Tag: Home Movies

DVD43

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Well in backing up a DVD, I tried DVD “Decrypter”:http://www.mrbass.org/dvdrip/ but it failed with some structure errors and it is old having been updated March 2005, the other two rippers to try are “DVD43”:http://www.dvd43.com/ which runs in the background and “Smart Ripper”:http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_rippers/smartripper.cfm which is now hard to find.

Any to Any Video Format with a VOB to MPG example

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“Videohelp”:http://www.videohelp.com/guides.php?tools=&madeby=&formatconversionselect=VOB+to+MPG&howtoselect=%3B&orderby=Date&listall=1&hits=25&archive=0&listallusers=&search=Search+or+List+Guides has an amazing tool that lets you put any type of format conversion to any other type and then shows you the guide that it has and the tool to use. For instance, to convert a VOB to MPG, see the search got me to this “guide”:http://forum.videohelp.com/viewtopic.php?t=224833 which tells you how to do it…

iPod Video conversion

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Well, I haven’t been super serious about this, but “Plastic Bugs”:http://plasticbugs.com/?p=305 has a good guide for Mac users. I use Videora to do the conversion. The worst part is figuring out how to transcode. The short story is that if you have home videos, the H.264 format is the best. It is very efficient. Just…

Mini DVD Consumables

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If you buy a DVD camcorder, then you are going to need lots of: * Verbatim Mini DVD-R 1.4GB 4X DigitalMov (Verbatim-95089) – PriceGrabber.com. This is a 5 pack and Verbatim has been reliable for me in the past. They are about $13, so about $3.50 each from buy.com * “Sony 3 Pack DVD-RW”:http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_getprod.php/masterid=1597832/sort_type=bottomline. These…

Mini DVD Media

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Mini DVD (DVD-R) Mini DVD (DVD-RW) Camcorder Video Media – PriceGrabber.com. If we are going to get a mini DVD Camcorder, you need special 8cm media to put in there. Here is Pricegrabbers list. The choices are essentially * DVD-R which is write once and stores 20 minutes worth of video. They are about $5…