DVD Ripper


Thoggen is designed to be easy and straight-forward to use. It attempts to hide the complexity many other transcoding tools expose and tries to offer sensible defaults that work okay for most people most of the time.


* Easy to use, with a nice graphical user interface (GUI)
* Supports title preview, picture cropping, and picture resizing.


K9Copy is able to fit the contents of a dual layer DVD-9 onto a single layer DVD-5. The interface allows a user to explicitly retain or discard any content from the original disc such as video titles, audio tracks, subtitles and the DVD menu.


iriverter is a cross-platform frontend to mencoder designed to facilitate the conversion of almost any video format to one that is playable on various multimedia players.


dvd::rip is a full featured DVD copy program. It provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface to control almost all aspects of the ripping and transcoding process. It uses the widely known video processing swissknife transcode and many other Open Source tools.

Warning: While this software does not cost anything it is not free. To learn about free and non-free software read our section on software freedom.


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, mp4box, oggenc, lame, and faac to perform its tasks.


* transcodes from DVD or files
* outputs OGM, AVI, MP4, or Matroska files


AcidRip is an application for copying video DVD discs. It both rips and encodes the video. AcidRip also automates a number of aspects, allowing an entire DVD to be encoded with just one click. No long drawnout parameters to set, makes everything nice and simple, whilst still allowing full customization for more advanced users.