K9Copy – DVD backup and DVD authoring software

K9Copy is a free, open source, DVD backup and DVD authoring program.

This tabbed tool allows copying one or more titles from a DVD-9 to a DVD-5. It is an equivalent to DVDShrink which runs under Windows.

K9Copy can either transfer backup data to blank DVD±R media itself or utilize external DVD authoring software such as K3b for this task.

Features include:

  • The video stream is compressed to make the video fit on a 4.7GB recordable DVD (DVD-5).
  • DVD Burning.
  • Creation of ISO images.
  • Choosing which audio and subtitle tracks are copied.
  • Title preview (video only).
  • Preserve the original menus.
  • Uses libdvdcss to bypass CSS copy protection.
  • Basic DVD authoring capabilities.

Website: sourceforge.net/projects/k9copy-reloaded
Developer: Jean-Michel Petit
License: GNU GPL v2


K9Copy is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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