StaxRip Alternatives

    StaxRip is described as 'video encoding app for Windows with a unrivaled feature set and usability' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to StaxRip for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is HandBrake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like StaxRip are File Converter (Free, Open Source), Format Factory (Free), MakeMKV (Freemium) and VidCoder (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2020

    1. HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).
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    2. File Converter is a very simple tool which allows you to convert and compress one or several file(s) using the context menu in Windows Explorer.
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    3. Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter and DVD ripper.

      Bundleware

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    4. 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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    5. VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.
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    6. Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      DVDShrink is software to backup DVD discs. You can use this software in conjunction with DVD burning software of your choice, to make a backup copy of any DVD video disc.

      Discontinued

      Development was discontinued in May 2005 resulting in the final version. Latest OFFICIAL Version, 3.2.0.15, can be downloaded from Filehippo.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      MeGUI is a video conversion application, which was primarily designed to be a DVD ripper, but is capable of many transcoding tasks. It is essentially a frontend for many free tools, but also includes a number of utilities to enhance the conversion process.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • MPlayer
      MEncoder is a free command line video decoding, encoding and filtering tool released under the GNU General Public License. It is a sibling of .
    7. QWinFF is a GUI for FFmpeg, a powerful command-line media converter. FFmpeg can read audio and video files in various formats and convert them into other formats.

      Discontinued

      The project is still developed as of 2018, but latest version, 0.2.1, dates back August 2015. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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