The act of taking the content of a CD or DVD and putting it into a file or files.

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Windows or Linux Ogg Rip Program with Album Art? [closed]

I have a number of ogg and mp3 files with some tags, but basically it's a mess. What I'd like to do is the following: Get their tags right Get their album art embedded in them so it shows up on my ...
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Is there a quick and easy way to inspect DVD subtitles?

I'm looking for an easy and if possible quick way to inspect DVD subtitles, to determine their properties. I am ripping some of my movies in .mkv format, using Handbrake for linux, and I'm having an ...
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Looping batchfile with counter

Ok, I know the loop part is invalid, but hopefully helps give an idea of what I want to do. Ultimately, I want to get prompted for the 3 values (commented out the prompts for now and hard coding for ...
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Would ripping DVDs greatly harm my DVD drive?

As opposed to playing or running stuff on the DVD? I'm planning to rip my DVDs so I can watch them on my device, but I'm afraid it'll kill the DVD drive real quickly. Is this a myth? Should I just go ...
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“Inappropriate ioctl for device” when ripping CD with abcde on OSX

I'm trying to use abcde (compiled from Macports) to rip an audio CD on OSX 10.8.5: $ abcde disk1 was already unmounted or it has a partitioning scheme so use "diskutil unmountDisk" instead cd-discid: ...
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How can I get Handbrake to find VLC?

I installed HandBrake 0.9.5 i386 (2011010300) on my old 32-bit Intel Mac, to try ripping a DVD (it's the latest version with a prebuilt x86 binary). I also had the latest version of VLC installed ...
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DVD Rips not plying AC3 5.1 Audio in iTunes

So I have been trying for months now to get iTunes to play my dvd rips with the AC3 track. I have 2 audio tracks on all my files, just like how you would download a movie from the iTunes store. One ...
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abcde cd ripping from flac+cue without CDDB info?

I have a CD which isn't in the CDDB database, but which has cdtext information. I used Abcde with abcde -1 to create a whole-disc FLAC file plus cuesheet (for archiving), and now later want to split ...
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Ripping a home video VCD on Linux or Windows with VLC or otherwise

I have a VCD with 22 minutes of video on it. I would like to retain this footage and throw away the VCD. I can play the whole thing with VLC ("open disc -> vcd -> /dev/sr0 -> play"): all 22 minutes ...
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Are portable USB DVD drives equally capable as SATA drives for ripping DVD's?

I'm currently archiving my physical DVD collection to a media server. My desktop PC currently has a DVD drive but it's awkward to get at due to where the PC lives under my desk. I'm thinking about ...
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Software to rip CD during playback?

Is it possible for me to play an audio CD and at the same time (i.e. concurrently with the playback) rip/convert the played tracks to MP3? If yes, how can I do this on Windows?
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ripping interlaced video to 60fps (frames per second)

It would appear that Broadcast Television is often 1080i30 (60 fields/s), and non-movie DVDs (example, instructional or TV shows) are 60fields/s as well, at some lower resolution (480i?) However, ...
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Rip Audio from DVD and add to a slideshow for YouTube [closed]

My sister seems to time her phone calls with some requests for technical support. The below is what she just asked: I have an 18 min DVD of a choir concert - what I want to do is to extract ...
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How to Rip Foreign VCD's that has Dual Audio Language Tracks?

I just started to clean out my old VCD collection and wanted to rip them to my hard drive. The problem is that its all Chinese VCD cartoons which has dual audio tracks. A mandarin and cantonese track. ...
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Creating DVD backups including interactive menus [closed]

I want to rip movies from DVD, including interactive menus and extras, so they can be played using regular media players or XBMC. How can I do this?
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How do I extract (rip) tracks from an audio CD using cdrfte?

On its SourceForge page, it says that cdrfte (short for cdrtools front end) can extract files from CD in mp3 format. However, I can't find anything on its support wiki or anywhere else about how this ...
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How rip audio files from CD again?

I've ripped music files from my CD but they were in .wma format and cannot play on my Android phone. So that I need to re-rip them into .mp3 files. But the ripped button is disabled in Windows Media ...
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Does Exact Audio Copy support any scripting in filename construction?

In some media players including (MPC, foobar2000) it is possible to format the output of a playlist by using if control structures to select certain meta tags based on their presence, or others if ...
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How to run Streamripper32 from Task Scheduler

I'm running Windows Vista and I have a program called Streamripper32 which takes radio streams and separates the songs into separate individual tracks and records them to a folder. What I want to do ...
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Re-RIP a DVD to extract AVI, MP3 and SRT files

I have been reading many articles for many days, and finally I found a very useful question in superuser (What tool can I use to to rip DVD movies?) I have a large original DVD's collection and they ...
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DVD VOB to AVI - Can't hear sound

I have DVD that plays fine in cheap Home DVD Player, but I'm trying to convert it to files I can play on my computer. When I try to play the DVD itself on my computer, there is no audio, but audio ...
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How to determine main movie DVD track before ripping via mencoder

Maybe there's a simple answer for this, but when looking at the files on a DVD (IFOs, VOBs,etc), is there a way to easily determine the longest/main track? I'm trying to automate the process of ...
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Can't rip foreign film with subtitles

I'm trying to rip a foreign film DVD, Yojimbo, that has subtitles. I'd like to have the film as a file I can play on my computer and also create a DVD I can play in a player. I'd like subtitles ...
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Ripping audio CD from Windows command line

How can I rip an audio CD from the command line in Windows? I've noticed that there are many programs under Linux, but under Windows, all CD rippers are with a graphical interface.
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Ripping TV episodes from DVDs – how can I know which stream belongs to which episode?

I'm ripping DVDs using a series of calls like mplayer -dumpfile foo$i.vob -dumpstream dvd://$i and using lsdvd to list the available streams to rip. Here is an example command I wrote for this for ...
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DVD Rip in 720p/1080p resolution

I have seen ripped movies in 720p/1080p resolution but the source of the movie is DVD. So it must be a upscaled (720 x 480 to 1,280×720 or 1,920×1,080) video I guess, Is there any advantage in ...
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How do I consistently rip my DVDs to ISOs in Windows Vista?

I'm trying to backup all of my DVDs to ISO files. I've been using ISORecorder but there are several DVDs that I'm unable to copy (e.g. 'Romeo + Juliet', 'Gladiator', etc.) The problem, I think, has to ...
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What is the preferrable way to archive a private DVD collection?

The problem: a big collection (about 100 DVDs) of old home videos which have been burned to DVDs. Some of them are already damaged and are barely playable (often depending on the used DVD player). ...
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Convert an entire DVD (with chapter menus) to Flash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert DVD to a flash application (including menus) I was recently asked to put a DVD onto a website - I ripped the chapters individually as MP4 files and created a ...
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Windows 7 x64 CD to MP3 ripper [closed]

I'm trying to find a good, simple CD-to-MP3 ripper to copy my physical CD's to my computer's hard disk. I'm running Windows 7 Professional x64 - and that appears to be a major problem. All the ...
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Ripping vs. Copying an audio file

Lets say If an audio cd is not copy-protected. Since every drive has their own read offset and If use a CD Ripper then would I get the audio files with same checksum on different drive using a ...
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What's the point of CD drive offsets?

Why are there different offsets for CD Drives, what's does the read and write offsets mean? How can I know the offset for my CD/DVD writer?
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Backing up DVDs on Linux

I'm trying to backup my DVD collection onto my Linux box. Usually dvdbackup or ddrescue work just fine. With some DVDs, however, dvdbackup and ddrescue fail, likely due to copy protections. I tried ...
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Rip files from data DVD (not actual DVD format) with command line (Linux-based OS)

I have a pile of DVDs. Some are actual playable DVDs with titles and chapters, and some are just data discs, with a collection of .wmv or .avi files. I can use Handbrake to easily rip the actual DVDs, ...
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How do I copy DVDs to a hard disk?

I want to copy movie DVDs to an old 1TB external disk where they won't be susceptible to scratching. How do I do this? What software do I use to rip those DVDs? What about copy protection? What ...
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What's the easiest way to rip a DVD on Windows and have the files compressed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DVD ripper for Windows Which is the best tool to convert DVD films to avi (ripping)? I tried DVD Shrink, but it doesn't compress while ripping. I need an easy way to ...
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Is there software to convert a DVD in to h.264 but keep the menus?

I am under the assumption that between a MPEG-2 file and a h.264 file of the same quality, the h.264 file will be smaller; if this assumption is wrong please correct me. I love extra features on ...
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Are ripped mp4's from original cd with iTunes protected with my iTunes account password?

When I rip an original CD of mine, are the resulting MP4's in iTunes library protected from unauthorized access? Is my iTunes password still necessary?
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Make a local copy of a vbulletin forum

could someone recommend a piece of software that let's me make a copy of a vbulletin forum on a website? I am a member and would like to make an offline copy... the issue I have is that is requires ...
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Rip an homemade DVD-Video without re-encoding on Mac OSX Lion

I have an home-made DVD-Video (without any copy protection whatsoever) and I'd like to import its content to iDVD on my Mac OSX Lion system to make new menus and cut some of the video sequences to ...
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cd ripping software with error detection / correction

Ive used CDEx on Windows in the past, but it requires 3rd party aspi drivers to be installed to function - which don't support USB DVD drives. More recently i've been using Asunder on Ubuntu... ...
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How to rip Blu-Ray discs using open source software

How can one rip Blu-Rays that he or she owns via AnyDVD as the decoder? Open source would be prefer but not require. H.264 video codec is preferred. Current Software: AnyDVD HD & Handbrake ...
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Are the tools to rip a DVD different from the tools for ripping a VCD?

What are your suggested tools to rip a VCD? There might be multiple discs, and I don't want to lose too much quality and detail.
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DVD Decrypter for linux

I am looking for an alternative to DVD Decrypter that will run under Ubuntu. Can anyone recommend software for this? I do not need encoding/transcoding or anything fance like that, my only ...
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Is it possible to determine if a 256kbps mp3 is just an mp3 with a lower bit-rate that was converted up to 256kbps?

Every place I look that discusses digital audio quality seems to talk about almost nothing but bit-rate. However, it seems to me that the bit-rate only indicates the number of kbps, and not the actual ...
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Software that can take a whole folder of videos and rip the audio into mp3 format with just one click?

I know there's literally thousands of programs that let you rip mp3 audio from videos that you've downloaded, but I want one that will let me give it a list of 50+ files to convert, let me walk away ...
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Why rip CDs or download music at high bitrates (eg beyond 192 Kbps)?

Here are the facts as I have read them: Most humans cannot hear the difference beyond ~192Kbps (a full, scientific study would be great) CD audio is encoded at 1378.125Kbps Okay, so the latter ...
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Is it illegal to use software video ripping software such as Handbreak, AnyDVD, etc?

Is it illegal for one use a ripping and decoding software to rip his or her own DVD collection? Does the Digital Millennium Copyright Act make it illegal? I was always under the impression that a ...
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Extract music files from a Audio CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What good, free audio CD ripping/extraction tools exist for Windows, and supporting multiple formats? I have an audio cd, which has audio files with the file format as ...
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Having Trouble Ripping Some CD's

When I buy CD's I tend to rip them to FLAC right away. When ripping I use Foobar2000 or Exact Audio Copy and enable secure ripping which uses error correction. Recently I bought a 2 CD compilation ...