help on how to play .iso files

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deedee777 Offline
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Hello xbmc fans,
This is my very first post to thr forum so hi all, can someone please educate me on how to play my .iso file movies on xbmc , xbmc sees the movie but cant play it, do i need to enable something in the settings or do i need to add a repository ...well i just dont know what to do to make it work, please help
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Welcome to the XBMC forums.

What is your operating system? Which version number of XBMC are you using?
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(2013-10-23 05:54)artrafael Wrote:  Welcome to the XBMC forums.

What is your operating system? Which version number of XBMC are you using?

Thanks for the response, My hosting hardware for xbmc is Matricom G-Box Midnight MX2, I have a 2TB external Hard drive connected to it with movies,music,etc...when i launch xbmc app it all plays perfectly from the movies,music, pictures etc..but when i try to play my .ISO file movies mostly 3d blueray backups it just does not play, I keep getting "file not supported". and here I am in the hopes of finding the help so i may play my .iso file movies.
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My questions were about the software.
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He did answer part of it; he's running Android... As for the XBMC... Are you using Frodo (12.2) or the in-progress monthly/nightly versions under development (or some really old version)?

I've seen a few posts about Android issues with BR .ISO files. And support/response on them has been... All I can say is I have one android using it and it works some of the time... But not all of the time. My Linux and Windows rigs handle the BR .ISOs just fine, but we all know that.

Check the logs and see if there is any more debugging information is there would be my first step. Information on logging and getting all that going for information: http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Log_file/Easy

However, the 'droid solutions I could find all had conversion solutions (changing the iso to something else... bleh)... However, there is this about the androids also, perhaps try the nightly build?: http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=173029 Again, which version are you using?
(This post was last modified: 2013-10-24 07:00 by IamSGC.)
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(2013-10-24 06:57)IamSGC Wrote:  He did answer part of it; he's running Android... As for the XBMC... Are you using Frodo (12.2) or the in-progress monthly/nightly versions under development (or some really old version)?

I've seen a few posts about Android issues with BR .ISO files. And support/response on them has been... All I can say is I have one android using it and it works some of the time... But not all of the time. My Linux and Windows rigs handle the BR .ISOs just fine, but we all know that.

Check the logs and see if there is any more debugging information is there would be my first step. Information on logging and getting all that going for information: http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Log_file/Easy

However, the 'droid solutions I could find all had conversion solutions (changing the iso to something else... bleh)... However, there is this about the androids also, perhaps try the nightly build?: http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=173029 Again, which version are you using?

Hi again and thanks again to all, the xbmc setup is xbmc 12.0 git:20130319-376572d(compile:apr 23 2013)

Iy has a logo of - xbmc hub third party addon with http://www.xbmchub.com wizard edition on the right
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http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=171518
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(2013-10-26 04:37)artrafael Wrote:  http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=171518

Wow! So i install something that is not xbmc ...so what version of xmbc i install and from where and how do i un install the fake one ...did not even know a fake xbmc existed i hated that logo and wad blamming xbmc for it..sorry for it guys
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The official XBMC.org download site is here: http://xbmc.org/download/
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(2013-10-26 05:44)artrafael Wrote:  The official XBMC.org download site is here: http://xbmc.org/download/

So i uninstall the fake xbmc and from the link provided i dowloaded and installed the new firmware xbmc frodo 13.2 ...now with this new version i notice three things...1-still cant play my .iso movies 2-my regular movies play in a slow motion 3- it has like a second or two delay from menu to menu screen to screen tab to tab etc...HELP? Please advice me...
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My post here may help: : http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=176746
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I'm not sure the version on the download page is the best. Android is certainly a work in progress. However I cannot presently find a reference to the latest and greatest builds.

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