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what is the easiest way to make an avi file out of a dvd i have in my drive?
tutorial link/software advise would be much appreciated =] thanks
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That depends on the DVD you have in your drive.

If it's a commercial DVD requiring that you break the encryption, that discussion is not allowed here.

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no, its just a family gathering someone filmed, its on dvd but i want it on avi
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ffmpegX should do that

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Handbrake should do that for you. Been a while since I used it but pretty sure it will convert a DVD like yours to an AVI file. Just checked and you can choose AVI or MP4.
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Another free option is MPEG Streamclip.

Another paid option is DVDxDV.
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