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I just bought a Motorola Electrify and decided that i would finaly get all my Digital Copy files from all my blu ray disks together and put them on my phone.

To my amazment, digital copy doesnt play on phones? WTH!!!! thats what the point of it was i thought, to transfer to portable media devices (aka phones, tablets) and play.

Is there something im missing?
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Which format are the digital copies in?
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mp4 and wmp???? im not 100% sure
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Hmm... the specs certainly can playback a digital copy. Not like it's 4k. And it supports .mp4 and .wmv playback. The bitrate may be too high? You could always get a free video converter (Windows Movie Maker comes to mind), and try different supported codecs and quality levels. It's what I had to do with mine to get videos to play.
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post #5 of 8
Try downloading MX Video Player and see if they work with that.

It plays a multitude of video formats
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MX video player reconizes the wmv files, but when i click the folder that the files are in, it opens and actually shows thumbnails for the movies. But then the program closes and goes back to the home screen. it doesnt crash (force close or anything) just goes to home screen.

Not sure whats going on here.
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I tried just going to the file location and clicking them to play. They would come up and the screen would be all sorts of colors (rainbowish) and then it would close back out of it. Now my Mission inmpossible movies 1-3 that came with another phone i got years ago that i put on this phone play fine. And my new files are Digital Copy portable editions.

Its like the codec isnt right, but i downloaded the codec for MX video and the Nvidia Tegra 2 chip. So im not sure what gives.
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I tried just going to the file location and clicking them to play. They would come up and the screen would be all sorts of colors (rainbowish) and then it would close back out of it. Now my Mission inmpossible movies 1-3 that came with another phone i got years ago that i put on this phone play fine. And my new files are Digital Copy portable editions.

Its like the codec isnt right, but i downloaded the codec for MX video and the Nvidia Tegra 2 chip. So im not sure what gives.


Sound like these video files need some kind of certificate to play, like bbc iplayer videos that are in WMV format. You can only play them in WMP
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