- Updated every couple of months; available in a variety of languages including English, French, Hungarian Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
CDox - CD Documents
- A Java program to create, edit and print CD-Documents, such as booklets, CD covers (front and back). It also features automatic cover creation from MP3 CDs, CDs with filesystems, and CDs with video files. Latest stable release is 1.03, 2003-09-08. N.B.: This is still a popular application with lots of downloads at SourceForge.
- Cdrdao records audio or data CDRs/CDRWs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode based on a textual description of the CD contents (toc-file). A console- and Gnome-based application. Latest stable release is 1.2.3, 2009-10-05.
- Software that creates DVD slideshows from a group of pictures, directories, and/or online photo albums; special effects, such as cross-fading, are available as well. Latest release is 0.8.0, 2007-01-15.
- A cross-platform application designed to turn image collections into DVD slideshows.
- A cross-platform DVD authoring system. Also available in German and Russian. Latest release is 1.1.7, 2008-11-11.
- A GPL'd, cross-platform, multi-threaded ripper/converter. This software no longer is limited to DVDs, but now accepts practically any type of video as a source. Latest release is 0.9.4, 2009-11-23.
- A CD/DVD image editor. This application can be used for creating or customising CD/DVD images and making bootable CDs/DVDs. Latest release is 1.37, 2010-01-04. N.B.: The Linux version is available free and is GPLed; the Windows version costs $20.
- CD/DVD burning application for KDE. Latest stable release is 2.0, 2010-06-28.
- The official GNOME CD extraction utility. It can rip to WAV, MP3. OGG, and FLAC through the Cdparanoia library. This application also includes a simple built-in, preview CD player. Latest release is 2.28.1, 2009-11-25.
The DVD Rip Site
- A full-featured DVD copy program written in Perl with an easy-to-use Gtk+ GUI to control almost all aspects of the ripping and transcoding process. It uses the widely known video processing swissknife transcode and many other Open Source tools. Latest stable release is 98.10, 2009-03-04.