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The Register: DVD playback on Linux just got better

Aug 18, 2000, 23:18 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Drew Cullen)

"To date, the DVD experience (not just movies) on Linux boxes has been decidedly inferior to that of the Windows platform."

"This is changing, albeit slowly - today, for example, Cyberlink, unusually a Taiwanese software company, is launching PowerDVD-Linux, the world's "first pure software DVD player for Linux."

"PC-DVD playback can be conducted at full-frame rate on a Linux box without having to use a hardware accelerator. The CPU requirement is not that exacting either - Celeron 333 and above."

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