ripping Die Hard 4 and playback

Discussion in 'AnyDVD HD (Blu-ray issues)' started by eliw, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. eliw

    eliw New Member

    Just bought Die hard 4 and wanted to rip it to the hdd and then convert the main feature to mkv to add to my hdd collection playable through win mce.

    The ripping process worked ok with the latest anydvdhd then I took the m2ts containing the main feature 00020.m2ts and remuxed it into an MKV using gsdemux ... but the resulting file does not play well.

    The video is very jerky (when using powerdvd h264/avc filter codec) with some weird artifacts in the image ... if I turn off the purevideo accelaration in the filter the artifacts are gone but play back is very slow ans it almosts seems like the PC can't handle it (PC is high specced core2duo which can handle anything thrown at it)

    I normally also can play m2ts files directly from the hard disk using kmp player or powerdvd but the same video problem occurs - so the problem is not with the mkv remuxing.

    When I play the film directly from the disk it plays ok in powerdvd.

    Tried both the latest powerdvd and 3319a.

    I am aware that this is a BR+ title but I thought that oncce the files are ripped and if the directory structire of the DVD is preserved you can at least be able to play the files in powerdvd ??

    Anyone has a detailed suggestion on how I can play this title directly from the hard disk with normal looking video ?
  2. SamuriHL

    SamuriHL Retired Moderator

    I'll stop you right there. This title is BD+ protected so that is not currently possible. You need to wait until Slysoft releases a version of AnyDVD HD that removes the BD+ protection completely.
  3. 3r1c

    3r1c Well-Known Member

    You can rip it if you have a HDMI capture card.
    Someone did it already on Die Hard 4 and ripped it on a torrent site.
  4. SamuriHL

    SamuriHL Retired Moderator

    Nice. I suppose that's one way of doing it yes. I'm personally waiting for Hauppauge's new capture toy. That'll rock.
  5. schlim66

    schlim66 Active Member

    Does this mean it can't be watched at all on a HTPC? I have tried it as well using PWDVD, ArcSoft and MPC. I ripped it, made an ISO, used Tsremux and even tried it straight from the disk(all my hardware is HDCP compliant, with green lights from Cyberlink Advisor). I get great sound but choppy video. I was beginning to think it was me and my lack of knowledge about the programs and settings. I updated my video drivers, AnyDVD, the firmware on the LG and my sound card drivers. Is there some settings I'm not using or have set incorrectly? Is there different video and audio settings just for Blu-Ray disks? I have watched a few Blu-Rays without any problems, including, POC Black Pearl, KungFu Hustle, Stranger than Fiction and Shoot Em Up.


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  6. SuperGoof

    SuperGoof Well-Known Member

    This is what BD+ all about! You cannot play .m2ts files of BD+ titles directly as they contain video stream, which has to be adjusted by BD+ script running during playback to make it right.

    Currently you can only play BD+ movies as a whole (with menus etc.) using PowerDVD Ultra versions 3104, 3319 and 3319a. They allow BD+ script to run even if no AACS is present. Newer versions do not allow this.
  7. schlim66

    schlim66 Active Member

    I tried that with 3319a and they still wouldn't play. Any other suggestions?

  8. SamuriHL

    SamuriHL Retired Moderator

    I've not found ANY movie that 3319a can't play. What movie wouldn't play and what was the issue?
  9. 3r1c

    3r1c Well-Known Member

    then why dont you just play the movie in latest powerdvd with anydvd off?
  10. schlim66

    schlim66 Active Member

    Live Free or Die Hard, choppy video. I attached logs in above post.
  11. clareman

    clareman Well-Known Member

    must be expensive?!

    was die hard 4 bd+'ed in every region?
  12. SamuriHL

    SamuriHL Retired Moderator

  13. James

    James Redfox Development Team Staff Member

    I had absolutely no problem with this movie with PowerDVD 3104 & 3319 (didn't have the "a" version at this time), AnyDVD running because of HDCP.
  14. schlim66

    schlim66 Active Member

    Maybe I should find 3319 and try it.
  15. SamuriHL

    SamuriHL Retired Moderator

    3319a is better...
  16. schlim66

    schlim66 Active Member

    That was the first version I tried. I still can't get it to play properly. Any other suggestions anybody?