[aclug-L] Re: DVD Ripping
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I'm not burning any DVDs... at least not yet. I'm more interested in rippin
DVDs to AVI (or other format) files that I can then watch on PCs without a
DVD player. Altho I may eventually buy a DVD burner.
----- Original Message -----
From: "DAVID CARMICHAEL" <dec2955@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, August 22, 2004 12:07 AM
Subject: [aclug-L] Re: DVD Ripping
> Due to this topic could be rated as questionably
> Software for a windows based machine is:
> DVD Decrypter [software to remove anti copy info] and
> DVD ISO burning software].
> DVD Shrink [software to re-encode/compress a dual
> layer DVD to a single layer DVD to your harddrive and
> does link to the above software for burning or NERO]
> I can state that media used makes a big difference in
> the quality of the burn more than the
> encoding/compression does!! [brand name on the package
> does not mater!! I have had brand name disc's not work
> in my set-top boxes]
> If you are using a NEC based burner then you will also
> want to check out the following web site to make sure
> that you drive has the latest firmware:
> Now about your DIVX question might have more to do
> with the way the original file was encoded and not
> anything that you are doing yourself.
> There are now DIVX set-top DVD players on the market..
> one from Philips and one from RCA.
> Personally I put a program disc in one DVD drive and a
> blank in my DVD+R drive and start up 'DVD Shrink' and
> go to sleep... and when I get up the next AM
> everything is doen....
> --- Jonathan Hall <flimzy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've just begun experimenting with the process using
> > the dvdrip program (a
> > collection of perl scripts with a GUI front end).
> > I've ripped a sample
> > portion of a DVD, and encoded it a couple times,
> > both times with divx5, but
> > at different video bit rates. In both cases, when I
> > play the clip, I get
> > some distortion when the image moves. Almost a bit
> > of an after image, most
> > noticable in areas of high contrast. The distortion
> > takes the form of
> > horizontal lines.
> > I was wondering if anyone might have a clue as to
> > what is causing this. Is
> > it a defect/drawback of my video playback software,
> > the encoding method, or
> > the codec? Or something else entirely?
> > Also, somewhat related, but more generally... if
> > anyone has experience
> > ripping DVDs, what encoding software can you
> > recommend? And do you
> > recommend any specific audio or video codecs? What
> > other things should I
> > consider when ripping DVDs?
> > And lastly... is anyone qualified and interested in
> > giving a presentation on
> > this topic? :) (If not, perhaps I will be in a
> > month or two)
> > Thanks!
> > -- Jonathan
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