3 from Hell correct title?

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Marksawaz
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3 from Hell correct title?

Post by Marksawaz » Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:59 pm

Hi! I ripped a dvd of 3 from hell today and it ripped the large full movie file at 6 gigs like 3 times for some reason? Any reason why? Thanks!

Woodstock
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Re: 3 from Hell correct title?

Post by Woodstock » Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:25 am

It's a Lionsgate title. Two are fake (mixed up contents). I'll change your message subject into a request for the correct title.
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Marksawaz
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Re: 3 from Hell correct title?

Post by Marksawaz » Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:11 am

Thanks. So how do i know which one to keep?

Woodstock
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Re: 3 from Hell correct title?

Post by Woodstock » Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:56 am

Hopefully, someone has that answer, hence the subject change.
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breebadger
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Re: 3 from Hell correct title?

Post by breebadger » Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:05 pm

Came here with the same question. I found another thread with a title file and segment map. It doesn't have any context, but I assume that it's intended to identify the correct one.

Bains999
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Re: 3 from Hell correct title?

Post by Bains999 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:23 pm

This response is related to the question of what title to rip when there are multiple titles on the same DVD. The answer may not apply to Blu-Ray DVDs since the number of titles on the media may be in the hundreds.

Lions Gate Entertainment has elected to store multiple episodes of the same content on a DVD as a method of stopping/thwarting folks that want to rip the content. The ‘bogus’ content cannot be easily identified – it is protected by anti-piracy measure called "playlist obfuscation", also called "screenpass protection". This idea of multiple playlists + obfuscation DRM was used to Lionsgate DVDs since mid-2013. Other content providers may use this method.

The .mkv file can be played by VLC for example without any apparent issues. However, most of us want to encode it for playback to a specific type of device that cannot render .mkv files fast enough – phones, tablets, TVs, etc. The usual program for this activity is encoding activity is HandBrake. The result is typically a file that is about 20% of the size of the .mkv file and the encoding has been done and it is ready for viewing.

If the ‘bogus’ content is encoded you will find that the resulting .mp4 item is time shifted.
The result is that you may see blank, fuzzy, wrong screens that do not match the audio track.
Typically, these occurrences are within the first four to seven minutes of the encoded track.

The method that I use is to use MakeMKV to enumerate the contents.
Then I select each of the individual .mkv files and have them encoded with HandBrake.
Now you have multiple files, only one of which will be useable and the others will be time shifted.
Select each of the files one at a time and start to play. Move forward to about the 15 minute mark and determine if the audio is synchronized and the display is not blank or fuzzy,

You will be able to determine which of the files is the correct one.

Process is a PITA and time consuming.


More reading below…
https://www.winxdvd.com/dvd-ripper/make ... e-disc.htm

https://www.winxdvd.com/dvd-ripper/hand ... te-dvd.htm

https://www.tweaking4all.com/video/rip- ... itles-fix/



MKV Developers Plea
I do not understand the underlying technology. However, somebody does since, VLC can play the content and thus understands how to identify the correct Title. It would be nice of MakeMKV would incorporate this same capability. I would certainly pay additional for this feature.

dcoke22
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Re: 3 from Hell correct title?

Post by dcoke22 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:52 pm

MakeMKV does this already and has for a while.

https://www.makemkv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=16791

Bains999
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Re: 3 from Hell correct title?

Post by Bains999 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:10 pm

MakeMKV does this already and has for a while.

https://www.makemkv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=16791
That thread referenced refers to BluRay DVDs and says it does not work with 'old fashioned'
DVDs.

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