[mythtv-users] Video (ripped dvd) supported formats

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 02:32:59 UTC 2007

On 04/06/07, Brad <patterbt at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I was just getting started ripping my DVDs for my mythbox, and I was
> wondering if I could leave the rip files in the .VOB format with the .IFO
> information files in the various directories that I am creating (for each
> individual movie) and then have mythtv play the movies direct from the .IFO
> file? Or would I be better off converting the files into a .ISO format (like
> the application DVD 9 to 5 will do)?

Using a single ISO file would be easiest - you only have a single file
to worry about then when moving files around. You could either keep
the ISO as a perfect image of the disc, or use a DVD resizer to create
a 4.37GiB image.


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