Protection for Video DVDs
If the thought of someone making copies of your video DVD gets your blood pressure up, we can help. We only offer copy protection that passes our rigorous testing for Compatibility, Playability, and Quality. We now have very affordable options for both Duplicated (<500) and Replicated (>500) video DVDs.
...for Replicated Video DVDs (Quantity over 500)
This is technology from Rovi (formerly known as Macrovision) that has been evolving over many years and is quite proven. It provides both analog and digital protection, is invisible to the end user, installs nothing on the playback machine, and from our testing has proven itself to be one of the strongest methods available to defend against hobbyist and hackers from making copies of your video DVD. <more
- We add
this protection to a normally authored DVD master. (Simply premaster
your DVD to industry standards without any extra files in the
VIDEO_TS folder and we will do the rest.)
The standard copy protection that was engineered for DVD from the beginning. CSS (Content Scrambling System) helps to deter the casual copier from making digital copies of your DVD. Since the CSS algorhythm was hacked long ago and has not been updated since, experienced disc copiers and diligent hackers can usually circumvent this method. It is however, the most cost effective and most popular method.
One time set up fee of $150 for DVD-5 / $250 for DVD-9. No
per each up-charge.
- DVD source
must be authored with CSS encoding. (We can usually add CSS
to a DVD that has not been authored with it, call for quote.)
minimal copy protection as there are many free rip utilities
available to reverse engineer CSS.
...for Duplicated Video DVDs (Quantity under 500)
An excellent copy protection system for smaller “duplication” jobs. It is invisible to the end user, installs nothing on the playback machine, and from our testing proves to be a solid method to defend against hobbyist and hackers from making digital copies of your video DVD.
- Pricing: One time set up fee of $49/title plus a per each up-charge (call for quote.)
- We add this protection to a normally authored DVD master. (Simply premaster your DVD to industry standards without any extra files in the VIDEO_TS folder and we will do the rest.)
- Note: We are not able to do our normal verify pass when duplicating DVDs with copy protection. Call for details.
us a call to discuss how we can help to protect your intellectual
property or request a sample to evaluate.