Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Goatman, Jan 11, 2003.
What is the easiest way to back up a DVD movie onto a DVD-R or RW?
havent tried either of these products since i dont have a DVD burner
i know quite a few ppl that use Xcopy to back them up
i use this to put DVD's on CDR's
go to www.vcdhelp.com
ull find everything u need about backing up DVDs to anything on there.
go to www.dvddecrypter.com and download the program DVD Decrypter. Then run it, extract the VOBs (6 gigs) to your hard drive temporarily. Then just drag and drop those files to dvd burner program of choice and burn. delete temp vobs from hdd.
Huh?? Seeing as most blanks only hold about 4.3 g, that should be fun. And if you expect it to play on any home unit.. good luck. The process is a wee bit more complicated than that.
just like Gus K said, u cant just rip the vob's off the dvd disc and burn it and then expect it to play. u have to re-create the audio_ts and video_ts folders and a couple of other files and burn those to yr dvd-r.
take a look at www.vcdhelp.com at the left and ull see a section for DVD Rip, go there and you'll find everything you need.
I've had success using DVD XCopy with my brand spanking new Sony DRU500A.
I'll use XCopy for movies greater than 4.7 gigs in size and a combination of Smartripper (using the copy function) and Nero for movies smaller than that which will fit on one disc.
XCopy works fine, it takes a little longer to run than I'd like but it does the job simply.
I'm fairly certain the copy and paste method after ripping vobs works cause you can only extract one audio stream if you want.