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What is Dr. DivX 2.0 OSS?

Dr. DivX
The goal of the Dr. DivX 2.0 OSS project is to build an application which is portable and capable of transcoding as many video formats as possible to DivX.
The software is released under the LGPL license.

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Latest release: Dr. DivX 2.0.0


Dr. DivX 2.0.0 OSS final is now available. Please see the Changelog for what's new in this release.

Got questions?


The FAQ and the user guide can usually answer most questions. You can also ask on the user mailing list or on the forum.

Features

  • Able to convert most input files Dr. DivX can convert most input files including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VOB, AVI, FLV, MOV, MP4, AVISynth scripts to DivX.
  • Uses available DivX encoder If you install a new version of the DivX encoder, Dr. DivX automatically uses it for encoding.
  • Tweak encode settings If required, encode settings can be manually configured for optimal output.
  • Generates DivX files which are playable on DivX certified players Since Dr. DivX respects DivX certification constraints, all files generated by the application are guaranteed to playback on DivX certified hardware players.
  • Watch folders Monitor user specified folders to automatically convert newly added files using configured output profile.
  • Supports multiple audio tracks Convert multiple audio tracks using different encoder settings for each track. MP3, MP3 Surround and AC-3 are supported output audio formats.
  • Supports multiple subtitle tracks in VOB input Convert DVD subtitle tracks to DivX XSUB subtitle tracks.
  • Automatically configures encode settings for requested quality level User needs to choose only the required quality level, the application does the rest.
  • Include MP3 surround encoder Dr. DivX can encode your multi-channels 5.1 audio and video sources to MP3 surround, MP3 surround is backward compatible with “Normal” MP3 while preserving the full 5.1 channel separation. You will need to use the DivX player 6.4 to take advantage of 5.1 audio decoding.
  • Automatically configures encode settings for requested output file size User needs to choose only the required output file size, the application does the rest.
  • Create and load custom profiles Manage encoding settings using custom profiles.
  • Preview video crop and resize settings Real-time updations of video based on user specified crop and resize values.
  • Batch control Re-order, Re-configure and Remove encodes from the batch.
  • Audio track preview Playback input audio tracks to confirm correct selection for encode.
  • Track information tagging Tag audio and subtitle tracks with descriptive information.
  • Pause and resume encodes Resume from paused encode stage.
  • Post encode plugins Add and configure plugins which will run after an encode has successfully finished.
  • CLI version of application for scripting Use the CLI version of application for automated batch encodes.

The Doctor Fell In Love With Ana Morphic! Now He Is Completely Out Of Shape ;-)

The Dr's Nurse Many of you have requested anamorphic encoding, so here it is. Dr. DivX 2.0.1 Beta 7 includes support for PAL and NTSC anamorphic encoding. Of course there was some bug fixing going on again as well.

Get this latest beta from the Dr. DivX download page. You can post questions and comments here or on the Dr. DivX Forum. Take a look at the changelog for updates.

For interested developers, a compilable source is available on Sourceforge.net.

Dr. DivX 2.0.1 Beta 6 Has Arrived!

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Bug squashing is the theme for this one. Profile, Preview and Watch Folder bugs are fixed now. You can get the latest installer from the download page. Of course, post questions and comments here or on the Dr. DivX Forum

For interested developers, a compilable source is available on Sourceforge.net.

Dr. DivX Updated for DivX 6.8 Codec

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His heart is still beating! Thanks to kamiwa, the Dr. has been updated to support the DivX Codec 6.8. Get the installers from the download page.

For interested developers, a compilable source is available on Sourceforge.net.