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Topic # 95505 6-Jan-2012 11:10 Send private message

I have a reasonably high-spec PC: Core i7 920, 6GB, ATI HD 4800.

I was considering upgrading my DVD drive to a Blu-Ray drive and get Blu-Rays from now on.  However, I would like to know what easy options there are. 

I have been looking at FFShow but it is a little complex

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  Reply # 565303 6-Jan-2012 12:38 Send private message

http://www.arcsoft.com/totalmedia-theatre/

Plays blurays and upscales DVD's. Make sure you get a discount code though or it is quite expensive.







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64

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  Reply # 565394 6-Jan-2012 15:48 Send private message

FFDshow is the best option.



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  Reply # 565397 6-Jan-2012 15:56 Send private message

Nety: http://www.arcsoft.com/totalmedia-theatre/

Plays blurays and upscales DVD's. Make sure you get a discount code though or it is quite expensive.


Is there a place that sells this locally or must I buy it online ?



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  Reply # 565471 6-Jan-2012 18:50 Send private message

I am palying the trial ... and just did a comparison with Inception.

It looked better via Arcsoft Theatre 5 vs Media Player.


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  Reply # 565842 7-Jan-2012 18:29 Send private message

KiwiTT:
Is there a place that sells this locally or must I buy it online ?


Online only. Do a search for vouchers or I think you could "buy" a product they have which is free and they will send you a voucher for your next purchase. Cannot recall what product it was sorry.







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  Reply # 567364 11-Jan-2012 14:11 Send private message

sbiddle: FFDshow is the best option.


Agree and the upscaling settings are fairly straight forward. Good guides on AVS forums and elsewhere too

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  Reply # 567412 11-Jan-2012 15:38 Send private message

Asmodeus:
sbiddle: FFDshow is the best option.


Agree and the upscaling settings are fairly straight forward. Good guides on AVS forums and elsewhere too


Does FFDshow now handle blurays? For upscaling DVD's sure but did not think it would provide bluray playback?Undecided 







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  Reply # 567911 12-Jan-2012 13:40 Send private message

Nety:
Asmodeus:
sbiddle: FFDshow is the best option.


Agree and the upscaling settings are fairly straight forward. Good guides on AVS forums and elsewhere too


Does FFDshow now handle blurays? For upscaling DVD's sure but did not think it would provide bluray playback?Undecided 


Seems to be a misleading thread title as the OP post content is all about Blu Ray players yet title is about software to upscale dvds...

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