Have a great number of commercial DVD movie collections at hand and want to rip the DVD movies to videos so that you can play it effortlessly on your computer, iTunes, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc? Well, commercial DVD movies are the DVD movies you rent or purchased from stores, instead of burned by a DVD burning software by yourself. Then what are the limitations of commercial DVD movies? What should be paid attention to when ripping commercial DVD movies to video and audio files? Here you will find all the answers. The article is divided into the following three parts:
Part 1. About commercial DVD movies
Part 2. Rip commercial DVD movies to MKV/MP4 with Handbrake for free
Part 3. Rip commercial DVD movies to any popular video and audio format
Commercial DVD movies are always protected with the CSS protection (CSS is maybe the most common DVD copy protection) and region code protection to ensure the profit of the movie studio. The region code protection means a DVD produced in a certain place can only play on the DVD players produces in a certain place. The common DVD protection CSS is designed to prevent illegal DVD copy. For the DVD region protection, there are several ways to unlock or remove it. You can go to Unlock DVD Region or Remove DVD Region Code to find the detailed guide.
To make Handbrake extract movies from commercial DVDs, you need to install VLC. Launch Handbrake and click "Source" to load some files to rip. And then choose the output folder& format and click "Start" to begin ripping. Note that Handbrake can convert DVD to only MP4 and MKV and cannot deal with some types of DVD copy protections even if VLC is installed. If you want to convert commercial DVD to other video format, you can refer to part 3.
Since commercial DVD movies are protected, when ripping commercial DVD movies to videos, you need a DVD ripper which is capable of cracking DVD protection. Fortunately, there are many tools can help you. Among them, we highly recommend Aimersoft best DVD ripper. It is a professional DVD ripping software to convert commercial DVD movies to any popular video format like AVI, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, MPG, etc. and extract audio from DVD in MP3, AAC, FLAC, OGG, etc. so that you can enjoy the commercial DVD movies anywhere and anytime you like.
If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Aimersoft DVD rip software Mac to rip commercial DVD to iTunes, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc. with high video quality and fast ripping speed.
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