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    Question Play Movies from xternal

    Hi. I have a 250gig external hard drive with 2 partitions. I already use one to play wii backups with uloader. I was wondering it if is possible to put mp4 videos on the other partition and play them from the hard drive on the wii. So, is it?

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    Retired WiiHacks Staff Tealc's Avatar
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    Not sure about mp4 as I've never tried them but the Wii will play avi without issues using Mplayer CE.
    Not really doing much Wii stuff these days.

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    New Member BrownLLamma's Avatar
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    mp4 works for me under GeexBox, havent tried under Mplayer yet though.
    And yes you can use the other partition to play the movies. I have a 1TB with wbfs, fat32, and NTFS. I hear that you have to use fat32 to play videos, but geexbox and the current version of Mplayer seems to play them from either, without any problems...
    Last edited by BrownLLamma; 02-02-2010 at 04:38 PM.
    MK WFC ID: 4468 9216 9667.... Let's play!

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    i have two partitions on my ntfs usb hdd - only the first partition is seen by mplayer ce.
    how do i get it to see both partitions? thanks.


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