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  1. I have a Philips 3000 series DVP3**** PLAYER. The hardware media player cannot playH264 or X264 videos. I would like to add these two codec to the media player. Is there any hack which could help me in doing this?

    I can even upgrade the firmware. And, i'm looking for custom firmwares too, if it can help playing MKV or H264 at 360p.
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    Nope. It is not possible to update the firmware or hack it to get such features.
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    As a consumer, you CANNOT ever "add codecs" to a hardware player. What they support is a function of the decoding chip they are built with. Since H.264/X.264 playback is not part of the DVD spec, DVD players usually use older, cheaper decoding chips that don't support those codecs. I've never heard of a DVD player that supports H.264/X.264 playback. Such a player, if it exists, probably won't support high definition playback though.

    Most BluRay players support file playback that uses H.264/X.264 so you really need to get a BluRay player, not a DVD player, to do this.
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