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Old 01-27-03, 08:10 PM
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Recording audio from DVD to mp3...

I know that dvd copying is a no-no subject here, but i'm not sure if this exactly falls under that category so i'll ask anyway...

I have a live concert DVD and I really want to have the audio track from it on mp3. Is there a way to record just the audio off of the DVD? Is there any particular software that I need to do this? I have an external dvd+rw drive and a few different audio programs. My computer is a P4 1.8g running Windows XP.

Again, if this is off-limits here, I apologize. Thanks!
Old 01-27-03, 08:17 PM
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I don't think we have a problem with this as you're not breaking the CSS to get the audio.
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Yes, its a process I can't explain to you on the forum. I'd get yelled at.

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Simply connect the audio ouputs of your DVD player into the line-in input of your PC sound card (you may need to pick up a stereo RCA to 8mm Y-adaptor...at Radio Shack or Best Buy for $3-4). Then use any audio recording program, even Windows Sound Recorder, to record the audio as it plays.

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You might be able to record it like this (provided you have DVD drive and program to play it):

Go into audio properties

Click options..properties

Adjust volume for recording...hit OK

Select Stereo mix (if available)

Close properties then open up a sound recorder

Open DVD and while it plays you can record the audio. No breakin CSS or ridiculous wiring.
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A little program called DVD2AVI should do it... just have it snag the audio track. It won't be breaking the CSS that keeps the video under lock and key.
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Everything you ever need to know is in this thread. Follow the instructions in the second post and you'll be good to go.

I've done it myself with a DVD that has no CD counterpart and it worked flawlessly.

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