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#1 Griga


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Posted 08 December 2003 - 00:45

So, here's another add-on for the DVBViewer, for all you DVBViewer-freaks out there, right away from my laboratory (w00t)

It's called TransEdit, can be found in the download area of the Service Center and does the following:

- Edit transponderlists: Transponderlists contain the frequency, polarisation and symbolrate for each transponder of a satellite position, enabling the DVBViewer to perform fast and accurate scanning. The lists are stored as INI files in the DVBViewer\Transponders folder.

Whenever a new transponder appears at a satellite position, or a transponder is switched off, the list should be updated in order to get fast and complete scan results. You may edit the list with a text editor. However, that's a hard job - the entries have to be sorted in a certain manner. And that's where TransEdit comes in. It provides a convenient way to add or modify list entries.

- Scan transponders or whole satellites: I've spent the last week with optimising the DVBViewer scanner engine... removed some bugs and speeded it up considerably. 59 transponders on Astra 19° East are now scanned within 3 minutes, resulting in approximately 960 found channels. The next DVBViewer version will also contain this new scanner engine, of course.

And there are some more features, added by Christian:

- The language of the audio broadcast is detected and displayed (only if the channel provides this information, of course, but lots of them do).

- Channels with AC3 audio broadcasts are detected.

Furthermore, TransEdit provides a convenient way to scan single transponders, just by double-clicking them (I was a bit tired of entering the frequencies in the DVBViewer's channellist window again and again...)

- View the found channels: TransEdit contains a *very* simple viewer for viewing the found channels (or listening to them). Yes, you can watch TV with that prog! Cannot be compared with the DVBViewer, of course...

- Sort and filter the found channels in different ways: Just have a try...

- Export the found channels: A selection or all of them, right away to the DVBViewer's Channels.dat file, or as an INI file.

Have a look at the attached picture for an overview... and then download and enjoy!


P.S. Read the ReadMe to get most of it - I've provided an English and a German file.

P.P.S: Just as I see that he's reading this thread: Thanks to Derrick for inspiration, beta-testing and helpful hints!

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Posted 02 January 2004 - 17:50

I've just updated TransEdit in the Service Center - ready for download! :bounce:

The new features of version 1.5:

- Enhanced channel detection capabilities - finds even more channels now. For some unknown reason there are still a few channels on some strange satellite positions, that are not detected (as Derrick reported), but TransEdit gets almost all of them now.

- Optionally scans for data services and TV channels without audio (mostly data services with a promo picture).

- Additional filter options for the found channels

- Automatic transponderlist update by scanning the NIT (Network Information Table), as suggested by Crypto (see above). Works quite well on some satellite positions, but not on all. It depends on the providers...

- Optionally deletes "dead" transponders from the list, while scanning.

-- Automatically creates transponder descriptions out of the provider names, as suggested by Crypto.

- Adds the scan date to the transponder description, if desired (one of Derrick's feature requests :D ).

- Provides a Settings Window, that gives more control on the scanning process

- Remembers all settings on relaunch - the size and position of all windows, the column widths, the Filter Menu settings, and more.

- The Preview Function is able to play back AC3 (with Marfi's Filter and a suitable audio decoder).

- Exports the PCR-PID (the DVBSource filter needs it for some channels).

- Some general user interface enhancements - better keyboard support and stuff like that...

OK, give it a try....


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Posted 18 April 2004 - 18:49

OK, folks, TransEdit is back again - version 1.7 available in the Service Center ;)

So, what is new? Not so much, since I was quite busy with programming the VRPlugin during the last weeks.

- New terms of use - I hope they are clear enough now, after the unpleasent event some weeks ago. This program version is only available for purchasers of the DVBViewer full version! Furthermore, the scan results can only be exported to DVBViewer 2.1 or later.

- Scanning speed issue with drivers 4.2.8/4.2.10 fixed. (see the discussion above) TransEdit has become faster again - even with the old driver 4.2.2.

- FEC values can be entered manually or retrieved by a NIT scan. Following a proposal from Crypto, TransEdit does not rely solely on the automatic FEC detection of the SkyStar2 anymore. May be helpful for scanning 'difficult' transponders.

- Scan Date as category option: One of Derrick's feature requests :D. Exports all channels to a category in the DVBViewer's channellist with the current date as category name.

- Detects MPEG2 video decoders that are present in the system. Choose one of them for the Preview Function in the Settings Window. The code has been stolen from Christian Hackbart, of course ;)

- Up-to-date Astra 19° East transponder list included: There were some changes in the last weeks.

...and some smaller fixes and enhancements, can't remember them at the moment. If you are not familiar with TransEdit, please read the ReadMe (English and German), it tells you everything you need to know - and enjoy one of the fastest DVB scanners on earth!


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Posted 08 August 2004 - 19:00

TransEdit updated to version 1.8 in the Service Center!


- Better coordination when DVBViewer and TransEdit are running at the same time

Scanning with TransEdit stops any TV or radio playback in the DVBViewer and interrupts an ongoing recording. Apart from that, TransEdit and the DVBViewer can run at the same time without problems now. When exporting channels to the DVBViewer's channel list (Send to DVBViewer... in the Context Menu of the Scanner Window), the DVBViewer's channellist window is updated immediately.

- TransEdit exports the transportstream ID to the DVBViewer (important for future EPG enhancements in the DVBViewer).

- The PCR PID is displayed in the Scanner Window.

- Simplified Settings Window: I've dropped the OK and Apply Button. Changes take effect immediately.

- New option: Append Frequency to Channel Name (Export):

If this checkbox is ticked, TransEdit automatically appends the frequency to the channel name when exporting the scan results. This is useful in case of feeds (channels intended for internal transmissions, not for public broadcast), since they often carry no unique names.

That' all... up to now.

Edited by Griga, 08 August 2004 - 19:19.

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Posted 07 December 2004 - 15:25

TransEdit updated to version 1.9 in the Service Center.


- DVB-T and DVB-C scanning added. Since I can't receive DVB-T/C, it would be nice to get some feedback. Let me know how it works.

- Some minor bugs fixed.

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Posted 16 April 2005 - 15:01

TransEdit 2.0 is available in the Service Center.


- Accelerated channel search, 72 Astra 19°E transponders in less than 3 minutes.

- DVBViewer Filter can be used for the Preview Function. It's important to use version 2.2.3 or later - see here.

- When the Preview Window is active, volume can be controlled with the mouse wheel. Right-clicking the window opens the property page of the source filter.

- Channels that are already present in the DVBViewer's channel list are marked. Differing channel data can be spotted and updated easily.

- The filter options are better accessible; a new options allows to hide all channels that are already present in the DVBViewer's channel list.

- Export as CSV file (for channel list rework in database applications or spreadsheets).

- English manual online and as CHM help file available.

- Better DVB-T support and detection of ATSC-like AC3 streams.

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I hope you'll find some nice new channels... :wub:

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Posted 25 April 2005 - 22:05

I've uploaded TransEdit version 2.0.1 to the Service Center:

- Fixed: Automatic transponder update resp. NIT scan didn't work, due to a stupid bug (sorry :) ).

I wonder why it hasn't been reported yet... nobody uses this feature?

- Fixed: The save button on the Settings tab wasn't enabled when clicking the "Always scan with FEC auto detection" checkbox.

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Posted 04 June 2005 - 23:22

TransEdit 2.02 is available in the Service Center.


- Detection of H.264 video streams (provided that the PMT contains the expected stream ID). Appends (H.264) to the channel name, correct export to DVBViewer GE 1.4 Beta.

- Enhanced display of scan results. AC3 audio streams are marked with an boldface audio PID, H.264 video streams with an boldface video PID accordingly.

- Fix: Language detection for AC3 audio streams (that's why TransEdit displayed "ac3" in the language column. It had nothing else... :bounce: )

- Updated: Transponder list for Astra 19° East.

I'll write something more about H.264 and DVBViewer GE 1.4 Beta under "News and Announcements"...

Any plan to make it possible?

No, not at the moment.

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Posted 27 July 2005 - 14:11

TransEdit 2.1 is available in the Service Center


- Enhanced: Scan speed - up to 30 seconds less for 75 Astra transponders.

This has been achieved by handling the data stream (received from the TechniSat card) in a different way. I'm not yet sure if it will work flawlessly under all conditions. It has been tested successfully with driver 4.2.2 and 4.2.8, however.

So, keep the previous version as backup and let me know if you encounter serious problems. TransEdit serves as a kind of pre-test for the coming DVBViewer GE 1.5 in this respect.

-Added: Support for running TransEdit in different (especially restricted) user accounts with different settings. This feature will be introduced with DVBViewer GE 1.5. More about it after all components/plug-ins have been updated accordingly.

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Posted 11 August 2005 - 12:05

TransEdit has been updatet to version 2.1.1 in the Service Center.

- Fix: Especially when scanning DVB-T, transponders where skipped if a transponder of the same provider, but from a neighbouring region had been scanned directly before (due to identical transportstream IDs, letting the scanner assume that it already processed the stuff).

The same may apply to DVB-S when scanning channels (especially feeds), that do not fully comply with the DVB standard (by using the same transportstream ID for different transponders). You won't encounter something like that on satellite positions like Astra, however.

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 23:53

TransEdit has been updatet to version 2.2 in the Service Center.

Added: Detection of Radiotext (RDS data) embedded in the audio data.

TransEdit 2.2 displays the Audio PID of those radio channels underlined and exports the information to DVBViewer. The next releases of DVBViewer GE (coming soon) and DVBViewer Pro will be able to display Radiotext, provided that its presence is indicated by the channel data.

RDS channels can be found on Astra 19° East, 12265 H, provided by the German ARD. They are still testing, however. Some of the channels, that are flagged accordingly still broadcast empty or no RDS data.

Please keep the previous TransEdit version as backup, since I'm not sure wether the new channel property is compatible with current DVBViewer Pro versions.

Enhanced: DiseqC handling.

Derrick has detected a nasty bug in driver 4.3.0 by connecting the SkyStar2 output to its soundcard, using CoolEdit as oscilloscope and watching the 22 khz signal (clever, isn't he?). The facts are: Whenever the SkyStar2 changes the LNB voltage, e.g. when switching from H to V or back, a DiseqC signal sent at the same time gets corrupted.

That's why TransEdit now first sets the LNB voltage, waits 100 ms and then tunes the transponder in case of a DiseqC change. I hope it will help to circumvent at least some of the known DiseqC issues of the SkyStar2 drivers.

The next DVBViewer GE release (and probably DVBViewer Pro too) will contain a similar fix.

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Posted 01 October 2005 - 23:10

There is a new TransEdit versions available, that is based on the original code, but has been modified and extended by Christian Hackbart.

In the members area, Beta Section you'll find TransEdit MultiCard Edition (MMC), that additionally supports Twinhan cards and BDA driver based cards/devices.

It is a full version that may used as transponderlist editor & external scanner for DVBViewer Pro.

TransEdit MMC in the common download area is a demo version, that contains DVBViewer ads. It does not save, export or update channel lists. The preview function is disabled

You may use it to test wether DVBViewer Pro supports your card / device, since it uses the same basic code.

TransEdit in the members area, Main Applications Section, is the original version provided by me. It only works with TechniSat SkyStar2/ AirStar/ CableStar cards.

Should be preferred, if you own such a card.

The manual provides more information about TransEdit.

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Posted 10 November 2005 - 09:05

TransEdit has been updated to version 2.3 in the members area.


- Supports all devices with BDA driver.

- New tab for hardware settings

- Automatically selects the appropriate DVB hardware for scanning according to the transponderlist type (satellite, terrestrial...).

E.g., if you have a SkyStar2 and additionally a BDA device for terrestrial reception, TransEdit 2.3 will automatically use the SkyStar2 if you select a satellite transponder list, and the BDA device for a terrestrial transponder list.

- Allows selection of the preferred hardware for scanning if there are two DVB devices of the same type (e.g. 2 x satellite) connected to the PC.

- Some adjustments for the coming DVBViewer GE 1.7.

- Prevents scanning when DVBViewer Pro is running, thus avoiding conflicts since DVBViewer Pro cannot be prompted by an external tool to release a hardware.

- Fix: Selecting the source filter for Technisat cards didn't work as it should.

- Manual updated. Read it online here.

Please note: This announcement and parts of the manual do not apply to the "TransEdit MMC" version (see previous post).

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Posted 10 November 2005 - 14:48

Sorry folks - updated again to 2.3.1. Will be important for a clean cooperation with the coming DVBViewer GE 1.7.

A post in the German forum suggested that the distinction between two identical BDA devices was not sufficient.

Be prepared for more updates :) the whole BDA stuff is still developping quite dynamically.

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Posted 12 November 2005 - 01:48

Yes, the complete transponder is missing, not only XXP

OK, try version 2.3.3 from the members area :radscorpion:

- Fix: In some cases after tuning a new transponder TransEdit still got data of the previous one, thus working with the wrong PAT (applies to BDA only)

- Fix: Two identical BDA devices were not distinguished correctly yet.

If you are interested in the internals, have a look at the registry key


that enumerates all tuning spaces that are kind of "installed" on a PC. DVB-S tuning spaces should contain a value "Input Range" that is responsible for DiseqC. If one knew which values the FireDTV driver expects for different DiseqC settings, probably a simple registry hack could do the trick.

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Posted 18 November 2005 - 22:05

TransEdit version 2.3.4 is available in the members area.

It contains fixes for certain BDA devices. If you encounter one of the following issues

- Single transponders are left out when scanning

- TransEdit doesn't scan on first try after booting your PC

download the new version.

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Posted 26 November 2005 - 11:07

Here we go again: :rolleyes:

TransEdit 2.3.5 in the members area, main application section, contains additional fixes:

- Supports DiseqC for FireDTV/FloppyDTV DVB-S devices

...only FireDTV up to now, as far as it concerns BDA. As soon as we manage to get information about the DiseqC implementation of other vendors, DiseqC support for those devices will be added.

- FEC Auto scanning didn't work with Hauppauge Nova-S Plus.

- The High Compatibiliy Mode setting for TechniSat cards wasn't stored in the TransEdit.ini.

- New option "Stop stream while tuning" on the Settings -> Hardware Tab. Try it in case of problems.

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 02:45

TransEdit has been updated to version 2.4 in the members area.


- Added: Support for Twinhan devices without BDA driver

- Fix: In DVB-C transponder lists the symbolrate could not be changed

- Fix: BDA memory leak removed (thanks to Lars, who spent some time with finding a therapy for the nasty behaviour of the MS Network Provider Filter)

- Fix: Potential problem with TechniSat Airstar (thanks to halalev, who pinpointed it by extensive testing)

- Enhanced: BDA support in general. We are getting on little by little...

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 16:56

TransEdit has been updated to version 2.5 in the members area.


- Reorganized: Hardware detection and management, including bug fixes. More about it in the manual.

- Fix: The Preview Function tried to use the TechniSat or SkyAVC source filter for BDA devices, if selected in the Settings.

- Added: DiSEqC support for Hauppauge Nova-S Plus / SE2)

- Added: DiSEqC support for all devices with TechnoTrend BDA driver (e.g. Hauppauge Nova-S, TechnoTrend 1500).

Special thanks to JMS for arduous help an testing. Without him I wouldn't have made it. Have a look at his software projects, especially if you own a Hauppauge card: http://www.psimarron.net/

- Added: DiSEqC support for Terratec 1220-S (yet untested). Please note: The new Terratec 1200 cards with square tuner don't work with TransEdit and DVBViewer, since Terratec doesn't provide a BDA driver yet.

- Added: DiSEqC support for Twinhan DVB-S devices with BDA driver (yet untested).

- Added: Multicard support for TechniSat devices. Please note: The new driver, that can cope with two or more TechniSat devices in a PC is not available yet. So please don't try it now - wait until the driver is released.

- Several minor fixes.

Important: The DiSEqC support that has been added in version 2.5 requires a new manual hardware detection (Settings -> Hardware -> Detect Devices), if you have used older versions before.

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Posted 30 July 2006 - 02:34

There is a new TransEdit Test Version available in the members area, beta section, with some considerable enhancements... but no updated manual yet. Will (hopefully) be completed within the next two weeks.

Anyway, give it a try. Here are the main points:

- Lars' remarkable TS Analyzer has been integrated (before only available in the free MMC version). And not only that - it provides some powerful additional functions.

The TS Analyzer gives you a deep insight in what is broadcasted (see attached image). The right side of the Analyzer Window lists all streams that are present on a transponder, the corresponding PIDs, stream types, plus some statistics like packet count and data rate. You may use it for example to detect streams that are not supposed to be detected B) particularly feeds resp. "private" transmissions of the broadcasters.

The tree view on the left side represents the content of the broadcasted SI tables (Service Information). The Analyzer evaluates them bit by bit and translates them into a (more or less) readable structure, thus providing all available information about networks, transponders, services, bouquets, events etc.

However, making full use of it requires some DVB knowledge. The Analyzer is a "very special" tool for DVB software developers, DVB nerds, feed hunters and people who just want to know what's going on behind the scenes, beyond consuming TV and radio. It provides many features of the famous TSReader, with one major difference: You don't have to pay $ 100.- for it. As a DVBViewer customer you get it for free.

So, after having opened the Analyzer Window by selecting a transponder and clicking "Analyze", what can you do with it?

- Use the search input field to find items like "DVB-S2" in the SI tables. Usually the NIT (Network Information Table) provides information about DVB-S2 transponders, particularly on Astra 19° East and 28° East.

- "Save as XML" saves the selected tree node and all its children, grandchildren etc. as XML file (a text representation of tree structures). Or copy it as XML directly to the Windows clipboard. You'll find the according command (among some others) in the tree view's context menu.

But where does the XML file go? Wherever you want. See Settings -> Analyzer -> Output Directory. The filename is created automatically.

- Select a service, PMT or ES (Elementary Stream) node in the PAT section and click "Preview". TransEdit will play the corresponding stream(s) in the Preview Window, if possible, including H.264 (decoder selection in Settings -> Preview).

- Rightclick a service node. Choose "Select PIDs" in the context menu, in order to let TransEdit mark all PIDs resp. streams belonging to the service in the PID list on the right.

- After having selected a couple of streams on the right (by using the method described above, or manually - multi-selection is suppported), you may record the stuff altogether as TS. Just click the "Start Recording" button.

- Doubleclick a PID resp. stream on the right, in order to let the Analyzer search and display the according entry in the SI tables. If there isn't any, you have detected a "hidden" stream. Congratulations. :bye:

That are some of the possibilities... too much to explain everything in detail here. We'll come back to it later in the manual. Or ask, if you can't wait...

Some other TransEdit enhacements outside the Analyzer:

- Added: Multi-selection of transponders in the main window, for scanning a specific selection (-> "Scan Selected").

- Added: Cut, Copy and Paste functions in the main window. You may use them to transfer transponders from one list to another. E.g. from a Hotbird to an Astra transponder list. And then post here and ask why scanning them together doesn't work. :) Well, please don't do it...

- Added: Possibility to set the modulation and modulation type for a transponder. That's for future handling of DVB-S2 cards (Christian is already busy with some prototypes). TransEdit does it autmatically when you use the "Update" function to update a transponder list. If there are any DVB-S2 transponders listed in the Network Information Tables (NIT), TransEdit displays them in blue.

- Added: If the Settings -> Scanner 1 -> "Mark transponders without signal/PAT with [X]" checkbox is ticked, TransEdit inserts "[X]" in the transponder description, if the scan delivers no results. Another option allows to skip those transponders on a full scan ("Scann All"). Or you may delete them altogether (Edit -> Delete [X]-marked).

- Added: Some buttons in the Scanner Window for better accessibility of important functions.

... and some more things, including several bug fixes. But now better let me start writing the manual. The above was only for practice. :)

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Posted 14 August 2006 - 12:47

TransEdit 3.0 is available in the members area, main section - no more beta :D

Changes since the last test/beta version (see above):

- Added: Hex Viewer in the Analyzer Window. More about it here.

- Added: Undo/Reload function in the Main Window.

- Added: Support for DVB-S2 cards.

- Added: TransEdit displays the used DVB device in the title bar of the Scanner-, Analyzer- and Preview Window.

- Added: ReadMe file.

- Added: Up-to-date transponder lists for Astra 19° East, Astra 28° East, Hotbird 13° East, based on a TransEdit NIT scan.

- Updated: German and English manual.

...plus several bug fixes, minor enhancements and refinements

A word about the integrated TS Analyzer, that kept me busy the whole summer through, not included the time that Lars had already spent with it before. As already mentioned, it gives you a deep insight in what is broadcasted on a DVB transponder - much more than TV and radio. Maybe you will wonder why and wherefore it is needed.

Well, first of all it's a development tool for ourselves, :bounce: very helpful to clarify things, particularly if they don't work as expected.

Secondly, it's a source of information for all who are interested in DVB internals. If you are about to take your first steps into this very technical world, you may find it helpful to read the introduction in the TransEdit manual.

And last not least, if you're living somewhere "far out" (from our point of view :bounce: ), and you're receiving channels we can't receive, and it doesn't work somehow, we can ask you to perform an analysis, export the result and send it to us, enabling us to check what the hell is going on there.

So, altogether, the TS Analyzer's purpose is to make DVBViewer better, though its output may not appear very exciting to you - anyway, give it a try, flood your PC with DVB data, and receive an impression of what is going on behind the scenes... ;)

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Posted 04 September 2006 - 11:34

TransEdit has been uptdated to version 3.0.1 in the Members Area. The usual touch ups after major changes...

- Fix: Settings -> Hardware -> Retune Attempts (in case the scanner gets no data) didn't work correctly.

- Fix: TransEdit didn't report the occupied DVB devices correctly, which could cause collisions if DVBViewer was running at the same time.

- Added: DiSEqC for Pinnacle PCTV Sat HDTV Pro USB. Whether it works with other Pinnacle DVB-S devices it not known yet.

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Posted 24 November 2006 - 13:55

TransEdit has been uptdated to version 3.0.2 in the Members Area, with a couple of minor fixes and changes:

- Fix: The Scanner wasn't able to read all channel names from the SDT of NileSat and one Hotbird transponder (12322 H)

- Improved: If necessary (and possible), the scanner receives and evaluates more PMT PIDs simultaneously than before, thus increasing the scanning speed a bit.

- Fix: The Analyzer sometimes identified "hidden" audio / video streams without PMT entry as PCR streams, depending on what it detected first.

- Fix: The Analyzer didn't display the StreamContent value of Component Descriptors

- Fix: Transponder list names like "19°_Astra" yielded an invalid XML identifier, since the first character must not be a digit. Solved by a preceding underscore character.

- Added: Additional column in the Analyzer's PID list, displaying the number of missing data packets for each stream (e.g. due to bad reception).

Please note: The new column will probably mess up your column / window width settings a bit, thus requiring re-adjustment. In contrast to the DVBViewer Filter "missing packets" does not add up discontinuities (= gaps in the data stream), but the number of missing packets for each gap.

- Changed: If all PIDs in the PID list are selected, the Analyzer's recorder switches its internal filter off, thus recording all streams, even those that are not present when the recording starts.

- Changed: The Analyzer accepts streams that are (wrongly) flagged as MPEG1 video as input for the Preview function.

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Posted 17 February 2007 - 23:31

TransEdit has been uptdated to version 3.0.4 in the Members Area:

- New: Checkbox Settings -> Hardware -> DVB-S2 Device. Please note: In most cases TransEdit is not able to detect whether a device is capable of receiving DVB-S2 transponders or not, since the BDA interface doesn't provide this information. However, TransEdit needs a identification marking in order to select the appropriate device for scanning. If this checkmark is missing or if no DVB-S2 device is present, the attempt to scan a DVB-S2 transponder causes an error message, or TransEdit skips the DVB-S2 transponders in case of a selection containing a S/S2 mixture.

With other words, TransEdit needs your assistance. If you own a DVB-S2 device, please tick that box.

- New: Checkbox Settings -> Scanner 1 -> Exclude channels from EPG (export). More about it in the manual.

- New: Checkbox Settings -> Analyzer -> Accept packets with Error_Indicator. More about it in the manual.

- Fix: Hauppauge WinTV-Nova-T SE USB Stick could only be initialzied right after detecting it, not next time when TransEdit was launched.

- Fix: KNC DVB-S/DVB S2 devices with BDA driver and later weren't detected as KNC, preventing DiSEqC and DVB-S2 from working correctly.

- New: Support for Terratec Cinergy T USB XE-Stick with BDA driver (thanks to TerraTec). Please note: Due to the low data rate, this USB 1.1 stick can't receive a whole transponder, only one channel at a time. So the Analyzer won't work. Scanning does.

- New: The Analyzer Window displays the signal quality.

- Changed: Channels are regarded aus TV/Radio channels, if they are flagged as Digital Television/Radio Services in the SDT, even if they temporarily broadcast no video/audio streams (fix for British DVB-T). Previously those channels where classified as data channels and possibly filtered out.

- Fix: Data streams on Astra 19° E, 11973 V (MTV, Viva) were mistaken as ATSC AC3 audio streams.

- Several minor fixes

- Manual updated

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Posted 01 April 2007 - 15:45

TransEdit has been uptdated to version 3.0.5 in the Members Area (just a small update):

- Added: Info -> Configuration Folder. Opens an explorer window that shows the content of the folder where the actually used TransEdit.ini is located (and the transponders folder, that contains the transponder list files, if TransEdit is used with DVBViewer GE).

- Added: Auto detection of DVB-S2 capabilities for some more devices (SkyStar HD, Pinnacle USB, TechnoTrend 3200) when performing Settings -> Hardware -> Detect Devices.

If you have a DVB-S2 device that is not automatically detected as DVB-S2 capable in this way (see Settings -> Hardware), please attach your TransEdit.ini here. It will enable me to add auto-detection for your device.

- Added: The scanner should now be able to detect AAC audio streams (Advanced Audio Coding). Untested - I couldn't find AAC streams on Astra / Hotbird. Someone else will have to try. Please note: DVBViewer doesn't support AAC TV/Radio playback yet, so it is useless to export these channels.

Furthermore I made some preparations for playing AAC audio in the Preview Window. However, it is still *very* experimental and requires a new DVBViewer Filter version (not yet available). A TSPlayer test version already plays *some* TS samples with AAC content here (only with the MainConcept AAC Decoder up to now). We'll come back to it later :bye:


the bitrates seems to be very slow to update

The analyzer displays the average bitrate since the last restart. I will think about your suggestions... however, you can pre-view the channel in question and, by right-clicking the Preview Window, open the DVBViewer Filter property page. It shows the video bitrate as moving average.

I did not get DVB-S2 to work with the latest beta

Should be fixed now. It was just an experimental version...