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The most recent version of DVDFab can now create files that are capable of playing back Dolby Vision from a computer:


World's 1st simple solution to enjoy Cinema equivalent Dolby Vision videos at home is here — DVDFab UHD Ripper now can convert 4K UHD Blu-ray discs containing Dolby Vision contents to MP4 videos, retaining the breath-taking Dolby Vision video quality and featuring the top-tier AAC 7.1/E-AC-3 5.1 audios, that a modern home 4K UHD TV can handle. No need to go to a cinema, and no need of an expensive hardware 4K UHD player, neither!
 

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Lol at "top tier AAC". Still need an option for lossless audio. Glad to see they included this, folks have been doing it for a little while now by more complicated means.
 
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The most recent version of DVDFab can now create files that are capable of playing back Dolby Vision from a computer:
To be clear, they are just introducing a method to rip a dolby vision file into an MP4 container for playback on certain devices including some UHD TVs, not necessarily playback on a PC. I'm not sure what the status of DV playback on PC's is.
 

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To be clear, they are just introducing a method to rip a dolby vision file into an MP4 container for playback on certain devices including some UHD TVs, not necessarily playback on a PC. I'm not sure what the status of DV playback on PC's is.
It works fine using the DVDFab Media Player
 

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To be clear, they are just introducing a method to rip a dolby vision file into an MP4 container for playback on certain devices including some UHD TVs, not necessarily playback on a PC. I'm not sure what the status of DV playback on PC's is.
It works fine using the DVDFab Media Player
It plays in Dolby Vision on a Dolby Vision display?
 

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any more info on this?
Yes with DVDFab you can now convert dual layer DV to single layer DV. It uses an MP4 container. This will allow you to play back UHD rips on devices like the Apple TV 4K that only support single layer DV. I have tested it successfully myself in Infuse. The problem is that the MP4 container has some limitations like lack of proper HD audio support, chapters, PGS subtitles, etc. Some people have gotten DTS-MA to work at least in an MP4 container. There is more info here: https://www.makemkv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18602. I really wish matroska could get DV working in an MKV container as that would address all these issues. As for playback on an HTPC, I have no idea.
 

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any more info on this?
Yes with DVDFab you can now convert dual layer DV to single layer DV. It uses an MP4 container. This will allow you to play back UHD rips on devices like the Apple TV 4K that only support single layer DV. I have tested it successfully myself in Infuse. The problem is that the MP4 container has some limitations like lack of proper HD audio support, chapters, PGS subtitles, etc. Some people have gotten DTS-MA to work at least in an MP4 container. There is more info here: https://www.makemkv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18602. I really wish matroska could get DV working in an MKV container as that would address all these issues. As for playback on an HTPC, I have no idea.
Yeah Cheers figured it out today. My issue is the huge price to buy dvdfab 😞
Yeah Cheers figured it out today.
 

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Yes with DVDFab you can now convert dual layer DV to single layer DV. It uses an MP4 container. This will allow you to play back UHD rips on devices like the Apple TV 4K that only support single layer DV. I have tested it successfully myself in Infuse. The problem is that the MP4 container has some limitations like lack of proper HD audio support, chapters, PGS subtitles, etc. Some people have gotten DTS-MA to work at least in an MP4 container. There is more info here: https://www.makemkv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18602. I really wish matroska could get DV working in an MKV container as that would address all these issues. As for playback on an HTPC, I have no idea.
anyway to play these files on PC? dvdfab player maybe?
 

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I gotta ask where do you see the converting a existing dual layer file too single layer? i'm having a few MP4'sthat need conversion to single layer
i only know the way of the iso's and .M2ts
 

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Which dvdfab is needed? There is like 10 iterations and the thing ain't cheap!!
 

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Keep an eye on the website, there are often sales. I just received an email the other day concerning Black Friday. I got everything (minus the UHD components) two years ago for under $100. Although I haven't used hardly any of it except for the DVD/Blu-Ray ripper.

As to which one, as this seems to pertain to 4k, you would likely be looking at the UHD ripper.
 

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Keep an eye on the website, there are often sales. I just received an email the other day concerning Black Friday. I got everything (minus the UHD components) two years ago for under $100. Although I haven't used hardly any of it except for the DVD/Blu-Ray ripper.

As to which one, as this seems to pertain to 4k, you would likely be looking at the UHD ripper.
Thanks I appreciate that.
 

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Thanks I appreciate that.
After thinking about this for a bit, I realized that they also mentioned that they used DVDFab to create the mp4, so they likely also used the video converter, and that was likely what was updated to allow Dolby Vision to work.

The tools that I mentioned above are strictly for getting the disc contents onto your HDD.
 

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After thinking about this for a bit, I realized that they also mentioned that they used DVDFab to create the mp4, so they likely also used the video converter, and that was likely what was updated to allow Dolby Vision to work.



The tools that I mentioned above are strictly for getting the disc contents onto your HDD.


I believe it's just a remux and not a transcode of the video. Would hope it could do that.
 

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Yes with DVDFab you can now convert dual layer DV to single layer DV. It uses an MP4 container. This will allow you to play back UHD rips on devices like the Apple TV 4K that only support single layer DV. I have tested it successfully myself in Infuse. The problem is that the MP4 container has some limitations like lack of proper HD audio support, chapters, PGS subtitles, etc. Some people have gotten DTS-MA to work at least in an MP4 container. There is more info here: https://www.makemkv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18602. I really wish matroska could get DV working in an MKV container as that would address all these issues. As for playback on an HTPC, I have no idea.
hello there, i have a question about this. when you rip as single layer do you lose picture quality if the movie is on a dual layer disc? does it compress it? i always use Full Disc and use my oppo player to play when the movie is dolby vision and use infuse if it's HDR because I thought infuse did not support dolby vision. from what I gathered infuse supports single layer DV just not sure if that's basically a compressed version of a dual layer disc
 

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hello there, i have a question about this. when you rip as single layer do you lose picture quality if the movie is on a dual layer disc? does it compress it? i always use Full Disc and use my oppo player to play when the movie is dolby vision and use infuse if it's HDR because I thought infuse did not support dolby vision. from what I gathered infuse supports single layer DV just not sure if that's basically a compressed version of a dual layer disc
Single layer does not necessarily mean compressed. Supposedly the DVDFab conversion process from dual to single layer does not result in any loss in quality. Infuse will play these converted files back. The major limitations now are related to the MP4 container, i.e., lack of proper HD audio support, chapters, subs, etc.
 
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