dvd::rip 0.98.2 review

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dvd::rip is a full featured DVD copy program written in Perl

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 1483K
Developer: dvd::rip Team
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dvd::rip is a full featured DVD copy program written in Perl. It provides an easy to use but feature-rich Gtk+ GUI to control almost all aspects of the ripping and transcoding process.

dvd::rip project uses the widely known video processing swissknife transcode and many other Open Source tools. dvd::rip itself is licensed under GPL / Perl Artistic License.

Here are some key features of "dvd::rip":
Runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD (and probably other Unices) and does not depend on anything produced in Redmond - pure Open Source!
Rip to harddisk, on the fly or from an existent DVD image
Select audio track(s), viewing angle(s), multitple titles
Rip as much audio tracks as you like into one AVI/OGG/SVCD file
Supports nearly all of transcode's video codecs, e.g: divx4, divx5, xvid, xvidcvs, ffmpeg, fame, opendivx and mpeg2enc
DivX/Xvid multipass encoding
(S)VCD modes, with multiple audio tracks for SVCD
Integrated video bitrate calculator based on target size resp. number of discs
Automatic splitting of the target files for best fit on the specified number of discs
Several deinterlace filter presets
Audio AC3 and PCM passthrough
Audio MP3 encoding
Audio volume maximizing and/or range compression
OGG/Vorbis support, quality and bitrate based, adjusting the optimal video bitrate after audio transcoding in quality mode
WAV file creation from a selected audio track
Subtitle rendering and vobsub creation
Support for all transcode video filters, with realtime configuration and video preview
Live video transcoding preview window
Chapter mode: one file per chapter
Use your favorite movie player for preview
Provide frame clipping, resizing and final clipping
Powerful auto adjusting of all clip & zoom parameters
Adjust clipping area using drag and drop
dvd::rip's zoom calculator let you adjust every possible parameter, if you like to do so
Two resize modes: fast and high quality resizing
Simple but easy to use CD burning facility
Last but not least a comprehensive cluster mode, which let you use all your Linux/Unix hardware for parallel encoding.

What's New in This Release:
This release mainly updates the Serbian translation, which is now available in a Latin variant as well.
An Italian splash screen has been added, and the dependency check now recognizes SVN versions of mplayer correctly.

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