HandBrake 0.10.1 Alternative – Convert DVD on Windows 10 easy and fast

Diana Joan

Apr 25, 2015 03:41 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Handbrake is a freeware that lets you convert various DVD into MP4 or MKV format. Good News is that HandBrake 0.10.1 has been released now! Have you upgraded your Windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10 consumer preview version to have a try and wonder if HandBrake 0.10.0 supports ripping DVD on Windows 10 or not?

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In fact, HandBrake for Windows 10 is somehow incompatible, after upgrading to Windows 10, some uses run into the problem that this free DVD Ripper software cannot running or open on Windows 10, or even annoyed by its extremely slow conversion process, “taking longer to complete than the clip took to run”. Despite of how many users thumb up HandBrake, I should remind you to notice the system requirement only supporting Windows Vista to 8.x for information that it may not work on Microsoft Windows 10. Moreover, nearly all free DVD ripper cannot rip copy-protected DVDs.

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Then to Make HandBrake 0.10.1 usable on Windows 10 to rip DVD on Windows 10 easy and fast, an alternative to HandBrake would best the solution to help you do DVD to Windows 10 conversion. Here Pavtube DVDAid is highly recommended as 100% HandBrake alternative for Windows 10 to copy your protected DVD in Windows 10 with ease. Besides removing DVD copy protection, there are some reasons why it can be seen as the best Windows 10 DVD Ripper and is much better than HandBrake:

1. OS X support: Pavtube DVDAid is workable on Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. HandBrake for Windows 10/8.1 is somehow incompatible

2. Quality & Speed:Pavtube DVDAid is much faster than HandBrake in movie loading, title scanning, ripping, etc. And it offers high quality in converted DVD movies.

3. Input: HandBrake supports DVD (only non-protected DVDs, not even CSS encrypted DVDs), Blu-ray (Blu-ray disc structure), video file, video folder. Pavtube DVDAis supports DVD, DVD folder, DVD ISO/IFO files (any DVDs with region code, CSS, Sony ARccOS, UOPs, APS, RCE, etc)

4. Output: HandBrake outputs MP4, MKV  (But it defaults the output file extension as M4V not MP4, learn why) and offers universal device presets, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV (2/3), Android, Windows Phone 8. While, Pavtube DVDAid can rips the latest protected DVDs to MP4/H.264, H.265, MOV, MKV, FLV, MPEG, AVI, etc. and even 3D videos. When getting the hang of it, you will find it faultlessly convert all DVDs to iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad/Air 2/Mini 3, iPod touch/5, Apple TV 3, Android, Google Nexus 6/9, HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy Note 4/S6/S6 Edge, Kindle Fire HD, WP8, PSP.

5. Usability (incl. Profile Settings): Handbrake allows more personal settings and provides numerous video and audio parameter settings for advanced users to alter the file size and video quality accordingly. But it also acquires the right codecs to be installed for the type of file you wish to convert however such as DivX, Xvid, OGM, 3ivx, etc. With Pavtube DVDAid, you can freely adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Handbrake GUI

Pavtube DVDAid GUI

Therefore, if you are not so professional in DVD ripping and need to decode DVD video on Windows 10, or want to make more personal profile settings, Pavtube DVDAid may suit you better and worth your trying. Compared with HandBrake 0.10.1, it is easier to use, with more Windows-style UI, and is faster in converting DVDs, besides, it is in favor of newly encrypted DVDs with rich profiles to meet the needs of increasing users.


Tutorial on ripping DVD on Windows 10 with Handbrake 0.10.1 alternative

Step 1. Add DVD files

Launch the best alternative to Handbrake and press the DVD-like button to load DVDs. Freely, you are able to import DVD VIDEO_TS folder and ISO image file for its drop-down menu. When you check the main movie, you can select subtitles you want.

Step 2. Choose Output Format

Click on “Format” bar, and select output format from the drop-down list. You can choose some popular video format like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, etc from “Common Video” list. For portable devices, special output formats are listed for you, such as Android, iPad, iPhone, Samsung, Asus, Apple TV and so on.

Tip: If you like, you can click the “Settings” to set parameters for your devices.

Step 3. Start converting DVD on Windows 10

After finishing all the necessary settings and editing, you can click the big Convert button to start converting your DVD on Windows 10 with the best Handbrake alternative. When the conversion done, click Open button to get the ripped videos for much more convenient playback anytime anywhere or move large file to Mac for viewing. 

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