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Old 01-07-01, 02:25 AM
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I have PDVD 2.55 and just noticed that there's a 3.0 out. Of course, even though I already shelled out 50 goddamn bucks originally, they're apparantly asking for another 50 dollars for this version. Is it worth it at all? Do I really have to pay if I already paid for 2.5?

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Old 01-07-01, 02:43 AM
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I have both. Hate to say it, but both came essentially free with other components I bought. I'm using 3.0 right now, but I couldn't tell you that it's worth $50 more than 2.55. From what I hear, there are some features missing and a few quirks.

But I'm relatively new to it and haven't fully explored it. I just know that I'm having some trouble outputting the correct aspect ratio to my 53" RPTV. Video on the computer monitor seems to work very well.
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I have 3.01 (initial 3.0 release caused problems for some people) and love it. There is are added features but I have not seen anything that is missing that was in previous versions. If you are one of those people that likes doing screen caps, there's a feature in particular that may interest you. There is now a step backward feature that goes back to the last key frame (about 10 or so frames back). This is helpful for getting the exact frame you want. You can also display two subtitles simultaniously if you so desire. The other most noticable feature is the addition of a digital zoom.

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Old 01-07-01, 02:15 PM
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But is it worth shelling out another $50 for?

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quote:<HR>Originally posted by Jason Northrup:
I have 3.01 (initial 3.0 release caused problems for some people) and love it.
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How did you get 3.01? I don't see an upgrade at their site.
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You serious? They're asking another $50 for the upgrade alone!!!?

Stuff that! I'll just stick to 2.55 for now.

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