Category Archives: IT Multimedia

Archiving DVDs and CDs

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DVD archiving

This is my simple procedure for backing up my DVD movies: Examine the DVD: dvdbackup -i /dev/sr0 -I Create a full backup: dvdbackup -i /dev/dvd -o ~ -M Creating an ISO: mkisofs -dvd-video -udf -o ~/dvd.iso ~/movie_name Testing the newly … Continue reading

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Media Tips

libmp4v2 contains: mp4art – to extract a picture (or coverart from mp4) mp4info – to get meta data from mp4 streams mp4tags – to set metadata and picture. qt-fastload to move index to the front and making mp4 streamable When … Continue reading

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Getting rid of DRM on e-books and videos

How to Remove DRM from Ebooks (and Back Up Your Library Permanently) The easiest way to strip DRM from Kindle books (and Barnes and Noble, Adobe Digital Content, etc) is with the free ebook software Calibre, DRM removal plugins, and … Continue reading

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