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Techno help requested.....

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JR, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. JR

    JR Active Member

    Ok, so my son who loves The Wire doesn't have access to HBO/Movie Network at university and I promised I'd copy each episode on to a DVD and mail it to him.

    Then I thought: is there a way I could load the DVD on to my computer, save it in some format or another and then e-mail it to him?

    Thanks from The Guy Who's Two Days Older Than Spinited. :)
     
  2. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Handbrake

    You will enjoy :D
     
  3. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    It's even easier if you have a Mac, btw. You can use "Instant Handbrake" which is a lot simpler.
     
  4. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    I have a copy of the first episode of this season's The Wire on my computer as I type.

    A friend transfered it over MSN Messenger. It took about an hour.

    That might work JR. Then your son can burn it to DVD.

    As for me, I have a copy, but in using Win Amp, Media Player and something else, I can only hear the audio. Anyone know why?
     
  5. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    You probably don't have the right codec for the video type. What's the file extension?

    I recommend VLC player (for both mac and pc) and/or DIVX.
     
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