What is playlist and where can I get it?

Playlist is a file that contains info about channels and videos. Such as channel name, stream URL, logo URL, matching EPG channel name, etc.
Supported playlist formats are M3U and XSPF.
You can ask playlist URL either from your local internet provider (if he provides IPTV service) or find free/paid playlists on internet.

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All or some of my channels do not play or have playback issues (Android)

Select different Decoder type in Settings (Playback->Decoder).
If you see notification message, the app must be restarted to apply changes.

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What are the different Decoder types? (Android)


Auto: Aims to find the most suitable decoder for a given stream/file.
Native: Uses decoding abilities implemented in device firmware.
Hardware: Software implementation with hardware video decoding on supported devices.
Software: Completely software implementation.
HW+: Supports only hardware accelerated decoding. Has teletext subtitles support.

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What is EPG and where can I get it?

EPG is a file that contains programmes description for channels.
Supported EPG formats are XMLTV (can be gzipped, zipped or plain) and JTV.
IPTV provider may have prepared EPG source.
You can try to find prepared EPGs for different channels/countries on internet.
Also, there is a tool for generating XMLTV EPG: WebGrab+Plus
Some known EPG sources:

Czech, Slovak http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-Czech.gz
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltvnordic.gz
France http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltvFrance.gz
Germany, Austria, Swiss http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltvGermany.gz
Greece http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-Greece.gz
Hungary http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-Hungary.gz
Israel, Midele East http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltvosn.gz
Italy http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltvItaly.gz
Poland http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-Poland.gz
Portugal http://epg.kodiportugal.com
Portugal http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-Portugal.gz
Romania http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-Romania.gz
Russia http://www.teleguide.info/download/new3/xmltv.xml.gz
Russia http://api.torrent-tv.ru/ttv.xmltv.xml.gz
Russia, Ukraine http://epg.in.ua/epg/tvprogram_ua_ru.gz
Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltvexyu.gz
Spain http://programaciondelplus.com/dplus.xml.gz
Spain http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-Spain.gz
UK http://www.vuplus-community.net/rytec/rytecxmltv-UK.gz
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EPG data stopped showing after several days (Android)

You can try to select another Download case for EPG source in Settings (General->EPG). Default is Download if no data on current date.
During update EPG data can be either downloaded or just reloaded from previously downloaded data. See notification message (EPG loaded or EPG downloaded).
Example: EPG downloaded (125) – EPG was downloaded, 125 EPG channels matched with playlist channels.
You can force EPG downloading by means of using ‘Down‘ key (instead of ‘Ok‘) when cursor is on ‘Update‘ button.

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EPG for some channels is missing (Android)

You can use EPG assign mode in order to assign missed EPG for channels
(Advanced->EPG assign mode).
See this video tutorial: link

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Logos for some channels is missing (Android)

You can use Logos assign mode in order to assign missed logos
(Advanced->Logos assign mode).
See this video tutorial: link

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How can I change video options?

During playback press Video camera button in main menu to change video options:
Deinterlacing, Aspect ratio, Zoom mode, Audio track, Subtitles.
Settings are saved automatically for this video. Press Save as defaults option to save currently selected settings as defaults for all videos with Default video option values.

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