[MPlayer-users] Can mplayer plays Disney dvds?

Tuan Nguyen tuan2103 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 04:41:39 CET 2015

Erik Auerswald <auerswal <at> unix-ag.uni-kl.de> writes:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 10:16:24AM +0000, Tuan Nguyen wrote:
> > it seems that mplayer has problems with 
> > playing Disney dvds with 99 titles. 
> > I have tried a couple of ways (changing -vo, -vc, 
> > trying with all titles) but have not been successful yet.
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> You can try dvdnav:// instead of dvd://.
> I have at least one Disney DVD MPlayer cannot play correctly. It only works
> with dvdnav://, but there are lots of hangs, probably while the DVD
> tracks or titles are changed during playback.
> I did not find a single title to play the whole movie, but I did not try
> every one of the 99 titles.
> VLC plays that DVD without problems. I prefer to use MPlayer with dvd://
> for watching DVDs, but sometimes only VLC can play disc.
> [I do have a couple of other Disney DVDs that work fine with MPlayer using
>  dvd:// (or dvd://MOVIETITLE).]
> Best regards,
> Erik

Thanks alot Erik. 

Using dvdnav:// does give a better result as the player now can 
keep playing (while using dvd:// the player stops after a while 
without showing any images) but the images are still not clear (codec errors?)

Best Regards,

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