Updated on May 12, 2023
Are your DVD discs still randomly piled in the corner with a blanket of dust covered? It would be a shame to see those stuff has become the specimen collections. In the following content, I'll show you three methods to convert DVD disc to WebM video so that you're able to stream your movie files anytime and anywhere.
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As you know, instead of bulky DVD player and discs, the rise of disc to digital service allows us to completely get rid of the traditional DVD viewing mode without the restriction of space and time. However, for those rare movies and memorable burned DVDs, we can manually convert DVD to WebM format and put it in Cloud Storage or NAS for convenient online streaming. Below, I've outlined three ways to make it work.
Among the various DVD ripping programs on the market, WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is veritably prominent owing to the intuitive GUI, powerful DVD decryption technology and surprising ripping speed. Whether it is a purchased commercial or homemade DVD, you can simply complete the backup work with the self-explanatory operations, especially user-friendly for a green hand. Now let's move on.
Step 1. Insert your disc to DVD-ROM, and launch WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro, you'll see three options to import DVD content. Click on "DVD Disc" button, select your DVD drive and click OK to load the movie. During the process. the program will remove the existing DVD copy protection (if there is any), analyze all DVD titles. Instead, you're able to import DVD ISO image or the entire VIDEO_TS folder as well.
Step 2. After a little while, it will list all DVD content and mark the main movie title automatically. Also, it can accurately mark two or more titles for those DVDs that have multiple episodes like TV series, Workout, etc. Here you can select preferred audio and subtitle track, or add external subtitles to DVD.
Step 3. Click on the format profile on the right side to extend the whole output format list. Navigate to "Web" category and select WebM format. By default, it's a VP8/Vorbis video, and you're allowed to change the video/audio codec to VP9 and opus by clicking on Settings button.
Step 4. When everything is OK, press three-dots icon on the bottom to assign an output folder to save the ripped movie file. Lastly, hit the RUN button to start the DVD to WebM conversion.
Disclaimer: The demonstrated methods below aim to get digital copy of DVD you own for backup purpose. WonderFox would never advocate any behavior that involves copyright infringement. Please figure out whether it's legal to convert DVDs in your country before going further.
Yep, HandBrake is supposed to be the first choice for many people, but you know what, it won't defeat or circumvent copy protection of any kind. Namely, it cannot deal with DRM-ed commercial DVDs. But if you have a library of homemade or burned DVDs, it would be an excellent choice to convert DVDs to WebM since HandBrake supports encoding to WebM container format starting from v1.3.0. So it's better to update your HandBrake to the latest version before we go ahead.
Step 1. Open HandBrake, select your DVD drive on the left side to load DVD content.
Step 2. On the main interface, first of all, select the preferred title, for a DVD with multiple episodes, you can add them to Queue for batch conversion. Next, choose a desired option from the Presets list on the right. Afterwards, choose WebM format in the format drop-down list under Summary tab. For experienced users, customize other settings under other tabs as you wish.
Step 3. Now head over to "Save As" part to set a destination folder. Finally, hit "Start Encode" on top menu bar and wait for the conversion.
Step 1. Run VLC Media Player, click on "Media" and select "Convert / Save" option.
Step 2. Switch to "Disc" tab, choose DVD and load your DVD drive. Then press "Convert / Save" button to proceed.
Step 3. Select "Video - VP80 + Vorbis (Webm)" in the drop-down list of format profile.
Step 4. Specify the destination directory and hit "Start" button to convert DVD to WebM.
That's it! So that's the whole process to maximize the value of dust-covered Discs. After you get the ripped WebM video file, you can transfer it to DLNA, NAS, Roku, Plex, Cloud, etc. for convenient streaming without physical DVD cases, discs, DVD player. Hope you'll be inspired by this post and find a better solution based on your case. Feel free to contact me if there is any problem.
A Simply Utility Specialized in Personal DVD Ripping and Backup
WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro
1. Fast digitize DVD to video/audio format, ISO image and DVD folder.
2. Support different DVD types, homemade, recorded, commercial DVDs.
3. Remove various copy protections as well as trailers, ads.
4. Compress an 8 GB DVD movie to a 1-2 GB video.
5. Support adding subtitles, crop/cut video, upscale resolution, etc.
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