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).
- - HandBrake is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to StaxRip.
- - HandBrake is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to StaxRip.
FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge.
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.
File Converter FeaturesDiscontinued
The last version (1.2.3) was released in 2017.
Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.
Shutter Encoder Features
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.
XMedia Recode can convert nearly all popular audio and video formats including 3GP, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AAC, AC3, AMR, ASF, AVI, AVISynth, DVD, FLAC, FLV, H.261, H.263, H.264, M4A , M1V, M2V, M4V, Matroska (MKV), MMF, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, TS, TRP, MP2, MP3, MP4, MP4V, MOV, OGG, PSP...
XMedia Recode Features
Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter and DVD ripper. Its features include:
Format Factory FeaturesBundleware
Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
Freemake Video Converter is video converter that lets convert videos to avi, wmv, mp4 (iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP, xBox), 3gp, rip dvd, extract mp3, burn DVD and Bluray, create photo slideshow and audio visualization, cut, join, rotate and upload videos, photos and music to YouTube.
- - Freemake Video Converter is the most popular commercial alternative to StaxRip.
Freemake Video Converter FeaturesBundleware
The installer contains OpenCandy. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.
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, 22.214.171.124, can be downloaded from Filehippo.
WinFF is a GUI frontend and batch parser for the command-line multimedia tool FFmpeg. WinFF works by making a batch file that runs in the command-line, designed to launch the command-line tool with given settings from a preset.Discontinued
The last version (1.5.5) is from June 2017, and it says on the website that it's no longer developed.