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Humax HDR Recorders file formats
This Gist is a place to maintain the community information about the internal file formats of the Humax HDR range of video recorders.
Credits
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The bulk of this data was researched and published by raydon, based on the HDR-FOX T2.
Additional info from EEPhil: http://hummy.tv/forum/threads/some-linux-utilities-to-work-with-the-humax.5737/#post-75172
EN 300 468 Annex A.2 string formats added by Graham Cobb
Updated genre code listing by raydon: http://hummy.tv/forum/threads/some-linux-utilities-to-work-with-the-humax.5737/page-3#post-78460
Update EventID location update by af123: http://hummy.tv/forum/threads/some-linux-utilities-to-work-with-the-humax.5737/page-3#post-78503
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Offset Size Content
------ ----- ---------------------------------- Header Block, Size 0x1004 (4100) bytes ---------------------------------------------
0x0000 2 byte 0x1701 Constant.
0x0000 126 byte All Nulls.Constant
------ ----- ---------------------------------- This next part is rewritten when playback completes/pauses
It seems to contain information about the recording
0x0080 string 254 byte max Recording file path e.g. "/media/sda1/My Video/" (not needed when creating hmt)
0x017F string 256 byte max Recording date-extended file name e.g. "The One Show_21010816_1817"
0x0280 4 byte 0x11223344 Recording start time (Epoch format)
0x0284 4 byte 0x11223344 Recording end time (Epoch format)
0x0288 4 bytes 81 23 00 00 Length of recording (Epoch format) 32-bit byte swapped
0x028C 1 byte 02 Recording 00=zero length, 01=loss of power, 02=valid, 03=scrambled, 04=failed 05,06,07,08=loss of power (Play?)
0x028D 1 byte 0x00 Flags byte.
bit 2 00000100 'Locked' flag. 1 = Locked.
bit 3 00001000 'New/Viewed' flag. 0 = New. 1 = Viewed
0x028E 1 byte 0x00 Flags byte.
bit 0 00000001 On-Disk Encrypted flag. 1 = Encrypted. 0 = Decrypted
bit 1 00000010 Thumbnail exists flag. 1 = Yes. 0 = No
bit 2 00000100 Recording Failed - loss of power (Can't play)
bit 3 00001000 File Deleted by autodelete function - do you want to delete the ghost file
0x0290 1 byte 00 Failed recording code, 00=OK, 01=Disk Was Full, 02=Conflicted with another recording, 03=Maximum number of files per folder reached, 04=Recording (less than 30s) may not be stored, 05=loss of signal
0x0294 4 bytes 0x44332211 Played time in seconds. (Used by resume). 0x00 if unplayed or played to end.
0x0298 1 byte 0x00 Bookmark count
0x029A string 48 chars max. Program name for Media List.
0x031C 4 bytes Start of bookmark table. Maximum 32 x 4 byte entries (seconds from start).
------ ----- ---------------------------------- End of the part rewritten after playback, with information about the recording
The remainder seems to contain information about the content
0x03DC 1 byte 0x00 Flags byte.
bit 1 00000010 'Encrypted' flag. 1 = Encrypted. Used to determine if decryption on copy to USB is allowed.
bit 2 00000100 'Copy Allowed' flag. 1 = copy allowed. (If zero, Number of allowed copies is in offset 0x431)
0x03E0 2 byte 0xFF00 'Guide' flag for Media List.0xFF00 = Guide off. 0x0101 = Guide on.
0x03E2 1 byte 0x15 EN 300 468 Annex A.2 String header (only if guide is on).
0x03E5 string 74 chars max. Guide text for Media list.(only if guide is on).
0x0431 1 byte 0x00 Number of copies allowed when Unlimited Copies' flag is zero in 0x3DC
0x0434 2 byte 0x22110
0x0458 4 byte 0x44332211 Channel number.
0x045C 1 byte 0x15 String header.
0x045D string 42 chars max. Channel name.
0x0488 2 byte 0x2211 Service ID (SID).
0x048A 2 byte 0x2211 Transport Stream ID (TSID).
0X048C 2 byte 0x2211 Originating Network ID (ONID).
0x048E 2 byte 0x2211 Program Map Table (PMT) PID.
0x0490 2 bytes 0x2211 Video PID.
0x0493 1 byte 0x20 Constant.
0x0494 2 bytes 0x2211 Video PID.
0x0498 1 byte 0x11 Video Type MPEG2=0x01, H264=0x02.
0x049C 2 bytes 0x2211 Audio PID.
0x04A0 1 byte 0x00 Audio Type MPEG=0x01 AC3=0x03 AAC=0x07.
0x04A5 1 byte 0x20 Constant.
0x04AD 1 byte 0x20 Constant
0x04B8 1 byte 0x01 Constant??
0x04BC 1 byte 0x00 Video type flag for Media list. 0x01 = SD. 0x02 = HD.
0x04C0 1 byte 0x01 Constant ??
0x04C4 1 byte 0xFF Constant ??
0x04F8 4 byte 0x44332211 Program scheduled start date & time (Epoch format).
0x04FC 4 bytes 0x44332211 Program scheduled duration. (seconds).
0x0514 1 byte 0x00 Program genre code. (see table)
0x0516 1 byte 0x10 EN 300 468 Annex A.2 String header.
0x0517 string 50 byte max. Program Name for Guide & iPlate.
0x0616 1 byte 0x10 EN 300 468 Annex A.2 String header.
0x0617 string 254 byte max. Program synposis text for Media list.
0x0716 2 bytes 0x2211 EPG data - Event ID
0x073A 1 byte 0x00 'AC3' Flag. 0x00 = MPEG. 0x01=AC3.
0x073B 2 bytes 0xFF00 'Guide' flag for iPlate. 0xFF00 = Guide off. 0x0101 = Guide on.
0x073D 3 bytes 0x656E67 ISO 639 language code (only if guide is on).
0x0740 1 byte 0x00 Constant
0x0741 1 byte 0x15 EN 300 468 Annex A.2 String header(only if guide is on).
0x0742 string 74 chars max. Guide text for iPlate.(only if guide is on).
0x0798 128 byte Data block. Purpose unknown. Contains data block common to all HMT files.
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0x1000 4 byte 0x44332211 Number of EPG Blocks following
------ ----- ---------------------------------- EPG Header List Block, Size 8188 bytes (starts at 0x1004) ---------------------
0x0000 32 byte blocks Copy of 32 byte header from EPG blocks following. One entry for each EPG block.
0x0020
0x0040 Next EPG block header (if any)
------ ----- ---------------------------------- EPG Block type 02, Size 704 bytes,including 32 byte header (starts at 0x3000)--
++++++ Start of 32 byte header +++++++++
0x0000 4 byte 0x02000000
0x0004 4 byte 0x00000000 Time in seconds from start of recording to change the iPlate info to this EPG block
0x0008 4 byte 0x00300000 12288. Byte Offset to start to EPG block.(increments by 704 for each EPG entry.
0x000C 4 byte 0xA0020000
0x0010 16 byte Unused
++++++ End of 32 byte header ++++++++++
0x0020 4 byte 0x44332211 Program scheduled start date & time (Epoch format).
0x0024 4 bytes 0x44332211 Program scheduled duration. (seconds).
0x0028 1 byte 0x04
0x003C 1 byte 0x11 Program genre code. (see table)
0x003E 3 byte 0X106937 String Header.
0x0041 string Program name for EPG.
0x013E 3 byte 0X106937 String Header.
0x0141 string 252 byte max. Program synposis text for iPlate.
0x0262 1 byte 0x11 Flag
0x0263 2 byte 0xFF00 Guide flag. 0xFF00 = Guide off. 0x0101 = Guide on.
0X0265 string 0x656E67 "eng". Language for guide text.
0x0268 1 byte 0x00 Null terminator for string.
0x0269 3 byte 0x106937 String header.(only if guide is on)
0x026A string 74 chars max. Guide text for iPlate.(only if guide is on)
0x02BC 4 byte 0xC0320000 12288 + 704. Byte offset to start of next EPG block.
Genre Code Table
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0x00 = Unclassified
0x10 = Movie
0x20 = News and Factual
0x30 = Entertainment
0x40 = Sport
0x50 = Children's
0x60 = Entertainment
0x70 = News and Factual
0x80 = News and Factual
0x90 = Education
0xA0 = Lifestyle
0xB0 = Unsupported
0xC0 = Unsupported
0xD0 = Unsupported
0xE0 = Unsupported
0xF0 = Drama
File analysis by raydon
MPEG2 - 32 byte entries
Offset Purpose Value
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0x00 3 bytes Offset from Seq. header to current frame. Address of this frame minus address of Sequence header.
0x03 1 byte Frame Type 0x01 = I-Frame, 0x02 = P-Frame, 0x03 = B-Frame.
0x04 1 byte SD/HD flag 0x20 = SD.
0x05 1 byte Picture sequence frame count 0 to 12 (13 frames) for first count only, then 3 to 14 (12 frames) after that.
0x06 2 byte Offset from Seq. header to first frame. Address of first frame in Sequence minus address of Sequence header.
0x08 8 bytes Picture header address. Address of this frame.
0x10 4 bytes Presentation TimeStamp (PTS) The first 32 bits of PES PTS.
0x14 4 bytes Frame size. Address of next frame minus address of this frame.
0x18 4 bytes Played Time Played time in milliseconds.
0x1C 4 bytes Unused N/A
H264 - 64 byte entries
Offset Purpose Value
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0x00 3 bytes Offset from PicParamSet to current SEI. Address of SEI preceding current frame minus address of last PicParamSet.
0x03 1 byte Frame Type 0x01 = I-Frame, 0x02 = P-Frame, 0x03 = B-Frame.
0x04 1 byte HD Flag 0x30 = HD.
0x05 1 byte Picture sequence frame count. Starts at zero for first count only, then starts at 1 after that. Consequently the last 0x08 entry of each count sequence contains the address of first SEI of the next sequence.
0x06 2 bytes Offset from PicParamSet to first SEI. Address of first SEI in sequence minus address of last PicParamSet.
0x08 8 bytes SEI address. Address of SEI preceding the frame.
0x10 4 bytes Presentation TimeStamp (PTS) The first 32 bits of PES PTS.
0x14 4 bytes Frame size. Address of the AUD immediately after frame minus address of SEI preceding the frame.
0x18 4 bytes Played Time. Played time in milliseconds for timebar display.
0x1C 4 bytes Unused N/A
0x20 4 bytes HeaderEndSize Address of SEI minus address of last SeqParamSet
0x24 4 bytes ExtDistance Address of last PicParamSet minus address of last SeqParamSet
0x28 24 bytes Unused N/A
All values are in reverse byte order (little endian)
File analysis by raydon
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