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OK just started thinking about what HDTV to get, but I would like to get some sort of High Def playback on my 20.1 Dell monitor. Is there a program that will "upconvert" a normal DVD per say to 720p? so that I can play it back on my rig?
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I'm not sure about a program but your best bet would be to get an HD-DVD player cheap because it's a dead format now and it can upconvert dvds.

you can pick one up at amazon for like 97 bucks


or if you have an xbox 360 get the add-on they are going for really cheap
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I'm not sure about a program but your best bet would be to get an HD-DVD player cheap because it's a dead format now and it can upconvert dvds.

you can pick one up at amazon for like 97 bucks

Amazon.com: Toshiba HD-A3 720p/1080i HD DVD Player: Electronics

or if you have an xbox 360 get the add-on they are going for really cheap
Meh if I went that route, I would just get the HD-DVD Xbox 360 drive for $50.

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thats what I said

It's really the best thing you're going to get right now for upconversion.. I was reading some hardware news and they were saying that some websites/stores aren't even advertising them as HD-DVD players anymore but rather "High Def Upconversion DVD players"
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