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    Xvid playing in DVD player

    Hi,
    Can anyone tell me what to do dowlnload to allow me to convert/burn an Xvid onto DVD that will play in a DVD player?
    Cheers

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    "convert to dvd" by vso software does it...

    http://www.vso-software.fr/products/...FS5QEAodXzJtuw

    Takes an hour at high quality on my rig, so its nice and quick



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    Bought a xvid compatible dvd player at my local co-op store for 27.99,bloody steal!

    Worth thinking about,converting becomes a real pain pretty quick.

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    I have one of these too, but it's not so good - looses sync sometimes. I've found my hacked xbox much better.

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    The divx/xvid compatible players are great so long as the manufacturer patches them regularly. Biggest problems I have had with them are audio sync and subtitles.

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    I bought the very first divx player (its a lite-on) almost 3 years ago.... still plays 95% of my movies.... to which i must say wow.

    Whats funny though is it stopped playing retail dvds after 6 months - it only reads dvd-r's !nSo if i buy a film and want to watch it in my bedroom - i have to copy it..how loopy is that.

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    My mates X-Vid one £30 from scan, nortek or something is very good. Slghlt lag when decodeing HD to display on a normal TV but still very watchable.

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    I always use DVD Santa - pretty quick at converting as well.

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    I bought a DVD player a while ago just on the basis that it supported DivX and of course the more popular open source varient - Xvid.

    The manufacturer stopped support last year, but that's not effected the playback quality on it one bit really. Great picture and never has a problem with single and multiple files on a disc

    It is the ever popular Ellion DVX-520 and it's still going strong.

    Saved me countless hours converting and cheaper too as CD-R's are cheap as chips now

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    I've got a lovely Ellion player (and DVD recorder) as well

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    Got a Draytek dvd player from Scan for £30 and plays everything and has many options usually found on more expensive players.

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    Daytek I think

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