Playing movies burned from PC to play on PS2

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by HellyHans, Dec 16, 2002.

  1. HellyHans

    HellyHans OSNN Addict

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    Ok, I was just curious.. I wanted to know if I can burn some of my movies on a CD and play them on a PS2?? Cause I have a movie my friend would like.. but he only has a PS2..lol ;) ( PC's rock! )

    Anyways..PS2 can read DVD's so.. maybe I though it might be able to read like .mpeg's or something.. no??

    thx
     
  2. Jahya

    Jahya Guest

    In theory, yes you can. I don't have a PS2, but I did burn a vcd for someone I work with, and they never mentioned that it didn't work. Check the manual to make sure you don't need a specific type or brand of cd. I doubt it for a PS2, but some DVD players will only play CD-R and/or cetain brands.
     
  3. HellyHans

    HellyHans OSNN Addict

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    well, guess Iam just gonna have to try one and see
     
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    no.

    No.
    First up the PS2 will not read CD-r's
    Secondly it has no decoder for reading mpegs or any other video file type.
     
  5. HellyHans

    HellyHans OSNN Addict

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    So it can only read "original" DVD's, but not burned ones right??

    that sucks ass! lol
     
  6. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Its simply an anti-piracy method.
    The PS2 is designed to play games, yet Sony took the obvious choice of including an MPEG-II decoder to allow the unit to play DVD movies aswell as the DVD game discs.

    If you want to play movies in a PC based format, then you're best off playing them on a PC.
     
  7. FoSsiL

    FoSsiL Guest

    can the u.s. ps2 play multi region dvd movies pal, jap, etc.
     
  8. mokuni

    mokuni Guest

    not without the mod chip. Like Speedy says, its more of a anti-piracy method. I still remember when the FFX came out months before it come out here in australia. Modchips were recently banned in Australia in july, but before that no problem. wierd i say. :eek:
     
  9. brocher

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    The UK PS2 will play DVD-R discs with a DVD movie on them even without the MOD chip. It will not how ever play PS2 games on DVD-R or any movies on CDR(as these will be VCD and no encoders have been installed for this) with out the MOD chip. I don't know about the US version but i would presume the same applies.