Media Player Recommendations?

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Kurt91, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. Kurt91

    Kurt91 GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 9, 2012
    United States
    Newport, WA
    I recently downloaded GeeXbox to play a video off the USB drive I have plugged into the back of the Wii. I picked this one because it appeared to be the easiest one to set up. Anyways, I put it on the SD card, and put the video (.m4v file) on the USB drive. After starting up the movie, it stutters about every 5 seconds, making watching the movie doable, but rather irritating.

    I tried going through the options to see if there was a setting I could fix to make the movie play correctly, but can't figure out what the different options mean, and the settings I tried changing didn't work. I'm starting to think that I might be better off replacing it with a different program.

    That's where this topic comes in. What program do you guys personally use and would recommend to me for the best playback? I have no idea on the differences between them, and need a bit of help picking one out.
  2. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey

    It's so good, it bears repeating.

    VLC, VLC, VLC.
  3. daxtsu

    daxtsu GBAtemp Guru

    Jun 9, 2007
    ...Except the Wii doesn't have a version of VLC(unless you run Wii Linux?).
  4. emigre

    emigre An electric type pokemons

    Jan 28, 2009
    United States
    WiiMC. It works rather nicely.
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  5. SickPuppy

    SickPuppy New Member

    Jul 29, 2009
    United States
    WiiMC is the only mediaplayer for Wii still being developed. When you learn how to use WiiMC, then check out vlc-shares for WiiMC.
  6. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

    Apr 4, 2009
    WiiMC is nice. I use it to watch all my shows on the telly.
  7. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

    Apr 29, 2011
    United States
    Dr. Wahwee's castle
    Aside from the frequent random crashing, I recommend it; it supports a huge number of video and audio formats that other players can't match.
  8. nando

    nando GBAtemp Addict

    Jan 1, 2008
    United States
    i used to use wiimc on the wii. it's very good. way better than the player built into my tv, but i use my tv's player anyway because wii can't do HD. but i recommend wiimc.
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