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I am looking for good software to generate a MPEG transport stream from DVDs and other MPEG2 files. I have tried with ffmpeg but it produces broken streams.

Preferably Linux software but Windows is fine too. Free or commercial.


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Avidemux will do this and much, much more.

It's open source and cross platform

Avidemux is a free open-source program designed for multi-purpose video editing and processing. Downloads, documentation, and other features can be found at It is written in C/C++, using the GTK+ graphics toolkit, and therefore is truly a platform independent, universal video processing program. It is available for almost all distributions of Linux that are capable of compiling C/C++, GTK+ and the SpiderMonkey ECMAScript scripting engine. A Win32 version of this program is also available for Windows users, as well as Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD ports and packages. The program can be run in 64bit operating systems that are non-Windows and non-Macintosh based.

Info on Input Formats and Output Formats

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