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Topic # 64778 22-Jul-2010 15:59
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I have 3 DVDs, which are 3 hours each, and amongst that 3 hours there are 6 times 2 minute "pieces" I want to copy to my pc, then compile them all back onto DVD somehow.

I don't know much technical DVD language as I do not own a DVD player apart from PC, but these DVDs have a menu, where I can select which of 6 episodes I want to watch, then from there I can click on which of 20 things I want to watch. So I want to extract 1 of those 20 things from each 6 episodes.

A computer technician told me this is impossible as DVDs are encrypted, but surely this is not so?

Whats some good software I can download to do this task?

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  Reply # 354998 22-Jul-2010 16:22
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Did you try searching the forums? There are many articles on this already.



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  Reply # 355000 22-Jul-2010 16:28
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keewee01: Did you try searching the forums? There are many articles on this already.


Great then you can tell me where to find them, or give me the correct key words to search as I cannot find anything but this thread.

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  Reply # 355005 22-Jul-2010 16:33
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No problem - Click on "forums" along the menu bar near the top (just above where it has your username) and in the forum search box enter dvd rip

I did that and got heaps of results.


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  Reply # 355007 22-Jul-2010 16:35
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Of course if they are covered by copyright, then you can't legally do it.



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  Reply # 355015 22-Jul-2010 16:43
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keewee01: No problem - Click on "forums" along the menu bar near the top (just above where it has your username) and in the forum search box enter dvd rip

I did that and got heaps of results.



Heaps of results maybe, but I've searched through the first 20, plus any others after that which looked promising, and none answer the question I originally asked, or touch on chapters.

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  Reply # 355017 22-Jul-2010 16:48
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When our son was really young and frequently watching (and fingering) the same DVD's I made backups of a couple of them using something called DVD Shrink. This would allow you to only pull off the chapters you wanted, if you didn't want the entire disk. Then used Nero to write the backup copy of the disk.

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  Reply # 355027 22-Jul-2010 17:01
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DVD shrink. free. completely super easy to use with NO reencoding (= super fast and NO quality loss) if you select no compression for video. select the bits you want under reauthor mode.

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  Reply # 355030 22-Jul-2010 17:15
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Handbrake will allow you to choose what items you transfer from DVD to a separate file.

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  Reply # 355662 24-Jul-2010 01:55
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Have you tried using VLC media player? It has a "record" feature - just play up to the part you want recorded then hit record and it saves to file, couldn't be easier. Compiling the clips would then be the same as any home movie. Highly recommended, I've used it several times.



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  Reply # 371735 23-Aug-2010 18:22
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It seems copies I have found of DVD shrink which are 7 day trial versions.

Anyone know if there is an older free, non trial version... and where from?

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  Reply # 371741 23-Aug-2010 18:30
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IlDuce: It seems copies I have found of DVD shrink which are 7 day trial versions.

Anyone know if there is an older free, non trial version... and where from?


http://www.dvdshrink.org/

First of several free google results.



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  Reply # 371745 23-Aug-2010 18:34
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rscole86:
IlDuce: It seems copies I have found of DVD shrink which are 7 day trial versions.

Anyone know if there is an older free, non trial version... and where from?


http://www.dvdshrink.org/

First of several free google results.


Yeah, and If you had actually read it you would have seen that it says "due to a number of limitations and facts, we are not allowed to host it here"...

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  Reply # 371750 23-Aug-2010 18:39
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Sorry, its been a long time since I have used it.

Google is still your friend... DVD shrink 3.2.0.15 has given me..

http://www.filehippo.com/download_dvdshrink/
http://www.afterdawn.com/software/cd_dvd/copy_dvd/dvd_shrink.cfm

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  Reply # 374218 29-Aug-2010 16:47
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Smartripper will do the job http://smartripper.en.softonic.com/

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  Reply # 376526 4-Sep-2010 12:02
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I use Fairuse Wizard Lite.
http://fairusewizard.com/lang_en/fairuse_wizard_dvd_divx_xvid_backup_tool_light_edition.html
Highly recommend it




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