[mythtv-users] Importing DVDs to Myth

flim flim at talktalk.net
Tue Jul 12 14:17:21 EDT 2005

Your best bet would probably be to read the recent posts about playing ISO  
files.  You could make ISOs from your DVDs and play them through Myth with  
a suitable player, such as MPlayer.  As for the menu options, it's a nice  
idea - I look forward to seeing your plug-in! :-)


On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 18:53:18 +0100, Scott <catfather at donpoo.net> wrote:

> I know about the DVD rip module and it's nice for what it does :)
> Obviously what I'm describing below isn't for everyone. I'm after
> more of a DVD archive or DVD Jukebox like setup and while ripping
> DVDs is nice it doesn't keep all the functionality that I desire.
> I'm looking to see if anyone has put together a solution that imports
> (not rips) full DVDs into MythVideo. By import I mean the entire DVD
> to include all sound tracks, sub titles, menus, and video. I think
> I've seen some scripts that do this go by on the list but don't see
> them in the archives.
> My vision of a functional DVD Import would be:
> 1) Copies the entire contents of the DVD (video, menus, all sound
> tracks, extras, and all subtitles) to the HDD
> 2) Uses the imdb.pl or other means to identify the disc, get the
> cover art, and insert it into the MythVideo database
> 3) Imported discs are immediately playable by browsing with MythVideo
> The import option might be found by navigating from MythTV Main
> Screen -> DVD -> DVD Import.
> --
> Scott <catfather at donpoo.net>
> AIM: BlueCame1

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