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  1. Add Powered USB HUB support, please

    With 1.02.08 Powered USB HUB support seems to have gone away. Although it was never "officially" supported, they functioned with previous FW versions.

    Such an awesome device should not be limited to only 2 drives.

    461 votes
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    • exFAT support

      it's new file system. replacement for FAT32.
      no limits for file size and more....

      150 votes
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      • Remember resume playback positions file even after power off

        Just record them into the database at the actual disk! Then you can even resume your movie on another WDTV unit!

        699 votes
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        • support for Motion-JPEG codec in .MOV files

          I have a camera that takes videos in this codec/format and I can't play them on my WDTV. I have many hours of video recorded that I'd like to watch on my TV. And for some reason I have trouble converting this codec to any other "more standardized" codec.

          Many cameras use this codec...Nikon, Canon,...

          794 votes
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          • Shut-down timer

            I'd like to see a simple shot-down timer implemented.

            Just something like 15,30,45,60,90,120min would be cool.

            It could be placed under the menu that you get while playing video (where you have subtitles, zoom,etc)

            150 votes
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            • Publish SDK for customize OSD interface

              If you have access to the folder / osd, then users would be able to change the design as they choose.
              Later, you can create a database of templates.
              For example, now has a fix for 4 large miniatures.

              65 votes
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              • Small icon to show that a video have been viewed

                Could be nice and practical to quickly see which moves or episodes that have already been viewed. Maybe identified using a small icon (an eye?).

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                • 436 votes
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                  • Possibility to see more file info

                    Possibility to see more file info, like:
                    -Resolution,
                    -Codecs,
                    -FPS,
                    -Etc.

                    1,977 votes
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                    • Default to "OK" when ejecting drives.

                      When you request to eject a drive, the WD has two options "Cancel" and "OK" . It defaults to Cancel, which requires you to press right mouse button to choose "OK"

                      64 votes
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                      • Add HTML support in next fw release - wdtvforum.com

                        A lot of really nice features will be added to our shiny black by the enthusiast at www.wdtvforum.com when HTML support is added by WD.

                        Check it out ! :) draadloos@wdtvforum.com

                        381 votes
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                        • Use Prev and Next or < and > to navigate chapters

                          It would be nice to skip or navigate through chapters in an MKV (and any other container that allows chapters) by using then Prev - Next buttons or the < - > arrow buttons.

                          It is a little cumbersome hitting options, selecting chapters and then going to the chapter menu and then looking for the chapter i want.

                          605 votes
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                          • Switch between normal and widescreen

                            Allow the user to switch between normal and widescreen while watching videos.

                            436 votes
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                            • IMDB synopsis/rating support

                              As in thumbnail support, perhaps we could have the synopsis and rating in a file? For example:
                              Lord of the Rings.iso
                              Lord of the Rings.jpg
                              Lord of the Rings.imdb

                              the .imdb file could be a text file with info like:
                              rating: 8.6
                              release year: 2002
                              director: Peter Jackson
                              Running time: 179 mins
                              <synopsis here>

                              875 votes
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                              • remove displaying the progressbar while ffwd rwd or pause

                                I don't think we need the progress bar displayed during pause (we can pop it up by pressing enter). Whike ffwding and rwding there should just be a little or no time display in some corner

                                407 votes
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                                • 5,045 votes
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                                  • Support for network adapters and network shares

                                    Support for some wired and wireless adapter chipsets.
                                    Support for playing media from network shares (NFS and Windows) and UPnP DLNA.
                                    Most of the work behind it's just done by custom firmwares, so it couldn't be so difficult to add.

                                    7,045 votes
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                                    • 113 votes
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                                      • feat: set framerate/fps based on source

                                        it would be nice if it chooses output frequency based on the source. ie 23,97, 24, 25, 29,97 , 30

                                        ofcourse it should take into account the compatibility of the TV, since some tvs dont support certain frequencies.

                                        should also take into account the analog connected TVs/WDs! For example if i have it set on pal, it should output in either 25, 50 or 60 fps (if im correct?).

                                        2,169 votes
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                                        • Adult filter

                                          I'd like to have the possibility to block with a password the access to some folder. In this way content that are not suitable for childrens can be filtered

                                          90 votes
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