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

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Why is Ripping a DVD on OS X so Slow?

I need to rip a few dozen DVDs. However, it takes about 45 minutes or so per DVD. Anyone know why there seems to be a limit to ripping speed? Running Macbook Pro, 4GB Ram, Intel CPU, OS X 10.6.4. ...
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What is the best method for ripping DVD to stream to Xbox 360?

What is the best method to rip/encode a standard definition DVD, to be streamed to a Xbox360 from a Vista Media Center pc (preferably using free software). I’ve found tons of tutorials on the web ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Is there a program to rip multiple CDs to mp3 and then burn them onto a single CD?

What free software will allow me to rip a song or two off of a CD, then insert another CD to rip another song or two, until I have enough to fill a blank CD. I would also like it to burn the blank ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...