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Is this possible with ffmpeg? Do you have any links that explain how to do this?

I have searched with Google but had not many results.

I just want to be able to convert a CD or DVD to MP3 audio files.

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    You want to convert audio CD to mp3 and DVD to mp4? Could you explain? And if this about 2 things- DVD and CD- maybe 2 separate questions are better. – Rajib May 4 '14 at 7:17
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From DVDs, you can access the VOB files directly though, but you have to concatenate them:

cd /path/to/dvd/
cat VOB1.VOB VOB2.VOB VOB3.VOB | ffmpeg -i - -c:a libmp3lame -vn /path/to/output.mp3

For CD, if your ffmpeg was compiled with libcdio support, @M132 gives us a solution:

ffmpeg -f libcdio -ss 0 -i /dev/sr0 dump.flac

To get libcdio with ffmpeg under Windows, check out the Media Autobuild Suite. It can then read from a .cue file.

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    There is this in configure: --enable-libcdio enable audio CD grabbing with libcdio, but I know nothing of it and haven't investigated. Might be worth a look. – llogan May 6 '14 at 3:48
  • ffmpeg -f libcdio -ss 0 -i /dev/sr0 dump.flac (works at least on Linux) – m132 Aug 23 '14 at 5:44
  • @M132 Thanks, sounds good. I added it to the post. Will have to try to compile it again at some point. – slhck Aug 23 '14 at 5:47
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    @Shimmy As written above, this only works under Linux (/dev/sr0 is Linux-specific) and requires libcdio to be installed on your system as well as ffmpeg compiled with --enable-libcdio. – slhck Oct 31 '17 at 16:08
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    @Shimmy This building suite works for Windows: github.com/jb-alvarado/media-autobuild_suite — but you have to compile yourself. – slhck Oct 31 '17 at 17:04

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