VidCoder is an open-source DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine. Main feautures of VidCoder:
MP4, MKV containers
H.264 encoding with x264, the world's best video encoder
Completely integrated encoding pipeline: everything is in one process and no huge intermediate temporary files
H.265, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, VP8, Theora video
AAC, MP3, Vorbis, AC3, FLAC audio encoding and AAC/AC3/MP3/DTS/DTS-HD passthrough
Target bitrate, size or quality for video
Decomb, detelecine, deinterlace, rotate, reflect filters
Instant source previews
Creates small encoded preview clips
Pause, resume encoding
For those people who plan to rip commercial Blu-ray or DVD disc with VidCoder, you will be disappointed to find that DVDs VideoCoder can rip DVDs but does not defeat the CSS encryption found in most commercial DVDs, while the Blu-rays VidCoder does not defeat AACS or BD+ Blu-ray encryption, you will need to download extra Blu-ray or DVD disc decrypter software to break that protection. It would be a great hassle for you to download one program to bypass the protection and another program to perform the video encoding process, any there any comprehensive media conversion tools for you to complete all the job on the same interface?
Best VidCoder alternative to Convert Video and Commercial Blu-ray/DVD
After a lot of testing and online comparison, we finally settled on Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (best video converter ultimate review), which is superior to VidCoder and all its competitors in the following aspects:
Constant update to bypass all disc protection
- Remove up to 14 types of DVD copy and region code protection including region code, RCE, key2Audio, UOP, CSS, Macrovision, Disney X-project DRM (99 titles DVD encryption included), FluxDVD, Protect, ARccOS, AACS, BD+, ROM Mark, BD-Live, etc
- Break AACS, BD+ and region code on all commercial Blu-ray disc and even the new MKB61 and MKB62 encryption used by the most recently released new Blu-ray movies.
One stop-solution for media conversion
- Full support for Blu-ray Disc/BDMV Folder/ISO image file and DVD Disc/Video_TS folder/IFO/ISO image file
- Full support to input all digital file formats (H.265/HEVC, MXF, XAVC/XAVC S, MXF, AVCHD MTS/M2TS, Prores are also included) with the resolution of 4K/2K/HD/SD.
Various output format options
- Product BD/DVD/video to all common and popular file formats and even H.265 MP4/MKV for viewing on 4K TV.
- Directly generate hot devices and programs preset profile formats with optimal playback settings.
Beneficial subtitle settings function
Beneficial video customization function
- Get better output video/audio quality by flexibly adjusting the output video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc.
- Edit video with built-in video editing tool to trim or cut video length, crop out video black bars, split large video, merge separate video, deinterlace interlace video, flip or rotate video angel, add video/image/transparent watermark, apply special rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video.
Perfect OS compatibility
- Available on both Windows and Mac platform(get Mac version)
- Support the new Windows 10 and macOS Sierra 10.12.
Fast video conversion speed
- The program has recently upgrade to version 188.8.131.52 which enables you to accelate the encoding speed of H.265/H.264 up to 30X by using Nvidia CUDA technology.
- Batch conversion mode to batch load multiple files for conversion at one time.