StaxRip is a multiformat video encoding application. With StaxRip you can easily convert your DVD's and many more formats into MPEG-4 like XviD, x264/H264/AVC, x265/H265/HEVC, VP9. As a open source application StaxRip is completely free. Supported Formats, Video Output Formats: XviD, x264, x265, VP9. Audio Output Formats: MP3, AC3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Container Output Formats: AVI, MP4, MKV, WEBM. Hardware HEVC encoding. Requires .NET 4.6.1.
220.127.116.11 (September 23, 2017)
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22.214.171.124 stable release
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new: changed templates to: 'Manual Workflow', 'Automatic Workflow', 'No indexing and demuxing' and 'Re-mux', default startup template is 'Automatic Workflow'
new: option added to disable the assistant reminder about the aspect ratio error
new: AviSynth script FineSharp added
new: x265 option --frames added
fix: x265 option --frames added twice to command line
fix: cosmetic DPI scaling issue in main form on 96 DPI
update: mvsfunc 8
update: mClean 1.8
update: NVEnc 3.22
126.96.36.199 unstable test build
new: thumbnail generator has a new option to define the timestamp location (left, right, top, bottom) (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/wiki/Screenshots#thumbnails)
new: thumbnail generator has a new option to calculate the row count based on a time interval (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/wiki/Screenshots#thumbnails)
new: the preview dialog can be closed in fullscreen mode with a click in the top right corner, same is true for mpv.net
new: setting added to increase the start size of the preview and fixed caculation for ultra wide displays
new: the preview shows the time position in the title bar
fix: ensure the preview starts within the screen bounds
update: mClean 1.7c
188.8.131.52 unstable test build
new: nvenc options --vpp-edgelevel and --vpp-unsharp
new: added timestamps, automatic scaling and background color option to the thumbnail generator, the text for the movie specs is now much compacter
update: NVEnc 3.21
update: mpv.net 0.2.1
184.108.40.206 unstable test build
new: AV1 support completed
new: MediaInfo properties MasteringDisplay_ColorPrimaries, MasteringDisplay_Luminance, MaxCLL and MaxFALL are read from the source file and the encoder switches --master-display, --range limited and --max-cll are set
update: aomenc 2017-08-30
220.127.116.11 unstable test build
new: various new resolutions added to the resize menu
new: transfer_characteristics added to mediainfo folder view
new: MediaInfo properties colour_primaries, transfer_characteristics and matrix_coefficients are read from the source file and the encoder switches --colorprim, --transfer and --colormatrix are set
new: NVEnc --vpp-rff and --vpp-afs switches added
fix: preview did not work with > 8 bit depth avs scripts
fix: incorrect VUI flags corected and all flags alphabetically sorted
usability: the preprocessing settings have better names and the dialog width adjusts automatically (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/wiki/Screenshots#preprocessing)
change: improved discovery of required VapourSynth LoadPlugin/SourceFileLoader functions
new: VapourSynth plugin vsfft3dfilter added (https://github.com/VFR-maniac/VapourSynth-FFT3DFilter)
update: MediaInfo 0.7.99
update: mClean 1.7b
update: AVSMeter 2.6.5
update: NVEnc 3.19
18.104.22.168 unstable test build
fix: issue in new progress bar implementation causes too few refresh cycles or no refreshes at all
new: FrameRateConverter AviSynth script/plugin added (https://github.com/mysteryx93/FrameRateConverter)
new: new shutdown mode /hybrid (https://www.lifewire.com/shutdown-command-2618100)
change: TS avc/hvc is by default now remuxed to mkv using ffmpeg
change: faster start of preview dialog and fix for the startup location not being remembered
update: AVSMeter 2.6.3
22.214.171.124 unstable test build
fix: StaxRip didn't ask to install FFTW in case it's required by the active script (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1817732#post1817732)
new: the job processing dialog additionally to showing the progress as text it shows progress now also with a progress bar (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/wiki/Screenshots#job-processing)
new: DeLogo VapourSynth plugin (https://forum.gleitz.info/showthread.php?26177-StaxRip-Encoding-Frontend-(Diskussion)&p=459186&viewfull=1#post459186)
new: Log File Viewer added, it features a nav/tab bar to eailiy navigate to the different sections of the log file (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/wiki/Screenshots#log-file-viewer)
new: DCTFilter v0.5.0 AviSynth plugin added (https://github.com/chikuzen/DCTFilter)
usability: preview starts with zoom for small resolutions
cosmetic: DTS-HRA wasn't detected and extracted and displayed as DTS-HD
update: x265 2.5+14 (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1817514#post1817514)
update: QSVEnc 2.73 (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1817549#post1817549)
update: Plugins_JPSDR 1.2.1 (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1817738#post1817738)
update: mClean 1.5d (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=174804)
126.96.36.199 unstable test build
new: GradCurve VapourSynth plugin
new: smarter discovery of required AviSynth LoadPlugin calls
new: FFT3DFilter AviSynth plugin
new: mClean AviSynth+ script
188.8.131.52 unstable test build
fix: move down item in job list was broke
update: mpv.net 0.2
update: Plugins_JPSDR 1.2.0
update: AVSMeter 2.6.2
184.108.40.206 unstable test build
new: eac3to demuxing supports the temp files folder defined in the options (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/277)
new: mpv replaced with mpv.net (https://github.com/stax76/mpvnet)
new: added button to job processing dialog to show the log file (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/274)
fix: the OneDrive link had a permission issue (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/276)
fix: chapters were extracted even if the option was disabled (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/267#issuecomment-324134970)
fix: null ref exception due to subtitle play button being enabled even if no subtitle is selected (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/273)
fix: issue in x264 command line generation
fix: fdkaac cbr bitrate not being saved (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1816917#post1816917)
update mvtools2 2.7.22
220.127.116.11 unstable test build
new: x265 switch and flags added but the x265 binary is not updated because it isn't yet merged with the stable branch (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1815427#post1815427)
new: added setting to enable debug logging to settings dialog, the issue with the main dialog disappearing is probably fixed so at the moment the setting is probably useless (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/244)
fix: subtitle cutting did not work for multi stream idx files extracted with vsrip (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/268)
change: The dialog to add files for batch processing and for merging is now bigger, resizeable and has automatic scrollbars (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/271)
internal: replace mkvmerge --identify-verbose with --identify due to --identify-verbose being deprecated
update: mkvmerge 15.0.0 (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1815485#post1815485)
18.104.22.168 unstable test build
new: support for the fdkaac encoder, it's a high quality encoder, due to non free license it's not included, Opus via ffmpeg is included and because it's a great encoder it's now the default encoder!
fix: audio channel count not always detected correctly
change: better logging info and change that might or might not fix the issue with the missing window, unfortunately I'm not able to reproudce it.
22.214.171.124 unstable test build
fix: issue with numeric up/down controls causing rounding problem (bug report via email)
fix: memory leak causing high memory and crashes while batch processing, I was able to add and process 300 files with 250 MB memory used at the end (bug report via github issue tracker)
new: nnedi3 replaced by JPSDR plugin pack which is a merge of NNEDI3, Resize MT, and AutoYUY2, I'm getting freezes with the resize mt functions though (request via doom9 forum)
change: x265 options --refine-intra and --refine-inter changed from boolean to integer (doom9 forum anouncement)
change: more debug infos added to find the issue that the main window goes missing after eac3to demuxing (bug report via email)
update: AVSMeter 2.6.1 (doom9 forum anouncement)
update: MediaInfo 0.7.98 (request via doom9 forum)
126.96.36.199 unstable test build
change: improved handling of very long paths in order to avoid hitting the max 260 character limitation of Windows
change: due to reports that the main window disappears a debug.log file is created in the startup folder
188.8.131.52 unstable test build
fix: null reference crash when trying to add files for batch processing (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/262)
new: VP8 codec added to ffmpeg encoder (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/259)
new: added feature to move jobs to the top or bottom in the jobs dialog (request per private message)
new: added new event after video encoding and macro to get the video encoder name (https://github.com/stax76/staxrip/issues/261)
update: NVEnc 3.17
update: nnedi3 0.9.4.45
184.108.40.206 unstable test build
new: AviSynth+ filter EEDI2 added
new: added aliases for powershell to support both app filename and name so some can use avsmeter or avsmeter64
fix: powershell error using: Tools > Advanced > PowerShell
fix: when the path or version was edited in the apps dialog using the toolbar the display wasn't refreshed
fix: scroll/caret issue in avisynth/vapoursynth editor editing long lines (https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1814553#post1814553)
fix: the play feature to play avisynth/vapoursynth scripts didn't work if no audio file is selected
fix: show warning if vapoursynth is used with ffmpeg and mpv, both don't support vapoursynth input
change: the filters menu in the main window is build only if needed instead of everytime it's shown, this eleminates some issues of the previous implementation, it took two hours but since small things matter it's worth the time
update: ffmpeg 3.3.3
220.127.116.11 unstable test build
new: the tray icon shows the progress as tooltip, this was removed before because of implementation problems (email request)
fix: for avs a...
Handles common input formats and allows to config how files are loaded and processed
x264, x265, VP9 and XVID encoding
AMD VCE H.264 encoding
Intel Quick Sync H.264/H.265/MPEG-2 encoding
NVIDIA H.264/H.265 encoding
Output Formats: AVI, MP4, MKV, WEBM
Output Codecs: XVID, H.264, H.265, VP9, MP3, AC3, AAC, VORBIS, DTS, FLAC, OPUS
Batch Processing including support for processing sub-directories recursively
Flexible AviSynth and VapourSynth editor
Video comparison tool to compare codec and filter options
Minimal user interaction required due to ´flexible configuration and automation features
copy modes for audio and video for plain remuxing
Macros can be used in scrips and command lines allowing to change settings at any time
Scripable with C# and PowerShell scripts
External AviSynth filters and command line tools can be integrated
Project, project template and profiles support
Intel Skylake CPU for HEVC/H.265 hardware encoding
NVIDIA Maxwell gen2 card for HEVC/H.265 hardware encoding
Java for ProjectX in case MPEG-2 files are opened
AviSynth+ x64, the installer is bundled with StaxRip x64
VapourSynth x64 as optional AviSynth+ alternative
Python x64 in case VapourSynth x64 is used
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AVI to AVC
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, AVI to AVI
, AVI to DivX
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, AVI to MP4
, AVI to XviD
, DivX to AVC
, DivX to DivX
, DivX to H264
, DivX to MKV
, DivX to MP4
, DivX to XviD
, DVB to AVC
, DVB to AVI
, DVB to DivX
, DVB to H264
, DVB to MKV
, DVB to MP4
, DVB to XviD
, DVD to AVC
, DVD to AVI
, DVD to DivX
, DVD to H264
, DVD to MKV
, DVD to MP4
, DVD to XviD
, DV to AVC
, DV to AVI
, DV to DivX
, DV to H264
, DV to MKV
, DV to MP4
, DV to XviD
, HDTV to AVC
, HDTV to AVI
, HDTV to DivX
, HDTV to H264
, HDTV to MKV
, HDTV to MP4
, HDTV to XviD
, MPG to AVC
, MPG to AVI
, MPG to DivX
, MPG to H264
, MPG to MKV
, MPG to MP4
, MPG to XviD
, VOB to AVC
, VOB to AVI
, VOB to DivX
, VOB to H264
, VOB to MKV
, VOB to MP4
, VOB to XviD
, TS to AVC
, TS to AVI
, TS to DivX
, TS to H264
, TS to MKV
, TS to MP4
, TS to XviD
, XviD to AVC
, XviD to AVI
, XviD to DivX
, XviD to H264
, XviD to MKV
, XviD to MP4
, XviD to XviD
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Once you get the hang of it this is one of the easier software to use. It's pretty straight forward really. Video and audio with a few filters. Nothing a beginner can't handle.
Apr 12, 2018 Version: StaxRip 18.104.22.168
OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 8/10
Value for money: 10/10
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Apr 6, 2018 Version: StaxRip 22.214.171.124 stable release
OS: Windows 8 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10
Value for money: 10/10
Some complicated but after some exercise, perfect. Maybe it should give us a new update. Anyway thanks to the developer.
Mar 27, 2018 Version: StaxRip 126.96.36.199
OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 5/10
Value for money: 10/10
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Jan 1, 2018 Version: 1.7
OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10
Value for money: 10/10
I will be honest! I don't like the direction this program is going in and the developer is yielding to the demands of those selfish users who want such and such feature which is destroying this once great program's integrity. Those who never donate and just want freebies. As it has developed it is rapidly becoming bloatware, overcomplicated and too buggy. I'm sticking with older xp compatible versions which are more stable.
Oct 26, 2017 Version: 188.8.131.52
OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 5/10
Value for money: 10/10
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