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New Xtractor extracts files from DVDs

SAN FRANCISCO (03/22/2002) - HEURIS, makers of the MPEG Power Professional encoding software, are shipping a shipping a new product: the Xtractor, which can be used to extract or "rip" audio and video files from unencrypted DVDs. Users can demultipl...

Morpheus goes open source

Just days after the sudden shutdown of its file-swapping network, software license company StreamCast Networks has announced it will release a new version of its Morpheus application, transferring the technology onto an open source software package.

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