Simple CLI script to rip DVD

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ajcpominoz
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Simple CLI script to rip DVD

Post by ajcpominoz » Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:56 am

Simple CLI script to rip:

I cant for the life of me find a script that works.

All I want is a script to run (auto when inserting a DVD through Mac DVD preferences)

Rip at generic 720p DVD quality to an external disk in an Apple friendly format. then eject.

An auto name would be amazing, but I'm willing to settle without it at present.
ignore the Push Bullet stuff, fee free to comment.

Below is my script,

#!/bin/sh
"Volumes/Macintosh HD/Applications/HandbrakeCLI/HandBrakeCLI" -i /dev/dvd -o /Volumes/RAID/Movies/NewMovie.mp4 -e x264 -q 20 -B 160
# Set your pushbullet access token here:
PUSHBULLET_ACCESS_TOKEN=MY PB TOKEN:PASSWORD

# -- END of user configurable variables. --
PUSHBULLET_API_PUSH=https://api.pushbullet.com/v2/pushes

curl --header "Authorization: Bearer $PUSHBULLET_ACCESS_TOKEN" \
-o /dev/null \
-fs \
-X POST $PUSHBULLET_API_PUSH \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-binary "{
\"type\": \"note\",
\"title\": \"DVD Ripped\”,
\"body\": \"DVD has been ripped and imported to Plex @ $TR_TIME_LOCALTIME.\"
}"

END [/b]





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Woodstock
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Re: Simple CLI script to rip DVD

Post by Woodstock » Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:03 am

Use ripping software, rather than trying to force handbrake to do something it isn't intended to do. Handbrake doesn't understand encrypted commercial disks, so it's going to fail when you try to make it read them.

I know there are scripts over on the MakeMKV forum for using the command line version of that program to rip disks to unencrypted MKV files, which handbrake can handle. I would not be surprised if other disk rippers had the capability.

ajcpominoz
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Re: Simple CLI script to rip DVD

Post by ajcpominoz » Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:10 am

OK, ill take a look and look, thanks.

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