Ive been using BDRebuilder for a couple years now without to many problems until now. I use PowerDVD 7.3 to view the rebuilt blu-rays but with the latest version I keep getting the "unsupported format" error. This doesnt happen with previously rebuilt movies, they seem to play fine. Has anybody else had this problem?
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You may have to create an ISO image with IMGBurn, then mount the image on a virtual drive, like VirtualCloneDrive.
This has been discussed before a fair bit. Evidently later versions of PowerDVD removed the ability to play BD folders from hard drive. Just to discourage hobbyists like us from ripping our very own Blu-Ray discs, I guess.
I got PowerDVD with my first BD-ROM drive. I forget the version, and uninstalled it in favor of TME (same player as TMT), which is much superior.
Good luck and welcome to the forum.Pull! Bang! Darn!
Sorry I hadnt replied back sooner, modem was down. Thanks for the quick response fritzi93 but all my ripped blu-rays and rebuilt blu-rays are ISO's mounted with virtualclonddrive. The full size rip mounts and plays fine, its after I rebuild it that it gets the "unsupported format" error. This doesnt happen with previously rebuilt blu-ray's done with an older version bdrebuilder.
PowerDVD is a complete piece of #$%^ and many of us use TMT because it works for what you want to do and PowerDVD usually does not.
I don't want to give you false hope, but you could always go over to the forums at http://forumsdoom9.org and post under the DVD Rebuilder (yes, DVD Rebuilder) section asking for help with this. The folks at Doom9 are super smart and the guy who wrote BDRebuilder participates there, but I'm going to be blunt. Doom9 people are not always helpful and if they just aren't interested in your problem they may not respond at all or they may just tell you to buy TMT. The guy who wrote BDRebuilder isn't always interested in fixing issues with it and while it's certainly possible that the new version really is doing something very minor that for some reason makes your version of PowerDVD freak out, he just may not care at all because he may not use PowerDVD. There was an issue with BDRebuilder, a true problem, where it did not work correctly with VC-1 interlaced video. Such video is very rare for sure, but every now and then some BluRay will use it for some bizarre reason. BDRebuilder simply could not handle it and would die. A few people complained and they basically got told "Nyah! Nyah! You don't have the setup done correctly." The truth is that the problem was real, but since interlaced VC-1 is pretty rare, none of the power hitters in the forum had ever run into it. They had only seen progressive VC-1 video, which BDRebuilder works fine with. The Doom9 folks just assumed it was a configuration issue but it really wasn't. So see, you can't be surprised if you get the run around there but there is some chance that someone may actually care about your problem and help you.
My advice for the future - give up on PowerDVD and buy TMT next time. Many years ago PowerDVD really was a very good program, but they are Hollywood's bitches now and they keep releasing programs that are quite limited in functionality because that's what Hollywood wants. Did you know that PowerDVD removed the ability to do a screen capture on DVDs and BluRays because Hollywood literally feared that such a feature might be used to "copy" discs? Can you imagine seriously fearing that someone might find a way to click the screen capture button millions and millions of times to copy a video? And note that such screen captures had nothing at all to do with capturing the audio so it's really a stretch to fear this as a copy method, but PowerDVD listened to their Sith Lords in Hollywood and took it out. WinDVD is no better. Honestly it's so bad that I almost seriously expect PowerDVD and WinDVD to one day release players that won't play ANYTHING at all.