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  • Aug 21st, 2012 @ 9:18pm

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    I put most of my stuff in iTunes, I could get an iTunes digital copy with it's DRM for a 2GB SD (480) version of the film, nevermind that it costs the same as buying the disk or more.
    But if I rip it myself (Purely of the movies that I own & for me & my house only) I can get a higher quality Video, 5.1/7.1 Surround sound &, after tagging it myself, more complete tags at 1080 for just over 2GB & an SD copy at 480 with Dolby/ProLogic sound for 400-800MB. Granted a 2hr movie will take 7hrs to transcode at 1080 & 3-5hr at 480, but I'm not gonna pay more for less.
    If Apple gets a clue & offers their Digital Copies at a better compression, since they only have to transcode it once for thousands of downloads, & complete tags I'll buy them, but now I download the digital copy into iTunes, then replace it with the ones I make myself.
    DRMs aren't MY problem in concept, but I hate them nonetheless because they want to take more space to save them a few minutes & you have to buy a bigger HDD.