FWIW despite that Vudu states that their Disc to Digital program does not work with HD DVDs, one HD DVD that I tried with the iOS app did work to get me the HDX format of The Perfect Storm for $5. EDIT: Tried also "The Searchers" HD DVD and I got both SD and HDX options for purchase. This disc is still working afaict despite that it looks foggy on the backside--I suppose I could rip it for backup or spend $5 bucks and avoid that hassle.
In some cases these movies can be had from Amazon Prime Video for free, and in others the Blu-ray might be very cheap, but if the only path left is Vudu D2D well for $5 bucks it might be worth it for a good movie.
BTW I also tried Deer Hunter HD DVD and that did NOT work (a different movie studio? who knows...) so as always YMMV.
Last edited by Laserfan; 04-04-2019 at 09:56 AM.