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  1. #1

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    Aug 15, 2011
    Beginner Help PLEASE
    Hello all,

    I am looking for some help.
    I have a MacBook Air and I am trying to download family videos from DVD to my hard-drive to watch and save.

    I can view the videos, but when I download the files from the DVD to my computer I end up with a "video TS" file which contains many "BUP", "INFO", and "VOB" files.

    All of these are unplayable as far as I can tell.

    I have tried to import these files to iVideo, but it doe snot seem to work.

    Any and all help is much appreciated!

    Thank you!

  2. #2

    bobtomay's Avatar
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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    Grab VLC.

    Just point it to the video_ts folder.
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    Jaygray's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 04, 2008
    Unibody MacBook Pro 2.26, 4gb RAM, 500gb HD
    I would recommend ripping the DVDs to the hard drive using HandBrake. It will give you a single file which you can play, import into iTunes, and even sync to an iPod/iPad. It will also allow you to reduce the file size of each video to something more manageable since space is usually at a premium on a MBA.

    I'd also recommend downloading VLC player. It's a must have because it plays just about every file type out there.

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    Aug 30, 2005
    MBP 13" 2.5 Ghz, 8 Gb Ram / iMac 27" 16 Gb Ram / MBP 2.16 Ghz, 2 Gb Ram, iPhone 5, iPad Min
    You can also try Cinematize, which transcodes the DVD to quicktime files, even divided by chapters.
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