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Can we watch video on Nintendo DSI!

by abhiramd / August 4, 2009 7:04 PM PDT

Hi!
Everyone,

Please tell me if i can watch videos on my DSi. If yes, Then please tell me the procedure.

Thanx

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You can
by Jimmy Greystone / August 4, 2009 11:25 PM PDT

You can, but it's generally not worth the effort. They have to be encoded into a special format that really only the DS uses. You can't have the resolution very high, the audio will sound tinny, and you typically have to buy a special media player cartridge that has a MicroSD slot on it that you can load the video on.

You'd be better off getting a PSP if you want a portable game system that can play videos.

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playing movies on nintendo dis
by sparry13 / October 26, 2009 7:11 PM PDT
In reply to: You can

you need to get a flash card form a site such as www.gamplayfun.com then either download or generate the movie for that flash card. movies take up a lot of space so get a larger memory like 4 or 8 gigs

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