Video Conversion

dvd::rip – full featured DVD copy program

dvd::rip is a full featured DVD ripping program written in Perl.

This software provides an easy to use but feature-rich Gtk+ GUI to control almost all aspects of the ripping and transcoding process.

dvd::rip uses the widely known video processing swissknife Transcode and many other Open Source tools.

Features include:

  • Rip to hard disk, on the fly, or from an existing DVD image.
  • Select audio track(s), viewing angle(s), multitple titles.
  • Rip multiple audio tracks into one AVI/OGG/SVCD file.
  • Supports nearly all of transcode’s video codecs, e.g: divx4, divx5, xvid, xvidcvs, ffmpeg, fame, opendivx and mpeg2enc.
  • DivX/Xvid multipass encoding.
  • (S)VCD modes, with multiple audio tracks for SVCD.
  • Integrated video bitrate calculator based on target size resp. number of discs.
  • Automatic splitting of the target files for best fit on the specified number of discs.
  • Deinterlace filter presets.
  • Audio AC3 and PCM passthrough.
  • Audio MP3 encoding.
  • Audio volume maximizing and/or range compression.
  • OGG/Vorbis support, quality and bitrate based, adjusting the optimal video bitrate after audio transcoding in quality mode.
  • WAV file creation from a selected audio track.
  • Subtitle rendering and vobsub creation.
  • Support for allĀ  transcode video filters, with realtime configuration and video preview.
  • Live video transcoding preview window.
  • Chapter mode: one file per chapter.
  • Use your favorite movie player for preview.
  • Provide frame clipping, resizing and final clipping.
  • Powerful auto adjusting of all clip & zoom parameters.
  • Adjust clipping area using drag and drop.
  • dvd::rip’s zoom calculator let you adjust every possible parameter.
  • Two resize modes: fast and high quality resizing.
  • Simple but easy to use CD burning facility.
  • Comprehensive cluster mode for parallel encoding.

Support: Documentation
Developer: Joern Reder and many contributors
License: GNU General Public License


dvd::rip is written in Perl and C. Learn Perl with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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