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Offlinetomk
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DVD Codec
    #3424092 - 11/29/04 07:22 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Here is the situation

I have a computer with a DVD player, which I formatted.

Said player will not play DVD's without a player or a codec for Windows Media Player since the format.

All DVD codecs/players seem to cost money.

I don't want to pay money, since the functionality was lost by a stupid mistake.

So, any good places to get DVD player stuff from for free?

Thanks, 5 shrooms and some good karma for anyone who helps.


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Re: DVD Codec [Re: tomk]
    #3424134 - 11/29/04 07:30 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Are you sure you mean the "codec" and not the DVD player?

Most codecs are free, try downloading the Divx codec or the Xvid codec

A codec is a small peice of software that allows another program (e.g. winamp or windows media player) to decode a type of specially encoded video.

Are you sure you don't just need a DVD theatre program? Something like Ulead DVD Player ? You will of course have to pay for that, but if your curious as to what a crack for it might be like, I heard somewhere that you can find keygens at www.cracks.am if you search for "Ulead DVD Player"

Hope I didn't misunderstand you and I hope this helps.


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Re: DVD Codec [Re: tomk]
    #3425474 - 11/29/04 11:42 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

VLC will play the dvd trust me. get VLC and youll never use any othe rplayer


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Re: DVD Codec [Re: AhronZombi]
    #3425524 - 11/29/04 11:57 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Quote:

AhronZombi said:
VLC will play the dvd trust me. get VLC and youll never use any othe rplayer



VLC will play anything. I have had many a video that won't play in anything else but VLC.


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Re: DVD Codec [Re: z@z.com]
    #3425550 - 11/30/04 12:05 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Don't get the klite codec pack. That thing sucks. EIther get DVD a program like WinDVD or PowerDVD.
Or try Media Player Classic. Its free and it works well. Just open it up, put the DVD in and hit ctrl+D and enjoy the show.
It can also be used to watch all of your other video files. It even has a Quicktime and Realplayer alterantive. (seperate)


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Re: DVD Codec [Re: AhronZombi]
    #3425764 - 11/30/04 12:56 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

yup. VLC is the shit.
get that. recommendation.


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