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BD Rebuilder


BDRebuilder is a software to shrink a Blu-ray with all menus and extras. Backup Blu-ray to a DVDR(also called BD5 and BD9) or a BDR. Remove unwanted audio tracks, extra material or just keep the main movie. Backup Blu-ray to a single MP4 file(profiles for iPad and iPod) or a MKV file or a DVD-Video(movie only, no menus and extras). BD to MKV with H265/HEVC. Requires ffdshow, Haali Media Splitter and avisynth. Also DVD, MKV, MP4 to Blu-ray/AVCHD. Join Blu-rays with the Quick Author function. Join multiple DVDs to a single Blu-ray. Blu-ray 3D support. This is NOT a decrypter, use DVDFab HD Decrypter or AnyDVD for Blu-ray decryption.

File size:37.2MB
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Old versions available
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0.50.18 (August 18, 2016)

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Be sure to install the required tools, ffdshow, Haali Media Splitter and avisynth. Download recommended versions of those tools from here.

Tesseract OCR installation notes: Download Tesseract OCR here or our Tesseract mirror.

Download BDRebuilder Inspect here, it inspects BDRebuilder required tools and codec configuration.

Download the old AVCHD Patcher 1.06 here, AVCHD Patcher 1.05 or AVCHD Patcher 1.04. Requires .NET 3.5.

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog

August 18th, 2016 - v0.50.18
- Added a new hidden option MENU_ITEMS_PAGE. It is used for identifying specific item counts for each menu page when importing multiple sources. It's particularly useful for creating discs comprised of multiple episodic seasons. See HIDDENOPTS.TXT for details.
- Added to the list of supported DIVX Codec IDs supported during import of video files.
- Made changes to the import algorithm for import resizing (to meet standards). This should assure better retention of original aspect ratio in oddly formatted sources.
- Fixed an issue in which conversions from PAL to FILM during import was not making necessary timing corrections in subtitles.
- Added hidden option ALTERNATE_KEEP_SRT, it allows you to reintegrate extracted SRT files from an import when outputting to ALTERNATE formats (rather than the PGC that was created from the SRT during the import) See HIDDENOPTS.TXT for details.
- Made changes to prevent a rare XVID import problem that could result in audio that is out of sync.
- Replaced the SPLIT.EXE tool which was mistakenly regressed in the last release.
- Other minor corrections and cosmetic fixes.
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Guides and How to's

How to convert a Blu-ray to a standard DVD using free tools - Read
How to convert Blu-ray to standard DVD-Video (or MKV,MP4) using free tools - Read
How to copy/shrink a Blu-ray disc using BD Rebuilder - Read
How to shrink a Blu-ray to DVD-5,DVD-9 or BD-25 - Read
The Complete Guide To Making Blu-Ray Backups, 1:1 Backups + BD5 Backups (pdf) - Read
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Tool features - Convert

Acronyms / Also Known As

BD-RB, BDRB, Blu-ray Rebuilder, Bluray Rebuilder, BDRebuilder, BD-Rebuilder, AVCHD Patcher, AVCHDPatcher, AVCHD Patcher, AVCHD-Patcher

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Take a look at the file called ALTERNATE.TXT in the MISC folder. It is designed so you can create any kind of profile that you desire. There is text at the top explaining the parameters, and a list of examples (which are the defaults that show up). You can edit the list; remove the ones you don't like or use; and create new ones.

Posted April 02, 2016 by jdobbs. Tool version 0.50.14 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10

I'm happy to see new options for HEVC encoding. But, I don't understand in the window offering several MP4/MKV output format, why the combination "MKV HEVC 1920x1080 + intact audio" is not proposed!?

Posted January 29, 2016 by Ribibi. Tool version 50.12 using OS Windows 10 64-bit
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

Looked like a great app that would meet my needs but then I ran inot a problem. I have a MKV file where audio is Japanese and subtitles English. Playing the MKV plays correctly. When I changed the settings in the app to use only Japanese audio and only English subtitles it still used English audio and no subtitles. When I said to use all audio and all subtitles, it only did English audio, no subs. When I said none for either, it did English audio only, no subs. What I can't figure out is what is happening for it to ignore the original audio, Japanese, and the default subtitles, English. Any help would be appreciated.

Posted September 20, 2015 by clumsyhamster. Tool version 0.50.08 using OS Windows 10 64-bit
Ease of use 6 of 10 Functionality 5 of 10 Value for money 5 of 10 Overall score 6 of 10

Excellent video tool, I use since many years.
I could be interesting BD-Rebuilder also check from "inspection menu" the presence of a installed video splitter like Mastroska.
Because for a new windows 10 installation, with this tool not installed yet, it was very difficult to know why BD-Rebuilder should not able to extract video stream and the reason it stopped before reencoding...

Good "life" to BD-Rebuilder! :)

Posted September 19, 2015 by Ribibi. Tool version 0.50.08 using OS Windows 10 64-bit
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10

This BD-Rebuilder is what I needed. Rebuild a 10GB Bd movie back to fit DVD9. I donated some euro's(dollars) because without this tools it will be an expensive hobby to burn larger BD's on BD-Discs instead of DVD9. Thanks for this tool.

Posted April 02, 2015 by papatotalos. Tool version v0.50.05 using OS Windows 7
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10

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