I have had success using the GNU ddrescue software
can be run using multiple players in order to create a complete final
file. I have "saved" many "problem" writable DVDs though I have
encountered a few that were unrecoverable. See also:
United States Library of Congress, George Blood Audio Video Film.
"Preserving Write-Once DVDs; Producing Disc Images, Extracting Content,
and Addressing Flaws and Errors."
On 03/02/2019 11:27 PM, Shai Drori wrote:
> Has anyone had success rescuing video content from a recordable dvd with a
> label on it? A client brought in a series of dvds of interviews done about
> 15 years ago on dvd. Apparently the labels have corrupted the data somehow
> and none of my players or computers can rip or play a complete interview.
> Some will play the first few minutes, some even half an hour but errors do
> set in. Any ideas or tricks hardware software options we can explore?
> Content is irreplaceable and most important.