DVD can be used for both entertainment and advertisement. According to statistics, at least 4 out of every 5 DVD owners want to back up DVD discs. This proportion is considerable. Most of them want to compact their DVD video files while keeping the original quality after copying DVD to a digital video.
Copying DVD to MPEG2 file is a good way to back up your DVDs, because MPEG2 file is the video file which can store main title of DVD movie without any change in audio/video effect. Therefore, after copying DVD to MPEG2 (.mpg) video file, the video content is compact and the video effect is as perfect as the original one.
MPEG2 file is the ideal format copied from DVD for it can be:
1. used with media center for family use: in combination with media center which can be considered as a media library, or more accurately, an audio-visual software application. MPEG2 file is usable mainly for family theater and home cinema.
2. backed up to USB flash drive. Usually, a whole DVD is copied into a 3-5GB MPEG2 file, which can be backed up to a USB in case that the original DVD has the possibility to lose. In addition, you can take the USB drive with you conveniently and share DVD movies with others.
3. played by PS3 and TV. MPEG2 format is supported by PS3 and TV. Therefore, you can back up DVD to MPEG2 file and play it on PS3 and TV.
4. applied to building DVD library: not all titles of DVD are needed. DVD library can help you edit in your wanted titles, edit out the useless titles, such as advertisement. Library can also make it convenient for sequencing and searching.
5. played by almost all players and editable by video editor: MPEG2 has a fairly high compatibility, so it can be played by a majority of players and imported in to video editor for further edition.
6. burned to DVD disc: MPEG2 file can be burned directly into DVD for backup to avoid the original video from loss/damage, or sharing with family or friends.
All the functions above can be realized by making use of WinX DVD Copy Pro which specializes in DVD to MPEG2 backup. You can copy DVD disc to a single MPEG2 file easily, quickly and conveniently by yourself.
WinX DVD Copy Pro has the ability to copy DVD to an MPEG2 file with original video tracks and original 5.1/7.1 channel AC3/DTS Dolby audio. The secrete weapon is the breakthrough in DVD copy mode. The traditional way of DVD backup is to decode and encode the DVD. This DVD copy software has changed it by copying the original DVD video/audio data before remuxing DVD to a MPEG2 file. The original video tracks and original surround AC3 audio are thereby maintained to keep the original image and sound quality.
In only 4 steps, you can copy any DVD with multiple chapters into one single MPEG2 video file on Windows 10/8.1/7/XP PCs.
Step 1: FREE download, install and launch WinX DVD Copy Pro, and choose "Copy to Single MPEG2 File".
Step 2: Load a DVD disc in your CD-ROM as "Source DVD".
Step 3: Choose the destination folder to save the copied MPEG2 file as "Target File".
Step 4: Click "RUN" to start copying DVD to single MPEG2 file so that you can play and edit the MPEG2 file, and further transfer it to another storage device, or burn MPEG2 to DVD disc.
In particular, WinX DVD Copy Pro presents specific information, namely, Title ID, Duration, Size, Aspect and Format of your DVD during backup, supports multi-track and multi-subtitle (multilingual) DVD, and enables you to choose "Angle" of watching the MPEG2 file video, as shown in the GUI above.
Comprehensively, WinX DVD Copy Pro can also copy and clone DVD to DVD disc, DVD to VIDEO_TS folder, and DVD to ISO image with original video tracks and original AC3 5.1 audio. It has made great leap in changing old copy mode to sector-by-sector copy, supporting bad sector set by Sony ARccOS, playing and fixing scratched DVD, and removing all copy protections (for personal and family use only). You can also use it for DVD Chapter copy, ISO mounting and DVD burning on PC running Windows 10/8/7/XP.
Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate copying encrypted DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.
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