recording just sound from DVD's

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by nathanbusby, May 24, 2006.

  1. macrumors newbie


    Apr 24, 2006
    Turks and Caicos islands
    I want to be able to seperate a soundtrack from a DVD. I am trying to put some tunes from a Music DVD onto my ipod, but obviously don't want the pictures as well. Any ideas what there is out there that will allow me to do this.

    MBP 2GHZ
    100GB @7200RPM
    2GB RAM
  2. macrumors 65816


    Oct 6, 2005

    not sure about this one...

    is that a Macintel powerbook you're using? I know the 3rd link has software encoded in universal binary. The other 2, I dunno but if they're not I don't think they'll work on a Macintel may want to check me on that, as I could well be mistaken.

    hope this helps
  3. macrumors 65816


    Jun 6, 2005
    the ruins of the Cherokee nation
    as beatsme pointed out, WireTap is a nice program for doing such as you described. I have used it in the past with good results.
  4. macrumors 6502a


    Sep 21, 2005
    There is a linux program to output a wav file from the DVD audio. (DVD::rip)
    There should be a mac program somewhere to do this, instead of just recording something over again. This is not the best way.


    This program will decode the ac3 DVD audio stream into a AIFF file. Might need another program to rip the ac3 stream from the DVD though.

    Edit 2:

    Looks like this will do what you want.

    Or this:

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