It is simple and straightforward to use and gives you a lot of control, you can also enjoy the fact that there are a lot of controls over file types. As an option to rip DVDs for free, VLC is understandably very popular.
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How to rip DVDs with Movavi Video Converter
Step 1. Download and install Movavi Video Converter
Download Movavi Video Converter on your Mac or Windows to rip a DVD. After the download is finished, run the setup file to install the program.
Step 2. Open the program and add a DVD
Launch Video Converter. Click the Add Media button, then select Add DVD > Open DVD, and find the VIDEO_TS folder on your DVD.
Step 3. Choose the preferred preset
In the Video or Devices tab at the bottom of the video converter interface, select the video format or mobile device you need as your target. You can choose from over 180 media formats and 200 device presets.
Step 4. Rip your DVD
Click Save to to specify the folder on your hard drive where the program should save the converted files. Finally, click the Convert button. The program will start processing your media files.
Step 5. Save your video
If you want to copy your videos to a mobile device after the converting process is complete, minimize or close the program, turn on your mobile device and connect it to your computer. Start the uploading service or just copy and paste the output file to the target folder. And that’s all!
Note that uploading process might take some time depending on the size of your video file.
So now you know how to rip DVDs using Movavi Video Converter!
Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Video Converter does not allow you to convert copy-protected media files and DVDs.
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Frequently asked questions
▶️ How do I rip DVDs on Windows 10?
Most of the software to rip DVDs works well on Windows 10. Choose between Windows Media Player, or convert using some of the other proprietary software on the list, such as Movavi Video Converter.
▶️ How do I play a DVD on a computer?
There are multiple options for playing a DVD as well as ripping it. Using a VLC media player for DVDs on Windows 10 is an easy way to watch your entertainment.
▶️ How do I rip a DVD on a Mac?
For a Mac to rip DVDs you need to use specific software. Only certain types of software such as Movavi and VLC Media Player can work on a Mac and rip DVDs. You can use Disc Utility on your Mac system but this is a bit clunky and the interface can be hard to get to grips with.
▶️ What is the best format to rip a DVD?
There are a number of formats you can choose. The best format for a DVD can vary. If you are making copies, then the ISO image is an uncompressed and sector-by-sector copy of a disc, but you can also use file formats like MP4 and MOV to store the DVD video on your hard drive and rip the content directly from the DVD.
▶️ Does ripping a DVD ruin it?
No, unless your DVD drive is broken, then there is no real risk of ruining a DVD when ripping it.
▶️ What do I do if VLC rips DVDs with no sound?
If you use VLC media player and it rips a DVD without sound, then it could be the sample rate or the bitrate. Tweak the rates to correspond with the original file format and rip again, this may fix the issue and produce a copy or a file that does have sound on it, as intended.
▶️ How long does it take to rip a DVD?
It depends on your computer configuration and software you use. Typically, ripping a DVD can take from 10 to 30 minutes.
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