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drmimosa

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DVD Playback in Linux
« on: October 12, 2023, 10:15:37 am »

If I recall, DVD playback was never implemented - you have to rip the disk first. Is this still true? I can't seem to get playback from a usb drive using MC31, but I can play CDs in MC.

It would be a great feature to have, however. Most of my dvd players have died over the years, but I can easily set up an external drive on my JRiver machine. I tested DVDs on VLC and they playback, so it could be in the 'realm of possibility'.
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bob

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Re: DVD Playback in Linux
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2023, 11:39:09 am »

MC only has DVD playback capabilities in windows.
Really the only way in Mac is to use makemkv to convert the DVD to a mkv then play that.
I don't know if that will ever get implemented. The windows versions uses the system api.
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