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Old 10-08-2007, 07:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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whats the best software to
watch dvd's
burn cd's/dvd's (your own not illegal ones)
play music
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Old 10-08-2007, 07:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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VLC PLayer.
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Old 10-08-2007, 07:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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For watching DVD's I use Media Player Classic that comes with the Combined Community Codec Pack: Combined Community Codec Pack
I still haven't run across a DVD that this codec pack doesn't support.

I recommend Nero for burning CD's/DVD's.

For playing music, WinAmp is a great player. Winamp Media Player - MP3 Player, Multimedia Player, MP3 Music, Skins, Plug-ins
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I just use WMP for playing everything..and I use Nero to burn anything I need burned.
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Old 10-08-2007, 12:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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VLC Player, plays nearly everything.
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I use ConverXToDVD to burn dvds. I hate using nero...if I try to burn an avi or something, it makes the file huge.
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For watching DVD's I use Media Player Classic that comes with the Combined Community Codec Pack: Combined Community Codec Pack
I still haven't run across a DVD that this codec pack doesn't support.

I recommend Nero for burning CD's/DVD's.

For playing music, WinAmp is a great player. Winamp Media Player - MP3 Player, Multimedia Player, MP3 Music, Skins, Plug-ins
I'm with him. I hate the way vlc layer hijacks everything
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Well it depends on the OS. CCCP is great and KLite is another good one. But they dont fill up Vista. For Vista the Vista Codec Pack seems to have all the codec needed to view any file.

WMP is the easiest thing to use. Either the current or Classic.

Nero is great for basic burning. If you want to create a DVD then Convertxtodvd is good, Nero Vision is better. Things like Adobe Encore are teh best but tough as **** to figure out.

For music i use either WMP or the Zune player. WinAmp has to may ads in it for my liking.
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I like vlc for laptops, because a lot of movies are too quiet even when the volume is turned up all the way. VLC lets you turn the volume up to like 200% (which could damage your speakers if used on the wrong movie). But on my desktop I use wmp classic that is included with the klite codec pack. It's simple, and has no extra frills. Just a box to watch movies in.
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Nvidia has a great DVD player also.
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