Subject: Re: MPEG 4 players
To: Emre Yildirim <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/24/2001 19:18:48
On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Emre Yildirim wrote:

: > These are both ancient MPEG-1 (as used on Video-CD) players, they
: > don't even play MPEG-2 streams (as used on Video-DVD)

: Oh, that's weird....I can watch DivX movies with mpegtv though.

To clarify:  "DivX ;-)" and the obsolescent DVD-console competitor "DIVX"
are not the same beast.  The former is a compression method that uses
MPEG-4; the latter is a good idea executed badly <g>.

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