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You can rest assured that all of the DVD converting software we introduce here are free of charge, free of advertisements, and free of viruses.
Most DVD Copy software only temporarily disables the copy protections and does not affect the original DVD, so you will not be caught copying a rental DVD.
Conclusion: Easy to use. DVDFab HD Decrypter andVidCoder are recommended for beginners because they are easy to use, support Japanese, feature-rich, and error-free. And ImgBurn is recommended for DVD/BD burning, DVD Shrink for strong compression, and HandBrake andDVD Decrypter for standard ripping software.
Normally, disc copying refers to copying a DVD/Blu-ray to an ISO, folder, or blank disc, while ripping refers to converting a DVD/Blu-ray to MP4, MKV, mp3, etc.
However, for users who convert DVDs to data and store them on a computer or HDD, there is no need to classify it. You can dub a blank DVD disc or rip a DVD to MP4. Therefore, in this article, ripping and dubbing are treated as a type of copying.
In addition, reading a rental or commercial Blu-ray/DVD, or a recorded disc dubbed with a BD/DVD recorder with Copy Once/Dubbing 10 protection requires decryption software; it has been illegal to unprotect and copy a disc since 2012. Please do not abuse the DVD copy software presented in this article.
The first one I would like to introduce is DVDFab HD Decrypter. It is actually a free simplified version of DVDFab DVD Copy, DVD Ripper, Blu-ray Copy, Blu-ray Ripper and Video Converter 4 software. If you take advantage of this software, you can copy/rip BD and DVD for free and convert DVD, Blu-ray and general videos to MP4 and MKV.
It was more popular than DVD Shrink at one time in Japan, and it is still popular today. Unlike other free software, this software is available in Japanese, and everything from downloading to usage is super easy. It is especially strong in removing copy protections.
However, it only supports DVDs and Blu-ray released a year ago, and you need to upgrade to the full version to remove the latest dvd copy protections.
Actually, DVDFab HD Decrypter is a trial version of DVDFab, so it has various limitations compared to the full version. However, that is why we update DVDFab HD Decrypter regularly, focusing on the simplicity of the UI, the convenience of use, and the feelings and experiences of users.
Also, customer support is available, and version information and usage can be easily found from the official website. If you want to know the detailed procedure of DVD copy, please refer to How to copy DVD in super fast speed.
|Supported OS||Windows 7 or later, MAC 10.10 or later versions|
|Features||Strong copy guard removal power, fastest processing speed|
Copy DVD/BD to blank disc/ISO/folder
Rip DVD/BD/generic video to MP4 or MKV
To decrypt and duplicate the latest rental DVDs, we recommend the official version of DVDFab DVD Copy, which offers more functionality than DVDFab HD Decrypter and a free 30-day trial.
Next, we introduce DVD Shrink, a standard rental DVD copying and ripping software that is completely free.
DVD Shrink is a free DVD compressor and DVD data converter for Windows, not compatible with the latest DVDs with copy protection. Only a handful of them can be supported. The compressed DVD data can also be burned to DVD discs through DVD burning software like Nero, or converted from DVD to data for single-layer (4.7GB) DVD-R.
Since it is open source, it is almost impossible to decrypt encrypted discs so as not to be illegal, but it has the ability to remove copy protection for some older rental and sell DVDs, but since it is disabled by default for use in Japan, it must be enabled in order to use.
|Features||Completely free of charge|
Full Disc (Backup Compress)" and "Re-author
Backup Compress: Compress and copy any DVD disc to HDD and save DVD data to your computer.
Re-author: Extracts only the part of the video you like from a DVD and converts it into data. Suitable for users who extract only their favorite chapters from multiple DVDs and burn them to a new DVD.
Can DVD Shrink convert Blu-ray to data? No. DVD Shrink development has been discontinued since 2015 and the last versions are 22.214.171.124 (English) and 126.96.36.199 (German). All other versions, including DVD Shrink 2010, are scams. The claim "We now support Blu-ray starting in 2020." is a lie.
Please note: DVD Shrink is always free to use, but the fact that this software works properly is the result of the DVD Shrink team working behind our backs. Therefore, a $5 donation is required to download the DVD Shrink software from the official website. Please note that "DVD Shrink 2010/2011" or "DVD Shrink 2001" are fake. If you want to download the software, it is better to do it from the official site.
In addition, I actually downloaded the English and Japanese versions of DVD Shrink from Filehippo andsoftaro, respectively, but neither of them works.
XMedia Recode is a video & audio file converter that can handle everything including DVD, Blu-ray, and general video. It is famous for supporting a wide range of video formats, but it does not support protected DVDs and Blu-ray as it does not have encryption function.
|Latest Version||Windows 7 or later|
|Features||Many supported formats, Completely free|
If you have problems reading a disc, check "Hard Disk" → click the "..." icon next to it and specify the "VIDEO_TS" or "AVCHD" folder to solve the problem. For output, you can freely select the appropriate profile for your Apple or Sony device.
It is not only a video converter with practical functions, but also a DVD ripper, since it supports ripping DVDs to MP4 and other popular video formats.
You can set frame rate, bit rate, encoding, and many other video and setting options along with the conversion. XMedia Recode is also easy to use and translate into Japanese.
HandBrake (HandBrake/HandBrake) is a DVD ripping free software that rips DVDs, Blu-ray, and general video formats like MP4, or game console compatible video formats like ps4. Since it does not support copy protection, it can only rip some older DVD discs and cannot copy the latest rental DVDs and Blu-rays.
|Latest Versions||Windows 10 or later, macOS 10.12 or later, Linux Flatpak|
|Features||Various encoders supported, many settings|
From version 0.9.5, HandBrake now supports input of the non-copy-protected BDMV (BD-Video) format (structure), with a wide variety of encoders supported, including H.265, H.264, and DTS-HD.
On a high-spec PC, HandBrake can be used simply and fast for common profiles with preset functions. A wide variety of features are available, including title/chapter selection, batch scanning and queuing of encodes, various subtitles (VobSub, closed caption CEA-608, SSA, SRT), video encoding with quality assurance, VFR and CFR support, video filters, and live static and video previews, and a wealth of other features.
For those who are not good at English, you will need to convert HandBrake to Japanese by yourself. Although there are many problems with this software, it has a high rating of 4.3 stars as a free DVD ripping software, as voted by 1628 users (data from the OSDN site was referenced).
ImgBurn is the same developer as DVD Decrypter, does not support copying protected DVDs. It can create video files from CD/DVDs that are not copy protected, but does not support copy protection such as CSS, etc. To encrypt DVDs, you can work with ImgBurn in conjunction with third party software (e.g. DVDfab, DVD43). It often does not support rental or sell DVDs.
|Japanese version site||
|Features||Strong dvd writing|
Supports various formats such as BIN, CUE, DI, DVD, GI, IMG, ISO, MDS, NRG, PDI, etc. Strong BD/DVD burning function and Unicode folder support.
VidCoder is also a completely free software to convert DVD/Blu-ray/other video files to MP4/M4V/MKV videos. It has received a 2.99 star rating as voted by 760 users.
|Features||Many video editing functions|
It has various functions such as cutting out and extracting your favorite part from the video content, adding external subtitles, removing noise, cropping, resizing, rotating, and more.
This DVD Copy Free Software is available in various languages including English, Japanese, and Chinese. It also has HandBrake as its encoding engine, so its UI and usage are similar to Handbrake.
From the functionality point of view, it is similar to DVDFab HD Decrypter. However, unlike DVDFab HD Decrypter, this software cannot remove copy protections, so it cannot copy rental or commercial DVDs, but only unprotected or homemade DVDs.
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BurnAware Free is a lightweight burning tool that also has DVD copy functionality, the latest version being Version 14.5, and is a highly practical DVD copy/burner with the ability to copy DVD discs as ISO image files and extract files within the ISO image files. BurnAware Free is a free DVD copying and burning software.
BurnAware Free is free, but BurnAware is a paid software. Because it is updated regularly, BurnAware Free may be able to handle new types of drives and discs, and when burning data to DVD, it has the ability to check if the written data can be read properly, which may be useful for data burning. It also has a rating of 2.98 stars from 5 stars as voted by 751 users, and in some cases the burned DVDs will not play on DVD players, depending on the user's rating.
The installer of "BurnAware Free" is not welcome on Windows 10 and requires various settings to be made in "Windows Security" during installation.
|Official & Download Page||https://www.burnaware.com/download.html|
|Supported OS||Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows Vista.|
|Features||Lightweight writing software|
Data disc creation for CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs,
Audio CD creation,
Create bootable CD/DVD
MakeMKV is a one-click solution for ripping DVDs and Blu-ray to MKV. As a format converter, it can copy even AACS and BD + protected discs, and supports rental and sell DVDs. It can output files that preserve multiple video/audio tracks with meta information, retain chapters, and all video and audio tracks including HD audio, as well as chapter information.
|Supported OS||Windows, Mac OS X, Linux|
|Features||Dedicated to MKV ripping|
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Next, we introduce DVD Dec rypter. This is another temporarily popular free software that can copy DVDs to ISOs and folders, but its development was discontinued in 2005, and its DVD burning function is no longer available, and it is not compatible with modern supermulti drives and the like. The interface is easy to understand and use, and the software is available in English, but you can download a Japanese-language version of DVD Decrypter from the Japanese Localization Studio.
ImgBurn is a subsequent release by the same developer; ImgBurn supports not only DVDs, but also Blu-ray; it can rip and save Blu-ray, DVD, and HD-DVD to MKV, but does not support ARccOS, etc. If you only want to encrypt and rip older DVD discs, it is recommended. We do not recommend its DVD burning feature as it does not support rental DVDs or commercial DVDs.
After loading a DVD in DVD Decrypter, you will see three file extensions on the right side, such as .vob, .bu, and .ifo. If you are not sure which file to choose, you can select all files. You can also select "Edit" > "Select Main Movie Files" to copy only the main part of the DVD, which takes about 10 minutes for a 2-hour movie. The speed is very fast for a free DVD software.
|Official site||http://www.DVDdecrypter.org.uk/ (the first one) Official site is now closed, so this site provides download links, etc.)|
|Supported OS||Windows 98 or later|
|Features||No more updates|
When using DVD Decrypter, you need to make minimum settings for General and CSS tags.
- Uncheck the "Remove Macrovision Protection" box.
- Set the region code to "2".
Set the CSS Cracking Method item to "None".
DVDFab and DVD Decrypter are the same free ripping software, but the software itself is different.
DVDFab HD Decrypter supports BD copying, MP4 ripping, DVD/BD and ISO to disc writing, and supports more copy protections than DVD Decrypter.
DVD Decrypter is known as an open source, standard DVD copying software, does not include compression, and unlike other software, can do everything from ripping to DVD burning (Imgburn is required to use its features).
We have introduced a number of methods, but here is the easiest way to do it.
The most common way to copy DVDs:
DVD Decrypter (rip) -> DVDFab HD Decrypter/DVD Shrink (compress) -> DVD Decrypter (burn)
DVDFab HD Decrypter/DVD Shrink (rip and compress) → DVD Decrypter (burn)
Ripping and burning with DVD Decrypter only
DVDFab HD Decrypter (DVD/BD copy, conversion to MP4 and MKV)
DVD Decrypter and DVD Shrink are older software that are no longer under development and cannot rip discs with the latest protections. Also, DVD Decrypter may cause errors before and after the burning stage depending on the drive.
A rare DVD copy software for Mac, DVD Copy free software to extract and save video from DVDs on Mac, easily extract videos and audios even from DVD discs with CSS and other protections, and solve region code problems with ease. Unfortunately, the output format is VOB, and most copy protections other than CSS and RC cannot be removed.
|Official website||http://www.mac-the-ripper.com/download-mactheripper.html (insecure, access with caution)|
|Supported OS||Mac OS X 10.2 - Mac OS X 10.6|
|Features||Mac only, both free and paid|
In fact, the latest free version (v2.6.6) of MacTheRipper has effectively stopped development and is unlikely to work on Mac OS X 10.7 and later, and upgrading to MacTheRipper 4.0 or 3.0 will cost money. The software language is English, the copy guard removal ability is not strong, and you need to pay to get the MacTheRipper setup file.
|DVD Copy Software||Supported Formats||Supported OS||Features||Limited / Completely free||Recommendation|
|DVDFab HD Decrypter||
||Windows 7 or later, mac OS 10.10-13||
||Some limitations compared to paid version||★★★★★|
||Windows 98 or later||
||Windows 7 or later||
||Windows and Mac||
||Windows XP or later, Mac OSX10.6 or later||
||There are some limitations.||★★★★☆|
||Windows95 or later||
||Windows 10 or later||
||Windows 98 or later||
||Completely free||Free of charge|
||Mac OS X 10.2 - Mac OS X 10.6||
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All of the above introduced DVD copying and DVD ripping software is completely free.
The most well-known free DVD copy software is DVD Shrink, but for beginners DVDFab HD Decrypter and VidCoder are recommended. The reason being is that these two software are easy on everything from downloading to installation, as well as setup and usage, with few errors. Above all, DVDFab has the strongest copy protection removal ability.
ImgBurn is the best for DVD/BD burning, and the standard software is DVD Shrink, HandBrake and DVD Decrypter. The following methods are popular on the Internet for free software only.
Use DVDFab (Rip) -> DVD Shrink (Compress) -> ImgBurn (Burn) to compress and burn DVDs to single layer media.
To burn directly to uncompressed DVDs, use DVDFab (rip) → ImgBurn (burn).
Note: This method was adapted from an answer in Yahoo!
Note that most of the free software listed here is for copying DVDs on Windows; only DVDFab, MakeMKV, HandBrake, and MacTheRipper are available for MAC.
Paid software to copy DVDs is listed in a separate article.
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