Originally Posted by HGeneAnthony
Unfortunately, yes. I haven't found any good multimedia tools for Linux myself. In fact, multimedia is the only reason I even kick Windows around.
Still have it kicking around so you can run your pirate software.... Charming
As for the OP's question, memcoder is problay something to look into (there are numerous frontends for it)
*edit* K3B is great for burning, vlc/mplayer are great for movies, Amarok is the single best music player i've ever seen. There's plenty there