DVD Decoder (MPEG-2 Decoder) Plug-ins
Windows Media Player becomes a full-featured DVD player when combined with a DVD decoder (MPEG-2 decoder) with features such as full-screen video playback controls, DVD chapter listings, and integrated cover art.
Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate, DVD capabilities are included as part of the operating system. If you are running Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Business, or Windows Vista Enterprise, you can enhance your DVD playback experience by purchasing a DVD decoder pack or by upgrading to a more powerful edition of Windows Vista.
For Windows Vista
CinePlayer DVD Decoder for Windows Vista
Roxio's CinePlayer DVD Decoder Pack for Windows Vista is designed exclusively for Windows Media Player and delivers cinema-quality performance and superb audio clarity for DVD playback on your Windows Vista-based computer with support for both high-definition video and 5.1-channel Dolby Digital audio.
Cyberlink PowerDVD SE for Windows Vista
PowerDVD SE for Vista delivers the kind of outstanding performance you have come to expect from CyberLink, leader in DVD playback on the PC. Supporting high-definition video, 5.1-channel Dolby Digital audio, and DVD playback, PowerDVD SE for Windows Vista ensures the best possible quality for watching movies with Windows Media Player.
For Windows XP
CinePlayer DVD Decoder for Windows XP
Sonic CinePlayer DVD Decoder Pack is designed exclusively for Windows Media Player and delivers superior video quality with optimal system performance for your Windows XP-based computer.
Cyberlink PowerDVD SE for Windows XP
Compatible with Windows Media Player 10 or later. Plays TV programs recorded using Microsoft Media Center. Plays DVDs with support for normal and wide-screen movies, Dolby audio soundtracks, and complete menu navigation.