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How to Easily Compress DVD Files

Many people have problems when it comes to compressing a video file. This is a big problem, especially in today’s digital world, as many phones and cameras have videos with high resolution that you might need to convert or compress. Read on to know how you can compress DVD files.

There are several ways that you make videos smaller, including popular methods such as using an effective transcoder to re-encode and using a video file compressor. If you have DVD movie that is DVD9, bigger than 4.7 GB and would like to copy it to a blank DVD that is 4.7 GB you have to compress it. These files are usually quite large and are in formats such as VOB. Compressing is one of the best ways to store the DVD files so that they don’t take up too much space. If you want to condense your DVD files, you need a software program to rip and compress DVD videos to your computer.

A DVD ripping tool will facilitate the copying of DVD content to a hard disk drive. Aimersoft DVD Ripper is one of the highly recommended programs. You can use the ripper tool to compress videos on DVDs and convert them to various formats, backup or edit DVD content as well as to transform videos for playback on mobile devices and media players. With it, you are able to convert videos to highly-compressed MP4s as well as higher-quality compressed videos. Keep reading to see how DVD ripper works for you.

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Steps to compress DVD easily and quickly

Since Aimersoft DVD Ripper is specially designed for Windows-based computer, Mac users who would like to compress DVD videos on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion or Mavericks) can make use of Aimersoft DVD Ripper for Mac. Note that the tutorial below is showing you the detailed procedures to compress DVD with the Windows version. Now Download the DVD ripper tool. It has functions to compress videos that you can play on your portable devices thanks to the built-in optimized presets. After downloading, you should install and then run the software.

1Import DVD files to the program

You can now add the large DVD (ISO, IFO, VOB) files on your local drive or from the inserted DVD disc to the ripper by directly dragging and dropping or via the Load DVD Files button.

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(If you want to join all loaded files into one, just tick "Merge into One File" on the bottom of the main window.)

2Select an output format and set the parameters

Now you need to choose an appropriate output format to decrease the DVD video size. Some formats are smaller because of their high compression rate. Of course, change the video resolution, bit rate or frame rate will also help to compress DVD movies size.

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3Start to compress DVD files

Finally, start the process to compress DVD video files on your computer. Once you have all the right settings, just press the Start button to compress the large video files. If the files are too large and have a high quality video, the compressing process could take minutes.

Below is the video tutorial on how to compress DVD movies:

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