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.MKV format. VLC media player is very good, I just discovered yesterday that VLC media player plays .iso files too.
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I'm interested but I've run into problems with .iso. Using VirtualCloneDrive and Mikinho Mount Image I end up with sound only in WMC, no picture. What are you running?
I use Mymovies (with virtual clone drive) to watch my ripped iso in WMC.
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post #13 of 15
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I just rip them to .iso.
I don't really see what the benifit of MKV is (streaming?, which I don't do) and possibly a little smaller in size if you change it to H264.
I was doing a modified version of this (including a step where I re-authored the DVD in DVDShrink to strip away everything but the movie itself), but then I used Handbrake on a couple - and I found that the resulting MKV was about a third the size of the modified DVD files.

So, since it's a lot smaller, my modified-DVD structures are being replaced with MKVs, just as quickly as my CPU can encode them.

Regarding codec stuff: Haali's Media Splitter is what I have installed. W7MC plays MKVs without a problem. The only gripe I have is a minor one: if I want to turn subtitles on, I have to un-maximize W7MC, go to the system tray, right-click on Haali, and choose the Subtitles option. I would love to be able to toggle subtitles through some kind of hotkey, where I don't need to window and re-maximize W7MC.
    
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So as of right now I'm ripping everything as .mkv using Freemake. However, I'm running into a problem with audio sync. I'm about 20 discs in and 2 of them so far are synced well at the beginning but sometime before the end they drop by a couple seconds. My best guess is that this is somehow related to screen timeout because that seems like the only thing these two have in common over the rest and since Freemake utilizes CUDA it kind of make some sort of sense(at least I think it does). Anyone experience this same issue and able to offer any insight? I'm pressing on with screen timeout disabled and we'll see if it keeps happening.
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I suggest CCCP + Media Player Classic over all, incl. VLC and WMC.
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