The way of multimedia entertainment changes rapidly with the development of electronic information industry. Streaming movies, TV series and music online via Netflix, iTunes, HBO and more is accepted and enjoyed by modern entertainers in droves. Then many people and experts claim that physical DVD will soon disappear just like cassette. But at least for now, it’s just a fantastic talk. We often see hundreds of DVD discs filing up in drawers or an entire cabinet at DVD aficionado’s home around. Or we ourselves have just collected some DVD movies, dramas for years more or less. No matter what, where there is DVD disc, there is the requirement for DVD ripping/backup to hard drive. This is because:
– Ripping DVD to hard drive helps protect DVDs (esp. the older, expensive and memorable ones) from being damaged, scratched or lost, saving much visible space at home at the same time.
– Storing physical DVD library into hard drive in digital format endows owners more freedom to enjoy them on smart devices (e.g iPhone, iPad, Android, HDTV) conveniently.
Best Freeware to Rip DVD to Hard Drive
Speaking of free ripping DVD, the first thing many DVD owners come up with must be uber-popular open-source software HandBrake. Absolutely, HandBrake is able to free rip general and CSS-locked DVDs to MP4/MKV. But take note that it can only unscramble and free rip CSS-ed DVDs with the help of another file called “libdvdcss”. In other words, ripping DVDs guarded by other copy protection schemes like region code, RCE, Sony ARccOS, UOPs and Disney DRM are beyond HandBrake’s ability. So why not turn to a more powerful and dedicated DVD ripper like WinX DVD Ripper Platinum?
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WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is a DVD ripping expertise focusing on converting store-bought or rent DVDs for over 8 years. Before learning how to rip DVD to hard drive for free with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, let’s firstly take a deep look inside to figure out why it’s an ideal choice.
? It’s able to rip DVD of any kinds.
Homemade DVD is the basic type WinX DVD Ripper Platinum supports. And by constant upgrades with the change of DVD market, it now handles well with movie DVDs, TV series DVDs, fitness DVDs, music DVDs and more DVDs built in with any copy protection schemes mentioned above, including the most complicated Disney DRM – adopted widely by Disney, Paramount, Warner etc. When ripping Disney DRM encrypted DVDs with general rippers, it may scramble the scenes, place them in random order, or get the DVD ripping process stuck. While WinX DVD Ripper Platinum can throw all those matters away, finishing Disney DRM DVD ripping task smoothly by analyzing, accessing and choosing right main title from multiple ones (up to 99) at one go. Most importantly, it still gives solution to ripping scratched and unplayable DVDs.
? It can rip DVD to any formats and devices.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum offers 350+ rich and clear output profile options involving both digital formats and smart devices. Veteran users can directly choose to rip DVD to MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, MPEG, M2TS, MP3 etc., while the green hands are suggested to choose end DVD playback facilities like iPhone (X/8), iPad (Pro), Samsung Galaxy (S8/Note 8), Huawei (Mate 10), PSP and Xbox One. The default settings for every output profile will keep a well balance between file size and image quality. But if you prefer rip DVD with no compression and quality loss, DVD backup modes are also provided for copying main/full title or cloning DVD to ISO Image/DVD folder.
? The DVD ripping process is accelerated at most.
Transcoding media file by software itself is a little bit slower than utilizing computer hardware. So WinX DVD Ripper Platinum was updated in early 2017 to start to support hardware acceleration. To be specific, it enhances the DVD ripping speed and performance greatly by making the utmost of Multi-core/Intel CPU and Nvidia GPU on computer, reaching up to 500 FPS at which speed a piece of DVD disc can be ripped out in only 5 minutes.
? DVD video editing feature is provided additionally.
Basic DVD ripping function helps digitalize DVD-Video in its original state. And advanced DVD video editor makes digital video more special. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum allows to choose audio channel and subtitle at will, disable or add local SRT subtitle to top/center/bottom position as you like, crop video to remain the wanted area only, trim video to just keep the favorite segment, and merge titles to combine them into a single file. Besides, video resolution and aspect ratio are also adjustable for displaying on various screens.
How to Free Rip DVD to Hard Drive with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum?
Obtain the WinX DVD Ripper Platinum free giveaway now, install it on your Windows (10) PC and free rip DVD by following the guide below:
1. Insert DVD disc into computer’s DVD drive, and open WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.
2. Click “DVD Disc” icon to select source DVD and click OK to proceed. (Generally, you don’t need to change the default setting of DVD Disc File System Type unless you know it exactly.)
3. Choose media format like “MP4 Video” as the output profile and click OK to go ahead.
4. New Disney X-project DRM mechanism will be detected and shown here in a small dialog box if there is. Jump over it and do video editing and destination folder locating if necessary.
5. Tap blue round “RUN” button to fast and rip DVD to hard drive for free with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum
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