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by General Jack D. Ripper
Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: Max
Topic: Rip a DVD?
Replies: 6
Views: 5279

Just tried the method I outlined

And got some strange results. First, the AC3 file for a concert DVD of about an hour was only a couple hundred MBs. Is this right? I thought DVDs had at least CD quality sound, so shouldn't the AC3 file be at least the size of a CD? Or is it just that the compression format is more efficient than th...
by General Jack D. Ripper
Sat Aug 26, 2006 8:13 pm
Forum: Max Help
Topic: "The call to AudioConverterGetProperty failed."
Replies: 2
Views: 2992

Thanks, sorry for the duplicate

I did a search and nothing came up. Guess I should have just scanned all the thread titles...
by General Jack D. Ripper
Sat Aug 26, 2006 10:30 am
Forum: Max
Topic: Rip a DVD?
Replies: 6
Views: 5279

MacTheRipper

Why not just rip the DVD using Mactheripper, and then demux the VOB files using something like FFmpeg? Or you could use OSEx or Extractor to rip the DVD directly into elemental streams, audio and video. Either method gets you an AC3 audio file. Use mAC3dec to convert the audio to AIFF, and your good...
by General Jack D. Ripper
Sat Aug 26, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Max
Topic: The new name for Max will be...
Replies: 52
Views: 35604

"Audiophora" gets my vote

"Max" isn't descriptive enough, and it's not very original, either. I like best app names that either suggest the app's function, or are a clever play on words.
by General Jack D. Ripper
Sat Aug 26, 2006 10:04 am
Forum: Max Help
Topic: "The call to AudioConverterGetProperty failed."
Replies: 2
Views: 2992

"The call to AudioConverterGetProperty failed."

"The call to AudioConverterGetProperty failed."

Anyone else get this message? It comes up during encoding, for all the formats I've tried (AAC, AIFF, MPEG4 Audio).

Max 0.6.1 on Mac OS X 10.4.7, Quicktime 7.1.2.