Discussion in 'Copy DVD to DVDR' started by j_holmes, Aug 20, 2004.
Just wandering whats the best software out there to back-up a whole DVD to one DVD-R.
You might've missed this one
Yes, I did miss that one.
Thanks for the redirection.
Great discussion too.
Just curious, whats your favorite?
Go with DVD Shrink and DVD Decrypter because they're both freeware and there's lots of available help in case of problems ... besides ... they really work ! ...
I'm really liking the new version of DVD Shrink myself, 22.214.171.124 I believe.
I've been messing around with Elby's CloneDVD2 and it's pretty good too
Follow the advice provided above - cannot go wrong.
If you are just starting out, you can't go wrong with Shrink. Once you get comfortable with it, and the quality differences between your backups and your DVD concerns you, you may want to check into the DVD Rebuilder/CCE combo. It uses a commercial encoding engine. However, as long as you stay within the 20 to 30% compression ranges, you shouldn't experience much of a quality problem.
my flavour of the month is :-
anydvd + elbys clonedvd 2
real easy to use and xllent quality !
happy burning )
The best program will be debated but DVDshrink is a self contained program with ripping, authoring, previewing, compressing all built in and will autoburn with Nero, DVDdcrypter, and copytoDVD.
With additional options for maxing out video quality it is the best program to start with.
A number of us use a comercial encoder, CCE, with DVDrebuilder for backups because of its quality on large DVD backups. I believe this to be the best setup for backups and has never failed to produce the highest quality encodes for me.
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