VLC is a powerful media player which supports over 20 operating systems, which is able to play various video files of the main-stream formats and codec. With an inner editor, you can modify your video by changing video parameters including bit rate, frame rate and resolution. What’s more, VLC is also a DVD ripper which is able to decode various DVD files to video formats and has a smooth playback for each of them. This article is going to give you a preliminary understanding of VLC DVD Ripper and its usage. This article is divided into two parts . The first part is going to give you a preliminary understanding of VLC DVD Ripper and its usage and the second part is going to introduce another DVD Ripper as an alternative for VLC when something wrong happens.
VLC DVD Ripping.
VLC is more than a video player, but also an amazing HD DVD ripper which helps to stream DVD videos into iPad with no quality loss such as iPad and iPhone. Here, I will explain how to make use of VLC DVD Ripping software in the right way, simple but detailed.
Launch the program and click on "Media" on the top of the interface and then choose "Open Disc" in the drop-down list. Browse to select the DVD you want to rip and choose the exact title and chapterof the main movie. Then click on "Play" to preview.
Preview the DVD file
Roll back to the previous interface, still click on "Media" and then choose "Convert/Save". Make sure the tile and chapter is the right one you find out in step 1 and then click on Convert/Save at the bottom.
Check the title and Chapter
Go to "Profile" and choose the format and codec of the output video such as H.264+MP3 (MP4) first and then set the destination file. After all is finished Press Start to begin the ripping process.
If your VLC won't rip DVD successfully or the playback fails please have a try at following solutions.
1. Go to "Help" and click on Check for Updates to make sure you've gained the latest version.
2. Change a DVD disc and repeat the above steps again to see whether the failure is cause by a broken disc.
3. Take the DVD Disc out of your DVD-ROM drive and put it in again.
4. Restart your system or devices.
5. Run your VLC back to the default setting or uninstall and reinstall the VLC Media Player.
Hint: If the "VLC won't rip DVD" issue still exists after you've tried all of the troubleshooting steps, that means you should find an alternative for VLC.
Free Download WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro to be a perfect alternative for VLC DVD Ripper
Although VLC Media Player is able to rip DVDs, there are still some situations in which it can't work. For example, some DVDs firmly protected by DRM, CSS and region codes are not easy to decode specially for those made by Disney and some other famous movie makers. Moreover, VLC is not a recommendable ripper for newbie since the interface and guidance is too complicated to understand - too many sections and options, no intuitive pictures to guide with all functions messed up together. (I believe you did not have a thorough understanding of the 3 steps I just have explained the first time you read. Me either, when I just came to use this software) So, it is eager to find an alternative for VLC.
WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro perfectly fits the bill! At the fastest conversion speed and with the highest video compression ratio usually up to 50%), it makes DVD Ripping no longer a hard job. The simple guidance and the personalized interface tell you what to do and when to do in the simplest and most intuitive way. The mighty decoding ability makes all kinds of copyright protection method a piece of cake and you can stream as much DVDs as into your iPhone for long journey that is not so boring.
Launch the program and select your DVD source by clicking on "DVD Disc". Press "Ok" to starting loading process.
Tips: You can also choose "ISO" or "DVD Folder" options to stream in your DVD files.
Begin to Load
The Main Movie will be found out after the loading is completed. Then, on the right side of the interface choose "Output Format" to decide the output video container such as MP4 and AVI and then click on "Settings" to customize the parameters. (You can boost up FPS to 60 and increase resolution and bit rate.) Before ripping, remember to choose the output video file path in the "Output Folder"
Customize the output video
Click on "Run" to start ripping. As you can see from the picture, it only takes 5 minutes copy a large DVD to PC, no time-consuming job anymore.
Warning: Before you come to use this software, please read about local laws in your state or country to learn whether it is legal or not to rip DVDs.
Multiple Functions That WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro Has