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Converting DVD's for a very long Airplane flight
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Buck_Naked
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Apr 26, 2005, 12:32 PM
 
I hope this question is in the correct Forum.....

I just purchased an iBook earlier this Month to take on Vacation and also watch movies during the 16+ hour flight to Hong Kong.
I could just take the DVD's with me to watch movies. If I would be able to get longer battery life by copying the movies to my hard drive I want to it.
Even with a second battery, at best I will have 8-9 to at the best 10 hours battery life.


Any suggestions on how best to convert my DVDs for the airline flight??
     
demograph68
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Apr 26, 2005, 02:24 PM
 
Mactheripper
+High quality
+ Ripping is quick
- Takes up more space

Handbrake
+Takes up less space
+/- Average quality
-Ripping is slower
     
bmedina
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Apr 26, 2005, 04:34 PM
 
If you're not keeping the movies on your computer long-term, you probably just want to rip them without re-encoding. 0sex and Mactheripper are good ripping tools.
     
   
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