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How to Fix Cinavia Message Code 3 in a Rapid and Simple Way

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Updated on March 12, 2021

You’ve come to the right page if you ran into Cinavia message code 3. It’s your legal right and appropriate demand to remove Cinavia protection on purchased DVDs. This article introduces a simple, efficient and practical Cinavia remover to get rid of Cinavia code 3 easily. Keep reading to learn about Cinavia workaround!

“Audio outputs temporarily muted. Do not adjust the playback volume. The content being played is protected by Cinavia™ and is not authorized for playback on this device. For more information, see Message Code 3.”

While you having a good time enjoying a DVD film at your home theater, the sound suddenly disappears and does not respond to your remote control, and such a frustrating message shows up on the screen and you can’t play the film properly anymore.

Why Cinavia Message 3 Shows Up and What Is It?

In short, Cinavia protection is a steganography system and analog watermarking technology developed by Verance. The Disc implementation of Cinavia is a playback/copy prevention of unauthorized copy of professionally produced content.

- Cinavia Message Code 1: Playback stopped

- Cinavia Message Code 2 & 4: Copying stopped

- Cinavia Message Code 3: Audio muted

Cinavia Code 3 indicates that the audio track of the video you playing/copying contains Cinavia code. You can't play/copy that kind of video files properly without bypassing/removing Cinavia code.

Official Recommended Solution: According to, when you come across “ message code 3”, the recommended solution is to pause the video for 30 seconds and skip a part or play another disc for at least 10 minutes every now and then. And, unfortunately, this happens during the entire video playback. Of course, that’s a complex process, not to mention the experience of watching segments of DVD.

How to Make Cinavia Message Code 3 Fixed with WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

Load Cinavia Protected DVD into the Ripper

Before start, please free downloadfree download the software.

Step 1: Load Cinavia Protected DVD into the Program

In order to remove Cinavia message code 3, insert the DVD into DVD drive, launch WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro, click on the blue “DVD Disc” section.

(As you can see, the software supports loading DVD files by ripping ISO image files or from DVD folder files as well)

It doesn’t take long until the disc gets recognized. That’s the procedure of recognizing the main title (you’d better select it for further operations), please be patient. After that, you can backup your DVD to computer in digital format if needed. Like, convert DVD to ISO, which I recommend.

Customize Video Parameters and Format

Step 2: Select Output Format

Click on right side of the interface to go to output format section. There, you can convert your DVD video to 300+ formats and devices. The format category is displayed as box icons above.

For example, convert DVD to MP4 for best compatibility; Or convert DVD to MOV to play DVD on QuickTime. Make your choice that meets your requirements and proceed by clicking the corresponding icon.

Cinavia Message Code 3 Bypass

Step 3: Decoding Cinavia - Make Cinavia Message Code 3 Fixed

Choose the output destination at the lower left corner of main interface, then click “RUN” button. The software will decrypt Cinavia code and convert the DVD files automatically. Then you’ll get a brand new Cinavia-free digital copy. Now that message code 3 Cinavia protection is already fully removed, enjoy your video!

*Might be Useful

There is something more that WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro can do for you. By clicking on the “Settings” button, you will be led to a small window where you can customize output file parameters, like converting stereo to mono and encoding DVD to H265 to greatly reduce the output size and enhance the quality.

As mentioned, WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro should only be used for Cinavia message code 3 bypass for purchased DVDs. And we do not advocate piracy! Distribution or commercial purposes are not condoned.

At last...

No more trouble of playing DVD at leisure time from now on, WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro can be your strongest ally against DVD protection technology including but not limited to Cinaviamessage code 3. In the meantime, it’s easy-to-master and time-saving.

Thank you for your reading.

Also see: Remove Cinavia from DVD for Backup Easily, Best Windows 10 DVD Ripper, Rip a DVD to Windows PC for Free

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Download Subtitles and Add It to Your DVD

Download Subtitles and Add It to Your DVD

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Once in a while, the purchased DVD doesn’t contain the subtitle of the language you prefer, thanks to mass of online resources, you can easily download one.

Apart from the fact that WonderFox DVD Video Converter can remove Cinavia code 3, it’s also a powerful video format converter and comprehensive video editor that allows you to enhance video quality, add subtitles, compress video size and etc.

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