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Cinavia on PS3 renders it obsolete

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SpyderCanopus    4

Apparently this "cinavia" DRM has been around for a while, but I just had my first taste of it and can't be happier it happened sooner than later, when I might have purchased another Sony console.

I have no desire to attempt bypassing it, but the fact it exists instantly made me anti-sony. I suppose the PC is the only platform I can trust not to self-destruct into a useless pile of DRM.

I was a playstation fan, but now it's enemy.

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ozzy76    154

i'm guessing you downloaded some pirated movie made by a Sony movie studio lol. yea it sucks the PS3 has that DRM but there are other devices out there that play it without the audio getting killed. (e.g. WD Live)

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SpyderCanopus    4

I buy blu-rays and copy them with Handbrake to a media server to make everything play instantly across any device in the house.

I am definitely now in the market for a streaming device. WD Live will be one of them I look into.

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nominak    982

Apparently this "cinavia" DRM has been around for a while, but I just had my first taste of it and can't be happier it happened sooner than later, when I might have purchased another Sony console.

I have no desire to attempt bypassing it, but the fact it exists instantly made me anti-sony. I suppose the PC is the only platform I can trust not to self-destruct into a useless pile of DRM.

I was a playstation fan, but now it's enemy.

Have you ever seen a movie with the Macrovision copy protection? That was annoying.

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Jimmy0    38

You can get around it by setting the PS3's clock forward a couple of hours every 20 minutes when the Cinavia thing stops your movie playing... but that is one giant pain in the arse.

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TheLegendOfMart    1,558

Apparently this "cinavia" DRM has been around for a while, but I just had my first taste of it and can't be happier it happened sooner than later, when I might have purchased another Sony console.

I have no desire to attempt bypassing it, but the fact it exists instantly made me anti-sony. I suppose the PC is the only platform I can trust not to self-destruct into a useless pile of DRM.

I was a playstation fan, but now it's enemy.

Dont pirate films then.

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Denis W.    731

Dont pirate films then.

I buy blu-rays and copy them with Handbrake to a media server to make everything play instantly across any device in the house.

Helps to read...

I saw it in action on a friend's PS3 and yeah, it's annoying. I can't be that bothered as I don't use my PS3 as a media server, heh.

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Miuku.    364
Helps to read...

I think he means he doesn't quite believe that he's just "out of the blue" encountering this issue and is in fact just downloading some crap from torrents that include Cinavia.

However, you can get around Cinavia by using a passthrough DTS if you have a DTS enabled decoder. mkv2vob helps here.

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AbandonedTrolley    93

From what I understand also if you keep the folder structure of the bluray then it will also create a file to make sure that the protection doesn't kick in.

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+fusi0n    2,053

Get a Boxee Box fro best buy.. the best 180 I have ever spent.. plays 1080P x264 mkvs ALL DAY!

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ahhell    1,303

Get a Boxee Box fro best buy.. the best 180 I have ever spent.. plays 1080P x264 mkvs ALL DAY!

Why pay double the price for a Boxee when you can get a WD Live that plays everything?

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Arceles    402

Why pay double the price for a Boxee when you can get a WD Live that plays everything?

Acually one of those A4 amd laptops would play really anything... I'm looking at the Hi10P videos that are becoming mainstream...

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+fusi0n    2,053

Why pay double the price for a Boxee when you can get a WD Live that plays everything?

i read in places that have "things" and people have trouble playing some x264 rips. It could just be them..

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max22    93

It is easy to get around Cinavia. There is a solution online that takes less than 5 mins.


That way I can play my .mkv Blu Ray rips to the tv in the living room.

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nekrosoft13    722
On 2/20/2012, 1:28:50, Denis W. said:

 

 

 

Helps to read...

 

I saw it in action on a friend's PS3 and yeah, it's annoying. I can't be that bothered as I don't use my PS3 as a media server, heh.

sure, because every pirate will say that

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The Evil Overlord    18,441

Guys, this is a 2012 thread :p

 

Also, and I can't believe  I'm saying this, but get an xbox360, it is an authorised console so cinavia on legally purchased material doesn't concern it.

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