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How to Convert and Rip DVD to Windows Media Player

Have got a bunch of DVD movies and want to play them with Windows Media Player or edit them in Windows (Live) Movie Maker? As we know, Windows Media Player doesn't support the DVD format. According to Microsoft, Windows Media Player supported file formats include WMV, AVI, ASF, WMA, etc. Among them, the relatively common used formats are WMV, WMA and AVI. Here we will show you how to convert and rip DVD to Windows Media Player WMV/WMA/AVI.

Well, what you need is a DVD converter software that can convert DVD to Windows Media Player supported video formats. Aimersoft high quality DVD ripper is just such a DVD to Windows Media Player converter. It can convert both homemade and commercial protected DVD movies to Windows Media Player WMV, AVI, ASF, WMA, MPG, etc. After the quick ripping, you will get high quality output videos and edit them in Windows (Live) Movie Maker, share the videos with family and friends online, or watch them on portable devices like Xbox 360, Zen, Zune, etc. If you are a Mac user, you can use Aimersoft Mac OS DVD ripper to accomplish converting DVD movies to Windows Media Player.

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Note: Windows Media Player 10 or above can play DVD with suitable DVD decoders. If you just want to play DVD with Windows Media Player instead of ripping DVD to Windows Media Player formats such as WMV, AVI, ASF, WMA, etc. for convenient editing, watching and sharing, please go to the tutorial of How to Play DVD in Windows Media Player.

Steps to convert DVD to Windows Media Player

1Load DVD files to DVD Ripper

Download the right version according to your situation. Install and launch the program, then insert the DVD disc to your computer's hard drive and load the DVD files to the converter. You can also add DVD folders or ISO image files to rip. When the files have been loading, you can preview them and take snapshots of the movie scenes.

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2Choose WMV as the output format

Choose the output folder and output formats for the output video. As you can see, you can choose WMV/AVI from Common Video or WMA from Common Audio as the output format. If you want to play the videos on portable devices, you can just select the corresponding device from Device to get videos with optimized settings for a certain device.

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Tips: If you want to edit the DVD movies before ripping, you can click "Edit" and "Clip" get access to the video editing functions, such as trim, crop, rotate, add watermarks, adjust video effects, etc.

3Begin Ripping DVD to Windows Media Player

When you have finished all the settings, you can simply click "Start" to convert DVD to Windows Media Player video or audio format. Just wait for the conversion to be done.

Below is the video tutorial on how to convert and rip DVD to Windows Media Player:

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