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Video downloads for Bold

Question... I'm seriously considering purchasing the Bold. I was wondering where the most common sources of video downloads would be from? With the iPhone, we all know the answer as it's all centralized and very easy to download movies, etc.  Can I download to my PC from the Apple site and play them on the BB?  After converting them?

Thanks for the help.
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Re: Video downloads for Bold

Yes, you can for most videos, they can be converted for BB viewing.

 

PURCHASED iTunes with DRM on them cannot play on the BB, but there are workarounds for that too, such as removing the DRM from the file or burning to a CD and then ripping back to the PC.



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Re: Video downloads for Bold

Thanks.  I read something about DRM being removed from the itunes store?  Is that true of all the videos, songs, etc. on current downloads from there?
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Re: Video downloads for Bold

Same question though...

 

Where/how are most videos aquired?

 

Are they downloaded from the internet (similar to the itunes store)?  If so, where are the most common sources?

or

Do most people create their own videos from videos they already own?

 

Thanks - essentially I'm trying to understand how/where I will aquire videos from - I know where I can get them from with an iPhone, I just don't any info easily found out there on where I'll get them if I own a BB.  BB brags about the video quality of the Bold (it does look very good!) - but it's not that useful unless I can easily get content for it.

 

Thanks again.

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Re: Video downloads for Bold


woodygg wrote:
Thanks.  I read something about DRM being removed from the itunes store?  Is that true of all the videos, songs, etc. on current downloads from there?

That is upcoming on future purchases. Current or old purchases remain with DRM.

 

 



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Re: Video downloads for Bold

Just about anywhere you can download a video for your PC...

 

Here is a good site with some already converted to the BB format:

 

http://videos4blackberry.info/wp/



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