First, a big shout out to Eddy from Amulet Devices (check out those cool remotes) who nicely sent me a mail pointing out that Windows 7 and Xbox 360 now “play nice” with various different formats and that Transcoding should not be needed.
This made me look again.
Sure enough, there is an option, which was on by default in the build of MediaBrowser that I downloaded. It is this:
Silly me. I had not even seen the advanced tab! Turn that off and all the movies that I have are playing without issue. Including Fast Forward and rewinding now working…. No need to Transcode360 at all.
Life is good.