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kenneth harrow <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 6 Feb 2007 12:19:30 -0500
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you can capture frames and save them using intervideo windvd. it 
takes no expertise
ken harrow

At 11:29 AM 2/6/2007, you wrote:
>A couple of years back there was a useful exchange about how best
>*technically* (i.e., copyright concerns aside) to rip clips from DVDs for
>incorporation into lectures using Powerpoint etc. Lazily I've never got
>round to trying this myself but with a paper due at SCMS in Chicago in
>March and likely problems over playback of Region 2 DVDs etc. (to say
>nothing of wanting to minimise time spent loading discs, enduring studio
>idents, browsing menus, etc., in the middle of a 20-minute talk), it's
>clearly time for me to bite the bullet.
>The earlier discussion (headed "a basic question" if anyone's interested)
>directed users to resources such as etc. Having looked at this
>it was to me at least (as a technical dunce) dismayingly tech-savvy (the
>first recommendation under "learning the basics" was to build your own PC
>from components and install Windows from scratch! yeah right...). So I was
>wondering if the intervening years have made this task at all easier. Is
>there a user-friendly programme for simply copying a few minutes of a
>commercial DVD to one's hard drive, whether shareware or for purchase? I
>would imagine almost everyone bar me has been cheerfully doing this for
>years so I'm happy to humbly accept whatever guidance I'm given!
>Many thanks
>Dr Barry Langford
>Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
>Department of Media Arts
>Royal Holloway, University of London
>Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
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Kenneth W. Harrow
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