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| bgcolor="lime" | Yes<ref>Hardware acceleration via [[X-Video Motion Compensation|XvMC (X-Video Motion Compensation)]] is available.</ref>
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Revision as of 02:19, 19 February 2008

Latest SVN is always recommended.

Neither HD DVD nor Blu-ray disc decryption are supported yet. This page only details playing the files ripped/decrypted using other programs.

Codec FFmpeg demuxer MPlayer demuxer Works Status
H.264 Native Yes Yes Yes<ref>Due to the very high bitrate of H.264 streams on HD-DVD and Blu-ray, very high-end hardware might be needed for optimal playback.</ref> Out of the box
VC-1 Native and binary Yes Yes Yes<ref>Native VC-1 implementation does not yet decode all samples correctly.</ref> Out of the box
MPEG-2 Native Yes Yes Yes<ref>Hardware acceleration via XvMC (X-Video Motion Compensation) is available.</ref> Out of the box
EAC3 Native Yes Yes Yes Patch needed<ref>The files are in the Mplayer Google Summer Of Code repository: http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/soc/eac3/ - Last working revision: libavcodec r11690</ref>
TrueHD Native Yes Yes Yes Patch needed<ref>Working patch (at least on libavcodec r11690) - Source - Original patch - Latest version</ref><ref>Channels are not ordered properly by default (at least on Windows with the DirectX AO). Use -af channels=6:6:0:0:1:1:2:4:3:5:4:2:5:3 to fix the channel ordering.</ref>
Blu-ray Subtitles Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
HD DVD Subtitles Yes Unknown Unknown In progress
Menus Native and libmpeg2 Unknown Yes Partially<ref>The menu background movie is displayed with dvdnav://.</ref> Patch needed<ref>DVD Menu patch for mplayer - there is only so much free time :)</ref>

HD-DVD samples: http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/evob/

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See also

  • HD-DVD - a next-generation optical disc format designed for high-density storage of high-definition video and data.
  • Blu-ray - another next-generation optical disc format designed for high-density storage of high-definition video and data
  • X-Video Motion Compensation (XvMC) - hardware accelerated video decoding API for X11
  • Video Acceleration API (VA API) - independent hardware accelerated video decoding API