Friday, February 13, 2009

DVD Backups Made Easy!

DVD Backups Made Easy!

With all the latest technology and gadgets, we still have to rely on optical or magnetic based data storage. Memory is magnetic based media, flash cards, and usb drives are all magnetic based storage. CD's, DVD's and Bluray disc's are optical based storage.

The problem with these storage formats is they are not permanent and over time, can weaken or even become erased. Optical based storage major fault is if you happen to scratch it - even the slightest scratch can render the dvd unreadable. To complicate matters, making dvd backups is not only very convoluded and difficult, but in many instances not legally allowed.

The legal aspects of copyright infringement are not going to be discussed in detail here, I will simply say that what ever you do with things that you purchase for your personal use is your business. That being said, makign a backup of a DVD is not a simply process - at least not until recently.

Copying a dvd requires special software to bypass copyright (CSS) protection. This is a complete article in iteslt, however for this article, we'll assume you are simply copying a home made dvd.

A particular piece of software you may consider is Extra DVD Copy. This software allows you to make a quick 1:1 copy with a single click.

Extra DVD Copy is a flexible and easy to use DVD backup\copy program. It's intuitive design gives you a one click DVD copy\backup solution. Extra DVD Copy can copy most DVD-5/DVD-9 type DVD movies to DVD-9 (Dual Layer) or DVD-5 disks with no quality loss. The result is a perfect copy with complete video-audio synchronization. Additionally, it now supports Windows Vista.

Key features in Extra DVD Copy:
1. Backup DVD movies onto your hard disk (great for laptops)
2. Burns DVD movies to DVD-R(W) and DVD+R(W) Disks.
3. Copies DVD-5/DVD-9 type DVD movies to DVD-9 (Dual Layer) disks.
4. Compresses DVD-5/DVD-9 type DVD movies to DVD-5 disks.
5. Lets you customize any part of the original DVD movie; keep or remove audio tracks and sub-titles.
6. Automatically prepares a blank DVD disk for recording
7. Remove DVD protection such as CSS encryption, decryption, Macrovision and region code.

Why use Extra DVD Copy?
1. It is amazingly fast! It takes less than 1/5 of playback time to backup a DVD Disk (approximately 25 minutes)
2. New technology: provides the latest industry standard compression technology to ensure the DVD disk you create is of the best quality.
3. Guarantee: Lifetime FREE Technical Support and FREE upgrades for registered users. Free trial download. 30-day money back guarantee.