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Old 11-14-2006, 07:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am just about to get a Media Center and wanted to know if there is software on it to rip dvd or if i need to buy a 3rd party dvd ripper. Also if i do what format do they have to be ripped in? and finaly can i move them from pc to pc becuase i want to be able to copy them when i upgrade to vista in january
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If you buy a retail version you will be able to transfer it to another computer later on. OEM version are on a different story.

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well if you want to rip dvd movies to your hard drive find dvd decryptor if there is still somewhere you can find to download it.
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Keep an eye on Handbrake
http://handbrake.m0k.org/

Currently there is no Windows version but they are working on one. Best of all it's free! I use it on the Mac and it's amazing how it rips a DVD into just about any format you want, even for the ipod

Hopefully the Windows version will be out soon, because I havent found a better program than this yet (even ones that you pay for)
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