Any good free DVD player out there?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by berryracer, Jul 12, 2012.

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  1. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

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    I use SVP (Smooth Video Project) which offers you 60 FPS playback for all video files but MPC-HC never seems to play my DVD discs maybe it's because of the setup I have using LAV Video.

    Anyway, I play a DVD disc maybe once a year, I rarely use it but sometimes I do...

    I bought Cyberlink PowerDVD 2 months back and refunded it after 15 days because they blacklisted my key after I had reinstalled it a few times (yes I do format a ot or actually restore a clean backup using Acronis True Image) so I didn't install the app on more than once computer.
    Anyway, I will never deal with that company anymore that gave me headaches when I legally purchased an app

    Now I tried WinDVD Pro and it was good but I am afraid that if I buy it and reinstall a few times they would block my key also (I don't get these stupid activation methods that some companies use not checking the computer name it is being installed on).

    I tried BS Player which is a free DVD player but it was a nightmare, when I click on the DVD Icon nothing happens.... and I don't like the fact that it reinstalls the same codecs that are available on my system again like ffdshow and Haali Splitter even though I have them installed already.

    Is there any GOOD DVD player out there like WinDVD / PowerDVD or must I bite the bullet again? Im afraid that if I paid I would face activation issues..
     
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    You're welcome.
    Let us know how you get on,I've used VLC Player for years so it'll be interesting to see which you think best.
     
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    I dont want those kinda players that play all multimedia files since I use MPC-HC + Smooth Video Project

    Just wanted a DVD player so the one posted above does the job well :)
     
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    I have never used BlazeDVD before, but I think I might give it a try.
    It looks good.
     
  8. MerleOne

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    I think JetAudio Free is also a pretty decent DVD player.
     
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