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    1080p problems

    playing a film at 1080p (well, 1920x900 ish but you know ...) having problems with playback

    OS: 64bit windows 7 7100
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    first of all, vlc is a disaster on 64 bit 7, won't play anything well. smplayer works MUCH better, plays all my other stuff but still struggles with this particular file. audio is fine, but video is unacceptably jumpy. any thoughts why this is with my hardware, or just a dodgy encode (i've done it a few times to be sure with same results)
    or do i need to change me settings/reduce resolution with handbrake

    thoughts?

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    Re: 1080p problems

    if its HDMI it may be a handshake issue, try the VGA output

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    Re: 1080p problems

    http://www.cccp-project.net/

    Install CCCP and play the file with Media Player Classic

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    Re: 1080p problems

    it's over dvi

    and never heard of cccp before, what are your experiences?

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    Re: 1080p problems

    It is the only codec pack you will ever need. It has everything.

    I have always hated VLC. It can play almost anything but having bad experiences when playing certain types of video left me extremely unimpressed.

    The CCCP and MPC (Home Cinema) combination cannot be beaten when it comes to media play back.

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    Re: 1080p problems

    The newest version of VLC is a big improvement over the earlier versions and has a totally different look.


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    Re: 1080p problems

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    The newest version of VLC is a big improvement over the earlier versions and has a totally different look.
    Oh didnt know

    If the day comes when CCCP and MPC fail me, i will definately give it a try.

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    Re: 1080p problems

    cccp is huge improvement over the other two, cheers!

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    Re: 1080p problems

    I see VLC as a swiss army knife... it does everything you want it to smoothly, and most of the time it's the only tool you'll need. When it comes to every day usage though, you can usually find something better suited. A lot of people I know who watch a lot of film/television on their PCs really hate VLC with a vengeance... over the top in my opinion, but they certainly prefer codecs + lighter players.

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    Re: 1080p problems

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    cccp is huge improvement over the other two, cheers!
    Your welcome

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