Playing HD-DVDs

Discussion in 'macOS' started by leckie, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. leckie macrumors member

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    Is there any software available for OSX (Leopard) that will play HD-DVDs? I know DVD Player plays HD-DVDs but only ones authored by apples own software.
     
  2. MrCrispy macrumors member

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    HD-DVDs actually require different hardware than normal dvds and apple, as far as I know, doesn't sell the hardware as of yet
     
  3. The General macrumors 601

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    Well, the Xbox360 drive works in Leopard, I can browse the files and such on HD-DVDs.
     
  4. leckie thread starter macrumors member

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    Sorry I should have confirmed I have the physical hardware but as of yet I can't seem to find a non windows solution in playing the damn things. I really don't want to put windows on my mac.
     
  5. gkarris macrumors 604

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    Hopefully when DVD Player becomes Blu-ray compatible Apple will throw in HD DVD support as well.
     
  6. leckie thread starter macrumors member

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    I really doubt that will happen now it is a obsolete format, I thought some third party may have released a piece of software that allowed us to play it though. Quite annoying if they haven't as it is something I would pay for.
     

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