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Brain_Cell_Anon
13-06-2007, 10:07 AM
Gentle Peepettes and Peeps!
I recently bought a program called AVS Video Converter from avsmedia.com (http://www.avsmedia.com). Now for once I was amazed that it did what it said on the box! Converts almost any 'movie' format to almost any other!
I noticed that while converting a DVD to AVI that one of the 'changeable' features was that I could save the AVI with a different bit rate and that I could change the MP3 format (??) from 128 to 192 KBps.
Now, my question is:
Is it possible with this (or another) program to just save the sound (or in my case the music for the film? I actually only want one track, but I'm prepared to 'record' the entire film, then edit it down.

Many regards,

The Cell! :D

Blade2
13-06-2007, 11:40 AM
I am not entirely sure if you can seperate the tracks like that as they are mixed? In post production they are seperate to start with and then they get mixed down when finishing.

CYaBro
13-06-2007, 11:51 AM
It can be done as I have done it before.
It was a while ago so I'll try and remember how I did it. :confused:

I think I used this (http://neuron2.net/dgmpgdec/dgmpgdec.html) software.
You have to have the DVD files on your HDD already.
You open them up in this software then make sure on the Audio menu that the Output method is set to Demux all tracks.
Then go to File - Demux Audio Only and this will save a big WAV file of the audio.
Then you can use a WAV editor to cut out the track you want.

davehartley
13-06-2007, 01:03 PM
I have done exactly this using a program on my home desktop that I can't remember the name of :confused: <sigh> I'll have a look when I get home ... it allows you to rip audio directly off the DVD from chapters or between set points IIRC.

wratterus
13-06-2007, 01:07 PM
I've done it before too.. but can't remember how!!!!:badpc: . All else failing you could just download a free program such as audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/) or even use the sound recorder built into windows if you're really game, and simply record what you're hearing.

davehartley
13-06-2007, 07:39 PM
Found it -- DVD Audio Ripper (http://www.imtoo.com/dvd-audio-ripper.html) (how could I forget that?!) :lol:

winmacguy
13-06-2007, 08:02 PM
Handbrake user here. Its FREE and no problems with sound.

winmacguy
13-06-2007, 08:04 PM
I am not entirely sure if you can seperate the tracks like that as they are mixed? In post production they are seperate to start with and then they get mixed down when finishing.

You can still extract audio from a film with the right software.

Bantu
14-06-2007, 11:45 AM
Goldwave will open avi or mpeg and you just save off the audio as mp3 or wav or what ever you need. http://www.goldwave.com/

Brain_Cell_Anon
01-07-2007, 11:56 AM
Sorry for the delay. Doing blo@*y odd shifts, so am sleeping a lot at the moment! Right, now where am I?
Blade2
I thank you for replying.
CYaBro
I had a 'go' at using that software (DGMPGDec MPEG1/2 Decoder and Frame Server) you offered and found that it did the job, thank you! But copying the DVD to my HDD then deleting it after made it a bit of a chore. I'm a lazy git after all! :rolleyes: But thanks again!
wratterus
Everyone rates this 'Audacity' as great! Hmm! Maybe I'll have a play with that as well. From other posts and other comments, it does seem to do a lot of other things as well. Cheers for that!
davehartley
Many, many thanks. That'll do nicely! Seems to do exactly what I want and with out even having to actually wake my brain cell!!! :thumbs:
winmacguy
Handbrake seems like a pretty cool program. Will check it out. Doesn't hurt to know about more than one DVD audio rip program, a? I thank you!
Bantu
Yes, I've come across GoldWave on other forums. Like winmacguy, I'll give it a try! Ta very muchly!

Thanks one and all! Again, the replies from PressF1 come through!

The Cell :D

davehartley
01-07-2007, 12:35 PM
No worries ... happy to help! :D