[Matroska-users] Preserve exact timing in archived DVDs

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Sun Jun 29 02:10:20 CEST 2008


J7N wrote:
> Hi. My goal is to make lossless copies of Video DVDs. I've chosen the 
> computer friendly Matroska format because it's seekable and can have 
> subtitles. Lately I've become quite paranoid about audio delay. I 
> suspect that my processing adds it in amount of 1 or 2 video frames. 
> Problem is I can't tell for sure if it's there and it drives me crazy. 
> I'll post my processing chain:
> 
> DVD Decrypter (read) -> DVDShrink (split by titles, choose streams in 
> re-author mode) -> SubRip (recognize graphical subs) -> MkvToolNix MMG
> 
> Are the MPEG-2 PS read capabilities of MkvMerge well tested?

If you find a copy of DvdMenuXtractor it will extract all the stuff for 
you, including menus, and give the .bat files (windows only) to merge 
all that stuff using mkvmerge.

Steve



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