Getting my Wii to play DIVX and/or DVD's

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  1. Crimson Fog
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    I looked at the n00b guide for the DVD playback for the Wii and the Download link was broken. I currently have the SoftMii (3.2u) and would like to have DVD playback capabilities in the game room.

    Can anyone help with all that I need?

    Thanks in advance everyone.

    PS - First time poster, long time troll. ;-)
     
  2. WiiMonkey

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    i think all you need is media Player and dvdx installed
     
  3. Crimson Fog
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    Thats the thing. The link for the apps in the guide are broken. I was asking if anyone had them anywhere for me to download.
     
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  5. Mark McDonut

    Mark McDonut GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    GeeXboX plays divx avi's too and can play them via usb hdd, i use a partitioned 400gb drive with my first partition wbfs, and my second is NTFS and i have a ton of my dvd's ripped onto it as divx 4.0 and 5.0 avi's
     
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    hold on!!!!!

    If I have a Data Disc with a ton of AVIs the Wii will read it????

    WHAT DO I NEED TO INSTALL?????????
     
  7. Crimson Fog
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    I tried the link and installed as stated. I put in a DVD+r and launched mPlayer. I get nothing from the screen it sticks to the mPlayer splash screen. No buttons on the Wii mote will activate anything.

    I am burning off a DVD-r to see if this fixes things.

    Any suggestions?
     
  8. paulwesley

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    mplayer ce doesnt work for me but geekbox works great off the usb drive as long as its fat or fat 32 formated
     
  9. Mark McDonut

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    NTFS also works well and has great support in case you have any hd's larger than 32gb and want a stable filesystem (fat 32 can be sketchy with large drives on occasion, good to be safe [​IMG])
     
  10. maduin

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    geexbox is more stable for me, and can read NTFS, while mplayer is quicker and uses USB 2.0, but can only read my FAT32 Parts and crashes every once in a while, geexbox has never crashed on me and it can play through a folder, which is convenient for movies that are split into 2 avi's, while mplayer will only play through one file and then stop playing.
     
  11. Crimson Fog
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    Thats the thing. The link for the apps in the guide are broken. I was asking if anyone had them anywhere for me to download.
     
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