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Hey all,

Just got my desktop up and running again. Decided that I would like to start copying all of my dvd's and bluray's for a home media server.

Since I haven't had much experience before, im looking for input on which file format to rip to? I am going to be using/trying DVDFab 8, the dvd-ripper specifically, but I am looking for high quality settings, space isnt much of an issue since I dont have a huge movie collection but enjoy high quality video/sound.

Looking for info on file format to choose, avi, mkv, mp4, flv, other??

If anyone can help me set up properly with the right settings that would be awesome, or recommend some settings. Cheers !
Edited by homer98 - 4/17/11 at 11:12am
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Iso, DVD looks poopy already . But I really say iso or folder structure with no encoding.
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for dvd id use avi, mkv for blurays
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MKV for high res (720p+) and AVI for standard def.
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Originally Posted by hick View Post
...... folder structure with no encoding.
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