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

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What is the "0x00000000" region mask on locally ripped DVDs?

The region mask appears to be changed to 0x00000000 when using various ripping software which can decrypt (i.e. remove the DRM) the discs. mpv reports: libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region ...
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Having issues attempting to backup some old CD Roms [closed]

I've been trying to find a way to back up some of my CD Roms by copying their files onto my computer, but that doesn't actually let me use them when I remove the CD, as it seems to check whether the ...
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Rip all video clips from a DVD using VLC Windows 10

I have some old DVDs with family videos on them. When I play one of the DVDs, I get a menu where I can play one of many video clips. However when I use VLC’s ‘Convert/Save’ tool to rip the DVD ...
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Unique ID for ripping CD-Rs

I'm involved in a project where we are ripping thousands of CD-Rs that contain music. These are (usually) one off recordings and not in any music database etc. but we need a way to uniquely identify ...
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Ripping or downloading large number of selected pages from wikipedia

I require only subject related articles from wikipedia i.e. ,not the entire database but specific pages, for offline viewing and reference purpose. the download page of wikipedia allows download of ...
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Re-ripping CD with Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player shows track already ripped. I have deleted the previously ripped files, changed the destination for new rips, and re-started my laptop. But still the album (all except one track!...
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get `abcde` to put different formats in different directories

I want to rip audio CDs to both mp3 and flac format using abcde. I want the files to be in completely different directory trees, e.g. ~/Music/mp3/<artist>/<album>/<track>.mp3 and ~/...
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Windows Media Player not correctly copying Japanese text in track information when ripping DVDs

I'm ripping some DVDs I bought lately. When the track contains only English text in places like "Album" and "Artists", everything gets ripped nicely. But when there's Japanese text, it gets copied as ...
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Unable to get functional menus in exact ISO rip of DVD without mounting it

I'm running Windows 7. I have a collection of DVDs that I'm trying rip to my PC so I can finally bin the physical discs and free up some space. Most of the attraction of these DVDs for me is the ...
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What happens if a scratched CD is ripped to MP3?

If a CD is damaged (e.g. if placed in a CD player it would stutter etc.), if you rip it on your computer to create an MP3, how will the damaged data sound? Would it be just a "blank" in the middle ...
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How to merge multiple mp3 files into one?

I ripped an audiobook recently, problem is that it ripped them as separate mp3 files for each 'track'. Is there a way is just combining them all together to make one file?
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"muxavformat: avformat_write_header failed!" - why?

I'm backing up a DVD using handbrake 0.10.2 (x86_64) on Linux Mint 18.2. With 1-pass encoding - it works, but with 2-pass encoding, I get the following: [15:44:44] starting job [15:44:44] sync: ...
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How to interpret the output from Accuraterip verification?

Verifying a CD rip with accuraterip can be done on Linux using arverify from the cdrip-tools package as this question explains. However, I've struggled to find any documentation that explains the ...
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USB DVD drive suddenly has slower read speed?

I have been using an LG GP65NB60 USB-DVD drive to rip some software installation DVDs to ISO using ImgBurn. For a while, the drive was working normally. It is an 8x drive, meaning 3.3x at the ...
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Exact Audio Copy: some tracks of a brand new CD cannot be verified as accurate (using different setups)

I have just bought a brand new CD and I wanted to make a rip of it, since I usually listen to my favourite albums through a lossless portable DAC. The CD is therefore perfectly shiny and flawless, ...
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Audio CD isn't readable by computer but plays in a CD player

I'm using my fedora laptop to rip audio cdroms to flac, using abcde to do so. I happened on a cd that can't be read by my laptop(abcde complains that "cd could not be read. Perhaps there's no CD in ...
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Is there a way to extract sub+idx subtitle file from VOB files other than using VSRip?

I have some DVDs that fail to extract sub/idx subtitle file from VOB files by using VSRip. Is there a way to extract sub/idx file by ffmpeg or by some another software? There are six *.VOB files ...
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Full-SBS 3D movie bitrate when ripping

When ripping movies from iso to full side by side format, 3840x1080 usually (1920x1080 each eye). Shouldn't the bitrate double? I've always wondered that, what do you think?
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How to play an original DVD (.VOB file) in VLC after copying it to my PC?

I have copied an entire DVD to my PC but when I try to play it in VLC it does not play perfectly and sticks every time. When it is played directly i.e. from the disc, it is played perfectly but in ...
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Is there a way to rip DVDs & CDs on headless CentOS box?

Has anyone set up headless DVD & CD ripping on a CentOS box? I’ve seen a few posts and threads about other operating systems, but nothing about CentOS / Fedora / Red Hat, and nothing recent. I’d ...
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Can internal Blu Ray drives rip region-locked Blu Ray discs from other regions?

I would like to purchase a Blu Ray disc from the United States and then use an European Blu Ray reader (internal PC drive) to rip it. Is this possible?
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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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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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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 nicely ...
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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 "usual"...
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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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