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Review and Comparison of 2016 Best 3 DVD Ripping Software for Windows (10), Mac and Linux

This comparison of 2016 top 3 DVD ripping software programs helps figure out the best solution to rip and copy DVD movies on Windows (10) PC and Mac

Are you looking for the best DVD ripping software which enables you to rip any DVD (even the latest encrypted DVD discs/ISO images) to mainstream videos (MP4, MOV, AVI, etc.), Apple and Android devices easily and smoothly with fast DVD ripping speed? This article has collected and compared three popular DVD ripping software in the market, namely, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, Handbrake and Aimersoft DVD Ripper. These DVD rippers have good performance in DVD ripping on a wide range of operating systems, including Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1/7 (32 & 64 bit), Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite/10.11.4 El Capitan, etc. They are clean, safe and user friendly. But they do have differences. You can check the side-by-side comparison and review below to understand their respective advantages and disadvantages, similarities and differences, and then make a further informed decision - which DVD ripping software is best for you.

Part 1: Best 3 DVD Ripping Software - Advantages and Disadvantages
Part 2: Best 3 DVD Ripping Software - Similarities & Differences

Best 3 DVD Ripping Software - Advantages and Disadvantages

Here, we can have concluded the advantages and disadvantages of these three DVD ripper software for your reference, to help you decide which one is best suitable for you.

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum -- Advantages:

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

* Four DVD Backup modes to 1:1 clone DVD to ISO image, Clone DVD to VIDEO_TS folder and Copy Full Title/Main Content to MPEG2 within only 5 minutes.
* Continuously update to support the latest DVD copy protections including CSS encryption, region code, Sony ARccOS, UOPs, RCE, Disney X-project, etc. With free life-time upgrades, you can convert and backup any new DVDs at any time.
* Support ripping DVD to iPad Air 3/2, iPad Pro/Mini, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S, Android and more latest and upcoming portable devices.
* To avoid any kind of problems during the process of DVD ripping, it offers you safe mode to ensure the whole conversion work more smoothly.
* With High Quality Engine and "Yadif Double Frames" De-interlacing Engine, Platinum Edition enables users to rip and convert DVD video with much better video/audio quality.
* Multi-core CPU supported, which makes your conversion process much faster.
* All video/audio parameters are adjustable for users to optimize video quality.
* Crop and cut off unwanted area to feature a highlight, and trim any segment of DVD to convert. >> Best DVD Ripper and Editor
* Support detectingconnecting and transferring converted videos to portable devices.
* It has No.1 fast DVD ripping speed. It is much faster than HandBrake movie loading, title scanning, ripping, etc.

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum -- Disadvantages:

* This best DVD rip software only lacks the ability to add watermarks and adjust image's brightness and contrast.

Handbrake -- Advantages:

* HandBrake is free, open source, multiplatform DVD ripping software and video converter, for Windows, Linux or Mac OS X.
* HandBrake is more suitable for advanced users and for part of Apple users. However, if you are not so professional in DVD ripping, WinX DVD Ripper may suit you better.
* Advanced Video Filters: Editing video files becomes a very simple task with HandBrake's fully loaded video filters. Users can easily de-interlace, de-comb, de-telecine, and de-block their video files using the software. Cropping, scaling, and gray-scaling are allowed as well.


Handbrake -- Disadvantages:

* It does not support decryption, and needs third-party software like VLC to help remove copy-protection from commercial DVDs. Handbrake cannot rip DVD with 99 titles.
* Handbrake isn't updated often. Its presets are often out of date. Also, Handbrake only uses two codecs: H.264 and MPEG4 (which are very similar). Nonetheless, once you have the hang of Handbrake it's likely to become your go-to encoder as, most of the time, you'll be encoding into these formats anyway.
* Its output video formats are limited to MKV and MP4 (M4V). It's not easy to use and control. And the DVD editing functions are very limited. >> M4V vs MP4
* The converted video and audio are out of sync, especially when ripping DVD movies. For instance, the audio is several seconds after the corresponding part of the video and you cannot bear to watch the video.
* Handbrake always selects wrong DVD title to convert [Solved]
* Handbrake's output somtimes is out of order [Solved]
* Handbrake sometimes occur crashed problem before finishing [Solved]

Aimersoft DVD Ripper -- Advantages:

Aimersoft DVD Ripper

This top DVD ripping software lets you convert DVDs locked by CSS, Region, RCE, Sony ARccOS and PuppetLock, without any barriers.

* It uses your Nvidia GPU instead your computer's main CPU. This means that you can still perform other computer related activities with the DVD ripping in the background.
* It can convert DVD to any popular format with ease.
* Convert 6X faster and keep excellent video quality.
* Edit and touch up DVD movies as you like.
* Search and embed DVD movie information.
* It can add watermarks. Add both text and image watermarks. All watermarks are editable.
* No damage, virus-free and safe.

Aimersoft DVD Ripper -- Disadvantages:

* It cannot perform a straight rip of raw DVD files such as the ISO or the Video TS folder.

Best 3 DVD Ripping Software - Similarities & Differences

Apart from checking the advantages and disadvantages of 3 best DVD ripping software, you can further check the similiraties and differences of the top 3 DVD ripping software to pick out the best one for you.

* Input and output supported:

  Category   WinX DVD Ripper Platinum Handbrake Aimersoft DVD Ripper
1. Input files supported DVD disc Yes Yes Yes
ISO image file Yes Yes Yes
DVD folder Yes Yes Yes
IFO file No No Yes
2. Output files Audio Yes Yes Yes
Common video formats Yes Yes Yes
HD video formats Yes Yes Yes
3D video formats No Yes Yes
Online video Yes Yes Yes. Convert DVD to FLV , F4V, SWF, etc. online video format.
Image Yes No Yes
User defined profile Yes Yes. But adding new presets is very difficult for newbies Yes
DVD clone and back up Yes. Support 1:1 full DVD disc to ISO image clone; Clone DVD to VIDEO_TS folder and Copy Full Title/Main Content to MPEG2 within only 5 minute. No No

From the chart above, we can see that all of the three best DVD rip software support many input and output formats, but we can also notice that WinX DVD Ripper Platinum almost support much more input and output formats than Handbrake. Besides, it is worth to point out that WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is the only best DVD ripping software available for 1:1 DVD clone and backup. You can use this function to back up your DVD for burning new discs or intact storage. >> Burn DVD Folder or ISO to DVD

In addition to compare input and output supported, this article also make comparisons for main DVD ripping and copy features, video editing features, and complete basic information of the recommended best DVD ripper software.

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Best DVD Ripping Software for Windows (10), Mac and Linux - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum
Enable you to easily rip any DVD (incl. copy-protected DVD) to MP4, AVI, WMV, H.264, MPEG, MOV,iPhone SE, iPhone 6S/6 Plus, iPad Pro/Air/Mini, Android/Microsoft tablets, smartphones etc. with highest quality at fastest speed.

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