OT: Copying DVD's


R

RJK

I've used SmartRipper 2.41 and DVDdecryptor for years, and have now come up
against SONY ArccOS copy protection system, which these old progs. can't
overcome.

Can anyone suggest a more up to date DVD ripper that can beat this 'later'
copy protection, and also does everything for me that the aforementioned two
progs. do ?

e.g. I think that they build a new *.ifo file , and they seem to do
something that helps my ancient DVD2one.exe program, (which resizes the
ripped 1gb *.vob files to 4.7gb), and authors them for me, ...i.e. creates
the *.ifo and *.bup files that Nero needs to make a proper DVD.

BTW I'm not a DVD pirate, ...every time I buy a new movie DVD, ...I make a
copy of it and watch the copy - that way I'm not forced to watch
"copyright" plate the one simply cannot get past until it's timed out, and
I'm also able to avoid the typical nasty DVD menu system. i.e. It's heaven
to put my copy in the DVD player in the lounge and it IMMEDIATELY plays
without all the C**P !

TIA,

regards, Richard

ps I quickly tried http://www.dvdtox.com/index.htm , (which annoyingly tried
to call home on the web !)
....and it didn't get the screen geometry correct, so that's obviously a load
of rubbish !

regards, Richard
 
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R

RJK

RJK said:
I've used SmartRipper 2.41 and DVDdecryptor for years, and have now come
up against SONY ArccOS copy protection system, which these old progs.
can't overcome.

Can anyone suggest a more up to date DVD ripper that can beat this 'later'
copy protection, and also does everything for me that the aforementioned
two progs. do ?

e.g. I think that they build a new *.ifo file , and they seem to do
something that helps my ancient DVD2one.exe program, (which resizes the
ripped 1gb *.vob files to 4.7gb), and authors them for me, ...i.e. creates
the *.ifo and *.bup files that Nero needs to make a proper DVD.

BTW I'm not a DVD pirate, ...every time I buy a new movie DVD, ...I make
a copy of it and watch the copy - that way I'm not forced to watch
"copyright" plate the one simply cannot get past until it's timed out, and
I'm also able to avoid the typical nasty DVD menu system. i.e. It's
heaven to put my copy in the DVD player in the lounge and it IMMEDIATELY
plays without all the C**P !

TIA,

regards, Richard

ps I quickly tried http://www.dvdtox.com/index.htm , (which annoyingly
tried to call home on the web !)
...and it didn't get the screen geometry correct, so that's obviously a
load of rubbish !

....oooooh! this looks good :-
http://www.dvdcopyrip.com/extra-dvd-ripper-copy.html

:)
 
R

RJK

.....having said that, my Nero couldn't burn the contents of VIDEO_TS that
was generated by "ExtraDVDcopy,"
so I did a DVD2one.exe sweep on what it had produced in that directory
(above), which seemes to have corrected, or re-authored something,
....and Nero is now happily burning a DVD+r 4.7gb :)

...phew !

regards, Richard
 
S

Shenan Stanley

RJK said:
I've used SmartRipper 2.41 and DVDdecryptor for years, and have now
come up against SONY ArccOS copy protection system, which these old
progs. can't overcome.

Can anyone suggest a more up to date DVD ripper that can beat this
'later' copy protection, and also does everything for me that the
aforementioned two progs. do ?

e.g. I think that they build a new *.ifo file , and they seem to
do something that helps my ancient DVD2one.exe program, (which
resizes the ripped 1gb *.vob files to 4.7gb), and authors them for
me, ...i.e. creates the *.ifo and *.bup files that Nero needs to
make a proper DVD.
BTW I'm not a DVD pirate, ...every time I buy a new movie DVD, ...I make a
copy of it and watch the copy - that way I'm not forced
to watch "copyright" plate the one simply cannot get past until
it's timed out, and I'm also able to avoid the typical nasty DVD
menu system. i.e. It's heaven to put my copy in the DVD player in
the lounge and it IMMEDIATELY plays without all the C**P !

TIA,

regards, Richard

ps I quickly tried http://www.dvdtox.com/index.htm , (which
annoyingly tried to call home on the web !)
...and it didn't get the screen geometry correct, so that's
obviously a load of rubbish !

I like:
http://www.dvdfab.com/
 
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M.I.5¾

RJK said:
I've used SmartRipper 2.41 and DVDdecryptor for years, and have now come
up against SONY ArccOS copy protection system, which these old progs.
can't overcome.

Can anyone suggest a more up to date DVD ripper that can beat this 'later'
copy protection, and also does everything for me that the aforementioned
two progs. do ?

e.g. I think that they build a new *.ifo file , and they seem to do
something that helps my ancient DVD2one.exe program, (which resizes the
ripped 1gb *.vob files to 4.7gb), and authors them for me, ...i.e. creates
the *.ifo and *.bup files that Nero needs to make a proper DVD.

BTW I'm not a DVD pirate, ...every time I buy a new movie DVD, ...I make
a copy of it and watch the copy - that way I'm not forced to watch
"copyright" plate the one simply cannot get past until it's timed out, and
I'm also able to avoid the typical nasty DVD menu system. i.e. It's
heaven to put my copy in the DVD player in the lounge and it IMMEDIATELY
plays without all the C**P !

I have had no problems with AnyDVD installed on my system. It isn't free,
but it doesn't cost much. Periodically it updates itself and occasionally
downloads a patch when a particular DVD is inserted.
 
S

Shenan Stanley

ju.c said:
DVDFab never made a working DVD copy for my tests, 26 DVD coasters
later.

Hasn't failed for me - 500+ good DVDs later.

Although I have no problem with your suggestion of CloneDVD either - been
using it for years (and the CloneCD and the Virtual Drive software... etc.)
 
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R

RJK

Oooo ! I'd forgotten about CloneDVD, ...just rummaged in my old "dvdprogs"
folder and there's all sorts in there from ages ago !
e.g. CDex, DrDivX, IFOedit, VOBedit, VideoRedo, MagicISOvirtualDVD,
DVD2oneT, VOBblanker, MPEGtoAVIrepairTool, TempGenc ....I wonder what I used
to use VFAPI Reader Codec v1.05 for ! ? :-( ...anyhow ...I pinned down a 3
step process years ago and sort of forgot the ridiculous amount of
complexity in forging DVD's !!

....perhaps I'll try IFOedit to see what the fault is in the VIDEO_TS
contents that http://www.dvdcopyrip.com/extra-dvd-copy.html produced. i.e.
it all looked good, the *.vob files seemed okay the *.ifo and *.bup files
seemed to be the the correct size but Nero choked on it !

anyhow...thanks all !

regards, Richard
 

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