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DVD Decrypter v3.2.0.0 released

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 29 Feb 2004 15:39 User comments (1)

Okay, apparently developers have decided that a leap day is a nice day to release new major software versions :-) Agurably the best DVD ripper at the moment, DVD Decrypter, has been updated to a new version. The new version, DVD Decrypter v3.2.0.0 has a massive changelog and is definitely worth upgrading to a new version.
Here's the full changelog since the v3.1.9.0:
  • Added: Lock volume during ISO Write or Erase
  • Added: Disable Media Change Notification for currently selected drive
  • Added: 'Untested' support for Double Layer +R media burning
  • Added: Stream information in filenames for File mode Demuxing
  • Added: CSS code now checks all VOBs in VTS set if the key for a single file cannot be found
  • Added: CSS code now detects the presence of CSS in supposedly unencrypted VOBs
  • Added: Quick drive letter change on destination path - in context menu
  • Added: Command Line switch '/SHUTDOWN' for ISO Write mode
  • Added: Region mismatch dialog box now displays the drive region and the disc region to make the problem easier to see
  • Added: A lot more 'status' message to show the user what the program is doing at all times
  • Added: A workaround for NEC drives that don't have their regional code set - they don't follow the specs
  • Added: Code to put the system tray icon back in the system tray if 'explorer.exe' crashes
  • Added: '% complete' for more of the 'lengthy' operations (Synchronising Cache, Finalising Disc etc)
  • Added: 'Question' event sound to the 'File Replace' dialog box
  • Added: ISO Read mode now uses the Filesystem specified capacity for the disc capacity when reading from DVD+RW media
  • Added: ISO Read mode now silently (almost) terminates when it reaches the end of the disc before it originally thought it would
  • Added: Setting 1x for 'Set Read Speed' will put Pioneer DVDROM drives into 'Quiet' mode. 'Max' will put them into 'Performance' mode
  • Added: 'Vendor Specific' inquiry information is now shown in the device 'capabilities' page accessed via the device context menu
  • Added: Support for XBOX images that have had their ISO filesystems removed
  • Changed: CSS code has been rewritten to cope with strange happenings and should error out a lot less now
  • Changed: Stream Processing in File mode - Shows information for more streams (i.e. DTS)
  • Changed: CSS code I/O Debug mode logging to make it more useful in identifying problem
  • Changed: I/O Debug mode logging to make it more useful in identifying problem
  • Changed: VOB CSS 'Encrypted' flag is no longer removed if the program hasn't actually decrypted the file
  • Changed: NSIS installer has been updated to be more 'user friendly' for reinstalls etc
  • Changed: SPTI Device detection code has been cleaned up - code for NT4 no longer effects 2000 (and newer) OS's
  • Changed: ISO Write mode code to hopefully make it more stable
  • Changed: Sectors are no longer skipped in basic IFO/File modes due to 'Pack Header Not Found' errors
  • Changed: Logic behind getting the free disc space. It no longer uses the root folder but instead the one you've actually selected
  • Changed: Source device drop down list now shows 8 devices before scrolling
  • Fixed: A problem in the Image File 'Format' detection code where it could error out trying to load small images
  • Fixed: Set Read Speed - previous version always set it to 'Max' regardless of the actual setting
  • Fixed: ISO Write mode displayed 'Decrypt' as the button tooltip instead of 'Write'
  • Fixed: File mode stream processing via CLI no longer includes unwanted streams in the VOB
  • Fixed: 'Set Hardware Read Error Reties' should no longer cause certain machines/drives to hang
  • Fixed: A problem comparing drive/disc regions that could lead to a 'mismatch' when one didn't really exist
  • Fixed: Misalignment of a few controls within the Settings
  • Fixed: Tab order of a few controls within the Settings
  • Fixed: Issues with PCM demux in IFO/File modes
  • Fixed: Issues with PCM information in File mode stream processing dialog
  • Fixed: A small problem with the IFO parsing code that could lead to the wrong video resolution being displayed
  • Fixed: A bug where the Device Buffer thread could cause a 'Divide By Zero' error
  • Fixed: NEC (and alike) drives no longer display 2.3x and 3.9x for supported write speeds in ISO Write mode
  • Fixed: 'Pack Header Not Found' entries in the log caused by a previous 'Read Error'
  • Fixed: A nasty bug in ISO Write mode when converting 2352 sectors to 2336 ones
  • Fixed: A nasty bug in ISO Write mode when converting 2336 sectors to 2352 ones
  • Fixed: A logic error when setting the write speed for 'Erasing' a disc
  • Fixed: Copy + Paste issue in ISO label change dialog
  • Fixed: A problem ('Failed to set Write Parameters') when burning on 'older' CD drives
  • Fixed: A problem with file splitting code in File mode

And as always, you can download the latest version of this excellent freeware tool from this URL:

http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_rippers/dvd_decrypter.cfm

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1 user comment

14.3.2004 3:41
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Sounds impressive ! But do you plan to add an IFO write mode ? It would be great to have a complete solution using DVD Shrink and DVD Decrypter. Your burning engine is so stable that it would help saving DVD and to get rid of Mr N. best regards

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