Linux - HOW-TO playback Blu-ray Disc in XBMC for Linux with MakeMKV (Plugin Addon)

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Xander Log Offline
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Hi all,

I would like to be able to play original BD discs on my HTPC that uses ubuntu. I tried makemkv some time ago (at least one year ago) and I made it work with XBMC, the problem was that it lasted only some days, after those days of trial MakeMKV stopped working and I was supposed to have to pay.

Is MakeMKV really a payment software or is there any legal way to make it work by free?

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(2015-01-23 17:50)Xander Log Wrote:  Hi all,

I would like to be able to play original BD discs on my HTPC that uses ubuntu. I tried makemkv some time ago (at least one year ago) and I made it work with XBMC, the problem was that it lasted only some days, after those days of trial MakeMKV stopped working and I was supposed to have to pay.

Is MakeMKV really a payment software or is there any legal way to make it work by free?

Regards

Sorry I think you have to pay, although you could try to install the latest version. In any case this is not a piracy forum so please don't ask how to use paid software for free.

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(2015-01-23 21:21)nickr Wrote:  Sorry I think you have to pay, although you could try to install the latest version. In any case this is not a piracy forum so please don't ask how to use paid software for free.

Hi nickr,

Many thanks for your answer and interest.

My question was not in the way of installing a pirated software, I understand that it can be the idea of my message, but believe me, it is just what I don't want to, even if there would be a way to, It's not usefull for me.

My question was in the way of something I rode somewhere about using Kodi's addon modifiyng it in way that instead of using makemkv original dependicies (pay) can use some alternative ones that are free. And when I say "free" I really mean free, not pirated ones.

So, from your comment I understand that there is nothing to do, it I want to have this feature payment is needed (I need it not for one machine but for several, so a free option is the only one that can be ok)

Many thanks again
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As I say installing the latest makemkv may work.

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You can get the keys for free from the MakeMKV forum as it's still officially in beta status, and when the key expires simply revisit their forum for a new key.
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Hello all,
is there a way to use is with kodi helix? I always get "Depenndencies not met" can you please help me?
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I'm running into the same "Dependencies not met" problem. Looking at the logs, it's because makemkv requires xmbc.python 1.0, which Kodi no longer supports.

This means the makemkv plugin is not supported on Kodi until it (the plugin) gets updated

Quote:1:56:15 T:139958932481984 DEBUG: Addon plugin.makemkvbluray requires xbmc.python version 1.0 which is not available
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Have you tried editing addon.xml?

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Why even use this method when you can do http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=173474
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(2015-01-26 20:19)temp Wrote:  Hello all,
is there a way to use is with kodi helix? I always get "Depenndencies not met" can you please help me?
Yes, it works with Helix. I use the plugin version 1.1.2 from X-DARK. Remember to use it with the current license key from mkv forum.

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