Free PC DVD software

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  1. Zak8022

    Zak8022 New Member

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    My boss wants to watch DVDs on his laptop. Watching DVDs on the PC is something i havent done in years, and didnt even pay much attention to it then. Is there a way i can have Windows Media 11 play DVDs? Right now it says it doesnt have a decoder to play it.

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    KLite Mega Codec Pack

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    VLC

    (both free)
     
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    I would agree with VLC, but he's not a very adept user, so i'd like to keep it in WMP. I didnt know KLite type codecs work for DVDs.

    Thanks!
     
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    the KLite codecs work for DVDs in WMP. They're not the greatest, and DVDs get a somewhat "grainy" or "pixilated" look, imo. However, they are free, and do work within WMP.

    I prefer either PowerDVD (not free) or VLC (free). But short of that, KLite is the winner.
     
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    :werd: PowerDVD is what i've used in the past, since it came with my DVD burner back in the day. VLC is 'different' and therefore scary/confusing to him, lol. I honestly dont care about if his picture isnt the best... as long as he can play it, he'll leave me alone. :o
     

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