Dvd player software

I am looking for a dvd player that can play almost all kinds of dvds( all formats), if anyone knows where I can download it please let me know.At the moment I am usng vlc media player.

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Re: DVD's

Well, there is only one official DVD-format. That's used by all retail DVD's you can buy and played by all DVD-players.

Then there are data DVD's. Data DVD's can contain any file (for example, the Windows 8 installation DVD is a data DVD). If one of those files happens to be a movie in some format (and there are a lot of formats), to view it you need a program that knows that format. There's no program that knows all, VLC player knows a lot. If it doesn't, just find and download the program you need for that specific format.
I see no disadvantage to having different programs to play different formats. It's like using Excel to view a spreadsheet and Powerpoint to view a presentation, if you can't find a program that does both.


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all formats?

Everything under the sun? not likely. Maybe some media player might come close. Take a look of the LG335w specification.

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Sorry my mistake.

"dvd player software"?

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What doesn't VLC Player play?

What doesn't VLC Player play? That's probably the single most versatile playback software out there, so if it doesn't work with something, odds are nothing else will or it's some extremely obscure format that basically the format developer and the person who encoded the video use and no one else.

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