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Freeware DVD to MP4 converter

I have used Handbrake for this. It is open source and available for Windows, Mac and Linux. You can set it to transcode the subtitles and / or select sound tracks if these are available on the DVD. ...
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How to recover video from scratched DVDs

I found a viable solution by combining MakeMKV and Handbrake: MakeMKV is able to extract the Video from the DVD by simply copying the data of selected titles (or chapters, it is very flexible) into ...
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Malware-free DVD Maker

There's DVDStyler which can be used to author and burn DVD discs. It's distributed under GNU GPL license.
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How to recover data from old DVDs?

Dvdisaster is an open source program specifically tailored for imaging damaged discs. It can generate a copy of the failing disc, which you can then mount or analyze with common data recovery software ...
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Malware-free DVD Maker

beside DVDStyler i can also recommend Bombono DVD, both of them are GUIs for DVDAuthor. some features of DVDStyler: user-friendly interface with support of drag & drop import of image file for ...
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Is there any software on Windows 10 that will let you set a fixed speed for ripping a CD to MP3 format?

MusicBee is a full featured portable music library and media player with ripping capabilities that runs on Windows 7 and newer. It has among other features ripping capabilities using a myriad of third ...
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Best open-source lossless CD ripper for Windows?

"Best" is relative but I'm a big fan of cuetools/cueripper It handles Flac and quite a few other codecs with different back ends, does accurate rips and checks the rips against a DB. Its ...
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Best open-source lossless CD ripper for Windows?

Windows' own built-in Media Player can rip CDs to WAV or AIFF - which is "original quality" 16-bit 44.1kHZ uncompressed, as well as to MP3 etc. It's not open-source, but it's free ;) After ...
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Any free/non-free Windows programs out there to emulate as physical optical drive?

Voila! the program Virtual CD did the job. https://www.virtualcd-online.com/ Got a clue here.. https://superuser.com/questions/183865/is-there-a-free-program-to-emulate-a-dvd-writer & Virtual DVD/...
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Workaround for program requiring CD Burner

SuperUser SE had a similar post. The trick was figuring out the search terms. The link suggests two programs, TotalMounter (free) and VirtualCD (no price without filling form), both of which ...
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Very simple and exact CD burner, with bit-by-bit burning

Try an old release of cdrecord, but it comes with its own build system and was written for Solaris. It is .... controversial in some respects.
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What's the absolutely lightest app to burn audio CD from FLAC files for Windows?

u/positive_X cdrtfe https://mirr.re/d/Yjd My current favorite!
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Command-line CD player for Linux

cdtool text-based audio CD player can be installed from the default repositories in all currently supported versions of Debian. cdtool – text-based audio CD player and CD-ROM control commands ...
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Looking for free Bluray media player application alternative to VLC for Windows 10

After looking around I have downloaded and am using the Leawo Bluray player application with Windows 10 and an LG Bluray device and a Viewsonic 1920x1080 display through DVI cable. http://www.leawo....
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Check whether an .iso file exactly matches a CD or DVD

ImgBurn (a free disk copying and burning application) has exactly what you want to do. Here's from their site: Verify - Check a disc is 100% readable. Optionally, you can also have ImgBurn ...
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Check whether an .iso file exactly matches a CD or DVD

What you want to do is create a hash of the iso, and a hash of the cd - either by converting it to an iso, or by referencing it directly (don't know if windows can do this, linux and mac can). As a ...
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Freeware DVD to MP4 converter

I use many of DVDVideoSoft's programs to manipulate media files. You could try their Free DVD Video Converter Unfortunately it seems it only converts unprotected files. You should also know that it ...
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Linux live CD/DVD that includes UnionFS (but not Knoppix)

Both Mint and Ubuntu can do persistence. Or even be installed directly to USB w/ boot loader written to USB. I prefer Mint - Ubuntu made me upset with some changes a few versions ago... Here's how ...
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Virtual DVD/CD writer to emulate a physical writer and writable disk?

Here is another english user guide of Kernsafe TotalMounter for ref. of those interested. http://www.edugeek.net/forums/downloads/94233-totalmounter-free-virtual-cd-dvd-rw-writer-windows.html
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DVD player for Windows 10

I would most likely recommend VLC (VideoLan). It comes with support of most media formats in addition to DVDs and also enables you to convert/stream/rip any media. It is, of course, for free.
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DVD player for Windows 10

On this genre there is quite a lot of options - freeware, shareware, adware (just kidding :) However the it mostly depends on user's choice, whether the you wish to spend a lot of money to buy the ...
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Ripping (legally) purchased DVD

For those who don't know how to start Handbrake: Download HandBrake from [1]. Install handbrake. Now visit either [2 for 32 bit OS] or [3 for 64 bit OS] and it should autodownload the file. Now place ...
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