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Best DVD Decrypter for Windows Media Player on Windows 10/11

Why we need a DVD decrypter for Windows Media Player (aka. WMP)?

Firstly, Windows 8 and 10 don't support video DVDs playback natively. Secondly, Windows 7 Home Basic and Starter don't arrive with DVD playback capability. Not all Windows 7 users can play DVD. This capability is available for Home Premium, Ultimate and Enterprise only. Last but not least, Windows Media Player may be unable to play DVDs that are copy-protected and region-locked.

Well, to play a DVD-video disc, you need turn to a third-party media player, install DVD decoder, or digitize DVD to Windows Media Player supported format, say, WMV or MP4. Some people tried to rip a DVD using Windows Media Player but failed. As a matter of fact, WMP doesn't have this capability. Users need to turn to a solid DVD decrypter software to convert DVD to Windows Media Player. In this way, they can not only play DVD content in Windows Media Player, but also organize movie collection in an easier way.

Free Download Best DVD Decrypter for Windows Media Player

Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, and then you'll be empowered to decrypt DVD (with CSS, Region Codes, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney DRM and more copy protection schemes) to Windows Media Player supported MP4, WMV, etc. format on Windows 11/10/8.

Please DO NOT use WinX DVD Ripper to rip rental DVDs.

Choose a DVD Decrypter to Download

Before downloading a DVD decrypter to rip DVD to Windows Media Player, you should confirm several things.

1. Is it compatible with your Windows operating system?
If you use Windows 10, you should download a DVD decrypter for Windows 10. Besides, check if the program works with 32bit, 64bit or both.

2. Does it include Windows Media Player supported formats?
To play DVD on Windows Media Player, the DVD decrypter must cover Windows Media Player supported formats and codecs, namely, MP4, WMV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, M4V, 3GP, M2TS, etc. (Check the source).

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3. Which DVD copy protection schemes does it crack?
Commercial DVDs are always encrypted by a couple of copy protection technologies. Some DVD decrypter freeware can remove certain protections, but fail to crack new and strict ones. Therefore, a piece of paid DVD decryption software is the best choice if you have many new commercial DVDs.

Best DVD Decrypter for Windows Media Player Free Download

An example of such a program is WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.

  • Decrypt DVD locked by CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM, and any new DVDs with new protections.
  • It will convert DVD to Windows Media Player playable formats like WMV and AVI. This DVD decrypter is worth a try.
  • You can download and install it on a wide selection of Windows operating systems, including Windows 10, 11,8, 7, etc.
  • You will finish DVD to Windows Media Player ripping at world's No. 1 fast ripping speed, because it employs Level-3 hardware acceleration, multiple CPU cores (up to 8), Super Encode Engine based on MMX- SSE & 3DNow! and Hyper-threading tech.

After reading the guide below, you'll find that this DVD decrypter for Windows Media Player is extremely easy to use.

How Can I Decrypt Encrypted and Non-encrypted DVD to Windows Media Player?

To begin with, hit the proper button to get WinX DVD Ripper Platinum downloaded. And then install it. After that, run the software you just installed and follow the steps below.

Step 1. Insert target DVD into DVD-ROM drive, and then turn to DVD decrypter main UI and hit "DVD Disc" button in the tool bar to load the DVD. Next, all titles will be displayed, generally with correct main title detected.

Step 2. Choose an output accepted by Windows Media Player from the auto pop-up Output Profile window. For example, go to "PC General Video" category -> choose "WMV Video" to convert DVD to WMV. Besides, you're also allowed to decrypt DVD to audio format recognized by WMP.

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Step 3. Do some settings.

You'd better check "Safe Mode" if you're decrypting a new DVD. Tick "Deinterlacing" if your DVD is interlaced; if "High Quality Engine" is ticked, you will get the highest possible image quality.

Click "Edit" to trim, crop, select/disable subtitle track, insert external subtitle; click gear icon to set video audio parameters, such as video audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution, etc; hit "Browse" to define a folder to store the file decrypted from DVD.

Step 4. Hit "RUN" to begin decrypting DVD to Windows Media Player 12/11/10/9 Series/7 on Windows PC. Soon later, you will be able to play the file on WMP.

Notice: This software only advocates decrypting DVD for personal use and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your own countries before doing so.

How to Play Decrypted DVD Content on Windows Media Player?

You have two ways to play the resulting video file in Windows Media Player.

Method 1:

  1. Locate the file in the save path.
  2. Right click on the video, navigate to Open with.
  3. Scroll down to Windows Media Player and select it. Then, the video plays instantly.

Method 2:

  1. Open Windows Media Player.
  2. Select Library, and then double click on Video and All Video.
  3. Locate the video you decrypted from DVD and double click on it to play right now.

In addition to Window Media Player, WinX DVD decrypter can rip DVD to other formats like MP4, AVI, MOV and MPG to fit for the player of iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android Samsung, HTC, Huawei, Google Nexus, Sony, Microsoft and other devices. Learn more about it or free download it to have a try right now.


author - Donna Peng

Donna Peng

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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