DVD to avi

Patton Echols p.echols at comcast.net
Sat Nov 21 05:44:24 UTC 2009

On 11/20/2009 08:37 PM, Richard Gliebe wrote:
> Hi all,
> is there a free tool for ubuntu available to convert some DVDs 
> (AUDIO_TS/VIDEO_TS) to *.avi/mpeg or similar?
> Thanks in advance
> Richard

The video files are in files named *.vob

Try something like :
 ffmpeg -i INPUT-FILE.vob  OUTPUT-FILE.avi

The defaults for ffmpeg are logical, but may not give you the result you 
want.  If not, try 'man ffmpeg' 

You can do similar with mencoder.

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