AnyDVD on all Region 1 DVDs I’ve backed-up has been fully successful. Only RV gave an older version of AnyDVD trouble for me, and that was instantly corrected when I updated to the latest version that was already available at the time.
As far as programs giving some system configurations trouble, I find that it is usually the individual systems’ issues that cause most of the issues and not the programs itself. RipIt4Me and DVDFabDecrypter also has some problems for some users on a regular basis, but that doesn’t mean those programs are flawed does it?.
Just seems too hasty to say that you’d get rid of AnyDVD and use the longer process of RipIt4Me or DVDFab when AnyDVD used with DVDShrink makes it a one-step process. I can understand those who never purchased AnyDVD in the first place, RipIt4Me and DVDFabDecrypter are fantastic[B] free[/B] ripping proggys. But why not just keep AnyDVD when it is so successful for almost all others?
Ultimately it’s your prerogative so I wish you the best results with RipIt4Me , But as for me, I’ll stick to AnyDVD, AND I’ll keep my RipIt4Me, DVDFabDecrypter, as well as all my other programs which I’ve come to enjoy, such as VOBBlanker (which can actually rip from the DVD if you have AnyDVD running in the background) .