This step-by-step guide will show you how to rip copyright protected DVD, copy DVD to computer in 1:1 lossless quality, convert DVD to iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, Zen, etc, edit DVD with DVD Ripper Platinum; below are the four sections:
1. How to rip copyright DVD to MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, FLV, MP3 for iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, Zen, BlackBerry, etc?
2. How to join DVD, crop DVD, cut DVD, trim DVD, edit DVD and add logo to DVD?
3. How to convert DVD Movie to MP3, WMA, M4A, AAC audio?
4. How to upload DVD clips to YouTube, Windows Movie Maker, iTunes, Facebook and Myspace.
What you need is DVD Ripper Platinum
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The video formats supported by DVD Ripper Platinum are as follows:
DVD (including protected DVD), DVD Folder, ISO, IFO,
The output video formats supported by DVD Ripper Platinum are:
AVI, MP4, MPEG-1/2/4, XviD, WMV (Window Media Video), H.264, MKV (High Definition video), MPG,MPEG4 (iTunes), FLV (YouTube video), DAT (VCD), 3GP, 3GPP (cell phone video), VOB (DVD ripper video),MOV (QuickTime video), M4V, ASF, SWF, HD TS Video.
The output audio formats supported by DVD Ripper Platinum are:
MP3, WMA, WAV, AC3, M4A, OGG, AAC, APE, MKA.
How to rip DVD to MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, FLV, MP3 for iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, Zen, BlackBerry, etc?
Step1. Download and install DVD Ripper Platinum, run it, click “Add” to load DVD files, it provides four ways to load DVD
1. Load from DVD-Rom: Put your DVD into your DVD-Rom and load it.
2. Load DVD folder (data DVD), sometimes you may store the DVD folder in your hard drive, it appears like “Video_TS” “Audio_TS” folders. You can load it by clicking “load DVD folders”.
3. Load ISO image files, you can amount your ISO files in the daemon tools and then load the DVD movie from the virtual DVD drive.
4. Load IFO Files: Click “Load IFO file” to import your DVD movie by loading IFO files.
Step2. Select output profile:
This software can rip DVD to various video formats such as MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEG, FLV, MKV, 3GP, VOB, MP3, etc. If you want to convert your DVD into one video file, click the option “Merge into one file”. Below are tips for profile.
- If you want to copy DVD to computer in 1:1 lossless quality, please select “Lossless DVD Copy (*.vob)”.
- For converting DVD to iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP, Zune, cell phone, Apple TV, etc. You can select the proper profile according to your player type.
- If you want to add DVD into Windows Movie Maker or Sony Vegas for editing, you can chose “WMV – Windows Media Video (*wmv)” profile.
- For adding DVD into iTunes and Quicktime, “MOV – Quicktime (*.mov)” is the best profile.
- You can also use this DVD Ripper to extract the audio tack from DVD to MP3, WMA, AAC, AC3, audio, etc.
This DVD converter provides rich options for setting, if you know more about computer; you can customize the video and audio parameter by opening the setting panel.
Step3. Select Subtitle and Audio
Regular DVD movies usually have several subtitles such as English, French, German, etc. You can select one you prefer. You can also delete the subtitle by selecting “No Subtitle”. Selecting Audio is the same.
After the above steps, click “Start” to start conversion.
How to join DVD, crop DVD, cut DVD, trim DVD, edit DVD and add logo to DVD
This tool is not only a DVD converter, but also a powerful DVD editor; you can trim DVD, cut DVD, and crop DVD with it.
Crop DVD: If you want to crop certain part from DVD, you can click “Edit” to open the “edit panel”, go to the crop tab, and then you can drag the dash line aroung the DVD (or type values) to crop DVD, this DVD Ripper provide real-time preview. it’s useful and convenience.
Trim DVD movie: If you don’t want to rip the entire DVD, you can go to the “trim” tab, set the ripping process start time and end time.
Cuttomize DVD effect: You can customize the DVD brightness, saturation, contrast, volume, etc. in the “Effect” tab, You can even apply special effects such as “Emboss”, “Negative”, “Old film” and “Gray” by selecting an effect from drop-down list.
Add logo to DVD: You can add a special logo to the ripped DVD in the “Watermark” tab, the logo would be image or words.
How to convert DVD Movie to MP3, WMA, M4A, AAC, OGG, MKV, APE audio?
This software can extract and rip DVD audio track to MP3, WMA, WAV, AC3, AAC, M4A, OGG, APE, MKA and so on, if you want to rip the music from DVD to your MP3 players such as iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, Creative Zen, Zune and so on. After you load your DVD movie, in the profile drop-down list, select the “MP3 – MPEG layer3 Audio (*.mp3)”, and then start conversion. If you want to get better music quality, you can select a higher audio bit rate and sample rate in the settings window.
After the conversion, drag the audio file to iTunes library, connect your iPod nano or iPod shuffle to your computer, and click iTunes “File -> Sync iPod”, OK. If you don’t have iTunes, you can download it for free from Apple official site
For PSP, just copy the music to the “Music” folder on your memory stick.
For Zune, drag the music to the Zune software, and click “start sync”.
For Creative Zen, add the music to windows media player, then you can sync it to your Zen player.
How to upload DVD clips to YouTube, Windows Movie Maker, iTunes and Myspace?
This software can convert DVD to FLV format for Youtube, MySpace, Facebook and other movie download sites. So you can share your own DVD clips with friends. After your movie is imported, select FLV as the output video format. When the conversion finished, log in Youtube, Myspace upload your video.
For Windows Movie Maker, you can use WMV as output video profile.
And MOV output video profile is compatible with iTunes and Quicktime.
But a whole DVD movie might be very large. By default, this software will convert the whole DVD to one file; if you just want several chapters of the DVD, you can just select the chapters you want to convert.
Or you can click “Trim” button to open the trim panel, drag the trim bar to set start time and end time to convert a clip from your movie. You can also type the exact time values in the Set Start Time field and Set End Time field to trim video.