WinDVD or PowerDVD?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Friend of Bill, Dec 7, 2003.

  1. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    Which is the better of the two WinDVD or PowerDVD?
     
  2. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    just MHO but I would say PowerDVD :D
     
  3. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    I prefer WinDVD, also the PowerDVD 5 doesnt work with my PC, I get a giant black rectangle in the middle of my screen which makes watching anything impossible.
     
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    PowerDVD, but I actually prefer to use VideoLAN
     
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    powerdvd though I prefer to use ATI's dvd player @ the moment due to its being integrated perfectly with my remote wonder :cool:
     
  6. madmatt

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    I use the PowerDVD plugin for WMP, works swell.
     
  7. NerdUprising

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    Im going to stand apart and say WinDVD... not too resource-heavy, and doesnt kick my computers ass when I use it (which is all too common now...time for some upgrading :( )
    BUT PowerDVD is rather nice, too. so my posting at all just became worthless lol

    hope that helps :p
     
  8. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    Thanks, PowerDVD it is.
     
  9. Sybs

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    I'm sick of both. every time a new version is out they get slower and slower, and I've had that black screen error aswell.

    But I use WinDVD when I play DVDs. For everything else, there's BSPlayer.
     
  10. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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  11. Sybs

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    Yeh, I've heard it's good, but I'm not too impressed since I can't read the text on the site.
     
  12. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    :confused: What browser are you using ?
     
  13. Sybs

    Sybs Guest

    Avant Browser.
    I'm using 1152 x 864. I don't think the site is set up properly to be viewed with a high res. I'm downloading the program though.
     
  14. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    1280x1024 here, absolutely no problems (see attachment) :confused:
     
  15. Sybs

    Sybs Guest

    Yes, you have the text size turned up nice and big.
    Mine is set to smaller. It works fine on any other site. Doesn't matter though.
     
  16. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    That's normal text size o_0
     
  17. mokuni

    mokuni Guest

    Powerdvd >> windvd.. it used to be the other way round for me. but recently the new windvd gets annoying....
     
  18. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Using VLC right now...and loving it. One more superb open-source app.
    Until now, I was using WMP9 with the WinDVD decoder. Not only does VLC use significantly less CPU time, but I can actually play two videos simultaneously without any hiccups.
    Now that's sweet :)

    Definitely recommend giving it a try.
     
  19. Sybs

    Sybs Guest

    Yes, handy next time i want to watch 2 films at once.
     
  20. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    lol...