- VobBlanker is a tool able
to blank, replace, cut and strip titles, more specifically, program chains
or individual cells. From release 1.5 VobBlanker is also able to work
(blank, preview, delete..) in the menu domain.
- VobBlanker is strictly an editing tool, designed to be applied in unprotected and no-copyrighted sources. It has nothing to do with ripping or protection removing practices.
How VobBlanker works
- VobBlanker uses the info stored in the IFOs to access the Cells inside the VOBs.
- When the VIDEO_TS.IFO file is selected, VobBlanker reads automatically all the IFOs in the same folder and stores in memory all the required info.
- Now, the user is allowed to configure how the DVD is going to be processed, which PGCs are going to be blanked, etc. The user has to select the output folder where the processed DVD will be stored.
- Project settings can be saved/loaded from Menu.
- VobBlanker will NOT modify any file of the input folder. It opens these files for reading.
- Using different physical
drives in input and output folder will increase a lot the processing
Current Release 188.8.131.52
Added: Control of minimum window size (in resizing windows)
Added: Resizing grip indication (in the lower left corner)
Added: Refuse to run if AnyDVD/DVD43 or DVDRegionFree are detected.
Added: Split feature in MENUs. Up to 32 split points.
Added: "Cut inside" splitting the cell in two parts in MENUs domain.
Added: Check PTSs discontinuities when extending cells (replacing cells/titles).
Added: Multiple splits pre cell. Up to 32 split points can be defined per cell in the same VobBlanker session.
Added: GOP type and Cell elapsed time are shown in Preview
Added: Absolute sector in preview
Added: Check the maximum size of the output (menus and titles)
Added: Automatically disable overlay if needed in VISTA.
Improvement: Tooltips are visible when the controls are disabled.
Improvement: Double click on a cell row in cell list now goes to split/still/replace or preview/cut dialogs, depending on the selected action
Improvement: Message "Filename has to be *_1.VOB" removed if filesize < 1000MB
Improvement?: GOP type detection now accepts first video pack in a non standard position
Change: Defaults: Do not use overlay defaults to true, and NextPGC and PrevPGC pointers modification defaults to false
Change: Return to file save dialog in case of error (extracting cells)
Change: "Save project as" opens the file save dialog with the current project filename (if exists) instead of the default filename
Change: Elapsed and duration times: hours are represented in one digit
Change: Info in preview uses normal fonts. Deleted non-valid fields.
Change: Errors compacted when loading a DVD with multiple errors in menus
Change: 50% more space for ifos growing.
Change: Menu VOB or last title VOB files in a VTS are allowed to be larger
Change: Open GOP warning completely removed
Change: Confusing message when ILV-ed cells are detected.
BugFix: Not fixed, but workarounded. Disappearing dells dialog when hitting "split button"
BugFix: Delete all title VOB files in output folder before processing the titles domain of a titleset
BugFix: Bug in DVDPreview was crashing VobBlanker loading a PAL/NTSC mixed DVD than 1 GB (a warning is issued)
BugFix: sizes of GB were reported as MB in dialogs
BugFix: "Cut inside" splitting still was broken in some cases
BugFix: In the case of 9 files in a VTS, the fixing packs procedure hanged
BugFix: Only 98 VTS were supported
BugFix: Negative (wrong) pointers in IFOs made VobBlanker crash
BugFix: chapters table wrong when splitting cells
BugFix: Settings in main dialog were lost opening more settings dialog
BugFix: 32K smart GAP default was not always the same value
BugFix: Changing Cell number in preview was not updating Time and GOP type
BugFix: Special case where GOP type was not detected (was being marked as unknown)
BugFix: PGC unit table was being created empty in smart GAPs
BugFix: When removing unreferenced cells and renumbering, VOB pointers fixing phase was working with the list including the cells to be deleted, so some cells were adjusted twice.
BugFix: Adding chapters when splitting cells could fail in some rare conditions
BugFix: VobBlanker was not launching the fixing pointer phase when a cell number mismatch was detected replacing cells/pgcs
Note: The full changelog is included in the zip file
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