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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-22-2007, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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ipod users - need your help

I won a 30 Gig Vid Ipod from work and I want to know if you can copy DVD's to it? I want to load a couple of movies on it but everytime I pop a DVD into my imac, it just plays and gives me no other option

Is my only hope to buy the movie from the itunes store and load it?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-22-2007, 08:18 PM
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Rip the DVD, then use any of the many DVD -> mp4 (ipod) video converters out there. Then load that into the ipod.

go to: www.versiontracker.com

look for MacTheRipper for ripping. (It's free) and there are plenty of free converters. I prefer ffmpegx and the commercial: Toast.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-22-2007, 08:20 PM Thread Starter
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How does one rip a DVD?

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-22-2007, 08:25 PM
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Get mactheripper like he said. It is pretty self explanitory when you have the program running.

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Get mactheripper like he said. It is pretty self explanitory when you have the program running.
"Mac the ripper, Mac Mac the ripper, Mac the ripper King Hercules" - Now I have that LL Cool J song in my head

I will look into this - Thx lads

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I have no problems with mine....I keep it in the box with the shrink wrap on...I have never had a problem with it

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