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by annisman
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6283

Re: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?

Here is another guide I found, so far three guides and they all use quite different settings and approaches, it's hard to know which ones will work for me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5rmXHymmnk
by annisman
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6283

Re: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?

Loaded up the HTPC last night, and tried both methods described the in videos you posted with mixed results. The good news is that I WAS able to force my television into HDR mode - so that answers my question on if it is possible in Win 7. The bad news is that it was either extremely laggy and/or my...
by annisman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6283

Re: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?

Thanks dooz, you've been a ton of help. Have you yourself been able to play 4K UHD MKV using the method you are suggesting or is this a best guess to get it working ?
by annisman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6283

Re: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?

If I use the Shark codecs (advanced I imagine ?) How will I know what settings to use ? Which boxes to check and uncheck so to speak, it sounds easy to install Shark and then MPC-BE but certainly there is more to it than that. Will I have to modify everything to my specific hardware setup ? If so, I...
by annisman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6283

Re: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?

Thanks Doozah I will try it, can I use LAV instead of the Shark007 codecs ?
by annisman
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: MKV file processing and playback
Topic: Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?
Replies: 16
Views: 6283

Can you get HDR on windows 7 4K UHD MKV playback ?

Hi everyone, I have a Win7 HTPC that I have used for a few years to playback ripped BD (via MakeMKV) using EMBY as my media manager, and WMC as my player. I recently purchased a 'UHD friendly' optical drive to try ripping some of my 4K UHD. Will I need to upgrade to Win 10 to get HDR capability for ...