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Looking for a smaller sized media for VOB files


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I have some DVD's my uncle sent me of his trip here, just a bunch of home movies, and I used Mac The Ripper to rip the DVD and pulled just the video files out of the DVD.

The files are pretty big however, and I want to backup a bunch of home made DVD's to a external HD, but like I said they are big. What programs could I use to convert the VOB files to smaller sizes and/or perhaps even a different extension/file type? VOB isn't too versatile from what I understand, I could be wrong. Any help would be appreciated.
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Handbrake will make AVI's or any other format you choose, and so will ffmpegx.

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+1 for handbrake. Plus it's got a fairly easy to use front end interface. FFMpegX is very capable, but harder to use IMHO.

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+1 for handbrake. Plus it's got a fairly easy to use front end interface. FFMpegX is very capable, but harder to use IMHO.
Interesting, in that I find it the other way around! Either way, both are valid for sure.

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