Nintendo Switch Divx player

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by nolimit966, May 17, 2018 at 8:08 PM.

  1. nolimit966
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    Since the Switch has been hacked, is there a way to play movies on it? Thinking it would be perfect for taking camping of flights without messing around with laptops.
     
  2. rctgamer3

    rctgamer3 GBAtemp Fan

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    DivX? Really? What year are we in, 2001?
     
  3. TunaKetchup

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    Divx

    Now that's a name I've not heard in a long long time
     
  4. Seathasky

    Seathasky GBAtemp Regular

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    Maybe in the future. Nothing yet released, no hardware acceleration yet
     
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  6. silvershadow

    silvershadow GBAtemp Regular

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    maybe someone will port over VLC player, or build some new video player from scratch eventually. once there is hardware acceleration.
     
  7. SomeGamer

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    DivX, seriously? XviD is the open source one!
     
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  8. andijames

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    Think we should go the whole hog and get windows media player ported across...
     
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  9. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro

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    Nah, the player should be exclusively Quicktime files.
     
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  10. StarGazerTom

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    Windows Media CENTER!

    Think man, THINK!
     
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  11. InsaneNutter

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    I've a feeling you might get lucky with Divx 3.11 Alpha.
     
  12. Addconsult

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    Someone port Real Player so we can enjoy some good old "buffering" :D
     
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    Outside your windows ᕙ(◔ᗜ◔)ᕗ
    PUT "QUESTION" IN THE TITLEEEE
    I WAS ABOUT TO FUCKING JUMP AND THEN I SEE IT'S JUST A QUESTION
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
     
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  14. Natehaxx

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    Made my day hahahaha
     
  15. snoofly

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    I opened this thread just to see if you really meant DivX.
    You are aware in two decades we’ve kinda moved on to movies transcoded to x265 codec delivered in Matroska containers?
     
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  16. andijames

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    I'm quite enjoying this trip back through time! Real player. Divx. QuickTime. We need to support all the things! Then watch old bad porn collections from 2001!
     
  17. Psionic Roshambo

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    I think the Switch has hardware H.265 acceleration or HEVC.

    All this would be a ton easier if someone would make like a BIOS that is dual boot, one for Switch mode and one for Android mode then homebrew and video could sit on the Android side with nothing needing to be written... It's already made. Not saying this is possible, I don't know enough about the subject myself. But damn it would be awesome :)
     
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  18. osaka35

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    As long as I can play them in all their 240i glory

    I wonder what kind of battery life we'd have if it was just used to watch videos.
     
    Last edited by osaka35, May 17, 2018 at 9:15 PM
  19. Natehaxx

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    yeah lets bring back the 200 Kbps NSV Streams hell just port Winamp to the switch it really whips the lamas ass
     
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  20. Leonidas87

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    Would much rather have Netflix and Youtube app along with VLC media player.

    Then we got this on lock
     
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