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Subject: dvd ripping to hard drive
Category: Computers
Asked by: andrewp2003-ga
List Price: $4.00
Posted: 05 Nov 2005 18:35 PST
Expires: 05 Dec 2005 18:35 PST
Question ID: 589592
Hi, I would like to know if there is any software that is available so
that I can rip all my own personal DVDs to a large hard drive,
connected to a PC that has a TV output so that I can easily flick
through my 100 or so DVD collection without having to put each one
into the player every time I want to watch one.

I have a cable TV connection with a digital recording box that lets me
flick easily through recorded programs, stores about 80 hours. 
Obviously this box cannot do what I require but the concept of it is
what I am after.

Clarification of Question by andrewp2003-ga on 05 Nov 2005 18:42 PST
I guess I am talking about a kind of ripped DVD jukebox software.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: webravi-ga on 05 Nov 2005 19:16 PST
There are dvd players that can hold a large number of discs at one
time (60 to 120, depending on the model).  If you take the time to
type in the titles you can easily flip through and select the one you
want.  If you want I can provide some model numbers.  This will be
less time consuming than ripping all those dvds.

If you want it to be totally digital, there are boxes that will
interface with your computer and TV to deliver any content.  Again, if
you want models, I could provide them.
Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: shtani2000-ga on 05 Nov 2005 20:06 PST
You could try using a program called DVD Shrink.  It's totally free
and easy to use.  It's a program used for ripping personal DVD's and
storing them on the harddrive.  Compression is optional.
Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: andrewp2003-ga on 05 Nov 2005 20:43 PST
I have used DVD shrink but it is a bit cumbersome for lots of dvd's
when you want to play them back from the hard drive.
Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: atifk-ga on 06 Nov 2005 13:59 PST

I would recommend two software;

1) WinAviVideoConverter: : You can convert many
media file formats (DVD, as well as avi) to avi, rm or DVD format. You
can save the DVD to harddisk on separate folders in the format you
wish, then you can use the media player of your choice (BSplayer is
good one

2) DVDClone: :
You can just rip the DVD to your hard disk to a separate folder, and
watch it later with a media player. You have the option of saving the
DVD as a ISO file (which is a big single file image of the DVD) and
then later simulate this file as a real DVD.

Both are small but good software.

If you use avi (DivX) format you will save plenty of harddisk space
(of course you'll lose some video quality).

I hope this helps.
Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: eannatone-ga on 06 Nov 2005 20:55 PST
Windows Media Center Edition
Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: studyloca-ga on 07 Nov 2005 07:04 PST
Hey Buddy
The Esisest program to rip your dvd to your hard drive then it is dvd decrypter.

Download it from that link and ripp your movie to your hard drive. It
will not Compress or anything. It will just copy your dvd as same as
we copy cd to your hard drive.
Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: jissjj-ga on 08 Nov 2005 03:49 PST
Try this link. Its a free software
Subject: Re: dvd ripping to hard drive
From: mrf-ga on 20 Nov 2005 00:51 PST
man... use this wonderful dvd ripper : Imtoo dvd ripper :

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