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VidCoder now rips Blu-Ray discs, too

VidCoder is a nice, little DVD ripper for Windows -- it provides a simple, streamlined interface, supports encoding presets, and uses Hanbrake's processing engine for the heavy lifting. One feature which was notably absent from the last version we covered was support for Blu-Ray discs. That has been added in version 0.7.0, and VidCoder is now better than ever. One other nice feature VidCoder...

VidCoder offers a simpler interface for making DVD rips via Handbrake

Handbrake is a great tool for ripping DVDs and it's typically the one recommended by power users. Less experienced users, however, may find the interface a bit too complicated. VidCoder offers a solution to that problem. It's basically a simplified fronted for Handbrake offering only the necessities. Choose a source, a destination folder for your rip, a preset encoding profile, and click...

MakeMKV offers simple cross-platform Blu-Ray ripping

Software developers basically have DVD ripping down to a science at this point. No matter what operating system you run, you're only a few clicks away from importing a movie from a DVD to your hard drive. Blu-Ray, on the other hand, is a tougher nut to crack. That's why it's exciting to see a cross-platform app that handles both DVD and Blu-Ray ripping: MakeMKV. MakeMKV offers one-click...

HandBrake DVD ripping app ported to Windows

Popular open source DVD ripping app HandBrake has been available for Mac and  Linux for some time now, and has finally been ported to Windows. HandBrake is a slick all-in-one ripping app that will encode your ripped video in MPEG-4 or H.264 (MP4, AVI, or OGM) and has a great built-in calculator that takes the fuss out of choosing a bitrate, which is especially great if your...