Mac The Ripper - running VIDEO_TS folder

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  1. BA005 macrumors newbie

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    I would be very grateful if someone can help me with this.

    I always use MTR to de-encrypt DVDs, then I run the VIDEO_TS folder through Toast9 and voila, I have a DVD that I can watch in my lounge on my DVD player.

    But sometimes, I download DVDs from the internet (naughty, I know, but only sometimes). So after I download the VIDEO_TS folder from the internet and I run it through Toast9, it sometimes says I cannot make a DVD because it's encrypted.

    My question is, is it possible to run the downloaded encrypted VIDEO_TS folder through MTR to de-encrypt it? It seems that MTR only accepts data from an actual disk..

    Someone once told me that I could try to mount a disk image on my hard drive and then MTR would think it's a disk, but I couldnt get that to work.

    Any advice would be great. Thanks a lot in advance.

    Also, are there any alternatives to MTR out there that are better?
     
  2. thomahawk macrumors 6502a

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    well, for me, question, why would you download a video_TS folder off the net? i know for quality purpose but for me thats not convinent. however i have no answer to that question, im sorry

    however a good alternative could be handbrake, however it converts the DVD into a video file. like say an AppleTV format or ipod format, etc

    however windows programs (if you have virtualization or boot camp) dvdshrink is a great program!
     
  3. BA005 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks.

    The reason I downloaded the VIDEO_TS folder from the net, is because that was the only format it was available in.

    I understand that I could easily convert this to AVI or MPEG etc, but this film is for my mother who does not watch movies on her PC, only on her DVD player.
     
  4. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    That's tough.

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