Play DVD from HDD

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Me1000, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. Me1000 macrumors 68000

    Me1000

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    Hello,

    ok first off I made a backup of my DVD on my HDD with mac the ripper), I want to watch it on the HDD (so that i dont burn up my superdrive) but I dont know what file i need to open in DVD player. I have 2 formats; BUP, IFO, and VOB. if i cant run it in DVD player (dont know why i would be able to though) what app can i run it in?


    Thanks,
     
  2. balamw Moderator

    balamw

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  3. Me1000 thread starter macrumors 68000

    Me1000

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    Thanks, I dragged the folder into the dock icon, but it said the format was unsupported...

    Anyway thanks!!!! :)
     
  4. bigbossbmb macrumors 68000

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    use VLC...go to "file" then "open disc" and then just select the video_ts folder
     
  5. ~Shard~ macrumors P6

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    I second that - VLC is hands down the best video player for your Mac. :cool:
     
  6. balamw Moderator

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    You need to open it from the File Menu "Open DVD Media" and point it to the folder.

    Or as the others have said, use VLC.

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