Is it hard to put your own videos on the PSP?

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  1. Farami9
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    I getting a PSP soon and I was wondering is it hard to put your own videos on it. I want to put my uni lectures on the PSP (They video record lectures and put them in wav format / also that quicktime format as well) - would this be hard?

    Also are DVDs hard to put on?

    How good is the PSP as a video player?

    THANKS
     
  2. CatScam

    CatScam ScamaRama!

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    The last AVI player I messed with for the PSP was flaky. But the native MP4 support
    the PSP has is excellent. There is a tun of video converters out there for the PSP, some
    shareware & some freeware just do a Google search & you’ll find a bunch.
     
  3. Strider

    Strider Next to the mainstream

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    Superb free converter:

    http://www.pspvideo9.com/

    (I'm not connected to them in any way, just saying by my own experience.)
     
  4. Opium

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    PSP is great as a video player as long as you are using Dark Alex's custom firmware which unlocks the native video resolution so your converted videos are the same quality as a UMD movie.
     
  5. 4saken

    4saken Retired Ace Attorney

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    OOO I didn't know that. Is there anything extra you have to do while converting a video file to utilize this "native video resolution"?
     
  6. Farami9
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    From what I have read and heard, once Dark's firmware is on you dont have to do anything... Can anyone confirm?
     
  7. 4saken

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    I'm not sure about that as I rarely use my psp for videos, but you definitely need to convert it anyway.
     
  8. Darkforce

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    The best success I had converting videos was using xvid4psp (output to PMP AVC format) and then using PMPlayer to play them (both available from http://www.winnydows.com/xvid4psp.html). The resulting videos look stunning and were in a much higher res and quality than I was able to get using anything else.
    You'll need Dark Alex's custom firmware to run PMPlayer.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. thegame07

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    All you will need to do is convert your video files and have the right combination of folders for videos to work. If you have dark alex firmware.
     
  10. phoood

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    Never got this working because I had klite installed. Even with cccp (which i'm using now since i wanted to try this out) it gives me problems. i'll give this another go.
     
  11. myclock

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    try Super C or 3GP converter. they both worked for me beautifully. also tried PSP Video 9 but i dont like it as much
     
  12. Xenophobe

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    You don't actually need a custom firmware to play full res videos on the PSP, firmware 3.30 lets you play MP4s at 720x480, which is the real UMD movie quality (not sure if the custom firmware supports it, but whatever), but I don't think you'd be able to tell when compared to the PSP's native resolution. Of course you lose the ability of upgrading to the custom firmware AFAIK, so I'm just pointing this out.
     
  13. Aril

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    Anyone Know a good video converter that works with Linux (debian, ubuntu and co) ?
     
  14. myclock

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    sorry mate, we all in the microsoft revolution [​IMG] If you want to watch videos just keep it on a lower firmware if you also want to run homebrew coz once your firmware version is too high you gotta wait before someone creates a downgrader, just use Devhook, perfect for everything [​IMG]