[2016]Top 5 Best FREE DVD Rippers to Rip DVD for Free

Diana Joan

Oct 24, 2014 11:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

For DVD movie funs, it is necessary for backup DVDs to keep them from being scratched. Or you may want to take your phone or tablet to enjoy my favourite DVD movies when on the road or on travelling, then ripping DVDs for playing on portable devices or media players will be the first step.

To accomplish these goals, finding an easy-to-use DVD Ripper is encessial. Want to rip your DVD movies for free? This article will introduce top 5 free DVD Ripper Program for you on Market which will have the stronger functions that are enough to help your ripping requirements. Just hold on reading.
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Top 5 free DVD Ripping program Review 2015-2016

1. Pavtube ByteCopy (Win/Mac)

Pavtube ByteCopy for Win/Mac offers you a fun, easy and fabulous way to rip DVDs, according to Pavtube, the giveaway version has all the features of regular DVD Ripper except it cannot output as MP4 nor does it have specific output profiles for electronic devices.

  • Rip DVDs to MOV, MKV, AVI, MPG, VOB, M3U8, WMV, FLV, etc with fast speed.
  • Helps edit DVD and add SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to DVD movies.

Pros: Easy to use; Editing features; Support dealing latest DVD disc
Cons: Can’t convert video to mp4 format
OS: Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10.

Main features:

  • Best DVD ripping software on the market
  • Rip and convert DVD movies to MP4/AVI/MKV/WMV,etc with high quality.
  • Makes 1:1 copy of original DVD Disc without quality loss with all audio streams, subtitle tracks, extras, etc.
  • With CUDA/AMD GPU acceleration, and you will take short time of converting and get hours of enjoyments.
    It’s simple to use and well worth the investment.
  • Support latest DVD
  •  Features with adding *.srt and *.ass subtitle

Tip:

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2. DVDShrink

DVDShrink is one of the most popular free DVD rippers that will effectively back up DVD discs. It has a sleek interface with a unique ability to compress 8GB dual-layer DVDs down to 4GB sizes. It has great compression functionalities that are optimized with more shrinking capacity and additional features like re-authoring. With its user friendly interface, DVDshrink will make your DVD ripping a breeze!

DVDShrink

Pros: sleek and user-friendly interface; ability to re-encode and discard extra content; great compression functionality
Cons: has not been updated since its released and might not be able to decrypt some DVDs with newer copy-protection
OS: Windows 7, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP

3. HandBrake

HandBrake

Handbrake is open source software that provides an excellent quality of transcoded video. The program is also small in size albeit it is packed with great features that further improve synchronization and amazing video output quality.

Pros: excellent video quality output; small in size; support multi-platform
Cons: transcoding speed is slow; cannot rip protected DVDs unless paired with another software
OS: Windows XP, WindowsVista, Windows7

4. Format Factory

Format Factory

Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter with attractive interface. It supports a plethora of file formats in all forms of media, from video, audio to images. It is flexible and customizable and lets you alter several output settings such as adding watermarks, subtitles and a lot of other options.

Pros: supports all video file formats as well as other media files; lots of options for customization
Cons: annoying ads on interface
OS: All Windows operating systems

5. DVDFab HD Decrypter

DVDFab HD Decrypter

The HD decrypter enables you to remove all the DVD protections and part of Blu-ray protections. It also has the functionality to either copy the full disc or just copy the main movie. It is also flexible and customizable as you can edit the settings and get the special effects that you like for your video copy.

Pros: easy to operate; multiple settings
Cons: may not be able to support new protection scheme with latest DVDs
OS: Windows7/Vista/XP (32-bit/64-bit)

Top DVD Ripper Software Comparison Chart

 

DVD Ripper MakeMKV

Format Factory

DVDShrink

Handbrake

DVDFab

Pavtube ByteCopy
Supported DVD
Protected DVD
Y
Y
Y
Need MakeMKV
Y
Y
Unprotected DVD
Y
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
DVD Copying Function
Entire Copy DVD
N
N
Y
N
Y
Y
Directly Copy DVD
N
N
N
N
Y
Y
DVD Ripping Features
DVD to AVI
N
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
DVD to WMV
N
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
DVD to MOV
N
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
DVD to MP4
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
DVD to MKV
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
DVD to H.265
N
N
N
N
N
Y
DVD to lossless MKV
Y
N
N
N
N
Y
DVD to Multi-track MP4/MOV
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Edit DVD
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Batch Conversion
Y
N
N
N
Y
Y

These Top 5 DVD Ripper Software for Windows that you can use for FREE which will have the basic functionalities that are enough to help with your basic ripping requirements. By using these tools, it would be more convenient for you to play the ripped DVDs on your iphone, ipod, apple TV, MP3 and other medias. Anyhow, hope this top 5 free DVD Ripper Reviews can help you fast choose an easy-to-use and yet professional DVD ripping tool.

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