Play Ripped DVDs with VLC

Hackszine has posted a cool discovery, sent in from a reader, about a feature in my fave open source video player, VLC:

I discovered yesterday that the wonderful VLC media player has the ability not only to mount a DVD directory that’s been ripped to the hard drive, but also to play a .iso image of a DVD. Seeing as I’ve been using it for ages without knowing this was possible, I figured a lot of other people would be ignorant to this feature!

I was! Read more here.