|Devidify is a humble little hack |
for extracting audio tracks from DVDs.
I wrote it because I had a few concert DVDs laying around, and wanted to get their audio tracks into my portable music player. At the time, existing Linux-based tools meant ripping the video first, then extracting the audio. They made none of this easy. Who has time for such nonsense? Devidify makes things easy. Feed it a shiny disc and it spits out WAV, MP3, or Ogg Vorbis files.
Devidify runs on Linux systems. It requires Python and PyGTK, the MPlayer media player, and the lsdvd command line tool. Lame is required for MP3 encoding, and oggenc is required for Ogg Vorbis encoding. On an Ubuntu Linux system, ensure the following packages are installed and you'll be all set: python, python-gtk2, mplayer, lsdvd, lame, vorbis-tools. On other Linuxes, package names will of course vary. (Mandriva users: You'll need the pygtk2.0-libglade package.)
Devidify cannot process DVDs infected with Sony's ARccOS "protection" system. This is unlikely to change soon.
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Version 1.14 of Devidify was publicly released on May 9, 2008. Grab your copy of Devidify from Google Code.