Decent DVD rippers?
fabian at greffrath.com
Wed Feb 1 10:00:31 UTC 2012
what DVD rippers do we currently have in Debian?
Apart from avconv, mencoder and VLC - which all somehow allow to
transcode a DVD into a file - I only know of thoggen. While I like the
latter very much for its straight interface, it seems dead upstream
and does currently only allow to transcode to Theora/Ogg, so no xvid,
x264, schroedinger, VP8 and whatever codecs are supported by gstreamer
I have seen that dmo has:
- dvd::rip, which is a frontend for transcode, which in turn is not
in Debian (I know we have once discussed this in the past, but what
were the reasons this is not in Debian?)
- handbrake, which seems to be exactly what I am looking for. Does
anyone know reasons not to include this in Debian?
- ogmrip, which also seems to come close to my expectations. Again,
are there reasons for not having this in Debian?
There are also some command line tools like xvidenc, h264enc or
lxdvdrip which might be easier to package but only provide limited
use. What di you think of the packages I mentioned above?
Did I miss one importand DVD ripper? Do you consider them candidates
for Debian in general and exspecially for pkg-multimedia? Who is with
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