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Updated on May 13, 2021

I believe most of us have the feeling that it's very time-consuming looking for the desired DVD from packages of our DVD collection. As of 2021, I have a collection of over 800 DVDs and it often gives me a headache to find the one I want. One might even get anxious when you cannot make room for more DVDs. To solve those troubles, you just need to keep all DVDs on a hard drive with the help of this DVD to hard drive tool to save much space for more movies:

Why Do Most DVD Collectors Prefer to Store DVD in Hard Drive Now

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When it comes to watching the latest movies in theater, you may inevitably miss some favorite ones. Then many of you prefer to watch DVDs to make up for this pity. Or you just want to collect those movies as a hobby. However, there are some issue that are hard to avoid. On one hand, DVD collection takes so much space that it is difficult to store them. On the other hand, when you want to play DVD movies, you need a DVD drive to do that, which makes the whole thing inconvenient. Especially when you're outside, it's so annoying to take packages of DVDs and you will fail to play some DVD movies due to the region code restriction or different DVD norm standards with your DVD player as well. In order to enjoy DVDs on tablet or TV handily, it's commom practice to copy DVD to hard drive or an external storage device, such as DVD to USB, DVD to SD card, etc., or copy your DVD to an ISO image so you can recreate a DVD by using the ISO image. You may be interested in The Top 10 Free DVD Burning Software 2021.

What's more, copying DVDs to a hard drive can avoid unexpected loss or damages. It's known to all that a scratched DVD surface influences its normal playback. Thanks to the facility and convenience of hard drives, people can easily find their DVDs to play back by backing up DVD to hard drive. Of course, you can copy DVD movie to hard drive and connect it to home server to watch DVD movies on any device with WiFi connection. Thus a DVD to Hard Drive converter is absolutely necessary. Before doing so, please learn if it is legal to rip a DVD for backup and private use in your country.

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Disclaimer: WonderFox doesn't advocate any illegal duplication and distribution. Please refer to the DVD copyright laws in your country before you rip any DVDs. Ripped content CANNOT be used for commercial use.

A Proper Tool to Copy DVD to Hard Drive

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WonderFox DVD Video Converter is highly recommended to complete this copy task. This software possesses advanced decryption technology and still continues to update to remove the newest DVD restrictions. You can use this easy-to-use DVD converter to remove region code from DVD. This tool can remove DVD CSS and backup encrypted DVD as well. With the advanced decryption technology, this software can backup DVD to hard drive at sharp speed with 0 quality-damage.

To rip DVD to hard drive, the following tutorial will provide you with an easy and effective method with WonderFox DVD Video Converter. According to the collected data after many strict  tests, it shows that this DVD to HDD converter can copy a 2-hour(ish) DVD movie within several minutes to MPG format, and 20min to 25min to AVI.

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Step-by-step Guide to Copy DVD to Hard Drive

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Before start, please free downloadfree download WonderFox DVD Video Converter and install it. Then insert a DVD into the DVD drive.

Step 1. Double click to open this converter and press "Load DVD". Then choose the DVD you want to copy. WonderFox DVD Video Converter will select the main movie for you intelligently.

Step 2. Select the desired audio and subtitle track and choose the output format you need. You can customize your output videos by pressing "Settings". You are free to change the DVD resolution, aspect ratio, deinterlace a DVD, edit the DVD, such as rotate, flip, trim, etc.

Step 3. Click "Run" to start the backup. Set output folder if you like to store it in other folders.

With the three steps, you can keep any DVD easily. The bonus of keeping DVD on hard drive is that you're able to watch DVD on Windows 10 and other systems at your pleasure. Furthermore, it's effortless to play DVD on PS4, Apple TV, phone, tablet or other portable devices anytime and anywhere once you finish the backup. Of course, you can backup DVDs to external hard drive to watch them on TV.

How to Convert DVD to HD Videos for Better Visual Experience

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It's noticeable that you can not only copy DVD to HDD, but convert DVD to HD videos with WonderFox DVD Video Converter.

After loading the DVD, click the Output Format area and enter a new interface. Choose the "HD/4K" tab and set the output format as an HD video format. Then return to the main interface and click Run to start the conversion.

With this program, you can even convert DVD to 4K devices with the same steps. Just select devices and choose the 4k devices such as your 4K TV that you want to convert to. That's really easy for both green hands and experienced users.

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Why WonderFox DVD Video Converter is Your Best Choice

How to rip DVDs to hard drive with a smart ripper? You may find many so called DVD to HDD converter online, but not all of them work for commonly purchased DVD (Movie, TV show, workout, etc.), which has one or more copyright protections to avoid duplication. Some popular DVD encryption technology includes CSS, region code, Sony ARccOS Protection, Disney X-project DRM, which can't be cracked by some common DVD rippers. When choosing a DVD converter, we have to consider whether the converter can copy both home-made DVDs and copy-protected DVDs. WonderFox DVD Video Converter is such a professional tool that can remove all kinds of copy protections and convert your DVDs with fast speed and easy process.

Besides, this DVD to HD converter supports various output formats. You can not only convert DVD to MP4, rip DVD to MKV, copy DVD to AVI, but also convert DVD to YouTube and DVD to Facebook etc. It supports 500+ mainstream output devices such as iPhone 11 Pro Max, Galaxy Fold, Galaxy S10, Pixel 4 Series, All New iPad Pro, Samsung TV and so on.

It meets all standards for a good ripper.

After reading this article, you must have known how to preserve your DVDs with the most effective method. If you find this tutorial helpful, please share it with your friends. And you're also welcome to share your ideas with us: Email us >>

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