Converting DVD copy to AVI

Athmane Madjoudj athmanem at
Thu Jul 8 17:42:22 UTC 2010

On 07/08/2010 06:21 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> I have a DVD structure (VIDEO_TS etc. etc.) on my hard disk and would
> like to convert the main feature to an AVI file, i.e. basically what
> rippers do but without the physical DVD. I know I can use ffmpeg or
> transcode to convert individual VOB files, but this seems error prone
> (e.g. how do I know I got all of the main feature?). Does anyone have a
> script for this sort of thing? Unfortunately K3B is no good as it
> insists on there being a physical DVD to rip from.
> poc

you can try something like:

ffmpeg -i VTS_01_1.vob -f avi -vcodec mpeg4 -b 800 -g 300 -bf 2 -acodec
mp3 -ab 128 VTS_01_1.avi

you need to active RPMFusion repo and install ffmpeg.

Athmane Madjoudj

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