"HandBrake cannot rip copy protected DVDs? Previously, I only used it to transcode videos. And I tried to rip my newly-purchased movie DVDs for my daughter yesterday, it failed to read DVD or just crashed. I'm using HandBake 0.10.5 with Windows 10. Any solution here? Much appreciated!!! "
"There comes a problem with subtitles when using HandBrake to rip one of my DVDs. Everything goes smoothly during the ripping. But after that when I watch the ripped video with VLC, there's no subtitles at all. I'm accustomed to watch movie with subtitles, and what should I do to bring them back?"
Free HandBrake has built a solid user base in video transcoding, along with DVD ripping. There's no question for HandBrake to convert non copy protected DVDs. But to those protected ones, HandBrake needs to ask for help from best DVD decrypter. This article will list two ways using HandBrake to decrypt and rip copy protected DVD on Windows 10 with the help of best DVD decrypter for HandBrake.
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Copy Protection Overrided: DVD CSS
DVD Decrypter File Name: libdvdcss.dll or libdvdcss2.dll
libdvdcss explaination = lib (library) + dvd (DVD) + css (Content Scrambling System)
Just like HandBrake, libdvdcss is also free and open source for reading and cracking the CSS encrypted DVDs. Generally, you can find this file in VLC or DVD player package like MPlayer. The easiest way is to copy and paste the libdvdcss file directly to HandBrake program folder. But if your computer happens to install none of them, just download libdvdcss on official VideoLan.org, and put it in HB installing folder.
General Copy Protections: DVD CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project
Third-party DVD Decrypter [with specific DVD DRMs removing feature]:
• MakeMKV - backup DVD to MKV - supports DVD CSS, region code;
• DVD Shrink - copy DVD to ISO image/DVD folder - supports DVD CSS, region code, UOPs and APS;
In this way, we take full advantage of the DVD DRM shredding tech from other professional DVD decrypter, to help HandBrake convert DVD movie video to digital MP4/MKV file format. From the overview above, it's easy to draw corespondent directions for ripping copy protected DVD:
• Decrypt DVD with MakeMKV and backup it to MKV format, and then convert the MKV movie video to MP4, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Android, Windows Phone with HandBrake.
• Decrypt DVD with DVD Shrink and copy DVD to ISO image file, which can be converted by HandBrake to MP4, MKV, iPhone, iPad, Android devices in a braze.
• [Most Recommended] Decrypt (Disney) 99-title/TV series/Workout/Japanese AV DVD and even unplayable/damaged DVD with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum easily. Then rip/convert DVD to MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, iPhone (XS), iPad Pro/Air/mini, iPod Galaxy S/Note, PSP, Android, Sony/Google/Huawei/Amazon mobiles with No.1 fast speed.
Plus, the DVD right title choosing and the whole DVD ripping process will never crash with the guardian of "Safe Mode". [Subtitle editing/adding & Video editing features bundled]
Users always prefer the solution that saves time most. So we set WinX DVD Ripper Platinum as the DVD decrypter hero, and real Windows 10 user guide helps make any DVD ripping quite a snap:
Click "DVD Disc" to have WinX DVD Ripper Platinum access, analyze and load DVD titles - > Choose certain media format/mobile device as output -> Edit video/audio, choose/add subtitles, set output saving folder and check "Safe Mode" -> Press "RUN" to kick the DVD backup/ripping task off.
Usually, it will take 5-30 minutes to backup/rip a full movie DVD, which varies from the computer configuration. Kindly to notice that since MPAA and many DVD distributors argue that it's illegal to backup or rip any commercial DVDs, you'd better think twice before doing so. And even you are willing to rip your own DVDs, it's suggested to rip DVD only for personal and non-profit use. >> Check DVD Digital Copyright Laws in Your Countries
Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.
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Best fastest DVD ripper and converter to convert DVD disc to digital video as MP4, H.264, HEVC, MKV, AVI, WMV, MPEG, MOV, iPhone XS/XS Max/8/7/6S/6, iPad Air 2/Pro, Android, etc. at fastest speed. Also enable you to 1:1 copy DVD to ISO image/folder/MPEG-2 file with original quality by accessing all DVD protections.
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