What is a good spyware free dvd player software?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by wingman411, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. wingman411

    wingman411 OSNN Senior Addict

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    Where can I get a Free DVD software player that doesn't come with spyware?
     
  2. windows media player 10, winDVD (it usually comes with the dvd drive)... hmm can't think of other ones
     
  3. wingman411

    wingman411 OSNN Senior Addict

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    windows media player 10 says it needs codecs to play dvds. Where can I get the right ones?
     
  4. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    powerdvd, nothing beats it ..
     
  5. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team


    Here:

    http://www.wmplugins.com/
     
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  7. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    powerdvd isnt free
     
  8. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    WinDVD and PowerDVD are not free. One of them usually comes with the DVD drive though. If you have either of them installed, WMP10 will be able to play DVD's too. None of the codecs for WMP10 are free, as far as I know.

    If you want something free, your best bet is to go with VLC, as was suggested above.
    http://www.videolan.org/vlc
     
  9. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    I agree with what you all said, but isn't VLC playing DVDs without hardware acceleration (video card's one) ? In this case, with a rather fast machine, is the quality to be expected really equal ?
     
  10. you could try using your neighbor's dvd player :p that would be free
     
  11. Xie

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    My vote goes with VideoLan (VLC) if your on Windows. :)
     
  12. jimi_81

    jimi_81 Moderator Political User

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    Does the Klite Full Codec pack have spyware?
    It contains the Cyberlink Dvd Decoder file... in the setup make sure you select it from the long list of items not included in the install.

    Then you can watch your dvds in Media 10.

    Link: http://www.free-codecs.com/download_soft.php?d=801&s=95