HUGE list of FREE + good Video/DVD editing etc SOFTWARE from Doom9’s
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
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Subtitles: All tools needed to extract and process subtitles. Including various
subtitle format converters
• Support Utils: useful goodies for all kinds of stuff
• S/VCD Tools: tools to convert, edit and burn VCD and SVCDs
• VOB Tools: stream extractors, merger and splitter. Complements to the
Audio Tools (show all audio tools)
BeSweet 1.5 - Advanced audio transcoding tool. offers one-pass & two-pass
Normalization, DRC, Equalization, Sample-Rate-Conversion, Delay Assertion &
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
Avifrate1.10 - framerate changer for Avis
DivX Fix 1.1 - to fix broken DivX downloads and crashed ripping sessions. NOT for
Ogg Cutter - utility to cut Ogg Media streams
OggMux - ogg media stream multiplexing utility
VirtualDub 1.6.12 - latest official release without any AC3 or VBR MP3 support.
VirtualDubMod 22.214.171.124 - VirtualDub plus Nandub audio + OGM/MPEG-2/AviSynth
Calculators (show all calculators)
Bearson's Bitrate Calculator - Bitrate calculator, what else?
Codecs (show all codecs)
DivX 3.11 alpha - it appears to me that some people don't know what CTRL-F is... so
DivX 6.0 - lastest DivX codec by DivXNetworks. The successor of DivX4.
DivX 6.0 Pro - free version with extra features. Trial version - runs out after 6 month.
XviD 1.1 - imho the best MPEG-4 codec out there. Website - Binary download site
Descrambling / Ripping tools (show all ripping tools)
DVD43 3.9.0 - an on-the-fly decryption layer for Windows
DVD Decrypter 126.96.36.199 - the most versatile ripper out there
DVDFab Decrypter 188.8.131.52 - simple ripper that's always updated to handle copy
protection by disc corruption mechanisms. Website
vStrip 0.8f_css - outdated, old-style (brute force) ripper, has many features and is the
only open source solution
Decoders (show all decoders)
DGMPGDec 1.4.8 - latest version of the tool formerly known as DVD2AVI
DVDx 2.2 - all in one DVD -> VCD/SVCD encoder. Website
Xmpeg 5.03 - latest FlaskMpeg derivate. Website
Digital TV (show all Digtal TV tools)
Cuttermaran 1.67 - frame accurate MPEG-2 cutting tool. Website
MPEG2Schnitt 0.87 - easy to use tool to cut out commercials from MPEG-2 streams.
ProjectX 0.90 - demuxing tool for DVB streams. Website
PVAStrumento 184.108.40.206 - PVA demuxing tool. Website
DivX / MPEG-4 Encoders (show all DivX/MPEG-4 encoders)
Nandub 1.0RC2 - SBC encoding utility
Filters (show all filters)
AC3Filter 1.11 - AC3 playback filter for AVI/AC3 and DVDs
ffdshow - general purpose DivX/XviD decoding filter
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 220.127.116.11 - just like WMP6.4 except that it has a lot more features
The Core Media Player 4.0 RC5 - successor of PowerDivX NextGen
Zoom Player 4.0 - 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 0.19 - free high quality .AVS to MPEG-1/2 encoder. Website
QuEnc 0.71 - 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
Region Free Tools (show all region free tools)
DVD Genie 4.10 - can set the region for almost any DVD software player
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 2.56 - 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
ForceAspi 1.7 - if you get ASPI errors install this
Robot4Rip 0.6 - automates preprocessing of DVD sources for Gordian Knot & other
VFAPI - includes VFAPI Reader Codec and VFAPI Converter
S/VCD Tools (show all S/VCD tools)
TSCV 0.84b2 - GUI for VCDImager 0.77+ including menu and chapter capabilities.
VCDEasy 1.1.5 - advanced VCDImager GUI, allows easy chaptering of VCDs and
SVCDs including burning via CDRDAO. Website
VOB Tools (show all VOB tools)
bbTools 1.9 - good demuxer and mpeg2 analyzer
DoItFast4U 1.4.0 - re-authoring made easy. Website (currently offline)
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
IfoEdit 0.97 - edit IFO files, create IFO files, stream processing for DVDs, DVD
image and burning capabilities included.
IfoUpdate 0.78 - merges PGC/Cell structures between .ifo files
ImgBurn 18.104.22.168 - Continues DVD Decrypter's burning engine
ReAuthorist 1.0.0 - putting DoItFast4U & DoCCE4U output together to a fully
working Scenarist project ready for compilation.
This document was last updated on November 6, 2006