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How to Use DVD Ripper for Windows

Part 1: How to Rip DVD with Ease

Step 1: Insert DVD disc into DVD-Rom (Ensure that you have sufficient space on hard drive to store the DVD). Click 'Load DVD' button to add the DVD file. You can also click 'Load File' to add DVD/IFO from your hard disk.

add dvd

Step 2: Click the 'Format' drop down list to select a format. You can just select 'Lossless DVD Copy (*.vob)' to copy home DVD to computer in 1:1 lossless quality. DVD Ripper can convert home DVD to all popular video formats like MPEG-4, AVI, WMV, VOB, 3GP, FLV and more.

select output

Note: Choose the audio formats if you want to rip DVD audio track to MP3, WMA, WAV and so on so that you can enjoy DVD audio on iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, Creative Zen, Zune and some other MP3 players.

Step 3: If you want to convert home DVD by default settings, just click 'Start' button to convert. It is the easiest and most common way to convert with only three steps.

Part 2: Edit Video to Get Better Visual Effects

DVD Ripper supports editing the video to gain better visual enjoyment.

1. Advanced Video Settings

You can click the 'Settings' button next to the format field to open the Settings window and set video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, encoder, etc. See the figure below:


2. Split or join

A DVD may have multiple titles and each title contains one or more chapters. After a DVD movie is loaded, its contents will be listed. Click '+' to show the chapters in a title. Then you can preview this clips and select the chapters or titles you want to convert. As you have selected the clips to convert, here you can trim any segment of your clips to convert by clicking the 'Trim' button. Choose the "Merge into one file", the clips which you like will convert into a new video.

split or join

By this way, you can split a DVD to several clips or join any clips you want into a new video. If you have selected a title, then you need not to select the chapters in it. As the title contains the chapters in it, don't choose to convert twice.

3. Crop the frame size

Cut off the black edge of your DVD movie to let you enjoy your movie in full screen by clicking the 'Crop' button. Move your mouse cursor to a box on the frame around the video, and drag the frame to crop your video. Or you can choose a crop option from "No crop, Cut off top and bottom black edges, Cut off top black edge, Cut off bottom black edge, Cut off left and right black edges and Cut off all black edges".


4. Adjust video effects

Set the Video Effects: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and adjust the volume to modulate the effect. All the progress you can see clearly.

adjust video effects