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Blue Velvet
Nov 14, 2008, 06:53 PM
mac.jedi has posted a series of tutorials which I'm sure they hope you'll find useful. :)

Backing up a DVD library can be an arduous, time consuming task. Using a GUI tool is a simple task if you do one occasionally, but a lot of us have been collecting DVD’s for over a decade and have amassed large collections that would take days, weeks, months or even years to complete.

In addition, if you’ve ever tried to encode an entire season of television episodes you know how laborious a project this can be as well: Insert a disk, rip the disk, choose your encode settings, select and add each title to the queue, process the file, rinse and repeat for each of the disks in the season.

The good news is that most of these tasks can be easily scripted to remove the manual intervention required. You could rip and encode an entire series very easily with the help of automation.


Part 1: Introduction (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600469)
Part 2: Using AppleScript to Automate Ripping (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600468)
Part 3: Using a Batch Script to Automate HandBrake (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600467)
Part 4: TV Show Renamer Droplet (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600465)
Part 5: Add to iTunes and Auto-tag Script (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600463)


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mac.jedi
Nov 27, 2008, 10:14 AM
ANNOUNCEMENT!
The tutorial instructions and scripts have been updated to make them more plug and play.

Changes:

Scripts have been rewritten to make them much easier to setup. My hope is that most users will not have to modify the scripts at all.
Scripts now include defaults that should run on any system. Default locations for files and scripts have been set to the ~/Movies/ directory.
BatchRip and BatchEncode Folders are now automatically created in your ~/Movies/ folder.
Growl Nofity Code has been moved to a script library that is loaded when called. You can now easily enable it in your batch script's properties.
BatchRip now auto-checks if two disks are loaded, no dual-drive setup required.
BatchRip now includes an auto-eject yes/no property.
BatchRip will now growl the disk name(s) when completed. Great for email notification.
HandBrakeCLI-Batch.sh shell script has been updated & posted. No additional setup should be needed.
BatchEncode now uses HandBrake's Universal preset by default.
BatchEncode now includes easier setup for encoding two batch folders at the same time.
BatchEncode now has a file type property to easily change output container. Default has been set to .m4v.

That might be it. Will edit if I think of anything else. Thx.

hadconski
Sep 21, 2009, 09:08 PM
mac.jedi has posted a series of tutorials which I'm sure they hope you'll find useful. :)




Part 1: Introduction (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600469)
Part 2: Using AppleScript to Automate Ripping (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600468)
Part 3: Using a Batch Script to Automate HandBrake (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600467)
Part 4: TV Show Renamer Droplet (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600465)
Part 5: Add to iTunes and Auto-tag Script (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=600463)


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They are really very cool, very wonderful
Great work .. really informative .. and thanks a lot for sharing .:o

mac.jedi
Oct 20, 2009, 10:08 AM
Announcement

I've posted a new tutorial thread in the Apple TV and Home Theater forum:
How-To: Automating DVD & Blu-Ray (Backup, Encoding & Tagging) for Mac OS X 10.6 (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=805573)

I hoping this one will die a graceful death. :D

Enjoy!