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check out below.
These packs contain all the software for the corresponding guides.
Gordian Knot rippack 0.35.0 pack2 - contains basic software to do SBC, DivX5 and XviD encoding as described in my guides - contains vStrip 0.8f CSS, DGIndex 1.2.1, BeSweet 1.5b30, azidts 0.1, vsfilter, Decomb 5.2.1, fluxsmooth, Convolution3D, Deen, TomsMoComp, AviSynth 2.55, VobSub 2.23, VirtualDubMod 220.127.116.11/2540, Nandub RC2 lumafix ecffix, chapterXtractor 0.962 and Robot4Rip 0.5.
Gordian Knot Codec Pack 1.9 - audio and video codecs for GKnot encoding if you don't have it already - contains DivX3.11alpha, DivX5.12 Pro trial, XviD Koepi 1.0.3, Huffyuv 0.2.2.1, AC3Filter 0.70b, mpgaudioax, Morgan Stream Switcher and ffdshow alpha 2004-10-12
DVD2SVCD 1.2.3 b1 - contains all you need for DVD2SVCD conversion (exept for SP/TMPG, but here's a CCE demo and a TMPG demo ): vStrip 0.8f, DGMPGDec 1.45, Avisynth 2.55, BeSweet 1.5b30, IVTC Plugin 2.2 for Avisynth, Decomb 5.12, Madplay 1.5, Pulldown v0.99c, SimpleResize.dll, WinSubMux 0.1.0.1, VCDImager 0.7.12, bbMPEG 1.24b18 modified.
Below you can find a lot of useful software split into the following sections:
Audio Tools: All you need to process audio. From AC3 extraction, over AC3 decoder to mp3 compressors and synchronizing tools
Avi Editing Tools: Everything you need to edit AIVIs, cut, join, add audio tracks, etc.
Calculators: Calculation programs that will calculate almost anything for you
Codecs: All you need to play back MPEG-4 movies.
Descrambling / Ripping tools: All the good DVD Ripping programs to get your VOBs from the DVD disc to your harddisk
Decoders: Programs that can decode a DVD stream (encoders then encode that data to MPEG-1/2/4).
Digital TV: All the tools you need to process captured digital TV content (DVB, HDTV)
DivX / MPEG-4 encoders: programs that will encode DVDs to DivX and other MPEG-4 formats
Filters: various filters to play DVDs, AC3 audio and filters for VirtualDub and Avisynth
High Def Tools: Tools to deal with your HD DVD / Blu-ray collection
Launchers: Autorun programs to play your AVIs upon insertion of the CD.
Media Players: Media Player replacements and a Hollywood Plus player.
MPEG1/2 Encoders: programs that encode your DVDs to MPEG-1/2
Region free Tools: 2 tools to make your Hollywood Plus & Software DVD Player region free
Source codes: source codes for all the open source tools you can find on this page
Subtitles: All tools needed to extract and process subtitles. Including various subtitle format converters
Support Utils: useful goodies for all kinds of stuff
VOB Tools: stream extractors, merger and splitter. Complements to the Rippers
Audio Tools (show all audio tools)
eac3to - multi purpose tool for audio on (HD)DVDs, Blu-ray discs and Transport streams. Analyzes, transcodes, extracts/demuxes tracks, removes delays, etc. Website
BeSweet 1.5 - Advanced audio transcoding tool. offers one-pass & two-pass Normalization, DRC, Equalization, Sample-Rate-Conversion, Delay Assertion & more.
BeLight 0.22 - probably the best GUI for BeSweet
HeadAC3he 0.23a - smart & fast AC3 -> WAV/MP3/OGG/AC3-WAV transcoding utility, includes SSE dlls (MMX/SSE2 dlls can be downloaded here).
Lame 3.95.1 - best and free MP3 encoder
AVI Editing tools (show all AVI editing tools)
AviDefreezer - fixes frozen frames
AviDemux - codec framework independent cross platform editing and encoding tool (also supports MKV and MP4)
Avifrate1.10 - framerate changer for Avis
DivX Fix 1.1 - to fix broken DivX downloads and crashed ripping sessions. NOT for frozen frames!
Ogg Cutter - utility to cut Ogg Media streams
OggMux - ogg media stream multiplexing utility
VirtualDub 1.9.0 - latest official release. Website. Website
VirtualDubMod 18.104.22.168 - VirtualDub plus Nandub audio + OGM/MPEG-2/AviSynth support. Website
Calculators (show all calculators)
Bearson's Bitrate Calculator - Bitrate calculator, what else?
Codecs (show all codecs)
DivX 3.11 alpha - the original codec that started it all
DivX 7.0 - lastest DivX codec by DivXNetworks. The successor of DivX4. Website
XviD 1.2.1 - imho the best MPEG-4 ASP codec out there. Website - Binary download site
Descrambling / Ripping tools (show all ripping tools)
aacskeys 0.3.6 - tool to extract all kinds of key from your BD / HD DVD discs
AnyDVD (HD) - on-the-fly decryption layer for DVDs and HD DVDs / Blu-ray discs (with the HD option).
Blu-ray Disc Ripper 1.5 - Blu-ray descrambling tool
DumpHD 0.6 - Blu-ray / HD DVD decrambling tool. Supports BD+.
DumpVID 0.4 - tool to extract the Volume ID from your high def discs (used when you cannot bypass AACS authentication)
DVD Decrypter 22.214.171.124 - the most versatile ripper out there. (note: doesn't work on many newer titles that use structural protection but it's still an excellent burner and ISO ripper for unprotected discs)
DVDFab HD Decrypter - simple ripper that's always updated to handle copy protection by disc corruption mechanisms.
Decoders (show all decoders)
DGAVCDecNV - AVC Decoder and Frameserver for nVidia GFX cards. Website
DGAVCDec 1.0.9 - just like DGMPGDec, but for AVC content. Website
DGMPGDec 1.5.3 - latest version of the tool formerly known as DVD2AVI. Website
DGMPGDecNV - MPEG2 Decoder and Frameserver for nVidia GFX cards. Website
DGVC1Dec - VC1 Decoder and Frameserver for nVidia GFX cards. Website
DVDx 2.2 - all in one DVD -> VCD/SVCD encoder. Website
Digital TV (show all Digtal TV tools)
Cuttermaran 1.69a - frame accurate MPEG-2 cutting tool. Website
MPEG2Schnitt 0.90 - easy to use tool to cut out commercials from MPEG-2 streams. Website
ProjectX 0.90 - demuxing tool for DVB streams. Website
PVAStrumento 126.96.36.199 - PVA demuxing tool. Website
DivX / MPEG-4 Encoders (show all DivX/MPEG-4 encoders)
Nandub 1.0RC2 - SBC encoding utility
Filters (show all filters)
ffdshow - general purpose audio and video decoder filter. Allows you to play back almost anything. Website
High Def Tools
BDInfo 0.5.1 - shows you a lot of properties of all your Blu-ray discs. Website
BD-Rebuilder 0.20.07 - just like DVD Rebuilder, but for Blu-ray discs. Website
BDSup2Sub - converts subtitles from Blu-ray / HD DVD format to VobSub (DVD) format. Website
Blu-ray Region Code Remover 2.5 - removes region coding from your Blu-ray rips. Website
EvoDemux 0.627 - HD DVD filte de/remuxer.
MakeMKV 1.4.1 - converts (HD) DVD and Blu-ray discs to MKV files. Website
smartLabs tsMuxer 1.10.1b - transport stream muxer supporting ES/(M2)TS/(E)VOB/MPG/MKV input and (M2)TS/Blu-ray output. Website
TsRemux 0.21.2 - transport stream de and remuxer. Website
Launchers (show all launchers)
Compact Disc Autolauncher 2.0
MicroDVD Autorun 1.85 - DivX autolauncher for Micro DVD Player
Mini DivX Launcher - fully automated codec installation and movie launch
MovieLauncher Plus 1.11 - the big brother of movie.exe so to speak.
Media Players (show all media players)
Media Player Classic Home Cinema - like MPC but with support for additional renderers and capable of using your GFX card's video decoder acceleration. Website
smplayer - multiplatform frontent for mplayer. Website
VideoLan - standalone video player that can handle almost anything without requiring any DirectShow filters - Website
Zoom Player 6.5 - WMP replacement, optimized for TV output. Website
For DVD players go to the links section.
MPEG1/2 Encoders (show all MPEG1/2 encoders)
CCE SP - demo version: displays a logo on each encoded file.
HC 0.23 - free high quality .AVS to MPEG-1/2 encoder. Website
QuEnc 0.72 - free high quality .AVS to MPEG1/2 encoder based on ffmpeg
TMPGEnc 2.521 - note: MPEG-2 support expires after 30 days unless you live in the future
Region Free Tools (show all region free tools)
Subtitles (show all subtitle tools)
Subadjust 1.56 - adjust subs, split subtitle files and convert subtitle files
SubRip 1.30 beta 10 - the most uses subtitle ripper. Website
VirtualDub subtitle plugin - to add ssa subs to an AVI
VobSub 2.23 - another subtitle plugin for VirtualDub & Avisynthand DS filter for subtitle overlay during playback.
VobSubStrip 0.11 - strips unwated subtitle streams from VobSub files. Website
Support Utils (show all support utils)
AviSynth 2.57 - probably the most powerful video editing tool based on scripting
AviResetAll - resets all AVI settings for Windows, try that if the above doesn't help
BatchCCEWS - automates .avs encoding using CCE. To be used together with DIF4U. Website
ForceAspi 1.7 - if you get ASPI errors install this
IsoPuzzle 1.7 - recover damaged DVDs. Website
Robot4Rip 0.6 - automates preprocessing of DVD sources for Gordian Knot & other tools
VFAPI - includes VFAPI Reader Codec and VFAPI Converter
VOB Tools (show all VOB tools)
DVD Shrink 3.2 - one click DVD transcoding tool. Website
DVD Rebuilder 0.98 - one click DVD transcoding tool using CCE/Rejig/QuEnc for video encoding. Full installer. Website (also for Pro version)
FixVTS 1.603 - adjust DVD files for better compliance with various one click software
IfoEdit 0.97 - edit IFO files, create IFO files, stream processing for DVDs, DVD image and burning capabilities included.
ImgBurn 188.8.131.52 - Continues DVD Decrypter's burning engine. Website
MenuShrink 2.41 - Shrinks a DVD's menus.
PgcDemux 1205 - demuxes a PGC/VID/Cell to its elementary streams. Website
PgcEdit - The Swiss Army knive of DVD editing. Website
ReAuthorist 1.0.0 - putting DoItFast4U & DoCCE4U output together to a fully working Scenarist project ready for compilation.