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HandBrake Always "Selects the Wrong DVD Title" - How to Make it Right?

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If you are Handbrake[1] user, you may often encounter the trouble like “HandBrake cannot select DVD title correctly” as below:

"I always use HandBrake to rip my DVDs free. However, some DVDs use lots of bogus titles (with duration close to, and often exceeding that of the main title) as a copy protection measure. This causes HandBrake to select the wrong DVD title, and the result is a movie where the chapters are out of order which is kind of unpleasant to watch. "

Why Can't HandBrake Choose Correct Title? How to Solve?

If your HandBrake failed to select the right DVD title which is the main movie content to watch, you are suggested to firstly check whether the source file you input is accepted by HandBrake. You may encounter "Your source may be copy protected, badly mastered or in a format which HandBrake does not support", because HandBrake only supports part (far from the whole) of DVD video sources. Please refer to the following list:

HandBrake Supported Formats
Supported Input Formats:

Video File: common media files such as MP4, M2TS, TS, VOB, AVI, MOV, ISO, MKV (Matroska)
DVD Folder: VIDEO_TS folder
Supported Output Profiles:
MP4 (H.264/MPEG-4), MKV (H.264/H.265/VP8/VP9), M4V (Container), Theora
iPod, iPhone & iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV/2/3, Android/Tablet, Windows Phone 8
Android, Apple/Chromecast/Fire TV/Playstation/Rolu/Windows Mobile/Xbox (Legacy) Surround (v1.0.0 or later)
HandBrake Unsupported Input:
Copy-protected DVD source, CSS-encrypted DVD (not with VLC), DRM- encrypted videos (before 0.9.2)

Then, check whether the DVD has 99 titles, which in most cases, is protected by Disney. If so, just make sure your HandBrake version is later than 0.9.4 (which has fixed it), and you have properly installed VLC. Please note that 32-bit HandBrake only works with 32-bit VLC, and 64-bit HandBrake only works with 64-bit VLC.

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You may try specific title scan or alternatively open the file or folder source on VLC to play and find which one is the main DVD movie title, and then you can choose this title manually.

Handbrake No Valid Source Found Error

If the HandBrake wrong title selection error still cannot be fixed or the methods above is not OK with you, why not may find an alternative software to totally get rid of this trouble? There are many software good at ripping Disney or other copy protected DVDs with 99 titles, such as:

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These HandBrake alternatives can auto analyze and select the correct DVD main title with full support for DVD CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM, but for personal and family entertainment use only.

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Please Refer to the Related HandBrake User Guides:

How to choose right title of DVD with latest DVD copy protection - The lastest protected DVD by Disney, Paramount and Warner usually has 99 titles and the DVD movie size is larger than 40 GB. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum can perfectly remove such strong DVD Copy Protection.

How to solve HandBrake No Title Found error - When I click on the source of the dvd i get an error saying "no titles found. please make sure you have selected a valid non copy protected source" What am i doing wrong?

How to solve HandBrake No Valid Source Found error - There may be too many reasons for HandBrake No Valid Source Found Error: the input source file format may be not supported by HandBrake; your DVD source may be copy protected that cannot be removed by HandBrake unless some third-party codec like VLC is additionally utilized.

How to Solve Handbrake Output Out of Order error - DVD producers create variety of DVD protections simply want to protect them from pirate and commercial use. Then when you trying to rip encrypted DVDs with Handbrake, you have huge chance to get Handbrake output out of order issue.

HandBrake "Error Opening" when finished - Learn how to solve - sometimes, handbrake never seems to finish compressing a dvd. it just stays at 100%, eta 000000.

HandBrake crashes before finishing - Learn how to solve - Before HandBrake finishes a rip of a relatively long title, like say 20+ minutes, it crashes right as it gets at the finish, and as a result the rip is corrupted.

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