These are links to related projects and interesting stuff:
- DVD ripping and transcoding with Linux
Moritz Bunkus maintins this page which gives an excellent overview about
the tools and procedures for ripping and transcoding DVDs using our favorite
- DVD Backup Script
This website details James D. Bearden's script that automates
creating a DVD-R ISO image from any DVD.
- DVD Burning HOWTO
Olaf Beck wrote a HOWTO for burning
DVD-Video under Linux. The video isn't transcoded to DivX or
something similar, but burned 1:1 on a DVD medium.
- DVDRTOOLS - DVDRECORD
Bernhard Rosenkraenzer maintains dvdrtools, which is a fork of cdrtools,
with the primary goal of supporting writable DVD drives
- transcode DVD copying and ripping command line tools
If you like command line tools (but not that much, that you want
to use plain transcode ;), take a look at Christian Vogelsang's
- German article about dvd::rip and transcode
The April 2002 issue of the german
contains an article about transcode and dvd::rip I've written.
It covers the complete software installation procedure and the usage
of the standard dvd::rip mode. The May issue also had an extensive
dvd::rip cluster mode report, which unfortunately isn't available
- Video related Perl modules
Allen Day provides a collection of video related Perl modules. E.g.
he is working on a libmpeg3 XS glue. Also he creates modules for gathering
detailed information from video files in many formats.