Free WinX DVD Ripper Alternatives for Linux

WinX DVD Ripper is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The most popular Linux alternative is Small MakeMKV iconMakeMKV, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WinX DVD Ripper and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to WinX DVD Ripper are Small QWinFF iconQWinFF (Free, Open Source), Small OggConvert iconOggConvert (Free, Open Source), Small dvd::rip icondvd::rip (Free, Open Source) and libdvdcss (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Aug 7, 2020

  • DVD and Blu-Ray ripper.
  • 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.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Windows
    • Linux


  • OggConvert is a small Gnome utility that uses GStreamer to convert media files to the licence-free Theora, Dirac and Vorbis formats.The main selling points are:

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.3, released on 24 May 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine and Launchpad.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • 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    The program is no longer updated.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.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
  • libdvdcss is a free software library for accessing and unscrambling encrypted DVDs.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • Thoggen is a DVD ripper for Linux within the GNOME project. It is based on GStreamer and Gtk+.

    Discontinued

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

    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce
  • 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.