Applications, Phones

Rip DVD movies to play on Motorola Droid/Milestone

Here are the instructions to convert DVD movies in a format which will work for you Motorola Droid/Milestone Android Phone.

  • Install “Handbrake” Software, make sure to install the CLI.
  • Install VLC software, Handbrake will not be able to decrypt DVDs without this software and will give error.

Once this setup is done, just insert the DVD and run following command line.

HandBrakeCLI -e x264 -q 20.0 -a 1 -E faac -B 128 -6 dpl2 -R 48 -D 0.0 -f mp4 -X 854 -Y 480 -m -x cabac=0:ref=2:me=umh:bframes=0:subme=6:8x8dct=0:trellis=0 -i -o MovieName.m4v –longest

These instruction are written for computers running on Linux. Do not worry if you are using a Windows machine, then install the windows versions of these softwares and do same as Linux.

This command scales the movie to correct format for Motorola Milestone/Droid.


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