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Old Jan 21, 2013, 01:31 AM   #76
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I highly recommend Slysoft's DVD backup products -- but it's Windows only, so you'd need Bootcamp or Parallels or a Windows machine.
Are you the same Sounds Good over at the NotebookReview Sony forum a few years back? I use to post there, but rarely now that I switched to a Mac.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 04:21 AM   #77
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(1) If you're talking about commercial, copyright-protected DVDs, you should be aware

that it is illegal in many counties, possibly including yours.

(2) If you're talking about commercial, copy-protected DVDs, you should be aware that

providing advice on breaking copy protection schemes is illegal in the US, where this forum

is based; posting such advice would break the forum's ToU, and hosting such advice would

make Apple liable to prosecution.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 05:50 AM   #78
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Hi Mr. William. you're very knowledgable and I'm in need of some advice. There's a file I have thats 1.6 GB, with an extension of AC3.5.1.xvid in .avi. I used Handbrake, with AT3 settings to convert to mp4. It converts the file to m4v (its choice I guess) but then the file shrinks to 726 MB and the picture isn't as clear. Any tweaks I need to put in in order to sustain the quality of the avi file?
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 03:05 AM   #79
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What are you talking about Handbrake works just fine under Mountain Lion. I currently have it installed and have used it successfully multiple times.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 08:19 AM   #80
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Also, look at Handbrake for OS X
Good Luck
Related question: Anyone ever had different file sizes based on the computer? Meaning, I have a Mac Mini with newest Handbrake, and MBA. On the MBA, I can take an AVI around 700mb and it rips in little time to a similar file around 700Mb size, with the compatibility set to iPad. When I have (what appears to me) the same setting of "iPad" for compatibility on the Mini, it takes 2-3 times longer and the file output for the mp4 is 1.3Gb. I just rip it on the MBA now, but it doesn't make sense.
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Old Mar 1, 2013, 01:38 AM   #81
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I just purchased a Macbook Pro and want to rip DVD's. I want to retain the 5.1 audio tracks. What is the best program for this?
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Old Mar 5, 2013, 10:56 AM   #82
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I use Handbrake all the time with Mountain Lion.. I rip DVDs to use with Plex. I just rip them using the Universal setting. Movies come out around 1.7gb but at least the quality is there. Crashes occasionally, but I think it's because I'm ripping them on a 2008 aluminum MacBook 2.0 (not Pro) with 8gb ram shoved in it. I don't really think 8gb is truly supported, but I'm too lazy to go back to 4gb right now.
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 12:01 AM   #83
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I am having this problem as well. I tried deleting the preferences; however, that didn't fix it.

I have set up a workflow in automator to extract a video from an archival DVD. However, the program is only ripping ONE file when there should be 4-5 files on there. Any ideas? I am running this process on Mountain Lion.
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Old Apr 23, 2013, 04:21 AM   #84
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Only use DVDs you produced yourself and you have legal rights to. The best ripper depend on what you plan to do with the content. Handbrake suffers from the limitations of being only H.264 based and therefore it can't convert to higher quality codecs.
Only use DVDs you produced yourself and you have legal rights to. The best ripper depend on what you plan to do with the content. Handbrake suffers from the limitations of being only H.264 based and therefore it can't convert to higher quality codecs. If you only want to transfer a DVD you made on to an iDVD, Handbrake is okay for that. However, if you want to import your DVD into iMovie, Final Cut Pro, consider a ripper that support the Apple Intermediate Codec or ProRes.
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Old Apr 28, 2013, 10:07 PM   #85
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DVDfab has never let me down. ever.
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Old May 22, 2013, 01:56 AM   #86
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RipIt has handled everything I have thrown at it.
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Old May 23, 2013, 07:07 AM   #87
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Handbrake. Why argue with success?
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Old May 31, 2013, 10:47 AM   #88
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Here are a lot of choice for free Mac dvd ripper All of them are full version and without watermark, such as Handbrake, Mactheripper.
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