Rip a DVD easily on Ubuntu with the dvdrip application.

Posted: November 24, 2016. At: 11:56 AM. This was 10 months ago. Post ID: 9978

The dvdrip application is an easy way to rip a DVD to your hard disk drive. To install this application, run this command.

~$ sudo apt-get install dvdrip

Then run the dvdrip application.

The dvdrip main window.
The dvdrip main window.

Now read a DVD disk and setup the various options to transcode the DVD to your hard disk drive.

Setting up the dvdrip application.
Setting up the dvdrip application.

Now we are ready to transcode the video to the hard disk drive. Rip the selected title to the hard disk and this will complete stage one of this process.

Ready to transcode a DVD.
Ready to transcode a DVD.

Now click the transcode button to transcode the ripped video file into the final video format.

Transcoding a ripped video file with dvdrip.
Transcoding a ripped video file with dvdrip.

I have chosen to define the video output by quality, and setting the value to 0.55, this will give a larger file size, but good quality.

Playing the finished product in mpv.
Playing the finished product in mpv.

Now I am playing the finished product in mpv and it turned out very well. This is how easy it is to rip a DVD in good quality on a Linux machine.

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