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Release 4.1.8.0 for Windows (Beta 8.0)

2014, December 20th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.8.0 a.k.a. Beta 8.0 is out, coming as usual with FREE converter ; just some internal code clean-up.

Release 4.1.7.0 for Windows (Beta 7.0)

2014, November 11th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.7.0 a.k.a. Beta 7.0 is out, coming as usual with FREE converter ; internal player and 'Rip current title (dump method)' now works for encrypted (AACS/BD+) Blu-ray discs (added libaacs/libbdplus support ; to maintain AACS keys up-to-date you may then install AACS updater).

Release 4.1.6.0 for Windows (Beta 6.0)

2014, September 10th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.6.0 a.k.a. Beta 6.0 is out, coming as usual with FREE converter ; support for DVD and Blu-ray titles with multi-angle, transcoder and player libs updated (libvpx, x264, x265, dvdnav), AAC encoder is now Fraunhofer AAC Encoder (fdk-aac, currently best-in-class audio encoder).

New tutorial: Rip DVD or Blu-ray title with dump method

2014, September 9th

Posted by Starbuck

Dump method is a kind of brut-force rip process which can rip disc titles which can't be ripped with other DVDx 4.1 soft method and other ripping software. Discover dump method...

Release 4.1.5.0 for Windows (Beta 5.0)

2014, August 20th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.5.0 a.k.a. Beta 5.0 is out, coming as usual with FREE converter ; new 'Rip current title (experimental)' menu to rip DVD title as-is with a new process before converting, this new process may help to rip weird DVD discs (like P90X3 discs).

Release 4.1.4.0 for Windows (Beta 4.0)

2014, August 6th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.4.0 a.k.a. Beta 4.0 is out, coming as usual with FREE converter ; fix transcoding issue with several audio tracks (introduced in 4.1.3.1 release).

Release 4.1.3.1 for Windows (Beta 3.1)

2014, July 25th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.3.1 a.k.a. Beta 3.1 is out, coming as usual with FREE converter ; improved subtitles resizing and audio filtering (see complete changelog).

Release 4.1.3.0 for Windows (Beta 3.0)

2014, June 20th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.3.0 a.k.a. Beta 3.0 is out, coming as usual with FREE converter ; transcoder and decrypted have been updated (see complete changelog).

Release 4.1.2.2 for Windows (Beta 2.2)

2014, May 20th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.2.1 a.k.a. Beta 2.1 is out, comes with FREE converter, transcoder H.264 and VP8 updated, missing DLLs fixed (see complete changelog).

Patch Q5 required for DVDx 4.1 Beta 2.1

2014, May 22th

Posted by Starbuck

OpenGL, ICU and Qt plugins DLLs are missing in DVDx 4.1 Beta 2.1 installer, a patch installation is required afterward: DVDx 4.1 Beta 2.1 patch Q5 installer

Release 4.1.2.1 for Windows (Beta 2.1)

2014, May 20th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.2.1 a.k.a. Beta 2.1 is out, comes with FREE converter, decrypter improved and some fixes (see complete changelog).

Release 4.1.2.0 for Windows (Beta 2.0)

2014, March 30th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.2.0 a.k.a. Beta 2.0 is out, comes with FREE converter, new transcoder and DVD/Blu-ray decrypter are now fully integrated (see complete changelog).

New in FAQ: I mounted an ISO disc in new virtual drive and DVDx 4.1 couldn't see it, what do I do ?

2014, March 25th

Posted by Starbuck

Answer: Quit and start again DVDx 4.1 ; because DVDx 4.1 detects physical and virtual drive at start:

New tutorial: Backup DVD or Blu-ray disc to ISO image

2014, March 12th

Posted by Starbuck

Load a disc, DVDx 4.1 analyzes its content and calculates required space on hard-drive to perform the backup and voilà! Start backup...

Release 4.1.1.2 for Windows (Beta 1.2)

2014, March 12th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.1.2 a.k.a. Beta 1.2 is out, comes with FREE converter, new H.265/HEVC profile and new disc-to-ISO backup feature (see complete changelog).

New paper: Reading, saving and sending job report

2014, February 11th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.1.1 a.k.a. Beta 1.1 comes with job reports. Reports provide job description ans status, detailed ripping/transcoding input information as well as transcoding profile settings.

Reports also include processing information: related messages extracted from processing log.

Release 4.1.1.1 for Windows (Beta 1.1)

2014, February 10th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.1.1 a.k.a. Beta 1.1 is out, comes with free converter, ripper improvements, better audio profile support and better subtitles support (see complete changelog).

Now you can burn-in subtitle text (srt/ssa) from video file input. In job window Abort button becomes magic button (abort/play/report/open) and you can send ripping/transcoding job reports to Starbuck for help. Android VisualOn is set as AAC encoder for 3G2/3GPP and VP9 added to WebM profile. Improved ripping for discs with mastering errors.

New tutorial: Burn subtitles in video

2014, January 15th

Posted by Starbuck

Subtitles may come from DVD/Blu-ray rip (picture-based subtitles) or downloaded from the Internet (subtitle text-file). Load a movie and one subtitles track in DVDx 4.1 converter. Choose output profile (AVI, MP4, MOV, etc) and select quality level, eventually tune transcoder settings. And voilà! Start transcoding subtitled video...

New tutorial: Extract audio tracks from DVD or Blu-ray disc

2014, January 14th

Posted by Starbuck

Load a disc, DVDx 4.1 analyzes every title and track providing you with all information to select the audio track. Choose output audio profile (AC3, DTS, AIFF, M4A, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA or CAF) and select quality level, eventually tune transcoder settings. And voilà! Start extracting...

New paper: Dealing with picture-based subtitle issues

2014, January 14th

Posted by Starbuck

Burning pictured-based (DVD/Blu-ray) subtitles into video stream can be tricky and may fail with default transcoder settings. Here are some tips and tricks to help you burning pictured-based subtitles into video stream...

New tutorial: Create MP4 movie with subtitles (MP4/MOV)

2014, January 13th

Posted by Starbuck

Load a movie file and one or more subtitles text files in DVDx 4.1 converter. Select audio and subtitle streams supported in MP4 format and voilà! Start transcoding...

Convert non-Western subtitles (Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, etc) in UTF-8 subtitles ready for DVDx 4.1 transcoding.

New tutorial: Recode DVD or Blu-ray rip (MKV files)

2014, January 12th

Posted by Starbuck

Load a MKV file (from previous disc ripping with DVDx 4.1 or MakeMKV or downloaded from the Internet), DVDx 4.1 analyzes every track providing you with all information to select audio and subtitles streams. Choose output profile (AVI, MP4, MOV, MKV, etc) and select quality level, eventually tune transcoder settings. And voilà! Start transcoding...

Release 4.1.1.0 for Windows (Beta 1.0)

2014, January 10th

Posted by Starbuck

Release 4.1.1.0 a.k.a. Beta 1.0 is out, comes with free converter, ripper fixes and audio profile support (see complete changelog).

Now you can load previous MKV rips to recode them, load video files and subtitles files to create MP4 subtitled movies (subtitles tracks or permanent burnt-in-video), extract and transcode audio tracks to audio files. You can also correct downloaded movies with wrong display ratio.

DVDx 4.1 clean certification

2013, December 18th

Posted by Starbuck

Soft82DVDx 4.1 has been tested by soft82.com team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.

Release 4.1.0.1 for Windows (Preview)

2013, December 10th

Posted by Starbuck

DVDx 4.1 is a long term ambitious project, all features might be available in 2014. So several Preview Releases are planned, first one is 4.1.0.1 which comes with full-featured Blu-ray/HD-DVD/DVD ripper & transcoder and integrated video player.

New Preview Release is planned next month to offer the video converter, which will allow users to transcode video files, particularly MKV files coming from previous ripping.