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Ok i'm thick

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by bob1, Sep 4, 2005.

  1. bob1

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    Ok i'm thick whats the point of playing xvid :confused: ,i've come across this on the net but whats the use of it on a dvd player.
     
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    It's a form of DiVX. You just need a DiVX player capable of playing XVID.
     
  3. bob1

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    :confused: nope still lost,is it when you make your own dvd's on a pc.
     
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    Yeah. Many movies for PC are in avi format, and the MPEG4 compression codec is usually Divx or Xvid.
    If you have a compatible player, you can burn those avi movies directly to DVD/CD and play them.

    Does that help? ;)
     
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    The point of xvid/DivX/avi files is they are basically high quality picture and sound files that are substantially smaller file sizes than DVD VOB files. The main point is the obviously faster download electronically of the files owing to the size (700mb-1.4GB typically for avi’s compared to 4.5GB-9GB for DVD VOB's) without much loss in the quality of the material!
     
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    Ok thanks for the replies ,i thought i was missing out on something but unless you download films of the net or make you own home movies its something you won't miss.
     

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