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Rob Murray

Smart Share Questions

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I've just bought my new LG 43" UH668V

 

I've installed the Smart Share software on my PC which is extermely Slow and painful to use. Does everyone get this experience? My PC is high end with powerful CPU and graphics + SSD hard drive.

 

When I share my music folder the TV doesn't show all the folders and MP3's within it. It stops very short in the list (only showing artists A-H).

My music folder has 1470 folders and 20,000 music files within it. Are there any limitations to the sharing and is there any workaround that doesn't involve jailbreaks etc.

Also, when I click music, it appears to give me repeated folder names, instead of following the same folder format my PC has.

 

I also wanted to ask why LG offers more than one piece of software to share media from my PC to the TV?

Is one better that the other? I own Nero 2016 - should I use that over LG offer?

Is there a known media sharing piece of software that out performs all the others - i'm happy to invest in software that handles this perfectly?

 

Any help is appreciated?

 

 

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Try Plex Media Server + Xplay/PlayPMS instead Smart Share PC client.

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i believe smartshare folders are limited to 999 files each, probably due to tv RAM.   I pretty much gave-up on using smartshare from a laptop.

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