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Sorry, I just looked a little further and found "cucsoft" as a separate 
entity.

Scott Phillips wrote:

>---- I thought you were running a MAC, Tom, so perhaps this information
>is a help... 
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I just Googled it, and I think it's "cucuSoft", right?

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Scott Phillips
>Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 12:00 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] DVD video to iPod
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>I have PC software that does this easily, even with 'protected' DVD's,
>but they even say in the literature that to get around being sued over
>it, they had to make it into two separate programs. It is a Cucsoft
>product. It has worked perfectly for me. I know that you are running a
>MAC, so I know that doesn't help you, but might be of interest to the
>list....
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tom Fine
>Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 5:59 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] DVD video to iPod
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>Hi Rod:
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>This is a good Plan B for sure. But I already recorded the video to a
>DVD, so I just want to "rip" 
>the DVD onto my hard drive and then convert to iPod video with
>Quicktime.
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>Just out of curiosity -- why aren't there a gizillion pieces of software
>to do this? Is it all because of Hollywood user-hostile copy
>restrictions? Are those restrictions placed on a DVD I record in my JVC
>machine? If so, is there a way I can turn them off? Sorry, showing
>glaring ignorance about the DVD format. I usually work in audio only.
>
>-- Tom Fine
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rod Stephens" <[log in to unmask]>
>To: <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 6:57 PM
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] DVD video to iPod
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>>Tom Fine wrote:
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>>>Hi All:
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>>>Is there any relatively easy way to get DVD video onto my iPod? This
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>isn't even a Hollywood 
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>>>movie, it's a dub of a U-Matic tape that I made myself. I Googled and
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>found lots of text-line 
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>>>kind of stuff (ie made for people far more expert in computers than
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>I). I have the full version 
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>>>of Quicktime, so as long as I can get the DVD video and audio to a
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>format that Quicktime can 
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>>>handle, I can save it to iPod format in Quicktime.
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>http://www.usbgear.com/USB-PRODUCT-DETAILS.cfm?sku=USBG-VD207&catid=&cat
>s=
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>>This is the unit I suggested to my brother-in-law, and he has found it
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>works well to input 
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>>video/audio into his desktop.   It will do frame captures as well.
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>I'm probably going buy one in 
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>>the near future, too, since I've got some BetaMax, S-VHS and 3/4" that
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>I want to make into DVDs. 
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>>I don't know enough about the input capability of an iPod, but this
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>unit has a USB output and 
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>>generates MPEG4 which is the highest video resolution currently
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>available unless you want HighDef. 
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>>It has both standard composite (RCA)  and S-Video inputs, and the
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>latter gives the best video 
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>>quality when you're feeding from a deck that has that kind of output.
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>It  has multiple uses for 
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>>the future, since the USB connection allows you to input audio as well
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>as video into any kind of 
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>>computer.   Also, the accompanying software may give you more options
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>to create a more 
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>>professional end product.
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>>Rod
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>>>-- Tom Fine
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