Going through DVD forums, DVD lovers and collectors still are in fancy with DVDs. So many years passed, can’t remember when DVD become a very important part of our daily life. This way of entertainment not only provides us a better way to make time worthy, but also give us a good option to make friends even enhance the friendship with others. With time goes by, DVD ripping technology goes to our visual. At present, we can use various DVD ripper software to copy DVD files to a digital one that make DVDs be saved in a safer place. In order to find the best free DVD ripper for users to make best choice, I have tried lots of DVD rippers for testing. Here I find 5 best free DVD rippers. Look further and make your choice.
1. WonderFox DVD Ripper Speedy
I put WonderFox DVD Ripper Speedy which developed by WonderFox Soft, Inc. in the first place of top best free DVD ripper as its fastest speed of DVD ripping and decoding supported by unique hardware acceleration technology. With a large library of profile formats which more than 500 formats and devices, it can help you save DVD in almost any devices you want even with those not-so-popular ones.
Downloading WonderFox DVD Ripper Speedy which only take size of 6.23MB can save lot of space on local disc C: even if download it on desktop. And it only takes few seconds to finish downloading process. What other features makes it stands out among other DVD rippers is that a very user-friendly interface no matter for novice or experts.
How to use WonderFox DVD Ripper Speedy in three steps
Step 1: Free download it from its official page. Launch and open it immediately. Here are three kinds of DVD sources on the interface and choose “DVD Disc” to load your DVD collections. It will be decrypted in a second and fine main title from 99+ titles correctly.
Step 2: Select a desire format or device to convert or save. As DVD Ripper Speedy converted formats are limited with MPG, I suggest you try the pro version of it as WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro if you want to convert DVD to MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, and more.
Step 3: If you are a novice of videos, after choose output format you can click “Run” button to start DVD ripping. I suggest you click “Settings” icon to make changes of resolution, frame rate or bit rate to make your desire video if you are familiar with these settings. Choose an easy-to-find folder to save the converted DVD. Then press your mouse on “Run” button. Around 30mins latter, your DVD collections will be ripped out with 1:1 quality even for those DVDs with copy protection technology.
2. DVD Shrink
Since development was discontinued in May 2005, the newest version you can download is DVD Shrink 126.96.36.199. Although it cannot be used on the latest version of Windows system as Windows 10 or even lower Windows 8, there are still useful features can run with effortlessly. However, because of it discontinued updating, it is not possible to convert DVD to trend steaming formats as MP4, AVI, MKV. Years passed, DVD Shrink is still a good software which can connect with third-party DVD burn software to make a copy of DVD Disc.
There is no doubt that Handbrake is also a good option to rip DVD from DVD discs and convert to other formats. Not only supporting convert DVD to most popular formats MKV and MP4, but also allows to various devices like IPhone, IPad, Android, Apple TV and WP8. However, there are some shortcomings that convert copy-protected DVD disc is not possible by this program and converting DVD disc with a slow conversion speed.
4. Freemake Video Converter
Freemake Video Converter is also a good free DVD ripper can convert DVD disc, DVD folder, or DVD ISO files to other formats. Nearly all kinds of DVD formats are supported to convert even burn Blu-ray DVD. With built-in editor to satisfy your any desire of DVD video, allows you cut, join and rotate clips. One thing is disappointed that it is not support encrypted DVD with copy-protection technology.
It is hard to decide which free DVD ripper is most worth to have a try. Above choices are my own superiors, among those free DVD rippers, I prefer WonderFox DVD Ripper Speedy as its fastest speed of ripping and conversion. Although the pro version is a paid software, it provides me choices and designation to make my own DVD videos. Make your choice to start rip and convert DVD collections and enjoy it at any time.