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Old September 18, 2009, 06:20 PM
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Default Ultimate HTPC Software Guide (XBMC,MPC-HC, bitstreaming, ripping blurays)

1.Ripping. Updated streamlined version of ripping. Includes bitstreaming, multiple audio tracks, and subtitles.

2.MPC-HC.
Bitstreaming, h.264, and FLAC playback.

3.Re-encoding.

4. Guide to using XBMC.

Old version of ripping (includes FLAC)

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Oct 18, 2009. Added Reclock to playback software.
Nov 19, 2009. Added Encoding section.
May 7, 2010. Edited Playback section for better codecs/software.
July 3, 2010. Added bitstreaming ripping, XBMC, MPC-HC. Cleaned up first post.
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Great guide, I will try that as soon as I can, thank you very much
Any restricted os? vista/xp/32/64?7?
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Old September 18, 2009, 07:32 PM
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Great guide, I will try that as soon as I can, thank you very much
Any restricted os? vista/xp/32/64?7?
It should work with any OS, as all the applications are rather simple apps. Although when installing Arcsoft TMT, Vista and Win7 likely will say it is incompatible. However since we don't actually have to run the software, this isn't a big deal.
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What kind of file size are these when done?
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Nice guide, well done! Thanks for your work. Will be getting Blu-Ray before xmas and this will come in handy. :)
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What kind of file size are these when done?
Well since I've added no compression at all, they are still big. Some movies, like Braveheart are 38GB. But on average I'd say around 15-20GB.
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Can you also post a copy of this in the Guides section? Great write-up.
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Good job lowfat! Glad I bought AnyDVD HD while the license gave me updates forever.
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