Converting DVD copy to AVI

Germán A. Racca german.racca at
Fri Jul 9 02:41:43 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 14:40 -0700, JD wrote:
> 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
> >
> There are several DVD rippers, but I do not know if any
> of them can rip on a DVD structured dir on disk into an AVI
> or WMV file.

You can install ogmrip from rpmfusion, it handles a structured DVD

> How about creating an iso image of it (mkiso), burn it onto DVD
> and then rip the DVD into an AVI file?
> It is kludgy to be sure :)

Germán A. Racca
National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
São José dos Campos - SP - Brasil

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