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MythFrontend is a MythTV frontend for Android. It supports EPG, watching live TV, recordings and videos. Compatible with MythTV backend versions 0.23, 0.24, 0.25, 0.26.

You will need a working MythTV backend configured to allow remote frontends. See for more information regarding configuration.

For best result you will also need an installed application on your phone that can play video/mpeg. MythFrontend has a experimental internal player with native ffmpeg decoding but if not activated MythFrontend will ask your Android system to play it.

The app won't be updated anymore if no major issues are found that needs to be fixed. This is due to two major reasons;
1. There is now a official MythTV Frontend for Android
2. Due to lack of DVB-S tuner card I don't currently use MythTV

If someone wants to develop it further please contact me. I could opensource it if there is enough interrest.

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Recently changed in this version

Changes in this version:

* Rewrite of lots of code
* Support for more backend versions (protocol version 56-75)
* Removed ads
* Added backend discovery code
* Changed to email feedback
* Changed to email crash reports
* Re-added thumbnails for videos, recordings and channels
* Replaced local http server (now uses NanoHTTPD)
* Network cleanup

Have fun!

Comments and ratings for MythFrontend
  • (56 stars)

    by Gregory Nickoloff on 16/04/2014

    No deal.

  • (56 stars)

    by Lachlan Heywood on 07/03/2014

    Not useful at all.

  • (56 stars)

    by Paul Schofield on 09/10/2013

    Stuck connecting to mysql server, wasn't given the opportunity to enter a server ip address and couldn't exit the app.

  • (56 stars)

    by Kevin Croxen on 14/09/2013

    This is the only one of the three MythTV frontends for Android (including the official one) that actually works reasonably well. Or for me works at all. The other ones hang or time out loading very large recordings databases (say over 2000 recordings). T

  • (56 stars)

    by John Nevill on 08/08/2013

    Its ugly. No channel numbers. The EPG sucks. Recordings aren't grouped by show. Playback is 720p ish... All that being said, it works well. Seriously an eyesore though.

  • (56 stars)

    by A Google User on 25/02/2013

    Works great with the right back end.

  • (56 stars)

    by Magnus Nilsson on 26/01/2013

    It says in the update info that it now works with protocol versions 56-75, but my backend log says that it's using protocol 56 when trying to connect to my 0.26 server which uses protocol version 75. It would've been nice to be able to play live tv. I've