I saw this posted on the other forum while having a look, and followed the link supplied http://ogmrip.sourceforge.net/en/index.html
, it's nifty and simple Gnome app for ripping and converting DVD to video format, at any selected size. Selects good defaults, and doesn't overwhelm you with options like some of the others in the repo. I loaded another distro I have laying around, BLAG, on a spare machine, and checked, as I was sure I saw it listed once. It does, so I loaded it and gave it a try. Very easy to use, and I really think this would be good if it were to be made available. Hope I'm not asking too much, but as it's a Gnome app, figured I might have a chance.
From the link:
OGMRip is an application and a set of libraries for ripping and encoding DVD into AVI, OGM, MP4, or Matroska files using a wide variety of codecs. It relies on mplayer, mencoder, ogmtools, mkvtoolnix, oggenc, lame, and faac to perform its tasks.
The GUI features a clean HIG-compliant GNOME 2 interface and tries to minimize as much as possible esoteric settings.
A CLI client is also available, it's called shRip.
* transcodes from DVD or files
* outputs OGM, AVI, MP4, or Matroska files
* supports a lot of codecs (Vorbis, MP3, PCM, AC3, DTS, AAC, XviD, LAVC, X264, Theora)
* calculates video bitrate for a given file size
* autodetects cropping parameters and scaling factors
* supports multiple audio and subtitles streams encoding
* extracts subtitles in SRT or VobSub format
* uses maximum quality codecs switches
* rips contiguous chapters
* supports external audio (PCM, MP3, AC3, DTS, AAC, Vorbis) and subtitle (MicroDVD, SubRip, SRT, Sami, VPlayer, RT, SSA, PJS, MPSub, AQT, JacoSub, VobSub) files
Anyway, please have a look, and tell us if this is possible. Thanks in advance.
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