How to Copy Unprotected DVD for Free
There are many occasions when you want to copy your DVD onto your computer's hard drive. Generally speaking, there are two types of DVD: protected DVD and unprotected DVD. Here we will talk about how to copy unprotected DVD for free.
Actually, copying unprotected DVDs can be accomplished by a large variety of free software. Among them, DVD Shrink is a good choice. Now just follow the guide below to copy unencrypted DVD to computer.
Tip: Most commercial DVD movies are locked by DVD copy protection. If you want to copy these commercial DVD movies, please turn to Copy Protected DVD.
How to back up unprotected DVD
First, download DVD Shrink from the Internet and follow the wizard to install the software. Then launch the program and insert your unprotected DVD disc into your computer DVD drive.
1Add DVD movie
Click "Open Disk" to load the DVD files onto DVD Shrink. DVD Shrink will then analyze the DVD disc for a few minutes. Generally, "Full Disk" will be selected automatically. When the files are loaded, you can choose the compression settings, audio tracks, etc. under "Compression Settings".
2Start copying unprotected DVD
After all necessary settings, you can click "Back Up" on the top center to begin copying unencrypted DVD. Then you will see the window below, asking you to choose the "Backup Target". If you want to copy unprotected DVD to your computer's hard drive, you can choose "Hard Disc Folder". And if you want to copy the DVD to another DVD, you can select "ISO Image File" to create ISO files for later burning. Then choose the target folder for your DVD output files.
After that, click "OK" to start copying your unprotected DVD movies for free. When the copy process is completed, a window will appear to notify you of the completion.
Before you go, have a look at these tips for copying and ripping DVDs:
Tip 1. You can use Aimersoft DVD Ripper to rip both unprotected and protected DVD to MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, ASF, etc. for playing and sharing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, YouTube, Facebook, HTC, Samsung, Sony, Archos, Motorola, BlackBerry, etc.
Tip 2. You can turn to Aimersoft DVD Copy to copy protected DVD movies to DVD folder, ISO or DVD disc.