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hey everyone
i'm looking for best software that can decode dvd files (vob's) into mpegs and avi's so with quality reduction and a smaller size (i want to be able to burn dvd material to a cd) can someone please suggest the best freeware to do that. i'm looking for something that is quite simple to use yet has a wide variety of options
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HandBrake works well for this.

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thanks alot i will certainly give HandBrake a test
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hey i've tried that hand brake thingy, and ripped a 4min video into both mp4 and avi but when i try to open the files with either quicktime or vlc it just shows the "wheel of doom" forever.
i don't know what to do.
for some reason however i can click get info on a file and watch it in preview
someone please help!
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problem solved thanx!

btw what settings does everyone use? (just out of interest)
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i've just updated my quicktime software and that seemed to solve it
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