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3 Ways to Convert DVD to AVI on Windows (10) or Mac

How to convert DVD to AVI? Now let's show you how to convert home-made and copy-protected DVD to a single AVI file.

We always have good reasons to convert DVD to digital files, for example clearing our room, building a non-perishable digital movie collection, and uploading online. In the past we introduced how to convert DVD to MP4, and here we will show you how to convert DVD to AVI (DivX/Xvid) for playing on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox, Surface Pro, etc. 3 ways will be presented.

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Convert DVD to AVI

• Support more DVDs than the other ways, incl. 99-title Disney DVD, fitness DVD, new DVD, etc.
• Easily handle DVDs encrypted by region code, RCE, CSS, Sony ARccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM, etc.
• Convert DVD to AVI in a matter of minutes, much faster than others, thanks to support for Hardware Encoder, Multiple CPU cores, etc.
• Allows users to deinterlace video, edit DVD (merge, trim, crop, etc.) and modify video audio parameters.
• Multiple AVI profiles are optimized for general use and for perfect playback on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox, etc.

Method 1. How to Convert DVD to AVI with HandBrake?

HandBrake is the most popular open source free DVD ripper for Windows, Mac and Linux. If you're a HandBrake user, you may say that HandBrake can only convert DVD to MP4 or MKV and it isn't available to convert DVD to AVI. Yes, it does. AVI container and codec has been discarded since the release of HandBrake 0.9.3. If you want to convert DVD to AVI with HandBrake open source software, you have to download and install HandBrake 0.9.2 or older releases.

HandBrake DVD to AVI

Note: HandBrake itself can't rip copy-protected DVDs.

Step 1. Launch HandBrake, then click Source to choose the DVD you want to convert to AVI. If you haven't inserted the physical media into DVD drive, do it now. Then, wait for HandBrake to scan titles. Specify a different title or chapter if the default isn't what you want.

Step 2. Click Browse to define a folder to save AVI output.

Step 3. Navigate to Output Settings and choose AVI File as the format.

Step 4. Hit Start to make HandBrake convert DVD to AVI immediately if nothing needs to tweak.

Method 2. How to Convert DVD to AVI with VLC Media Player?

As its name indicates, VLC primarily works as a media player. But its inbuilt Convert/Save feature allows users to convert DVD to AVI and other formats. Download VLC media player if you don't have a copy.

Convert DVD to AVI with VLC

Step 1. Open VLC and click Convert / Save under Media tab.

Step 2. Click on the Disc tab. Under Disc Selection, choose DVD. Then, select the DVD drive location where the DVD disc inserts. Next, click Convert/Save button at the bottom.

Step 3. Then you will see a new panel popping up. Click the drop-down menu of Profile and choose Video for DivX compatible player. The container format for this profile is AVI.

Step 4. Click Browse to specify the save path and filename for AVI file converted from DVD.

Step 5. Hit Start and you'll see VLC converting DVD to AVI in no time.

If your DVDs can't be converted to AVI with HandBrake or VLC, the third method will be your ultimate solution.

Method 3. How to Convert DVD to AVI with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum?

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (Mac version named WinX DVD Ripper for Mac) is a professional DVD ripper for Windows 10 and lower. Apart from home-made and old DVDs, it is also capable of converting commercial movie DVDs, TV series DVDs, workout DVDs, and so on. It is the strongest for 99-title DVDs and always the 1st to support new DVDs. Intuitive design and inbuilt advanced technologies make it easy to convert DVD to AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, and other formats. Now let me show you how to convert DVD to AVI on Windows 10 with this powerful DVD ripper.

Steps - How to Convert DVD to AVI on Windows (10) PC

To begin with, download this DVD to AVI converter and install it following onscreen guide. Then put the DVD you want to rip to AVI into DVD drive.

Step 1. Open the DVD ripper, and click DVD Disc button at the top left corner to load source DVD. It will scan titles immediately and choose the correct main title for you automatically. Certainly, you can also specify another one or multiple titles.

Step 2. At Output Profile window, navigate to General Profiles and then choose AVI Video (Divx/Xvid + MP3). Or, you can choose an AVI profile under certain device profile.

Tips:
• To convert multiple DVD titles as a single AVI files, just check Merge titles.
• Enabling Hardware Encoder will make DVD ripper much faster.
• If Deinterlacing is checked, interlaced video will be converted to progressive video.
• Safe Mode is suggested to check if you are going to convert a strictly copy-protected DVD, Inside Out for instance.

Step 3. Click Browse to choose save path for resulting AVI file.

Step 4. Hit RUN to begin converting DVD to AVI.

* 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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Easily rip DVD to AVI with possible highest quality at fastest speed and remove encryptions on DVDs like CSS, region code, Sony ArccOS, Disney X-project DRM. It's also capable of converting DVD to MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, MPEG, etc., making perfect 1:1 DVD copy as ISO image/VIDEO_TS folder in 5 minutes. 100% safe and clean.

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