To record streaming video you can use WMRecorder. Try it for free or buy it for $30. Great for recording movie trailers! To copy an entire DVD film in DivX format without having to rip it first, use Fair Use Wizard. The 'light' version can be downloaded for free. You won't get all the extras but it's extremely simple to use. For extracting clips from movies in DivX format, try XMPEG.