Playing a VIDEO_TS file

Software name : VLC
Software version  : 0.8.6

This is especially useful if you are testing DVD's that you have created, or if you save your DVD's on your harddrive for safekeeping or if you need the subtitle options that are given you to you by the DVD format and menus.

The process is slightly different for Mac and Window / Linux.

Mac

Select Open > Disk from the top menu

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Then click in the VIDEO_TS entry and browse for that DVD data specifically the VIDEO_TS directory.

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Windows / Linux

Select File > Open Directory and browse for the VIDEO_TS folder of the DVD you want to play.