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2 Handy Methods on How to Make a DVD Screenshot

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Updated on July 21, 2023

Want to capture a screenshot of DVD movie while playing it? You can easily make DVD screenshots with VLC or the DVD Ripper screenshot grabbing tool recommended in the following article. BTW, the recommended DVD ripper can not only take DVD screenshots easily but also convert DVD to popular formats like MP4, MKV, AVI, etc., for wider uses.

How Can I Get a DVD Screenshot?

Q1: Hey there...does anyone know how to get stills or screenshots from a DVD? I created a short film a while ago and figured I could just use "Print Screen" on the PC to get still shots of the movie as it played. However, it doesn't work at all. All I get on the PC is a black area when the DVD player is open. Does anyone know a way around this? Thank you!

Q2: When I want to take a screenshot of my favorite clip while playing a DVD movie, I saw an error:"Screen grabs are unavailable during DVD playback. Please quit DVD Player first." Is there a method to solve the problem?

A: The answer is yes. Usually, when we watch a DVD copy movie and there are always some moments we want to retain, but how to do? Follow this article to get what we can do for DVD snapshot.

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Method 1 - How to Get Pictures off a DVD with VLC

VLC is an open source and practical media player. It's completely free and available on multiple platforms, including Windows, Mac, and Linux. It gets reputation for its powerful playback capability and supports DVD playback as well. When it comes to the best free Windows 10 DVD Player, VLC should be on the list. And VLC can also help you quickly take screenshots while playing DVD movies. Next, I will show you how to take screenshots from DVD using VLC Media Player.

How to Get Pictures off a DVD with VLCHow to Get Pictures off a DVD with VLC

Step 1: Insert a DVD disc to the disc drive and run VLC.

Step 2: Click the Media button and select Open Disc... from the drop-down list or simply press Ctrl + D.

Step 3: Choose the path of the DVD file or click on "Browse" and choose "Video_TS Folder" and then play it.

Step 4: When playing, you need to pause the screen you want to take a screenshot of. Click Take Snapshot in the drop-down list of the Video button.

Method 2 – How to Make a DVD Screenshot with WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

Usually, VLC is used to take screenshots of DVD movies only for homemade DVDs or unencrypted DVDs. As for taking screenshots from commercial DVD movies with copy protection including region code, Cinavia, Multi-angle, RCE, Sony ARccOS, UOP, Disney X-Project DRM, etc., which requires a professional DVD crack tool, such as WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro can not only remove Cinavia and other encryption technologies, but also can take screenshots of the DVD picture you want, extract subtitles from DVD, convert DVD disc to digital video formats and so on. Free downloadFree download this powerful tool to get started.

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Tutorial on How to Make a DVD Screenshot within a Few Clicks

Load Source File into Program

Free downloadFree download, install and launch WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro on your PC first.

Step 1: Load Source File into Program

Insert a DVD disc into an internal or external drive. Then click on the DVD Disc to load your DVD into this program. In addition, this software also supports converting ISO Image files and DVD Folder files.

How to Create a DVD Screen Capture

Step 2: Create DVD Screenshot

The software will immediately analyze and decrypt your DVD, list all DVD contents and mark the movie's main title. Now, click on Edit button to enter a new window.

Click the Snapshot button to get a screenshot from DVD movie. Next, set the path to save your DVD screen capture.

WonderFox doesn't advocate illegally ripping DVD content. Please make sure your behavior is legal in your country before ripping DVDs.

Related reading: Is It Legal to rip a DVD for Backup and Private Use in Your Country?

More Features on WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

1. The program can be used as a DVD audio ripper to rip audio from DVD in MP3, WAV, FLAC, etc. formats.

2. The program can upscale DVD to help you fit SD DVD video on HD TV and improve the video quality greatly.

3. The program can significantly compress DVD movies with minimal image quality loss.

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Make a Screen Capture from DVDs and Local Videos

Make a Screen Capture from DVDs and Local Videos

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

WonderFox DVD Video Converter is a versatile program that not only takes screenshots from DVD movies but also gets screenshots from your local videos. In addition, you can also use this software to convert audio and video formats, simply edit your audio and video files. Now, download this software to experience its powerful features.

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