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DVD Swarm

DVD Swarm is an open source tool that allows you to convert DVDs to MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with AAC/FLAC/Vorbis in a MKV or MP4 container
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OS Support: Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7
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Version: (added Mar 18, 2011 - view changelog)
Size:10.44 MB

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DVD Swarm allows you to convert DVDs to MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with AAC/FLAC/Vorbis in a MKV or MP4 container.


  • Input: DVD with MPEG-2 Video, 2 or 6 channel AC3 Audio
  • Output: H.264 Video, AAC/FLAC/Vorbis 2-Channel Audio
  • Output Container: Matroska (MKV)/MP4 Container
  • Support for batch job processing
  • Auto processing of video to handle deinterlacing, IVTC, and hybrid video
  • Auto resizing and cropping based on aspect ratio
  • Manual overrides for video processing and cropping

DVD Swarm requires these additional tools to work: AviSynth 2.58, DGMPGDec DGIndex v1.58 and Nero AAC Encoder


Supported File Formats:

Input Files: DVD
Output Files: AAC, H.264, MKV, MP4

OS Compatibility:

Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7

Revision History:

  • Release Date: Mar 18, 2011
  • Download(s):
  • Added cropping mode 'None'.
  • Added processing override 'Pal To NTSC' for really foobar'd PAL videos.
  • Fixed bug that caused PAL jobs to be loaded as NTSC.
  • Updated demuxed filename templates.
  • Fixed formatting of audio sample rate names.
  • Consolidated code.
  • Updated icon size.
  • Removed the MOD 4 restriction of manual crop values. Removed the MOD 16 restriction on height and width values. The Mod 16 warning dialog will still display, but will now accept any value specified.
  • Adjusted x264 CRF values for improved crispness of details and more fluid action scenes. Increases file size and encoding time by approximately ~15%.
  • Added menu option to set the processing override for multiple jobs.
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