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DivX Labs March News Roundup

DivX Plus Software for Windows
This major release of our free DivX Plus Software for Windows introduces loads of new features and interfaces, including a DivX Plus Player with DivX to Go, which makes it easy to transfer your videos to DivX Certified HDTVs, Blu-ray players and the PlayStation 3. Also, DivX Plus Converter has a dramitically changed interface for those looking for advanced options and batch DivX and DivX Plus (MKV/H.264) video creation.

Guide: Converting MKV for the PS3
Did you know that the Sony PlayStation 3 is a DivX Certified device? In this guide, we'll show you how to use the free DivX to Go feature in the DivX Plus Player to convert MKV files for playback on the PS3. All you need is a blank disc or USB with enough space, lots of videos, and a PlayStation 3, of course.

Publish DivX Videos On the Web

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DivX Web Player lets you watch DivX® videos right in your browser. And if you have your own videos that you’d like to share on your website or blog, DivX Web Player is all you need.

If you can copy and paste, you have enough know-how to stream a DivX video from your site. If you scoff at automatic HTML code generators, then our Developer Guide is for you.

Option 1:
Code Generator

Option 2:
DivX Web Developer Guide

Show off more videos
Along with easy HTML code creation, the Code Generator lets you add in recommended videos with your embedded DivX Web Player.

For the developer in you
For video publishers looking for a tool to publish high-quality videos online for free: this Developer Guide, a little HTML and some JavaScript is all you need to get started. (Audience not included;)

The important details
If you choose DivX Web Player for your site, awesome! We like people who use our stuff. In return, we ask that you:

  • Acknowledge DivX
    DivX is a registered trademark and can only be used with permission. When you use DivX Web Player on your site, please also use our trademark disclaimer:
    DivX® is a registered trademark of DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corp.
  • Let them download
    If you publish DivX video on your site, make it easy for your users to get DivX Web Player so they can watch them. Make these download links easily accessible:

    Download DivX Web Player for Windows
    Download DivX Web Player for Mac

  • Link back
    Include a link back to the DivX Web Player blog. It’s a nice way to show others how to use DivX to publish their videos too.
  • Use our stuff (if you want to)
    Grab these ready-made buttons to use on your site to encourage downloads of DivX Plus Web Player. (Remember the installer links supplied above.)
  • Don’t cheat
    Remember the “No Commercial Use” policy you accepted? It applies to everything you download from DivX, including DivX Web Player, our SDKs, etc.

 

We hope you enjoy using DivX Web Player. If you have any questions, a good place to start is in the DivX Web Player forum.

Comic Con 2008 the rest of the weekend...

So we took the rest of the footage and mashed it all up here in one final video for you. Comic Con was lots of fun as always. So many creative people in one place is always a good thing.

All videos were shot with the DivX Certified LG Viewty

What is Dr. DivX 2.0 OSS?

Dr. DivX
The goal of the Dr. DivX 2.0 OSS project is to build an application which is portable and capable of transcoding as many video formats as possible to DivX.
The software is released under the LGPL license.

Download Dr. DivX now!


Latest release: Dr. DivX 2.0.0


Dr. DivX 2.0.0 OSS final is now available. Please see the Changelog for what's new in this release.

Got questions?


The FAQ and the user guide can usually answer most questions. You can also ask on the user mailing list or on the forum.

Features

  • Able to convert most input files Dr. DivX can convert most input files including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VOB, AVI, FLV, MOV, MP4, AVISynth scripts to DivX.
  • Uses available DivX encoder If you install a new version of the DivX encoder, Dr. DivX automatically uses it for encoding.
  • Tweak encode settings If required, encode settings can be manually configured for optimal output.
  • Generates DivX files which are playable on DivX certified players Since Dr. DivX respects DivX certification constraints, all files generated by the application are guaranteed to playback on DivX certified hardware players.
  • Watch folders Monitor user specified folders to automatically convert newly added files using configured output profile.
  • Supports multiple audio tracks Convert multiple audio tracks using different encoder settings for each track. MP3, MP3 Surround and AC-3 are supported output audio formats.
  • Supports multiple subtitle tracks in VOB input Convert DVD subtitle tracks to DivX XSUB subtitle tracks.
  • Automatically configures encode settings for requested quality level User needs to choose only the required quality level, the application does the rest.
  • Include MP3 surround encoder Dr. DivX can encode your multi-channels 5.1 audio and video sources to MP3 surround, MP3 surround is backward compatible with “Normal” MP3 while preserving the full 5.1 channel separation. You will need to use the DivX player 6.4 to take advantage of 5.1 audio decoding.
  • Automatically configures encode settings for requested output file size User needs to choose only the required output file size, the application does the rest.
  • Create and load custom profiles Manage encoding settings using custom profiles.
  • Preview video crop and resize settings Real-time updations of video based on user specified crop and resize values.
  • Batch control Re-order, Re-configure and Remove encodes from the batch.
  • Audio track preview Playback input audio tracks to confirm correct selection for encode.
  • Track information tagging Tag audio and subtitle tracks with descriptive information.
  • Pause and resume encodes Resume from paused encode stage.
  • Post encode plugins Add and configure plugins which will run after an encode has successfully finished.
  • CLI version of application for scripting Use the CLI version of application for automated batch encodes.