[kwlug-disc] BD net-capable players?

Lori Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Thu Nov 26 14:16:12 EST 2009


I agree that the movie jukebox is the killer app for the FLOSS HTPC.
Mythtv (esp. 0.22) gives a really attractive and functional video
browser that plays isos and links in movie metadata.

The kids like the extra features on the DVD anyway. Not to mention
multiple language support.

On Thu, 2009-11-26 at 13:39 -0500, Adam Glauser wrote:
> My main concern with any sort of black-box media centre would be codec 
> and file format support.  One of the neat things that XBMC does is read 
> ISO disc image files directly.  If I have some DVDs that I want to put 
> on a NAS instead of loading the disc each time, I don't have to fool 
> around with removing the menus and all that business, just dd the whole 
> thing to a .iso file.  I would be surprised if the players you saw do that.
> 
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