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Author Topic: Zidoo product does not read everything  (Read 408 times)

andys

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Zidoo product does not read everything
« on: November 09, 2018, 02:32:20 PM »
I am disappointed by the zidoo products, because it does not read everything ... unlike the himedia and egreat products
« Last Edit: November 13, 2018, 12:59:35 PM by futeko.com »

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Re: zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2018, 08:33:13 PM »
I am disappointed by the zidoo products, because it does not read everything ... unlike the himedia and egreat products

Examples?

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Re: zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2018, 10:14:37 PM »
I am disappointed by the zidoo products, because it does not read everything ... unlike the himedia and egreat products

Examples?

old divx for me it's important,old series and more

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Re: zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2018, 11:26:27 AM »
impossible to change hardware but the same as the series x..
with firmware the same,with incomplete movie reading

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2018, 08:37:31 PM »
Hello!
I found one more problem with playing video. When try to open video file with posters option (View poster) and poster does not exist for this video you can't play video and have to come back and choose another option (Play video). It is create some inconveniences using Zidoo Z-series. 

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2018, 11:36:17 PM »
Agreed, this product does not live up to the hype nor the very high price.
it is better himedia with 160€

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2018, 03:03:58 PM »
There is not such a thing like a best player. Selecting one is all about knowing exactly what it must do for you  ;)

Even then there may be trade-offs (or stacking multiple like I do).
« Last Edit: November 25, 2018, 03:05:50 PM by Nice Monkey »

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2018, 09:13:21 AM »
I agree with Nice Monkey, there is no such thing as the perfect player.

At the moment I think Zidoo have the best balance of performance and software. The Zidoo media browser is much better than anything HiMedia ever had, and ZDMC is equivalent to HiMedia+wrapper if you want Kodi.

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2018, 10:49:32 AM »
if I read with zdmc, I do not need to throw € 300 or more

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2018, 01:50:05 PM »
Whoa, is that real? I actually came to the site intending to buy this player, guess it's a good thing I read the forum first...

Could anyone with this player confirm if it reads older formats, DIVX, DIVX3, DIVX4, XVID...?  If it cannot, it's completely useless! I guess I would wait for Himedia's next entry in the Q5 line of models in that case... but it's pretty jaw-dropping that a player could actually not play some of the most popular formats...!

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2018, 04:06:05 PM »
It reads DivX. In fact, bearing in mind that nothing literally reads everything, it reads close to everything.

See here for more of 'andys' DivX discussion: http://www.futeko.com/newforum/index.php?topic=3694.msg26559#msg26559

Format support for Zidoo is very similar to HiMedia.

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2018, 05:48:05 PM »
I like oldies but I mean "Vintage Movies" then.  ;D
Most are available these days in far better quality on BD (MKV if you like them small sized) .

There are more people around like you who like to watch the old recordings but most moved on to BD ( and many to 4K-UHD/HDR). I have a few Eminent 7385 players (similar to Xtreamer Prodigy)  lying around doing nothing, these still do an excellent job on the old stuff up to 3D-BD. You can get one of those on Ebay for a few bucks. The Eminent in fact even works with a 8 TByte HDD inserted (there is a file limit not total volume, so use ISO's or MKV).
« Last Edit: December 06, 2018, 06:11:32 PM by Nice Monkey »

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2018, 05:28:09 PM »
they do not have good support, and the price is too high..
on my x10, they got worse rather than better

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Re: Zidoo product does not read everything
« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2018, 09:26:39 PM »
they do not have good support, and the price is too high..
on my x10, they got worse rather than better

X10 / X9S are receiving firmware updates and run the same media player software as Z10 / Z9S (i.e. the whole Realtek product lineup is being kept up to date). That is good support.

I am going to start deleting any similar posts because you are making strong attacks against the new Zidoo products without, as far as I can see, ever having actually used them.

 

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