How to Protect Your DVDs and DVD-ROM of PC or Mac Computer
Why to Protect DVD-ROM and DVDs?
On one hand, repeated playing of DVDs will certainly abrade the DVD-ROM to reduce its service life. Sometimes, you insert a DVD into your computer DVD drive, but would not finish watching it at one time due to the time constraints. What to do under such circumstances, to pull it out or just power off your computer and continue to watch it upon next startup? If you do it the former way, flicking on and off the door of optical disc drive (ODD) repeatedly will affect how long it last, and mostly, the movie cannot be resumed from the last breaking point; if you perform the latter one, the computer process or processing speed might be influenced.
On the other hand, for DVD itself, it cannot be escape from being scratched, aged, wetted or the like, just like the following situation happening on a true DVD user:
"This is my situation: I always buy DVD movies, but my kids end up scratching them to the point where they are unwatchable. I would like to buy a DVD, copy it, and have my kids watch the duplicate on my DVD player. That way if they scratch the duplicate, I can always make another copy of the original. What can I do?"
Indeed, the answer to protecting DVD-ROM and DVDs is exactly the same – making DVD backups on PC or Mac!
What to Protect DVD-ROM and DVDs?
If you are a frequent DVD buyer, it is necessary to back up your DVDs to protect both your DVDs and DVD-ROM from being hurt. However, since there are so many ways to make DVD backups, you should figure out the output form you need. For example, by cloning DVD to DVD, you can get a DVD duplicate directly, by ripping DVD to video, you can easily save more than 100 DVD (DVD9) movies on your hard disk (if it has 1TB internal memory), play the videos on PC or Mac easily, or sync/transfer it to iPhone iPad Android mobile phones and tablets for on-the-go playback, or even edit and merge the output video files.
Is it Difficult to Backup DVDs to Protect DVD-ROM?
Most commercial DVDs of movies, especially blockbusters, you bought might be produced and protected by Disney. Disney DVD copy protection is nearly the most sophisticated encryption technology compared with CSS, region code, Sony ARccOS, etc. Only a few DVD backup programs can remove such copy protections and rip Disney DVDs to make video or DVD copy. But still some software can do it well, for instance, by compressing DVD to AVI video, you will change 4.7 GB to 1GB, converting DVD to MPEG will output a 100% original DVD image quality and 5.1 surrounding sound auditory effect for you at fastest speed if using WinX DVD Ripper Platinum or WinX DVD Ripper for Mac; by cloning DVD to DVD, you can get a DVD duplicate directly using WinX DVD Copy Pro.
How to Back up DVDs to Protect DVDs and DVD-ROM?
Section 1: Rip DVDs to Videos on PC or Mac
Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum or DVD Ripper for Mac and make it run. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum will help you rip DVDs on Windows, while WinX DVD Ripper for Mac is capable of ripping DVDs on Mac. With them, you can:
1. Backup DVD to AVI, MP4, MPEG, MOV, WMV, FLV and other popular video formats with one click, and enable you to play and edit DVD movie, upload DVD to YouTube, etc.
2. Convert DVD movie and put them on portable devices, like iPhone 6, iPad Mini, iPad 4 iPod touch, Android, Samsung Galaxy S5/Note 4, HTC One, Xbox One, Kindle Fire, WP8, Surface tab, PSP, etc. Without the need of a DVD player, you can enjoy DVD movie whenever you want.
3. Constantly update to conquer and defeat upcoming DVDs with latest copy protections.
Section 2: Copy DVDs to DVDs, ISO image, DVD folder
WinX DVD Copy Pro will help you make DVD copy without any loss in video audio quality. It helps clone DVD to DVD disc for safe storage, copy DVD to MPEG2 file with intact content for further usage in media center or others, and duplicate DVD to ISO image file or DVD VIDEO_TS folder for later burning, playing or ripping.
How to Use These DVD Backup Programs:
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WinX DVD Ripper Platinum: Advanced version of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, apart from convert DVD to AVI at fastest speed and excellent quality, also capable of converting DVD to MPEG, MOV, iPhone, iPod, iPad, etc. Makes perfect 1:1 copy with 5 minutes. Constantly update to defeat upcoming DVD copy protections.
WinX DVD Ripper for Mac: Mac version WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, best DVD converter for Yosemite/Mavericks/Mountain Lion/Tiger/Leopard/Snow Leopard, convert DVD to MP4, H.264, MOV, M4V videos that are playable on Mac computer, as well as DVD to iPhone, iPod, iPad, Apple TV, iTunes, iDVD, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Air Playit, Android, etc.
WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe: Built in hundreds of A/V codecs and equipped with Online Dailymotion/Facebook/YouTube Video Downloader and Photo Slideshow Maker functions. As all-in-one HD Video Converter software, it helps you transcode HD video formats like convert AVCHD M2TS to MKV, convert Blu-ray to MKV, H.265/MKV to MP4, etc. Moreover, it is embedded with numerous profile settings for Apple, Samsung, HTC, Sony, Microsoft portable devices, iOS, Android, Windows mobiles. Convert MKV to iPhone, MKV to iPad are good examples.
WinX HD Video Converter for Mac: Professional HD Video converter for converting HD Videos on Mac OS, provides the perfect solution to convert Blu-ray videos and videos from HDTV and HD camcorders, like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon to other formats. Also act as a Mac screen and camera video recorder, slideshow maker, Online Dailymotion/Facebook/YouTube video downloader, etc. Running perfectly on Mac OS X Leopard/Snow Leopard/Lion/Mountain Lion/Mavericks/Yosemite.
Convert DVD to iPhone6: Use WinX DVD Ripper Platinum to easily rip and copy DVD to iPhone 6/6 Plus
Convert DVD to MPEG : Convert DVD to MPEG with DVD Converter Software.
Convert DVD to AVI: Convert DVD to AVI Easily and Fast.
Convert DVD to MP4: Convert DVD to MP4 MPEG4 (iPhone4 iPod iPad Apple-TV).
Rip DVD to iPad 3: Rip and play DVD on iPad 3 without format restriction
Rip DVD to iPhone: Rip and Convert DVD movies to iPhone 3G/3GS/4/4S/5.
Rip DVD to Xoom: Rip DVD to Xoom to reproduce DVD movies on Xoom
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