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Portable DVD player file support

by cfrac / December 15, 2004 11:50 AM PST

Do portable DVD players support pdf files? I'm interested in purchasing a portable dvd to view primarily pdfs and jpegs.

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I'll write no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2004 11:53 AM PST

You would have to do some work to convert them to such pictures to be viewed that way.

Bob

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thanks
by cfrac / December 16, 2004 12:55 AM PST
In reply to: I'll write no.

I'm using my PocketPC to view tech bulletins, operator manuals, etc. when I'm on jobsite. The wider screen of a portable DVD would be helpful. Oh well. I'm glad I asked before I purchased.

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Have you seen the new Dell X50?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 16, 2004 12:59 AM PST
In reply to: thanks

It's a bigger screen...

Bob

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unlikely...
by cebuyer / December 15, 2004 1:25 PM PST

Hi,

It would be unlikely to see a portable DVD capable of displaying PDF files. Reason being is that a lot of computing power is needed to process and display a PDF file. Much more so then what's needed to display a JPEG.

J

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