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AnyDVD HD released

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Feb 19, 2007.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    Anyone who's ever tried to watch a DVD on their computer knows that it comes with Digital Rights Management (DRM) software preventing copying onto a computer. The original AnyDVD's function was to remove said DRM's, allowing a user to enjoy a clean copy of their movie. When HD-DVD was released, things got much tougher in the DRM field. DRM's now prevent HD-DVD's from playing back on a video card that does not have HDCP codecs, force a user to watch those pesky advertisements at the beginning of the movie, and force a user to buy a fancy monitor/video card/connector just to watch a movie. AnyDVD HD allows a user freedom from all those problems. This means that any computer with an HD-DVD player, regardless of how HDCP compliant it is, can watch an HD-DVD movie. SlySoft thinks that this ingenious software is worth $80 USD, with a 21 day free trial. The Inquirer claims that it is worth every penny.

    Source: The Inquirer
     
  2. Mad-Matt

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    its cheaper then buying vista and a hdcp monitor ...ill take it ;)
     
  3. killatia New Member

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    as long as they don;t do this for blu-ray this will give hd the edge it needs, although i must admit blu-ray does have its advantage.
     
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    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    Oh you can bet your bum that they will do the same thing for Blu-Ray. Quite frankly, we should use both and quit griping about it. If you like HD-DVD, use it. If you like Blu-Ray, use that.
     
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    Another reason to stop hanging out and save some money. HD-DVD in the list. Will that work with the Xbox 360 HD-DVD drive?
     
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    A computer with an HD-DVD player? I know i got one here somewhere..
     
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    I think it would have been best if Toshiba and and Sony had teamed up like they were discussing. I think we the end users would have ended up with something better then either HD-DVD or Blu-Ray and I think they both have their uses.

    This is a niffty product though, does it work on Vista?
     
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    Pwned
     
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    To answer my own question:

    System Requirements
    IBM-compatible PC with a minimum 2 GHz Pentium-class microprocessor and 512 MB RAM
    Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/XP64/VISTA/VISTA64
    2 MB hard-disk space
    AnyDVD HD required Windows 98 as the minimum OS for standard DVDs.
    For HD decryption / ripping the minimum OS is Windows 2000 (latest SP).
    PC Player software usually requires Windows XP SP2 as the minumum OS.
     
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    I am officially buying this. Gonna hop on their site to see if they offer an upgrade to purchasers of the standard version.



    EDIT: WOOOOOT!!!! Only $30 for the upgrade from the standard version.
     
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    time to update my anydvd ;)

    been using this for years, its the ONLY choice for DRM removal on pc, the other options have issues(stupid regon+css free sucks)

    *heads off to find an update*
     
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    DVDDecrypter kicks ass for DVDs... HD-DVDDecrypter can't be too far off now...

    and oh yeah, its free.
     

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