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How do you do....it? Thread, Copying Clips from DVDs in Technical; I need to copy a short clip from a DVD (educational purposes, not for resale, etc, etc). I had hoped ...
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    Copying Clips from DVDs

    I need to copy a short clip from a DVD (educational purposes, not for resale, etc, etc). I had hoped to do this with Adobe Premiere but it can't copy from either of the DVDs. Can anyone suggest an alternative way of doing this?

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    Have you tried AOA DVD ripper? The manager here found the piece of software and I think it comes with a trial key.

    It loads the DVD disk and you can select which chapters you want to rip, and convert them to AVI, WMV etc etc.

    Hope this helps.

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    DVD Shrink.
    Handbrake.
    If it's copy protected I'd invest in Slysoft's AnyDVD.
    Last edited by TheLibrarian; 8th December 2009 at 10:09 AM.

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    AOA seems to do what I need; you can only copy 10 minute clips in the trial version but that's good enough for my purposes here. Thanks.

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    You could download Prism Video Converter (free). Convert it to WMV format, drop it into Movie Maker and create your clip from there.

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    Thanks Steve, that might solve an issue I'm having with codecs from our camcorder too...

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    I note that all your posts recommend pavtube - is it really that good, or do you have some links to it?

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    Handbrake is good I have ripped two DVDs with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLibrarian View Post
    DVD Shrink.
    Handbrake.
    If it's copy protected I'd invest in Slysoft's AnyDVD.
    I would 2nd that - think I posted earlier

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    That would now be your fourth post recommending the product - please can you state any affiliation which you have with it.

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    I see no one has mentioned avidemux - its free and I find it does a really nice job - you have to rip using DVDShrink or similar - but it keeps the sync really nicely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLibrarian View Post
    DVD Shrink.
    Handbrake.
    If it's copy protected I'd invest in Slysoft's AnyDVD.
    Can't go wrong with these.

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    you can use VLC player to record just the part of a film you want. I was also reading Web user nagazine. It was either the last issue or the one before it. There was a free piece of software that lets you just capture a smal part of a DVD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmp4 View Post
    you can use VLC player to record just the part of a film you want.
    That would be really neat, as we already have VLC installed on every PC. Do you know how to do it?

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    Just what are the legalities involved in copying stuff from a DVD?



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