In my opinion, not just speaking about this program, I really don't care if replacement audio is being used, but a company should be honest about doing so instead of trying to deceive paying customers into thinking they actually can remove Cinavia. According to their website maybe misleading , Cinevia is removed without any side effects. Many people here would not like the final audio output after Cinavia has been removed. And so we come to the last question. So I have to think that you are all rich here. I'd like someone to cut through the baloney and give the straight facts.
I see, here in this forum this Cinavia removing solution has no friends. Or it might take a lot of computational power. But, if the situation gets worse and other companies follow Sony's example: what will happen then? Dude, you are way too Pro-Ranger, don't be surprised if no one here takes you seriously. No programming experience is necessary! Your computer needs to be able to read Blu-Ray discs and support Cinavia protected discs. Both are from the same section of the movie and last about a minute. After I burn it is a different story.
Older players that don't detect Cinavia cannot ever be firmware updated or they may have Cinavia detection added to them. I copy now a Blu-ray and take it with me to a friend to watch it there. The first solution to disable Cinavia is here. What do you do then? I did attempt converting a second movie, Pitch Perfect 2, which is also known to have Cinavia, just as an experiment. You should probably go to and find the official thread for your Sony player.
Sometimes it works in ways they didn't expect however. You need a device that has no cinavia detection built in. While I am partial to red fox, I do have the entire dvd fab suite I got a decent deal on it. You might have run up against the Cinavia protection on the player. Compatible with All the Cinavia Affected Devices. Case 4: Direct Playback Solution Scenario: As explained at the very beginning, without a Cinavia detector, the Cinavia watermarks cannot work.
This thread is nearly two and a half years old now, but it should be pointed out that does now have a solution for Cinavia. There are only two software programs left that are officially licensed for Blu-ray playback on computers these days, those being and. Other players have indeed been updated to include Cinavia. I installed the program in my second computer. The bane of my life has been my absolute pitch, certainly handy as a cellist but sooo annoying when a bus drives down hill outside my place applying the brakes in a flattened C.
But this is giving them the benefit of the doubt. So we play it further. Cinavia requires two parts to work: a proprietary imperceptible audio watermark, and a piece of hardware which is able to detect that watermark. Audio quality The real question at this point is, how good is the audio? No quality loss should be experienced, and the app promises to make it difficult to distinguish between the original and the processed track. It depends on the drive speed, mainly, though your processor does play into the overall speed. Being a well tempered musician I remember with some agony trying to study the cello part of a Bartok String Quartet that has a few notated quarter tones in it for a particular effect. Therefore it is obvious that the program requires an internet connection as part of the removal process.
As always, discussion is welcome and appreciated in this thread. Here are a few basic steps. This new feature is the removal of the Cinavia signal found in many Blu-ray movies. Or it might be more vulnerable to someone else stealing the process if included in the downloadable program. This people got my respect because it works and it works with my not audiophile ears. Even better, Tiny Burner is free. Nobody has yet found a way to remove it that is not destructive to the original audio.
But in this very early look at their program, it seems to be a success. Those updates should have some clues as to how the programs do this, but I've never heard of anyone breaking them down and explaining in public exactly what was added in. The knock-on costs to software creators being forced to comply with licence stipulations for technology they don't use would be enormous, and it wouldn't impact existing hardware already in peoples homes unless the laws were even more all-encompassing. The answer — we need a Cinavia removal solution. But most other players e. Look on the label and see if it says Sony Pictures anywhere. I copy now a Blu-ray and take it with me to a friend to watch it there.
The manufacturer would need to add that feature voluntarily and I doubt that many would want to pay the extra cost for doing so. For instance, I bought a lg bpm33 cheapo blu-ray player. When i tried to play them on a new Blu Ray player Cinavia activated. They might not want to bundle the removal software into the main program. Play the ripped video for 20 minutes minimum … I put the video on a thumb drive so I can hard code the subs and make them larger.