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#384274 - 10/17/12 07:16 PM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: J. B.]
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Registered: 02/17/09
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Movavi apparently does the job as well as 'Switch audio File Converter'. However before I decided to buy one of these I finally found a free way of doing this - a bit long but works:

1 - use handbrake to rip the DVD into MP4 format on my WXP machine, keep the audio uncompressed (would you believe I thought Handbrake was Mac only? What a moron I am ! whistle )

2 - use Audacity and load the MP4 rip (need to install the FFMpeg library)

3 - optional - cut the track into chapters if desired

4 - export the file(s) in AIFF

5 - use iTunes to open file(s), add to playlist and burn to audio CD

Steps 4 & 5 can of course be altered for whatever format/CD burning software you will use.

Whew - I can now listen to Porcupine Tree in the car on the drive back home from Montreal tonight! I am celebrating the little victories after a long, crappy day at work.
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#384276 - 10/17/12 07:52 PM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: cb919]
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Mission accomplished! Well done. Shame that it takes so much effort, but now we know of a successful method. Thanks for sharing.

Good choice too. Do you have Deadwing? I really enjoy that one on DVD-A.

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#384277 - 10/17/12 08:05 PM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: Kruncher]
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Rock_Head - a fellow Axiomoe from BC - got me going on Porcupine Tree. I have listened to much of their work through Slacker but only own the one concert disc so far. However last night I pre-ordered the new special edition Octane Twisted coming out in November - an early Bday present to myself.

Now heading for the car with my freshly burned CD's in hand - blown old Volvo car speakers, here I come!!!!! grin
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#384304 - 10/18/12 06:51 AM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Loc: Quebec, Canada
Try this one:
http://www.avs4you.com/AVS-Audio-Converter.aspx

i tried ripping the sound from an AVI movie i have, and it does work, and very fast.
the ripping converts the audio file to the format of your choice.

by the way, i use their converters quite often and find they work very well and fast.
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#384305 - 10/18/12 07:42 AM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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i just tried ripping a full length movie (vob files) to FLAC with their audio converter.
the whole thing took about 3 mins. and used my processor's 4 cores to do it.
it appears that the program can convert to about 9 audio formats.

it's extremely simple to do too.


Edited by J. B. (10/18/12 07:56 AM)
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#384329 - 10/18/12 01:20 PM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: J. B.]
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Great info, thanks JB. Did it give you one big audio track or can it separate into the chapters for you, so you can skip back or forward on a CD player?
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#384334 - 10/18/12 02:42 PM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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normally, it gives you a separate audio track for each original file, but there is a button to push is you want the program to make "one big file".
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#384364 - 10/19/12 05:52 AM Re: Audio Extraction from DVD [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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in case it's useful, the movie i ripped the sound from yesterday was "The Black Swan"; the resulting audio file in FLAC was 700 MB.
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