Unable to play movies using Flixster app


  1. Pinmac1

    Pinmac1 Well-Known Member

    As I have some movies that have a digital download code I have opened a Flixster account to access them on various gadgets. With all the hassle I've had so far (including the Flixster app not being available on Windows 8 in the UK) I'm not sure it's worth it.
    I have downloaded the Flixster app and used it to download The Bourne Legacy. I can see this in Root/Android/Data/net.Flixster.android/files/wv. I thought that I could then copy it to the SD card and play it from there but have found out that this is a problem due to DRM protection.
    I have found a workaround of copying the movie to the SD card and delete from the Flixster folder and copy back when I wanted to watch. Irritatingly, Flixster names the film with a string of numbers rather than a sensible name so it's not easy to identify each film.
    Does anyone know if there is a way to keep the film on an SD card as this would be much easier?

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  2. mikedt

    mikedt 你好 Guide

    If you know what the movie is when you copy it, rename it to something meaningful yourself? I suspect the obfuscated file-names are part of the DRM copy protection. Other than that can't really help, as it's against forum rules to discuss bypassing DRM schemes on Phandroid, because of the DMCA.
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