A few days ago, I spoke about the best way to backup your DVD by changing it to VCD / SVCD. It is a long process and you require for four software to do it. Worst part is, some of the software required are trial ware and you have to purchase them after trial period ends.
Instead of that set up, use this software DVDx and save your money. Current DVDx version is 2.10. DVDx is an open source software which permits you to convert DVD to VCD2.0 or SCVD1.0 or DivX in one step ( Including multiplexing, splitting ).
It produces good quality flicks in MPEG 0.5 format and it does not require more 5GB space on your hard disk. DVDx has been designed especially for un-experimented users, it’s an easy and intuitive program.
You only need Nero to draft your VCD / SVCD. For a long time after Version 2.3 there was no update from the DVDx team, but seems like things have changed in the recent past.
The newer version has optimized support to gain from twin processors and Pentium4 Hyper-Threading PC.