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BD Rebuilder icon Back up DVD movies and shrink Blu-ray clips, create bulk jobs, apply filters and more, by using this advanced tool for seasoned PC users

BD Rebuilder is a comprehensive software tool made to back up DVD and Blu-Ray movies, and compress the backups while attempting to preserve the original video quality. It supports DVD-5, DVD-9, BD-25 and custom-sized discs, and requires FFDShow and Avisynth to work properly.

Back up DVD movies and reduce the size of Blu-ray clips

The app is wrapped in a simple and familiar-looking interface that offers fast access to options and tools. You can select the source drive and target location, as well as examine the audio, video and subtitle streams available in the disc movie.

Batch processing is supported, so you can prepare multiple jobs for sequential execution to speed up the entire task overall, as well as prioritize them. Alternatively, you can save the entire project to file and resume it later.

Multiple backup modes, encoding settings, and post-task options

BD Rebuilder can be configured to create a full backup (the output is an exact copy of the original disc), a quick-play backup, or a movie-only backup. It depends on how much time you're willing to spend waiting for the task to complete.

It's possible to pick a preferred audio track and subtitle language to keep while eliminating the rest, as well as to customize the encoding options to suit your requirements. The video can be resized, converted to HD, or deinterlaced, while the view mode can be changed. Additionally, you can maintain the original HD audio settings and instruct the program to skip AC3 re-encoding or DTS-to-AC3 conversions.

This is not mandatory but BD Rebuilder can apply AVS filters to encoding operations, LAV to decoding tasks, along with NeroAACenc to AAC encoding jobs. During this time, you can carry on with your regular PC activity after asking the tool to notify you when the procedure is over. If you plan to leave the workstation unattended, then the application can automatically power off the machine without your intervention.

Conclusion

The software utility worked smoothly in our tests and minimally affected system resources consumption. Taking everything into account, we've come to the conclusion that BD Rebuilder combines simplicity and advanced encoding options for seasoned PC users to help them back up DVD movies and shrinking Blu-Ray clips. However, you should keep in mind that it's not designed for Blu-ray decryption (you can use AnyDVD for that).

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BD Rebuilder was reviewed by Elena Opris
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  file size:
46.7 MB
  runs on:
Windows 10 32/64 bit
Windows 8 32/64 bit
Windows 7 32/64 bit
  main category:
CD / DVD / Blu-ray Tools
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  developer:
jdobbs
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