Subject: Re: MPEG 4 players
To: None <>
From: Staffan Thomen <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/13/2001 03:34:02
On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 07:18:48PM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> 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>.

 About that, has anyone heard of a player yet that does not use windows dll
 It's kind of annoying to have to use the laptop (with an ESS soundcard that
 there is no driver for yet) instead of the SGI with 20" screen.


Staffan Thomén <>
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