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What media do you use to watch your movies?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by EastCoasthandle, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. EastCoasthandle

    EastCoasthandle New Member

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    There are plenty of programs out there that will allow you to watch your movies with. However, which of them do you prefer or offer the best movie enjoyment experience?

    DIVX
    Media Player Classic
    PowerDVD
    Quick Time
    VLC Media Player
    WinDVD
    Windows Media Player (version 11 or 12 or whatever comes with Win7/Vista)
    Other?
     
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    VLC. I love that sleek player.
     
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    erocker Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    I use WMP with Vista and use various addon codecs but I use Hulu a lot more than I watch standalone movies. I've never had any issues with Windows Media Player. It would be nice if Microsoft had a larger codec libarary though.
     
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    Media? I use a optical disk. If not than a file from somewhere
     
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    VLC. WMP was having a time trying to get the codecs for my Blu-Ray rips so I decided to change.
     
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    EastCoasthandle New Member

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    Intersting, I thought that most of the responses would be media player classic right off the bat. :p
     
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    Wile E Power User

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    Zoom Player Pro with the CCCP for my codec pack for videos.

    Foobar2000 for audio.

    VLC as a back-up.
     
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    Vlc + Cccp
     
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    WMP 12/11 for plaing my DVD rips depending on if the machine is Vista or Win7.
    PowerDVD for Blu-Ray and DVDs.
    Winamp for music.
     
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    Vlc
     
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    VLC for movies. WinAmp for music.
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    WMP and k-lite codec pack.
     
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    VLC for video
    Songbird for audio
     
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    The KM Player. VLC as backup when media gives me guff. No codecs required.
     
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    WMP (Windows 7)
    Quicktime (game trailers - MOV files)
    PowerDVD for Blu-ray
     
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    eidairaman1 The Exiled Airman

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    Only drawback with that is MP4 Videos won't work.

    MPC supports it but I want WMP for full control.
     
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    Wile E Power User

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    Try the CCCP instead of K-lite.
     
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    windows media player with sharky codecs, plays almost anything including BlueRay, even plays ISO files without the need to mount them!!
     
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    Gom player for everything (with deluxe skin), with vlc as backup - though i really dislike vlc compared to gom. I mostly play x264 encoded films within mkv containers.
     
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    VLC or WMP

    For college i use Windows media player classic as college doesn't have codecs and that plays them all without an installation.
     
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    Win7 WMP for everything, with Winamp used occasionally for music.

    I used to use VLC and some other programs, but WMP seems to be the only player I can use without stuttering w/ WCG and F@H @ 100%.
     
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    WMP x64 Classic, ffdshow x64bit build, haali media splitter x64
     
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    WMP home cinema with no other codecs - plays everything I throw at it
    Winamp for music
    both are free...
     
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    eidairaman1 The Exiled Airman

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    Well i was chatting with a buddy and he said K-Lite Mega has the stuff needed for MP4 and Real fileformats
     
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