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Pistono: DVD Ripping with Linux

Jun 14, 2005, 09:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Federico Pistono)

[ Thanks to Federico Pistono for this link. ]

"Now that we have a general overview of what is the difference between a video codec and a container, we are acknowledged about the codecs that we are going to use and the reason of this choice, we can start with the very essence of this tutorial, the encoding.

"My decision to use the omnipotent Mplayer and Mencoder was very easy. At first, it is an open standard. Secondly, it works really fast, it has an enormous number of parameters for the playing/encoding of almost any media that exists; and thirdly it has a very big and open community willing to help those who are in need, plus the documentation is exahustive and clear..."

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