Apex VCD Ripper is a solution that allows you to extract audio and video from VCD movies (dat, mpeg, mpg) to many formats including AVI, MPEG, VCD, DVD, MOV, RM, RMVB, WMV, ASF, SWF, FLV, MP3, WMA, WAV, MP2, GIF supported by popular portable players such as iPod, PSP, 3GP Mobile Phones, Xbox, PPC, PMP, etc. and to extract images to GIF, BMP EPS, JPG, PCX, PSD, PDF, TIFF, WMF, EMF, PNG, J2K formats.
With this program you can configure parameters like video size, frame rate, bit rate, audio channels, etc depending on the output type or select preset profiles for
different devices and quality levels, (like for instance iPod 320x240 Excellent).
The interface is really simple and needs a lot of work, but it is intuitive and easy to use, it allows you to convert batches (multiple simultaneous files), watch a preview and trim your video allowing you to select a segment you want to encode. There are no editing tools (like crop, add effect, or watermark) but it is an affordable solution, so if you just want a basic application to rip your VCDs you might want to test this program downloading the free limited trial available.
Divx 5.x Codec
Windows Media Format Runtime