    Alternatively try remuxing the audio using TSmuxerGUI.

    You need to be transferring the files using Samba to remove the encryption.

    See the FAQ's

    https://myhumax.org/forum/topic/file-transfer

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 21:00:31 #5 |
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    grahamlthompson - 58 minutes ago Alternatively try remuxing the audio using TSmuxerGUI.

    This gives the same response as VLC. Both do not recognise the codec involved. tsMuxeR says it does not recognise the stream type.

    This all means there's something in the file header that they can't read/recognise. I suspect this is due to encryption.

    PS I am a linux user.

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 22:01:15 #6 |
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    vexillia - 6 minutes ago  » 

    grahamlthompson - 58 minutes ago Alternatively try remuxing the audio using TSmuxerGUI.

    This gives the same response as VLC. Both do not recognise the codec involved.
    PS I am a linux user.

    Guessing you have a problem as the FVP models can only decrypt SD Video and radio using Windows 10 as posted in this forum.

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 22:12:30 #7 |
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    vexillia - 18 hours ago  » 
    Does this mean they are encrypted?

    I would guess they are indeed encrypted. How did you transfer the files to the Linux computer?

    Sun 22 Jul 2018 11:16:41 #8 |
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    Martin Liddle - 5 hours ago  » 
    I would guess they are indeed encrypted. How did you transfer the files to the Linux computer?

    USB & FTP

    Sun 22 Jul 2018 16:21:52 #9 |
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    vexillia - 40 minutes ago  » 

    Martin Liddle - 5 hours ago  » 
    I would guess they are indeed encrypted. How did you transfer the files to the Linux computer?

    USB & FTP

    FTP would almost certainly leave them encrypted. I would have expected copy to USB to remove the encryption but maybe barry could comment if this true for radio?

    Sun 22 Jul 2018 17:04:28 #10 |

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