Handbrake Error Resolved: How To Rip 99 Title Dvd With Handbrake

Submitted by: Charis Terk

A few weeks ago, we shared a step-by-step Handbrake tutorial to rip DVD movies, which has created a buzz among DVD collectors. But as mentioned in that guide, the DVDs that Handbrake can rip are only confined to those that are homemade. For commercial DVD with 99 titles, Handbrake will encounter error, like the following Gordian knot:

I have just copied the New Moon DVD on my computer and on handbrake everything seemed to be fine. However, it did have 99 titles which I thought was odd. Also, when I came to play the copied version back in iTunes, all the scenes were mixed up. It jumped from the first scene to one of the last scenes and then another. Can anyone help? – yahoo answe

Why Handbrake Cannot Rip DVD with 99 Titles

DVD creators nowadays develop new copy protection measures out of anti-piracy purpose. As a result, new DVD, especially Disney DVD, usually contains loads of titles, as many as 99, which is responsible for Handbrake error in scanning DVD disc for the main title. In response to this issue, the following solutions will be offered to you if you want to use Handbrake to rip DVD with 99 titles.

Solution 1: Rip DVD with 99 Titles Via Handbrake and DVD Player or VLC Playe

As mentioned, the key Handbrake failing to rip 99 title DVD is that it is unable to guess the correct one among the 99 title tracks. So the trick to avoid Handbrake crash is to discover the real title. Generally, it’s advised to choose title with the longest run time while ripping DVD with Handbrake. But cases are those title tracks are almost equal overall run times. Don’t worry, here is the solution with the aid of DVD player.


Step 1: Launch DVD player and play the DVD movie you inserted. Skip through the junk that crops up before the movie.

Step 2: While the main feature finally beings playing, move the cursor on the top of display to reveal the menu bar, choose Go -> Title to find the checked title number. This is the title representing the real main feature.

Once you keep this title number in mind, you can use Handbrake to rip the 99-title DVD easily. You can get the step-by-step guide to rip DVD by visiting Handbrake tutorial.

Tips: You can also find the right title number with the help of VLC media player. Just install and launch VLC, click File -> Open Disc in the main menu. Once a confirmation dialog showing the disc type VLC found appears, select the movie you want to rip, click Playback -> Title. The title in the list with the checkmark in front of it is the active title you re looking for.

Note that to get the 32-bit benefits from HandBrake, you’ll need to have a 32-bit version of VLC as well. While for 64-bit Handbrake, you can count on a 64-bit VLC media player.

Solution 2: Make 99-Title DVD Ripping Easy with Handbrake Alternative

Though you go everything right with Handbrake while ripping DVD, there are still some Handbrake error messages appearing on your computer. Actually, DVD ripping is quite a cat-and-mouse game as new copy protections are put on DVD to prevent copying. This is a long way for Handbrake to handle the protected DVDs. If you still fail to resolve the Handbrake errors, you’d better turn to a professional DVD ripper like MacX DVD Ripper Pro for better results.

For more information about MacX DVD Ripper Pro, please visit: http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-ripper-pro/

As a bellwether DVD ripper program, this Handbrake alternative incorporates DVD decrypter, DVD copy and converter software into one, capable of defeating any copy protection schemes such as CSS, Sony ARccOS, Disney new copy protection, etc, copying and ripping DVD to MP4, MOV, MPEG, FLV, WMV, AVI, MVK, etc and converting DVD to iPhone, iPad and Android within a few clicks. Below is the simple tutorial to use alternative to Handbrake to rip DVD with 99 titles.

Step 1: Download and run Handbrake alternative on Mac, click “DVD Disc” or “DVD Path” button to import the DVD files.

Tips: this Handbrake replacement will automatically choose the right title for you before DVD ripping process.

Step 2: Select the output format as you wish, like DVD to FLV, DVD to iTunes, DVD to iPhone 5S? DVD to iPad Air, etc.

Step 3: Click “RUN” to start ripping the 99-title DVD on your Mac.

For more information about this resource, please visit: http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-video-converter-how-to/handbrake-rip-99-title-dvd.htm

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