How to Rip DVD to Computer, iPad, iPhone and Other Devices

DVD to Computer

DVD (Digital Versatile/Video Disc) is an optical storage format to store video, audio and other data like text documents and pictures. DVD has been widely used since 1990s. But you still have countless reasons to rip DVD to computer hard drive. For example, it's not easy to preserve DVDs from getting scratched, nor can you watch the DVD movies on your iPad, iPhone, Android phones and other devices; besides, it's not convenient to share the DVD movies with friends. It's also a good strategy to make a backup of your expensive DVD collection.

Here comes the question. How to rip DVD to PC or Mac? To solve this problem, you have to refer to DVD Ripping software for help. In this article, we will take Tipard DVD Ripper for example as it's the best DVD Ripping software with a user-friendly interface, fantastic video/audio image quality and extra fast DVD ripping speed.

Tipard DVD Ripper has the capability to rip video and audio from DVD such as rip DVD to AVI, MP4, MOV, WMV, MPEG, MP3, WAV, FLAC and other video and audios formats. You can choose the Mac version to rip DVD on Mac if needed.

How to Rip a DVD to MP4, MOV, M4V, AVI, MKV Video

Step 1

Download and install DVD Ripper

Launch the DVD Ripping software when installation is complete. You will see a user-friendly interface with practical DVD ripping functions well arranged.

Then insert a DVD disc you want to rip into the DVD drive. If your DVD movie is stored in the form of DVD folder, go to Step 2. If it is an ISO image file, you need a virtual DVD drive to mount the ISO file to access the DVD data inside.

Step 2

Load DVD to the software

Click the "Load disc" dropdown menu to add your DVD to DVD Ripper accordingly.

For DVD disc or DVD ISO file, choose the (virtual) DVD drive. For DVD folder, choose the directory where the folder is stored or choose the IFO file (VIDEO_TS.IFO) inside the DVD Folder.

After the DVD is loaded into the program, all videos under each DVD title will be listed clearly in the main interface

Step 3

Set the target format /device and destination folder

With the best DVD ripping software, you can rip DVD to any format you need. For example, you can rip DVD to MP4, MOV, AVI, MPEG, WMV, MKV, M4V, VOB and other video formats. Also, you can rip audio from DVD, such as ripping DVD to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, etc.

What's more, you can directly rip DVD to iPad, iPhone, Android phones and other specific devices as the software provides presets of popular portable devices. And you can rip DVD to iTunes compatible formats for easier managing and syncing with iOS devices.

Tip: You can type the format you want to rip DVD to in the search box of "Profile" dropdown menu to find the target format quickly.

Step 4

Edit the target video (optional)

Before the DVD ripping starts, you can customize the target video. You can adjust effects, trim the length, crop the video, and add watermark to the video.

Step 5

Start ripping DVD

Click the "Convert" button to start ripping DVD to your needed formats. You can choose to convert one or more specific DVD chapter at will. The powerful DVD ripping software supports batch conversion. And the DVD ripping will be done in a super fast speed.

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