This third major revision improves the transcoding quality.
The following should work: - ripping and transcoding (including css encrypted titles)
- preview while ripping
- creating an ISO image to be burned later
- re-Author mode including drag and drop
- full disc mode
- set start/end frames with frames preview
- direct burning using DVD Decrypter
- the preview at the bottom of the left pane
All development for this program has officially been halted, this is the last version of DVD Shrink that will be released.
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Everything I normally do - using the program to convert a DL DVD to an ISO that can be burned to a regular DVD. I didn't play with too many of the features, but the deep scanning and all that seems to work just as well as it does when run natively in Windows.
Importantly, the resulting ISO burns successfully onto a regular DVD+R using Nero or other burning software.
What does not
The only difficulty I've experienced is that sometimes it doesn't recognize a disk I've inserted. However, my system has some unresolved mounting issues in general, so I don't think this is anything to do with DVD Shrink itself. Also, there are times when DVD Shrink will fail to process a DVD due to disk errors (the program in general is fairly sensitive to scratches etc.). Sometimes if I remove the disk and use DVD Shrink on it on a Windows box, it completes the DVD successfully. On the flip side, I've also had instances (though not as many) where it didn't complete on the Windows box but did on the Linux machine.
So overall it seems to be a little more sensitive to scratches etc. in Wine than when it's running in Windows.
What was not tested
I haven't tried changing the settings I normally use to see if that breaks anything. I also haven't tried the in-program burning option.
I was surprised that the program installed and ran--just like that--without any special configuration on my part.
You need to have windows version to 'winxp' or 'win2k' to get past an ASPI error. This should be the default in newer Wine releases, however if you've changed the default you can make a special entry for DVDShrink in winecfg.
If you want to burn using DVD Decrypter, please read the corresponding AppDB entry.
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new version of dvd shrink
by swexpert on Wednesday January 2nd 2013, 7:43
you can download dvd shrink website here www.official-dvdshrink.org here it's a new version of dvd shrink with dvd shrink and convertor software inside too. much better and faster.