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Rip Copy Protected DVD to Hard Drive as MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, etc.

How to Rip Copy Protected DVD, Rip Copyrighted DVD to Hard Drive with Best Protected DVD Ripper

Many people may have big original DVD collections of favorite actors and most of these DVDs are copyrighted. To prevent these valued DVDs from any loss or damages, the best way is to keep them well on computer. But there is one problem when they start to rip copy protected/copyrighted DVD. Most people wonder whether it is legal to rip these DVDs with a ripping program, or whether it is considered illegal because most of the DVDs are copyrighted.

Generally, backing up and ripping protected DVD to video formats stored in your own computer should not be a problem as long as you own the original. But making them available for upload or share them otherwise may be illegal, depending on the country you live in.

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Rip Movie DVDs with Copy Protection on Windows (10) and Mac OS X (El Capitan)

Download this copy protected DVD ripper software with advanced features - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum
* Remove all DVD encryptions, including DVD CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM
* Rip copy protected movie DVDs at 3x to 5x faster than common DVD ripper in market.
* Continuously updated so as to rip movie DVDs with new protected DVDs.

Best Protected DVD Ripper Software to Rip Copy Protected/Copyrighted DVD to Video

Then what program should be used to rip these copy protected DVDs? Especially at this time when new copy protection technologies are widely used in movies/DVDs released by Hollywood and other companies, like ripping DVD The Gunman, Chappie, Kingsman: The Secret Service, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, McFarland, USA, Jupiter Ascending, Taken 3, Fifty Shades of Grey, The Wedding Ringer, The Hobbit 3, The Gambler and many other are well protected with the latest copy protection, it is difficult to copy and rip DVD to hard disk as common videos.

The commonly used DVD ripping software in the market which declares to be fully compatible with protected DVD is no longer be able to hold water. They can not rip the latest protected DVD, the output videos are either out of order or mixed-up, the constant crashes are more common in the ripping process, including the famous free dvd converter - HandBrake.

Best Copy Protected DVD Ripper - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

To find the best HandBrake Alternative for future use, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (for PC) is highly recommended.

It is upgrade with new features. And it is tested and proved to one of the handful DVD ripping software which supports ripping the DVDs of the newest DVD copy protection technology, removing copy protection from DVD completely. It allows users to copy the newest protected DVD to hard drive as popular video formats, including: rip DVD to Chromcast, convert protected DVD to MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MPEG, 3GP, etc. What's more, it still owns the ability of ripping different DVDs (including encrypted DVDs) to Sony PSP, Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod, iTunes, Apple TV, Samsung Galaxy, Glalaxy Note, Microsoft Surface tablet, WP8 phones/tablets, Zune, Amazon, Lenovo, Acer, etc. And after upgrade, It supports multi-core CPU and fully compatible with Windows 8. It becomes the fastest DVD ripping software in the world. Besides these basic functions, it also has advanced function such as clip video segment, adjusting parameter settings, and so on.

For those who have quite a bit DVD collections, don't hesitate to have a try right now!

How to Backup DVD Movies with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum?

It is easy to backup protected DVD movies with this professional copy protected DVD ripper, here we took ripping the protected DVD movie Up for instance.

Preparation Tools and Work:
* DVD player or DVD player software.
* Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum Windows Version or WinX DVD Ripper Mac version. If you have, please make sure the version is higher than V5.2.
* Record the DVD Title Number: play the movie with DVD player software. When it comes to the movie (main content), please check and record the title number.

Rip Copy Protected/Copyrighted DVD to Hard Drive

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum - The fastest ripping solution to rip all copy protected DVD to hard drive.

The performance and features are first class, rip speed is very fast. I am very happy to be able to use this excellent program. - Comment by Steve

Tips: From our test and customers' feedback when backing up DVD Up, you may try title 31 first. If it doesn't work, you need to find the title number by playing it because the title number changes in different DVD version.

Rip DVD to Hard Drive with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Step 1 - Import the Source DVD
Launch WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, load DVD movie from DVD driver by clicking "DVD Disc" or from DVD folder by clicking "DVD Path".

Step 2 - Select Output Profile
Select the output format as you wish, and you can rip copy your copy protected movie DVD to hard drive in the "PC General Video" profile, like DVD to Chromcast, DVD to AVI, DVD to WMV, DVD to MPEG, DVD to iPod, DVD to iPhone.

Step 3 - Select the Destination Folder
Click "Browse" to choose the output folder to save your converted DVD video.

Step 4 - Rip and Backup Up.
Hit "RUN" bottom to start copy protected DVD ripping. You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Note: Up to 350+ devices are sorted into output profiles: DVD Backup Profile, Device Profile (including Apple/Android/Microsoft/Sony and other devices), Web Video Profile and Common Video/Music Profile. You can select to rip copy protected/copyrighted DVD to any of them.


1. By clicking Option button, you can choose Audio Language, change Output Folder and Snapshot Folder.
2. By clicking Edit in the Title line, you can choose the subtitle, crop/expand videos and trim videos if you need.
3. By clicking the settings icon on the top of the DVD info, you can define video and audio parameters to customize video quality, like resolution, and rate, etc.
4. Select "Use High Quality Engine" for better image quality.
5. Take full use of "CPU Core Use" (up to 8).

Note: Still have trouble about how to rip copy protected DVD? Please feel free to Email Us >>
The software developer only advocates copying DVDs for personal use and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.

If you need to fast rip copy protected/copyrighted DVDs to MP4, Chromecast, AVI, WMV, MPEG, iPhone, iPad, Android/Microsoft devices, please just try WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.

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