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Review and Comparison of 2018 Best 3 DVD Ripping Software for Windows (10), Mac and Linux

The top 3 DVD ripper software programs 2018 help figure out the best solution to convert disc to digital version on Windows (10) PC and Mac

Are you looking for the best DVD ripping software which enables you to turn DVD disc to digital, or say, 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), macOS (High) Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, 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 Review - Advantages and Disadvantages
Part 2: Best 3 DVD Ripping Software Review - Similarities & Differences

Best 3 DVD Ripper Review 2018 - Advantages and Disadvantages

Here, we 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 - The only DVD ripper that has reached Level-3 Hardware Processing!

Supported OS: Windows (10 and lower) | Average User Rating: ★★★★★ (based on 537 votes)
Last updated on Jan. 8, 2017 by
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is an easy-to-master and powerful DVD ripper for Windows 10 (or lower). The DVD ripping software rapidly digitalizes a DVD to an MP4 or other video audio file in relatively teeny-tiny size, which facilitates various playback modes, such as on a device or on the go. It extends the range to encrypted DVDs, 99-title DVDs, Disney DVDs, workout DVDs, Japanese adult DVDs and so on. All in all, it has the following features:

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

* Rip DVD movie to MP4 at 300-500 FPS, accelerated by utilizing Intel CPU, Nvidia GPU, Multi-core CPU & Hyper-threading. It uniquely acheives hardware encoding, decoding and processing. Also to AVI, WMV, MPEG, H.264, FLV, MOV, M2TS, etc.
* Four DVD Backup modes to 1:1 clone DVD to ISO image, clone DVD to VIDEO_TS folder, and copy full title/main title 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/iPad Pro/iPad mini, iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus included), 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, This top DVD ripping software enables users to rip and convert DVD video with best video/audio quality.
* New hardware acceleration tech Intel QSV and NVIDIA (CUDA) NVENC and Multi-core CPU supported, which makes DVD conversion process No.1 fast, namely, about 5 minutes.
* All video/audio parameters are adjustable for users to optimize output quality.
* Crop and cut off unwanted area of DVD video, and trim any segment of DVD to convert.

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Handbrake -- Advantages:

* Handbrake is free, open source, multiplatform DVD ripping software and video converter, for Windows, Linux or macOS.
* 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 three codecs: H.265, H.264 and MPEG4 (which are very similar).
* 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 often 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 of 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 many popular formats 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.

Aimersoft DVD Ripper -- Disadvantages:

* It cannot perform a straight rip of raw DVD files such as the ISO or the Video_TS folder.
* It's not frequently updated and hasn't been updated for a long time.
* Many new profiles like iPhone X, 8/8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S8/Note 8 are not included.

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 No Yes
Common video formats Yes Yes Yes
HD video formats Yes No Yes
3D video formats No No Yes
Online video Yes No 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 almost any DVD (incl. copy-protected DVD) to MP4, AVI, WMV, H.264, MPEG, MOV, iPhone X, 8/8 Plus, 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S/6 Plus, iPad Pro/Air/Mini, Android/Microsoft tablets, smartphones etc. with highest quality at fastest speed. Powered by Intel Quick Sync Video. Level-3 hardware acceleration.

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