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How to Rip or Save DVD to Computer in Windows 8/XP/Vista

"Is it possible to copy and save DVD videos to my computer's hard drive, so I can play them without having to bring DVD discs with me? You know it is not convenient to take DVD discs everywhere you go and I am afraid of damaging them accidently. - Bob

"How do I add the DVD to my computer hard drive to be able to burn copies of the disc?" "How can I copy a DVD to my computer so it can be played as a video file?" "How do I get copy movie from DVD to computer so I can watch it at any time?" Most of people may come across these problems when it comes to DVD Copying. But there is no need to fret. With some tricks, you can easily save DVD to computer. (Of course, this is only for personal use.)

Since DVD is usually protected with CSS (Content Scramble System) and region code, you can't just copy the DVD movies to computer without bypassing the protection. So we need to bypass the protection first. To bypass the DVD protection, a DVD to Computer Converter is necessary. And Aimersoft DVD Ripper is an ideal tool to accomplish this task. It can not only bypass the protection from DVD, but also convert DVD to the format you need on computer like MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, MPEG, MKV, FLV, MP3, WMA, AAC, AC3, M4A, etc. Plus, with NVIDIA? CUDATM technology, it brings 5X faster conversion speed than other DVD to Computer Converters.

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How to rip and save DVD files on computer with ease:

This tutorial tells you how to rip DVD to computer in Windows (Windows 8 included). First, you need to download and install the DVD Ripper, which can help you backup DVD to computer easily and quickly with excellent quality.

1 Import DVD files

Insert the DVD disc into your PC's DVD drive and click Load DVD to add the DVD movies you’d like to save and convert. Note that ISO and IFO files are also supported by this app.

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2 Choose the output video format

Here comes to choosing the output video format by clicking the "Profile" column. In the pop-up list, you need to choose one of the video formats as the output format. I recommend you MP4, because it is the most widely used video format, and also a nice format helping to copy a DVD to computer.

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If you prefer to watch these output videos on a device, you can choose the corresponding device as the output format. These videos will fit on the device flawlessly, because the app has already optimized the video settings beforehand.

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3 Start to rip DVD to computer

This is the last step. Press the "Start" button to let the app do the rest for you. Bingo! That's it. You've made it. It is cool, huh? Why not begin to use the DVD Converter for Windows (Including Windows 8) to save DVD to computer right now?

Below is the video tutorial on how to rip and save DVD files on computer:

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Other features for this DVD tool you should know:

You can choose the subtitles and audio track for the target video on the main interface.

You are able to switch the original video effect to Gray, Old Film, etc., add either text watermark or image watermark to videos, customize the frame size (16:9 or 4:3 etc) and cut off black boarders of the videos by clicking the "Edit" button on the main iterface.

What's more, this app enables you to trim a large video into several small ones by clicking the "Clip" button.

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Hi, a D5 DVD can store 4.38G files and a D9 DVD usually store 7.9G files. And different output format may have different size. Especially HD output files. Usually MP4 files with low resolution account for small memory.
Levey2902
How much storage do I need for one DVD? I have four boys (ages 9-14) with varying entertainment interests. I am looking for an easy way to rip/store our DVD library so they can easily access what they'd like to watch on their portables. If I rip our library, I am trying to determine how big an external hardrive i need to purchase.
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