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BluRay Codec for WMC in Windows 7?

Discussion in 'Home Entertainment Computers' started by TaffyJez, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. TaffyJez

    TaffyJez Standard Member

    Oct 27, 2009
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    Can anyone suggest a codec for playing BluRay discs through Windows Media Center?
  2. Stephen Neal

    Stephen Neal Well-known Member

    Mar 29, 2003
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    If you want to play the full disc then you need player software, not just a codec.

    (Blu-rays can use three different encoding systems for the video -VC-1, H264 and MPEG2 - and they can use PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby True HD, DTS HD MA or DTS HD HR for their audio. They carry all of this in a modified MPEG2 transport stream - m2ts - file)

    Most people here use either PowerDVD or Total Media Theater - both of which have Media Center-friendly interfaces - for Blu-ray replay.

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