"Handbrake can open a huge variety of formats, including common
ones that others can't handle (like the titles in the MPEG TS
structure of a DVD). Handbrake outputs to a small selection of
efficient formats, including H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-4 ASP and
Theora video. It has advanced features including chapter marking,
subtitle inclusion and audio selection, plus filters for optimising
video. On Linux, Handbrake can make use of the libdvdcss2 library
to decrypt CSS-protected DVDs in-place during encoding, saving the
need to use DVD Decrypter or another tool, usually through Wine.
This article by Delan Azabani will guide you through the process
for building Handbrake, installing it and converting video with
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