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|This application has been made redundant by Homebrew Channel. Homebrew Channel has the same features as this application plus more, or with more bug fixes. This application should only be used if there is a special reason to (e.g. if an app has not updated to stop using DVDx).|
|Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser|
DVDX is a homebrew application that installs a hidden "channel" which was used by other homebrew applications to access home burned and factory pressed DVD content without the need for a modchip. As of HackMii Installer 0.7, DVDX is dead and has been superseded by the Homebrew Channel 1.0.7 itself. 
Q: What type of DVD should I use?
A: Pressed DVD-ROM video discs of course work. For recordables, DVD-R media is recommended, as they are the most similar to pressed DVDs in terms of reflectivity. However, DVDX has been confirmed working with various DVD media, including DVD+R/RW and DVD-R/RW discs. Particular brands (lower quality discs) may be problematic, and different Wii drives have different levels of compatibility. Please note that DVD+R/RW discs will need to have their BookType set to DVD-ROM to work properly in Normal mode (if you have no modchip). PatchMii mode does not have this requirement, but requires a modchip.
Q: Why does my Wii not read my DVDs?
A: Be sure that you install the latest DVDX, and that the application that you are trying to use supports the latest DVDX, with the new title ID (DISC). If you are using a burned disc, make sure it is burned correctly. Try re-burning the DVD on a DVD-R if it is not already.