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Old 24th September 2007, 11:15   #1
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Default Watch movie trailers and Imax clips in 720p and 1080p resolution!!!

I was completely zapped when i saw the sharpness and clarity of these vids (even when i watched them on a 46" screen). DVDs seem so boring after such an experience. Can't wait for HD-DVD and Bluray to hit the market. Until that happens, i'm gonna watch these vids everyday, just for kicks. LOL

Dave's Trailer Page: HD DVD Trailers

PS : For best pic quality, make sure your screen has a min res of 1280x720 (for 720p) and 1920x1080 (for 1080p).

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Here's another must watch : Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (PS3) trailer in 720p.

"Gran Turismo 5 Prologue" Concept Movie (Type C Short Version) - gran-turismo.com

PS : Streaming vid is low quality, you need to download the video.

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Is it the same quality what is broadcasted abroad as HDTV (for satellite channels)? Because I downloaded the Top Gear Polar Special which was taken off from BBC HD and man... the quality is something like which I haven't ever come across before.

Heres the torrent link:

Top Gear - [] Top Gear Polar Special HDTV XviD-BiA DrEviL : TV Shows > Top Gear - Mininova
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Nice thread - now I need to download these.

Out of interest do you play these from your PC or do you burn them onto a disc and use the DVD player?
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Nice find, buddy

I'll try a few too.
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Try this too:
WMV HD Content Showcase

I downloaded a 5 min Music Video which was 680 MB and the quality was like awesome.. 10 times better than DVD.
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Out of interest do you play these from your PC or do you burn them onto a disc and use the DVD player?
I play the files on our Vaio laptop. The laptop is connected to a 46" (1920x1080) LCD tv via HDMI cable so there's no loss in pic quality or sound.

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Is it the same quality what is broadcasted abroad as HDTV (for satellite channels)? Because I downloaded the Top Gear Polar Special which was taken off from BBC HD and man... the quality is something like which I haven't ever come across before.
Checkout the screen resolution under dimensions. Most of the TopGear vids i have run at 512x288 (608x336 being the highest). If the Polar Special vid runs at 1280x720 it's an HD vid, but if it runs at 1920x1080 it's Full HD/True HD.

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Now thats what i'm talking about. Just waiting to get my hands on GT5 when it comes next year. Hehe

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Just want to check, if I can download the same, burn onto DVD and play in my DVD player (I have a normal ONIDA DVD player). The WMV HD Content showcase indicates Media Player 10 with DirectX 9.0.

These are big downloads & will take time, so want to be sure that I can play that on my home theater.

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^^No you can't. You'd have to use windows media player or any other player that handles HD on a PC. Typically WMV HD codecs + haali media splitter+CoreAVC is enough. There's tonnes of HD content already available and frankly once you get used to HD, there's no going back...
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But, how about the availability of the movies in this format (or blu ray disc)?
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But, how about the availability of the movies in this format (or blu ray disc)?
Not sure about India, but BD-Roms are already available in US for most popular movies, though they are pretty expensive. I think they are in the $50-$70 per disk range. Check this link DeepDiscount.com - DVDs, Blu-ray, HD DVD, CDs, Books, Video Games and more


Cheapest way to BD-Roms is buying a PS3 . Otherwise BD-Rom dvd players start from around 40K or so.

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Not sure about India, but BD-Roms are already available in US for most popular movies, though they are pretty expensive. I think they are in the $50-$70 per disk range. Check this link DeepDiscount.com - DVDs, Blu-ray, HD DVD, CDs, Books, Video Games and more


Cheapest way to BD-Roms is buying a PS3 . Otherwise BD-Rom dvd players start from around 40K or so.
Cool, was planning to get a VAIO..It comes with a BD Rom right? and how much is a PS3? (forgive my ignorance!)
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1 question. Can the DVD player that plays DivX files play Xvid HD videos ?
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