Playing DVD Movies

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  1. icedaccord19
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    icedaccord19 Newbie

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    Hey can the Wii play burned copies of DVD movies?? i have it hacked with homebrew and DVDx and mplayer...I can play regular DVD movies but my burned copies dont work. Thanks
     
  2. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Never heard anythig about burned movies working. Frankly it would be easier to play DVDrips from SD or USB using MPlayer CE
     
  3. davidsl_128

    davidsl_128 GBAtemp Brightsider

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    I think that newer Wiis can't read burned DVDs, because of the new disc reader they use.
     
  4. nagnose

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    they can, but for some reason it only works when i burn the entire disc image, not just the rip of the movie
     
  5. Guild McCommunist

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    Well, I tried a burned DVD of Watchmen and it froze up. There's a few legit movies that won't work either (like the Dark Knight). IDK if any burned movies work.
     
  6. ziddey

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    mplayer-ce with dvdx and ios202 can do dvds. the freezing problem is just a part of mplayer-ce. doesn't always freeze, but it's pretty safe to assume you'll be dealing with that very often. there's no better solutions, so for now, we deal.
     
  7. TRushInfo

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    if u tell it to load a dvd it looks for DVD format, if its avi it wont read it off dvd
     
  8. codezer0

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    I haven't even been able to get DVDX to play any at all, and that includes my regular DVD movies.
     
  9. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Did you run the latest HackMii installer? In that case it's because MPlayer CE hasn't been updated to work with DVDX's new titleid. If you install IOS202 DVD playback will work, however.
     
  10. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    I wasn't aware that you were supposed to install something else to get DVDx to do its thing. I was always made to believe that once you install DVDx, you just pop in a disc and it would play somehow.
     
  11. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    That's how it usually works. But like I said, MPlayer CE doesn't work with the new DVDX yet. IOS202 can enable the same functionality completely independently of DVDX
     
  12. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    Okay, how do I install IOS202, then?
     
  13. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Read about it on mplayer ce's page on wiibrew
     
  14. 9th_Sage

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    To clarify, make sure you're picking FILE, then browsing the DVD if you're trying to load something like an AVI or MKV from DVD. Also, you are best off installing IOS202, like the others said.
     
  15. UranusKiller

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    You must be selecting the "wrong" option...

    WiiDVD Data files on disk.
    DVD-Video VideoFiles.