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    New Plugin - XDVD

    The first DVD player for the MVP. Have you ever wished you can play a DVD iso or vob directory on the MVP? Or perhaps that DVD in your drive. Well now you can. You need to download VLC and install this plugin. It will transcode the DVD on the fly into a mpeg and stream it to your MVP. You can then save it off to a predefined directory

    You must have the following tools installed
    Daemon Tools (for mounting iso's)
    VLC (for transcoding)

    configure settings.xml in the skin directory.


    http://gbpvr.com/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Plugin/XDvd


    20050921 : v0.1 - final beta

    Updated to new batch files
    Status was off if no previous recording was found. Now always show play previous
    Added kill VLC button
    Added green box if vlc is currently running
    added widescreen support
    Fixed bug with killing vlc
    Added translation support
    added skin support for widget locations


    Special thanks to pBS for testing, batch files and a constant source of ideas.
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    Looks very interesting! How is the picture quality compared to using DVD2MPG? I assume it is reduced at least a little. I might give it a try.
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    I am sure it is reduced. Since it is being transcoded and not converted. You can bump up the bit rate in the batch files if you want to.
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    Yup. Or you can make iso's of your dvds and do the same thing. Or rip them to your hard drive and play them.
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    Jorm,

    great tool! I have been waiting for that function since I have bought my MVP. Make sure that you raise attention on SHS WinTV-PVR forum at http://www.shspvr.com/smf/

    Many many thanks

    Cheers, Ulrich

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    I am just doing transcoding. Nothing special for all mvp users, just gbpvr users. Feel free to brag and post that you can play dvd's on your mvp.
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    This plug-in rocks. I whipped up a simple task.png file for it (in the spirit of those who use the Hi-Vis Skin). Yes, that's a LaserDisc player! See below:
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    Must... Have... MCE2 skin...

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    GREAT idea,

    Any change you could make this to work for the pvr350 tv-out?

    Greetz,
    MaBo
    ASUS pundit, pvr 350, celeron 2600, 512 MB, 160GB HD, winXP Pro, 12" touchscreen

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    tipstir,
    vlc does not have to be running nor configured. Can you send me the log? jared_dubin at hotmail.com

    I am just invoking the batch so if you see a gbpvr error there is a bug in the plugin. The log should narrow it down. What were you doing hitting play?


    As for the 350 it should work as is. It just transcodes and then plays the mpeg.
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