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Preferred DVD software for XP machines?


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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   MattPutman

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Posted July 11 2009 - 04:26 PM

I have had mixed results with various DVD software in terms of image quality and ability to run full screen without clipping.  Since many of the DVD software players have to be purchased. I would be interested in recommendations that people have had good success with.

WMP is decent but sometimes "stalls" and hangs to the point of requireing end-task or even worse.. reset.

Thanks! 

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Kevin Hewell

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Posted July 13 2009 - 02:25 AM

I know a lot of people here don't care for it but I've never had a problem with Nero.


#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Ted Lee

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Posted July 13 2009 - 05:14 PM

i assume you're just talking about dvd playback?

two that i really like:

1. widows media player classic
2. vlc media player

both of them don't require any additional codecs, which is nice.
 

#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Adam Lenhardt

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Posted July 16 2009 - 05:14 PM

I use VLC media player too; never had any problems with it.


#5 of 6 OFFLINE   ufitsy

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Posted July 30 2009 - 10:02 AM

Another vote for VLC here for its speed and low overheads.

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Ingels

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Posted August 25 2009 - 10:49 AM

Media Player Classic and VLC (but I prefer MPC), VLC is always good when you stumble upon files you have problems playing !!

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