Converting DVD copy to AVI

jack craig jcraig at
Thu Jul 8 18:02:43 UTC 2010

On 07/08/2010 10:21 AM, 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 might look at mencoder, it takes .mov, it might take the dvd format too.

eg, ...

mencoder -o mvi_0120.avi -oac mp3lame -ovc lavc

Jack Craig
Software Engineer
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