DVD Ripper Getting Started
After starting EaseFab DVD Ripper, follow these steps to backup a DVD or rip a DVD, ISO file, or DVD folder to your computer or other formats for playback on different devices, including iPad, iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, and other mobile phones or portable video players.
How to Rip and Convert a DVD?
Load DVD Files
Insert a DVD into your DVD drive, and click the Load DVD button. The program will add the DVD to the program and list all the titles. Double-click one of the titles, and you can preview the movie in the Preview window on the right. See the picture below. You can also import ISO files, IFO files or DVD folder for conversion. If you want to convert all the DVD titles into one large file, tick Merge all videos into one file to combine the added files.
Select One Audio and Subtitle Track (Optional)
Once the files are loaded, you can select one of audio or subtitle tracks you prefer from the corresponding drop-down Audio or Subtitle lists. As you see, you can also select Forced Subtitles if the movie contain forced subtitles. You can Add Subtitle to your DVD movie if there is unwanted subtitle track there.
If you skip this step, by default, the program will select the first audio track and select no subtitle.
Select an export format or device and destination folder
Click Profile (located below where your files are displayed) and select the format you want from the drop-down list. Just below Profile is Output, here you can browse your computer for a better destination folder for DVD Ripper to save your converted movies. As you see, all regular video and audio formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A, etc. are provided.
If you want to convert your DVD movies for play on portable devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy S5, S4, Nokia, SSony, PSP, Xbox 360 and more, you can simply browse to find the icon of your device and select it as the output format to get videos with optimized settings. All Idevices output files can be synced to iTunes automatically.
Tips: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the Settings button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.
Edit the DVD files (optional).
you can click Edit button to personalize and touch up your videos in clicks. Video editing functions like Trim, Crop, Effect, Watermark, etc. are provided.
Once you've selected the output file format you want, you're ready to rip. Simply click the Convert button to let the software start converting your DVD. The ripping time depends on the quality and duration of the output movie. Wait for the conversion to be done and click Open to get the converted video files.
How to Backup a DVD Losslessly in Minutes
Besides ripping, the EaseFab DVD Ripper also offers enough freedom for all DVD movie lovers like you to back up your favorite DVD movies in a personalized way. Two different copy modes: Title Mode and Full Disc Mode are provided to let you copy the exact movie part you want. Just select your wanted one.
Add DVD movie
Insert the DVD disc to the DVD-ROM, then click the Load DVD button to import movies.
Select an output folder
Specify a folder to store backed-up video files by clicking Folder button.
Choose and start to backup
Click button and the DVD copy window will pop up. Then you can choose Title Mode: Copy the selected movie title and click Continue to let the software copy the main movie from your DVD.
By default, the Mac DVD Copy software choose the longest title which is usually contains the main movie. And this helps copying without backing up unnecessary titles. If you want to copy other titles, just tick the Title you want to copy.
Full Disc Mode: Copy the whole content of disc
Choose Full Disc Mode to start to backup DVD. In fact, the Full Disc Mode feature maintains the entire structure of an original DVD disc, so the .vob streams are contained.
Title Mode: Copy the selected movie title
Choose Title Mode. By default, EaseFab DVD Ripper choose the longest title which is usually contains the main movie. And this helps ripping without converting unnecessary titles.
Tip: A title may consist of many chapters. Select Show Chapters from the Edit menu, and then the chapters appear under each title. You can select the chapters which you want to convert.
Either of the backup method can help you backup your DVD movies within one minute!
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