recording just sound from DVD's

nathanbusby

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Apr 24, 2006
24
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Turks and Caicos islands
all,
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
15"
 

beatsme

macrumors 65816
Oct 6, 2005
1,204
1
nathanbusby said:
all,
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
15"
http://www.ambrosiasw.com/utilities/wiretap/

http://www.freeverse.com/soundstudio/

not sure about this one...
http://www.realmacsoftware.com/audioexpress/index.php

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 processor...you may want to check me on that, as I could well be mistaken.

hope this helps
 

scottlinux

macrumors 6502a
Sep 21, 2005
691
1
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.

Edit:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/mac3dec/

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.

http://www.ffmpegx.com/

Or this:

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/9830