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How to Watch DVD Movies in Kodi and Rip DVD Collections for Creating Your Kodi DVD Movie Library

Author by Rocabella

Updated on Jun 09, 2023

Kodi brings wide-ranging possibilities into our entertainment world. If you have no idea how to play DVD movies in Kodi, this article will offer you two solutions. Moreover, I will guide you through the process of how to rip your DVD collections for creating your own Kodi DVD movie library. You are recommended to download the DVD ripping tool before we start:

Kodi (formerly XBMC), is a perfect solution to create a home media center that can stream multimedia from anywhere in the home or directly from the Internet using virtually any available protocol. With Kodi, users can easily access and enjoy their digital content on PC. For CD/DVD disc enthusiasts, Kodi also has helped them with ripping audio CDs and playing DVDs with ease. Next, let's go for the details on how to watch DVD on Kodi and convert DVD to Kodi.

How to Play DVD on Kodi?

How to Use Kodi DVD PlayerHow to Use Kodi DVD Player

If you've got a DVD player hooked up to your Kodi machine and you want to watch your discs, please follow the steps below.

Step 1: Insert a DVD disc into the DVD-ROM.

Step 2: Launch Kodi and select the disc option in the Kodi sidebar.

Step 3: Select Play disc and enjoy your DVD movie.

Here is another way to let Kodi play DVD with chapters.

How to Add DVD to KodiHow to Add DVD to Kodi

Step 1: Insert the DVD disc into your PC's optical drive.

Step 2: Click Movies on the interface and then click the movie name.

Step 3: The DVD Video_TS folder will be listed here automatically, click it to load DVD chapters.

Step 4: You can choose any chapter you like to play.

Can we Rip Protected DVDs? And How?

However, although Kodi can stream media from DVD using a DVD-ROM drive, most DVDs are difficult to copy onto Kodi due to the protection of encryption technologies. Therefore, if your physical disk is not supported or causes playback issues on Kodi, removing copy protection from DVD is a solid solution. Besides, you can transfer DVD to Kodi to create your own movie library.

Then, how can we rip protected DVDs? Firstly, an easy-to-use and powerful DVD ripper is a must. Here, WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is strongly recommended. This is a popular DVD crack tool that can decrypt all kinds of DVD encryption technologies including DVD CSS, Region Code, Multi-angle, RCE, etc., and then digitize the video to PC, tablet, iPhone and more devices. There are more than 300+ output presets for you to choose from.

The following simple guide will show you how to convert DVD disc to digital video in three steps with ease. Now, free downloadfree download this software to get started.

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Tutorial on How to Rip DVD Content Within 3 Steps

Load DVD into Program

Preparation: Load your DVD into DVD-ROM and free downloadfree download the Kodi DVD converter on your PC.

Step 1: Load DVD into Program

Launch the software and click on the DVD Disc icon to load the DVD movie. This software can automatically decrypt all contents and mark the main movie in seconds.

Tips: You are also allowed to rip DVD ISO movie and DVD folder with WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro.

Choose an Output Format

Step 2: Choose an Output Format

Then click on the Output Format image on the right to expand the format library. Directly select the required output format under the Video tab or the Device tab.
You can also directly convert DVD to your device, such as DVD to iPhone X, DVD to PSP, etc.

Start to Convert DVD

Step 3: Start to Convert DVD

Finally, click on the "Three points" icon on the bottom of the interface to set the output path for the ripped DVD movie, then click on the blue "RUN" button to start converting the DVD. You can see the progress of the conversion and the estimated time required. After the conversion, click the Open Folder button to locate the output files.

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WonderFox does not advocate any illegal exploitation of DVDs, please ensure that your actions are legal in your country.

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

At last...

After ripping your DVD collections, you can create your own movie library in Kodi. Make sure that Kodi and other devices have access to the wireless network connection. Then simply copy, share and enjoy ripped DVD movies over the network with Kodi players or other portable devices from DLNA, Plex or NAS.

At last, hope this article does help you and you can find more articles about Kodi or DVD on our website. You can download the DVD ripper to build your own Kodi library now!

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