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Behemoth- August 22, 2010 04:32 PM

DVDFab - Free HD Decrypter
 
I did not see this software mentionned on any recent topic so I thought I'dd point it out.

DVDFab HD Decrypter. Free to Decrypt DVD and Blu-ray, free to Copy DVD and Blu-ray.

I personnally like to have lossless images of my movies, either blu rays or DVD's. So I put it on my PC (or a soon to come file server) so I throw the (goddamn) boxe away somewhere I won't see it. I used to be a fan of AnyDVD HD, but this one software is just awesome. Yet, I still like Anydvd HD very much, but why would I pay when I can do the same faster for free...

So this software will allow you to make a backup of your movies easily without struggling through many steps.

I just recently bought my blu ray ready so I had a trial version of AnyDVD. But it was requiring an update to make a backup of "The Warlords", and it expired later on.

So for my movies (actually 4 movies...) I was using AnyDVD HD to make and unprotected ISO of my movies, then I was using DVDFab 6 to keep only the stuff I did want on the blu rays, ie: main movie track, french audio track, english audio tracks (2.1, HD audio) and subtitles. I want to "get my ears used to english", but sometimes I'm just too lazy to listen a movie in english, and some of my friends just don't understand it at all, hence my needs for many audio track.

Now with this DVDFab decrypter, I put the movie in, load the software, 2 clicks and 40 minutes later I have my movie on my HD. What I do like is, when I load the iso images, there is no f****ing advertisements, (these are ok at the theather, but on a movie you buy it's so annoying...), no menu, nothing. Load it, and watch it. select the audio track/subtitles with a right clic and it's done.

I know most people have a lot of movies and will prefer to have smaller files, but I like how hassle-free it is . I'm not too short on money right now so I don't mind to spend on upcomming hard drives, which are probably going to be 3TB or 4TB when I buy 'em at $100. (By cutting on all the crap the blu rays contains, 4 of 'em lost ~ 12-15GB and are now 34, 31, 27 and 18GB, but one of 'em went from 49 to 45GB.

So finally, By the time I need more space, which probably be in one year or so, I believe there will be a way to keep all the content I want in a less GB-hungry file format in a 2 clic way. Until then, DVDFag HD decrypter gonna be pretty usefull..

Oh and may I add, there is something I do not understand yet. I can use all the DVDFab features with this free HD Decrypter.. I really don't get it, but I won't complain about that for sure.

Here's what my DVDFab can do: (i'll try to translate it.. I'll prolly fail for some ;) )
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---DVD to DVD
-Whole DVD
-Main movie
-Divide
-Customize
-customized division
-more (?)
-Clone (not too sure about the difference with copying the whole dvd..)
----------------------
---DvD to portable players:
-DvD to iPod/iPhone - iPad - PSP - Zune - NDS - more (?)
----------------------
---Blu-Ray to Blu-Ray
-Whole CD
Main movie
Clone
Write Data (?)
----------------------------
---Blu-Ray to portable players:
-DvD to iPod/iPhone - Xbox 360- PS3 - iPad - MKV - AVI
---------------------------
more..


That's about it I believe. A very nice software I long used that works very nicely. When it's free, can't ask much more...


-Edit: I re-read my post, not too sure about it, but i think I can of fail when I try to make long/nice english sentences -.-

gingerbee August 22, 2010 04:39 PM

it's not bad but there much better check it out Doom9.net - The Definitive DVD Backup Resource

the best without a doubt is all the virtual dub and "gordian knot" packaged software took me about a 6 months to learn on my own years ago. but it's based off of george lucas non-linear editor,can't for the life of me remember what it's called but this software package is amazing if you know what your doing. read read read is all i can say :thumb:

lowfat August 22, 2010 05:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gingerbee (Post 418947)
it's not bad but there much better check it out Doom9.net - The Definitive DVD Backup Resource

the best without a doubt is all the virtual dub and "gordian knot" packaged software took me about a 6 months to learn on my own years ago. but it's based off of george lucas non-linear editor,can't for the life of me remember what it's called but this software package is amazing if you know what your doing. read read read is all i can say :thumb:

And these work w/ blurays?


Although I will still continue to use AnyDVD, eac3to, and mkvmerge.

gingerbee August 22, 2010 05:51 PM

oh hell ya you can program or set it up with any plug-ins/codex you want there are many different packages available online i like to use parts from a couple of them just play around with it it's a full setup and frontal/gui.
edit oh ya i always have runn slysoft/anydvd in the backround on all my machines for almost 4 years know just great software :thumb:

Chromey August 31, 2010 04:08 AM

I like the idea of many DVD Ripping softwears, But to be 100% honest you cant Beat DVD Fab for the 1 button work on everthing...

Ive used DVDfab for 3 years now, Ive only updated 1 time, So the decoder works good imho.


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