I was on a flight from Denver to Chicago a couple months ago that
offered no video (movie or otherwise) and a lot of junk on the audio.
Something to watch, even on a small screen was welcoming.
Angie Dickinson Mickle
Jack Palmer wrote:
> Frankly I have wondered about that. Why would anyone want to watch a
> movie on a DVD? They are often too large in scope to even enjoy on a TV
> screen. Jack
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Frank Strauss" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 10:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] DVD video to iPod
>> I have used software/instructions found at
>> It costs $34.95 and works fine on a PC, although it takes a while.
>> Part of
>> it is a decrypter and part of it is a transcoder (freeware called
>> that converts the decrypted file to a file that the iPod reads. I
>> think the
>> sticking point is the decryption, which would seem not legal. I also had
>> problems with the sound. The version of Quicktime/iTunes that came
>> with the
>> iPod was fine, but I downloaded a new version of Quicktime/iTunes and
>> playback from the iPod, the audio portion of the movies stopped after
>> 20 seconds, although the video continued. Re-loading the
>> that came with the iPod restored the audio. Quicktime strikes again. I
>> only converted a few dvd's, because it is devilish hard to view a
>> movie on
>> the iPod screen.
>> Frank B Strauss, DMD