[mythtv-users] DVD Ripping ?

Cory Papenfuss papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu
Tue Dec 7 21:56:37 UTC 2004

> 	If you want to preserve the menus then you need to clone the entire
> disk (or contents of video_ts).
 	http://vobcopy.org/ will do a clone (-m option) including all the 
IFO files.

> 	Audio is pretty tiny. I would think that stripping that would not
> be worth the trouble. As far as shrinking DVDs and keeping everything intact
> there is a win32 app called dvdshrink. I also found this script on the web
> although I have not tested it yet:

 	Audio's not necessarily tiny.  A typical AC3 5.1 track is 448 kbps 
IIRC, which amounts to about 400 MB for 2 hours.  A typical DTS track is 
754 kbps which is almost 700 MB for 2 hours.


* Cory Papenfuss							*
* Electrical Engineering candidate Ph.D. graduate student               *
* Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 			*

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