Auto Rip n Compress for Windows Media Center

Auto Rip n Compress makes it easy for you to rip DVDs and Blu-rays without leaving the media center interface. It uses DVDFab HD Decrypter, AnyDVD, or MakeMKV beta to rip the DVD or Blu-ray and uses Handbrake to compress the file. You would still need one of those programs install for it to work. […]

Handbrake Updated for 64-bit Support

Handbrake, the popular video transcoder, has been updated for 64-bit support. They claim 10% increase in performance. I’m seeing a little over that on my MacBook Pro (early 2008). I still haven’t tried it on my Mac Pro but I think it will get even better with 12GB of memory and 8 cores. They also […]

How-To: Rip Music Like a Pro

Gizmodo has a great how-to on ripping your CDs to digital. People don’t put much thought into ripping your CDs, it’s pretty easy, but you probably should. Once the file is ripped off the CD you probably won’t touch the CD again. You need to make sure the first rip is the best quality it […]

Free Video Rippers, Encoders, and Converters

Dealing with digital media is nice in the fact that you can rip, encode and convert. Lifehacker has a top 10 list of programs to do the above. My personal favorite is handbreak and they have it listed as number 1.