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How to Rip Blu-ray to AVI - WinXDVD Converter Software

Now that HD DVD is dead, Blu-ray is poised to take over as the consumer home-video format of choice. Blu-ray offers high-definition video and high-resolution audio, providing a superior viewing experience to DVD, although you need a modern home theater to take advantage of it. Do you want to play and watch Blu-ray movie on your non-bluray hard drive computer? This article will teach you how to remove Blu-ray protections and then rip Blu-ray to AVI format, which is playable on majority of PC media players.

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Why We may Need to Convert Blu-ray to AVI

First of all, rip Bluray to AVI does not mean it will ruin the Blu-ray movie due to quality degradation. You should understand that even you play with 1080p Blu-ray movie on 17" and 19" LCD monitors, the maximally resolution you saw is 1280 x 1024 rather than 1920 x 1080 (less than a quarter of computer users will use Full High Definition monitor, which is the native resolution for many 24" widescreen LCD monitors). Besides, some powerful Blu-ray to AVI Converter will keep most razor-sharp image for you.

After then, if you simply preserve your Blu-ray movie into BD disc, you will be embarrassed by variety of Blu-ray protections, such as BD ROM Mark and BD+. They will prevent you from copies and playback of your own Blu-ray Discs. But after remove these protective measures and convert Blu-ray to AVI format, you can play and enjoy BD movies on your computer whenever wherever you please.

Do you know there are more than 80% DVD owners will make digital backup of their discs, so need you if you have Blu-ray. It is sure that Blu-ray engineered with much stronger scratch proof than DVD, but as optical storage media, Blu-ray also need a backup. With around 4 times compression ratio, by converting Blu-ray to AVI, you can shrink 20GB Blu-ray movie to 5GB AVI file yet the quality loss cannot be noticed by naked eyes. Learn How to Convert 50GB Blu-ray to 10GB MKV.

Basic Knowledge about Ripping Blu-ray to AVI

There always lies variety of Blu-ray disc copy-protections before trying to rip Blu-ray to AVI, such as The Advanced Access Content System, The Image Constrain Token (ICT), The ROM-Mark, and so on. So you need a Blu-ray to AVI ripper that can help you remove them all. It should also constantly update to defeat upcoming Blu-ray encryption technologies.

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author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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