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copying Home Video on DVD to hard drive (new to Mac)

Jan 20, 2010
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Your Mac's Specs
Processor: 2.16 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo; Memory 1 GB; 667 MHz
I have been given a DVD+R RW disc of my son's concert that someone recorded for me. It plays fine on the Mac DVD player - but I want to be able to copy it / download it onto my hard drive to send to my family as an email attachment. I have IPhoto '08 (7.1.5) and IMovies '08 (7.1.4) - guess part of the ILife '08 package. Can it be done? Thought it would not be a problem since it's just a home video / audio and there's no copyright / software protection issues. Would appreciate any suggestions...thanks.
Jul 2, 2006
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Crawley, England
Your Mac's Specs
20" Intel iMac 2.4 Ghz/3G Ram/320HD, Snow Leopard. PBook G4, 1.5Ghz/1.5 Ram/250 HD, Leopard 10.5.6.
Presumably it's an authored DVD, so you can just drag and drop the VIDEO_TS folder to your desktop from the disc.
If it's just a bunch of .vob files, create a VIDEO_TS folder for the, and drag them in.

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