AnyDVD Alternatives for Linux

    AnyDVD is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is MakeMKV, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to AnyDVD and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to AnyDVD are dvd::rip (Free, Open Source), libdvdcss (Free, Open Source), Thoggen (Free, Open Source) and FreeStar Free DVD Ripper (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 7, 2020
    1. MakeMKV is a program designed for ripping DVD and Blu-Ray disc video. It works by decrypting proprietary discs to transfer codecs from the formats VOB and M2TS into MKV, preserving the necessary data without doing any lossy codec conversion.
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      Almost everyone thinks MakeMKV is a great alternative to AnyDVD.
    2. dvd::rip is a full featured DVD Ripper GUI for Linux, written in Perl. It features an easy to use, yet powerful interface for ripping DVDs to many formats, including AVI, MKV, etc.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.98.11, released in March 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      libdvdcss is a free software library for accessing and unscrambling encrypted DVDs. libdvdcss is used by VLC media player (not included in the Windows version) to view DVDs, and can be used by Handbrake to rip DVDs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Thoggen is a DVD ripper for Linux within the GNOME project. It is based on GStreamer and Gtk+. The current version can back up DVDs by encoding them using the Ogg Theora video codec.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.7.1, released in June 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. FreeStar Free DVD Ripper is quickest DVD ripper, DVD ripping software to rip DVDs to VCD, SVCD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AVI, DivX, and XviD formats. Back up your favorite DVD movies to various formats and extract soundtracks from DVDs.
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