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Old 05-27-2006, 01:11 PM   #1
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Convert DVD to AVI software?


Hi all,

I'm trying to convert my homemade video from DVD format to AVI, so I could store it safely on my HD without wasting much space.

So far I have found DVDRip that does it. BUT my CPU (AMD 64bit; it's a laptop by the way) overheats, the software must be run as root , and it takes 8 HOURS to complete!

Does anyone know of a better+faster way?

Thank you in advance.

Eugene
 
Old 05-27-2006, 01:40 PM   #2
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hi there,
mencoder/mplayer
regards,
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Old 05-27-2006, 02:00 PM   #3
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Acidrip - http://untrepid.com/acidrip/

Absolutly brilliant, just playing around with it now, seems pretty decent.

It's a GUI front end for the memcoder/mplayer combo Slackie was suggesting.
 
Old 05-27-2006, 02:24 PM   #4
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if you want a backup why not use another dvd?

That way it will have the same quality. Or save it as .iso in the hd.
 
  


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