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I use mine with a couple of LCD screens in the car to entertain the kids
on trips. Pretty good for that, no disks to mess with.. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jack Palmer
Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 9:58 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] DVD video to iPod

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
>
> video-2-ipod.com
>
> 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
Videora)
> 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 
> during
> playback from the iPod, the audio portion of the movies stopped after 
> about
> 20 seconds, although the video continued.  Re-loading the
Quicktime/iTunes
> 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
>
>