How to Copy DVD to USB Device for Hassle-Free Playback?

Updated on Oct 18, 2022
  • Free DownloadFree Download the best DVD to USB converter on your PC, then follow the steps below to copy DVDs to USB devices:
  • Step 1. Load either a homemade or a copy-protected DVD source (Disc, ISO image or Video_TS folder).
  • Step 2. Select "MP4", "MKV", or any preferred profile on the right side.
  • Step 3. Click "Run" button to convert DVD to USB drive.
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How to Copy DVD to USB Flash Drive in 3 Steps?
Step 1 - Load DVD Content
Step 2 - Choose a Preferred Profile as Export Format
Step 3 - Copy DVD to USB Drive

As you know, most modern consumer electronics and home appliances come with one or multiple USB ports that enable people to play media files stored on a USB storage device, which give us an opportunity to play DVD content on any device via USB, without the requirement of the DVD optical disc and DVD player. So, how to rip and copy DVD to USB device? This is my main purpose in compiling this article.

Powerful Yet Easy-to-Use DVD to USB Converter

To rip and copy DVD to USB device, what you just need is a professional DVD to USB ripper. Regardless of those DRM-free homemade DVDs, the real difficulty lies in the various copy-protections applied on the commercial DVDs, which have stumped most of the DVD ripping software on the market.

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WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is designed for fast and simple DVD copy and backup, offering a 3-steps process to rip and convert DVD to USB drive at a blazing-fast speed. Download it to digitize your DVD collection now, so that you can copy DVD to USB to watch on TV!

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How to Copy DVD to USB Flash Drive in 3 Steps?

Step 1 - Load DVD Content

Before start, insert a homemade or copy-protected DVD into the DVD-ROM drive. After the DVD to USB converter is installed and launchedinstalled and launched, click "DVD Disc" button and select a DVD drive letter to scan the DVD content.

All copy protections like region code, CSS, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM, etc. will be removed in the process. Then it will list all available DVD titles and intelligently select the right ones.

Tips: In addition to DVD disc, both of DVD ISO image and Video_TS folder are also supported for import.

Step 2 - Choose a Preferred Profile as Export Format

Click the Output Format menu on the right side, there are 500+ configured presets divided into different format and device categories. To copy DVD to USB Windows 10/11, I suggest you go to "Video" category and choose "MP4" or "MKV" profile either because they can hold multiple audio and subtitle tracks, or most devices can decode and play them easily via USB.

Optional. Go back to the main interface, select audio tracks or add external subtitles at will. You're also allowed to open "Settings" column to change some parameters like DVD resolution for DVD upscaling, bit rate, frame rate, etc.

Step 3 - Copy DVD to USB Drive

You're almost done! Click the three-dots icon on the bottom to choose a destination folder. Then click "RUN" button to start DVD to USB copy. With hardware acceleration support, the process is supported to be complete at an ultra-fast conversion speed.

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WonderFox doesn't advocate any copyright infringement, all information provided in this article is presented to make digital copies of your own DVDs for personal backup and fair-use only. Figure out if it is legal to rip a DVD in your country beforehand.

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Final Words...

After you digitize DVDs to digital video or music files, just transfer them from computer to your USB drive. Next, connect the USB storage device to the USB port of your consumer electronics and home appliances. Finally, just enjoy DVD content now via USB.

There are a few things that need your attention when you want to copy DVD to USB drive:

  • USB Device Size: Since the DVD to USB converter will compress an 8 GB DVD to around 2 GB video file, a larger capacity flash drive or hard drive is highly recommended to store more files.
  • Write/Read Speed: USB 3.0 and higher will offer you much higher-end speed and better performance for file transfers and playback.
  • USB Device System: Based on specific device, you may have to format the USB drive to a particular file system such as FAT, FAT32 or NTFS.
  • Compatible USB Media Formats: Most native media players only support a limited number of media formats for playback via USB. It's recommended to copy DVD to USB friendly formats like MP4, MP3, etc.

That's the pragmatic approach on how to copy DVD to USB to watch on TV, set-top box, laptop, game console, car's player, and all that jazz. Hopefully, this guide is of great help to your personal DVD to USB copy. Just free downloadfree download WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro and start to build your digital DVD library effortlessly. Thanks for reading!

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