Author Topic: Ripping DVD to lossy format while retaining menu navigation (MiniDVD?)  (Read 612 times)

September 21, 2011, 11:58:31 AM
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DreamT

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Hi,
A while ago a format surfaced that was called "MiniDVD", which basically had the structure of a regular DVD movie, but the movie was encoded to MPEG-4. This made it possible to fit a movie onto a regular CD while keeping the DVD menu navigation. Quite a few DVD players supported this format, but I haven't seen much of it in over five years.
I thought of this as a good method to store my DVD:s on a HDD and use my WDTV to view them. My questions are:

1. Does the WDTV support this?
2. If it does, are there any (preferably Mac) software that does this format?
3. If not, are there alternative ways for storing compressed DVDs for viewing on the WDTV, with retaining the navigation possibilities?