[mythtv-users] Can't play DVD's any more
mache at creeger.com
Sat May 17 04:04:44 UTC 2008
SD DVD formats have been changing rapidly recently and while I have
not tried the myth ripper, I have had problems with other rippers
that worked on older DVDs and do not work on new releases.
I rip my DVDs with this:
Its Windows-based, free and they seem to be able to keep up.
At 10:33 AM 5/16/2008, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>Recently I've discovered that playing a DVD results in a multitude of
>bad things happening depending on the DVD.
>30 Rock Season 1 box set - first DVD works ok. Second one, I can't see
>the main menu of the episode menu. I can select, but can't see what's
>happening. Third disc doesn't play at all.
>My son just bought me Serial Mom. I can't get ANY player to watch a
>ripped ISO of it. mplayer and internal player bail out due to end of
>file almost immediately. xine won't even try to play it at all.
>Some older DVD's work ok, but the menu is ALWAYS messed up in some way.
>This used to work so well in 0.20. Now I cringe every time someone
>says, "Let's watch a movie!" not knowing how many hours of frustration
>will follow trying to get the thing to play.
>Why is it easier to steal a movie from the internet than it is to buy
>one and watch it at home?
>I'm completely frustrated with the whole thing and no one to complain
>to, I guess.
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