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Home Theatre PC and Ripping Station Guide - One click is all it takes

Keep your DVD and music collection on disk with our guide to creating a home theatre ripping box.

By: | Guides | Posted: Jun 25, 2009 5:04 pm

One click is all it takes


Ok, now it's time to really tweak something. We're going use a pre-written script program to automate the whole thing into one-click backups.


For this you will need a very sexy tool called DVD Rip. What this does is tweak a small script based in an executable that will send all the commands required to DVD Shrink to rip a DVD to your specified location.


Once you have it downloaded, put it somewhere you can easily get at it, on your desktop or a shortcut to it in your start menu or task bar. The first time you run it you will be asked to configure the location you want and a few other variables.


Home Theatre PC and Ripping Station Guide


Personally, I want this to be as silent running as possible, so I disabled asking for a disc name as well as notifying me when it is done. You can either save and quit or save and rip; your choice.


Home Theatre PC and Ripping Station Guide


The executable will generate a configuration file in the same directory; you will need to keep this with the executable to ensure your settings are saved.


Congratulations! You now have a Home Theatre Ripping Machine! It's time to grab a beer and get ripping.


Remember the links to the software are:


- DVD Shrink


- DVD Rip.


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