Play a RatDVD

RatDVD can be converted back to the original DVD and played on any stand-alone DVD Player or played directly on a PC with a number of software players/media centers. See the details below.

RatDVD playback on a stand-alone DVD-Player

To play back a RatDVD on ANY hardware player, just convert back the RatDVD to the original DVD and it will play in any player. That's it!

Standalone hardware players with direct RatDVD support will probably become available in 2006.

RatDVD playback with a software player

RatDVD was designed as a technology that can be used from each and every player without or with few modifications to the player. If you are just looking for a compatibe player to play back RatDVDs, have a look at the following list:

Windows Media Player

The normal windows media player without any plug-ins allows full RatDVD playback incl. navigation - just like the original DVD.

Download from: http://www.microsoft.com

ratDVD movie playback with different audio tracks (languages)

Windows Media Center Edition 2005

Special Windows XP version enhanced for media playback. Cannot be downloaded seperatly and installed on a standard Windows PC.

Available from Microsoft

Fusion Media Player

Nice all-purpose audio/video media player.

Download from: http://www.fusionmedia.org

Zoom Player

All-purpose audio/video media player. Since it doesn't render RatDVD files automatically you need to install a custom mediagraph file. Click here for details.

Download from: http://www.inmatrix.com

KM Player (Korean Meadia Player)

Koean all-purpose audio/video media player.

Information at: http://www.kmplayer.com

moopeg media player

Small all-purpose audio/video media player.

Download from: http://www.glop.org/moopeg

MediaPortal

Nice all-purpose audio/video media center application.

Download from: http://mediaportal.sourceforge.net

Ashampoo Media Player

All-purpose audio/video media player.

Download from: http://www.ashampoo.com

NPlayer

All-purpose audio/video media player.

Download from: http://www.samo.cz/index.php?id=nplayer0

Full Screen Player

All-purpose audio/video media player.

Download from: http://www.vidon.ru/old/en/download.htm

BS Player

All-purpose audio/video media player. Shows an "Unknown file format" error at the beginning but plays fine if you click "Continue".

Download from: http://www.bsplayer.org

nvDVD

All-purpose audio/video media player from nVIDIA.

Download from: http://www.nvidia.com

Probably this list is not complete but it is all I found with a quick search though the internet. If I missed something, let me know at the e-mail address below.