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Copying Single Television Programs From Disc Recorded On Stand Alone DVD Recorder

Discussion in 'Video to DVD' started by post1392, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. post1392

    post1392 Guest

    Hi! I'm new here so i appologise if i have posted this thread in the wrong place.
    My problem is that i have a stand alone DVD recorder for recording television programs. When i record a number of programs to DVD+RW discs and then watch the programs at the bigining of the disc i am left with large sections of the disc that are virtualy useless untill i have watched all the programs. I am trying to find software that will allow me to extract the individual titles from the discs and copy onto another disc so as to free up the space. I hope that makes sense. Any help would be much appriciated
  2. attar

    attar Senior member

    Jun 17, 2005
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    One (of many) methods:
    Assuming that the disk has been finalized in the recorder and your standalone is like mine it puts a form of protection on the disk to prevent copying.

    Download DVD Decrypter
    to rip the files to the hard drive.


    Then import the files into DVD Shrink.


    Click the 'Reauthor' button on Shrink to pick out what you want and let it save your selections to a DVD.
    DVD Shrink can be set to burn with DVD Decrypter.
    Both progs are free so the cost is minimal.

    Now you can erase your DVD-RW in your recorder and start again.
  3. post1392

    post1392 Guest

    Thanks. I Will let you know how I get on. I have tried DVD decrypter & DVD shrink before but I had not finalised the DVD first. Maybe that was my problem

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