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Hi guys,

I used the search function but I could not find an answer for my question so here it is.
I've read here http://www.reviewmaze.com/2011/01/wi...-software.html that except for the big players offering blu-ray software, Roxio and Nero also offer some options. Have anybody tried Roxio's player cause it seems the cheapest one and if it plays BDs fine, I could go with it eventually although it obviously does not have so many options like the competition.

Thanks for sharing any experience in advance!
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To play a BluRay disc you need a BD-ROM drive...

What is the extension of the file you are trying to play?
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You can't play a BR in a DVD drive.
 
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You can't play a BR in a DVD drive.
Yes but even if you have a blu-ray drive you still need certain software to play the blu-ray dvd.
    
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My external bluray player came with OEM Cyberlink PowerDVD with bluray support for free
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To play a BluRay disc you need a BD-ROM drive...

What is the extension of the file you are trying to play?
And software to play the Disk. I've only used powerdvd's offerings. It was decent, but I wish I could of found something better.
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post #7 of 8
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Thanks everyone for the replies. I have a BD-ROM drive. My question was more related to the software. I've seen that Roxio's software is the cheapest that's why I asked if somebody has experince with it.
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Originally Posted by Locool676 View Post
And software to play the Disk. I've only used powerdvd's offerings. It was decent, but I wish I could of found something better.
Hi Locool676,

At the same place there is a Totalmedia theatre 5 review and according to it that player has caught up with Powerdvd in terms of features and quality but again, I haven't tried it myself and it is also one of the most expensive ones together with powerdvd. Maybe it's worth the money but somebody has to tried it first.
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