I wanted to migrate from OSMC running on a Raspberry Pi 1 to Infuse, but I’m having some issues. I have problems playing back 1080p mkv files. Playback is choppy. With some files, it just looks like frame skipping every so often, in other cases it’s very clearly visible, continuous problem. I’ve tried the files on several different players. VLC is a bit better, but not perfect. Also, it’s UI is lacking. PlayerXtreme is completely useless, I got about 10 frames per second on some mkv files with no audio (I’m not sure if there is a difference between the free and paid version in this regard). The benchmark is still the OSMC.
I wanted to switch because my Raspberry Pi / OSMC combo has some limitations. The setup can be complicated, dealing with the UI using the TV remote is cumbersome, menus are slow to load, but surprisingly, this little thing has no issues with playing 1080p high bitrate mkv files. What’s the cause of this? Is it that the Apple TV does not allow the use of some sort of dependencies for video players, and Infuse just have to make do what’s available for mkv playback? Or is it just lack of optimisation that could be fixed?
Any help would be appreciated!