Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Software - Troubleshooting and Discussion > Applications > Extracting FLAC/WAV/AIFF/Apple-Lossless from a concert DVD?

Extracting FLAC/WAV/AIFF/Apple-Lossless from a concert DVD?
Thread Tools
Lateralus
Moderator Emeritus
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Arizona
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 28, 2010, 06:00 AM
 
'DVD Ripper' only support WAV/FLAC/AIFF up to 256 or 512k, rather than the 1.5mbps that the DTS track on the disc offers.

Are there any other options, hopefully open source, that would allow me to extract to lossless?

Cheers.
I like chicken
I like liver
Meow Mix, Meow Mix
Please de-liv-er
     
mduell
Posting Junkie
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Houston, TX
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 28, 2010, 01:58 PM
 
Decrypt the disk first then eac3to can do the transcoding you're after.
     
Lateralus  (op)
Moderator Emeritus
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Arizona
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 29, 2010, 03:01 AM
 
Thanks. But I'm not seeing a Mac compatible version?
I like chicken
I like liver
Meow Mix, Meow Mix
Please de-liv-er
     
B Gallagher
Grizzled Veteran
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Zealand
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 29, 2010, 09:20 PM
 
Lateralus,

Check out mreadman's method over here. I'm just trying it now - will report back after lunch with the results.

Edit: OSex does a great job of exporting the .AC3 files, but I can't extract the SourceForge download of mAC3dec - I keep getting the following error:

( Last edited by B Gallagher; May 29, 2010 at 11:18 PM. )
MBP 15" C2D 2.2GHz 4.0GB [email protected]
iPhone 4 32GB Black
     
Lateralus  (op)
Moderator Emeritus
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Arizona
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 30, 2010, 12:36 AM
 
Ditto.
I like chicken
I like liver
Meow Mix, Meow Mix
Please de-liv-er
     
B Gallagher
Grizzled Veteran
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Zealand
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 30, 2010, 12:57 AM
 
Seems like we're not the only ones. Try the 1.6.1 release - it comes with a .zip file which did extract, at least for me:

Download mAC3dec from SourceForge.net

Edit: Dammit indeed!

MBP 15" C2D 2.2GHz 4.0GB [email protected]
iPhone 4 32GB Black
     
reader50
Administrator
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: California
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 30, 2010, 01:07 AM
 
You're having trouble with the 1.6.3 file because it includes a .sit step, which the built-in archive utility can't handle. Use Stuffit Expander or The Unarchiver to expand the 1.6.3 file.
     
B Gallagher
Grizzled Veteran
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Zealand
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 30, 2010, 01:28 AM
 
Thanks. I just reformatted, so it turns out I didn't have Stuffit Expander installed. I do now.

That being said, install it if you don't, and use the latest release of bd4go from here. Unfortunately it only seems to let you open one file at a time (dragging to the Dock is quicker than opening files one-by-one withing bd4go), but it works! Many a time archive.org has saved me.
MBP 15" C2D 2.2GHz 4.0GB [email protected]
iPhone 4 32GB Black
     
Lateralus  (op)
Moderator Emeritus
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Arizona
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
May 30, 2010, 11:16 AM
 
Thanks Gallagher!

All done. AC3 6ch > 0Sex > mAC3dec > 2ch AIFF.

I'm wondering though if I should have extracted the 2ch AC3 instead? I thought the bit rate was rather appalling though - 192kish and figured I'd get a better result from the much meatier 6ch.
I like chicken
I like liver
Meow Mix, Meow Mix
Please de-liv-er
     
B Gallagher
Grizzled Veteran
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Zealand
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Jun 5, 2010, 12:42 AM
 
Good question - I can't give you an answer. What I do know is that whatever software I was using to do this years ago on Windows gave me an option to demux 5.1 down to a stereo mix (0Sex does as well apparently), so I always went for that, unless PCM stereo was an option.
MBP 15" C2D 2.2GHz 4.0GB [email protected]
iPhone 4 32GB Black
     
   
Thread Tools
 
Forum Links
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:01 PM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2017 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,