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This is not quite a live projects -- there's lots to learn!

This is primarily for movie-DVDs, with instructions for Linux.

Use cases:

  • Backup discs you own, before disc rot sets in.
  • Rip discs and keep them safe

    • e.g. parents with little kids (or drunken friends) who damage discs.
  • Playing on DVD-driveless devices

    • (or devices where the DVD player has stopped working)
    • Such as a phone or portable media player.
      - e.g. a portable player for road trips.

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See also Video downmixing

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  • DVDFab on Windows seems to be the right way to go.

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