Video Conversion

OGMRip – ripping and encoding DVD

OGMRip is an application and a set of libraries for ripping and encoding DVD into AVI, OGM MP4 or Matroska files using a wide variety of codecs.

It relies on mplayer, mencoder, ogmtools, mkvtoolnix, oggenc, lame and faac to perform its tasks.

OGMRip is a DVD encoder for GNOME.

Features include:

  • Easy to HIG-compliant GNOME 2 user interface.
  • Complete and automatic hardware detection.
  • Transcodes from DVD or files.
  • Outputs ogm, avi, mp4 or matroska files.
  • Calculates video bitrate for a given filesize.
  • Calculates cropping parameters and scaling factors.
  • Supports multiple audio and subtitles streams encoding.
  • Support for many different codecs (vorbis, mp3, pcm, ac3, dts, aac, xvid, lavc, x264, theora).
  • Embed multiple audio and subtitle streams in a single file.
  • Uses maximum quality codec switches.
  • Rips contiguous chapters.
  • Subtitles.
  • Deinterlace.
  • Supports external audio (PCM, MP3, AC3, DTS, AAC, Vorbis) and subtitles (MicroDVD, SubRip, SRT, Sami, VPlayer, RT, SSA, PJS, MPSub, AQT, JacoSub, VobSub) files.
  • Provides customisable encoding profiles:
    • Apple iPhone – quantizer 2 (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Apple iPod – 2-pass 700 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Archos 5 – 2-pass, 2000 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Archos 605 – 2-pass, 2000 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Blackberry Bold 9000 – 2-pass, 1500 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Copy – no reencoding.
    • DivX for Standalone Player – 2-pass, 1x700MB (AVI + XviD + MP3).
    • DVD for Standalone Player – 6-pass 1×4.7GB.
    • Microsoft XBox 360 – 2-pass, 2000 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Microsoft Zune – 2-pass, 1500 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Nokia S60 – 2-pass, 384 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Ogg Video – 1-pass, 1X700MB (OGG + Theora + Vorbis).
    • PC, High Quality – Quantizer 2 (MKV + X264 + AAC).
    • PC, Low Quality – 1-pass, 1x700MB (OGM + Lavc + Vorbis).
    • Sony PS3 – 2-pass, 2500 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
    • Sony PSP – 2-pass, 1024 kbps (MP4 + X264 + AAC).
  • 3 encoding methods: Fixed size, Constant bitrate, and Constant Quantizer.
  • Extensible through plugins:
    • ACS.
    • Dirac.
    • Mpeg.
    • neroAac.
    • Oggz.
    • Transport Stream.
    • Video Copy.
  • Encode only a few chapters of a DVD title.

Support: Documentation
Developer: Olivier Rolland
License: GNU LGPL v2.1


OGMRip is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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