Digital Versatile Disc (DVD), a type of optical disk technology similar to the CD-ROM. DVDs are commonly used as a medium for digital representation of movies and other multimedia presentations that combine sound with graphics It consists of movies compressed in MPEG-2 format, allowing you to play them on DVD players and computer DVD-ROM drives.
MP3 stands for MPEG1 (or MPEG2) Audio Layer III. MP3 is a popular compression format used for audio files on computers and portable devices. It supports compressions of up to 44 kHz.
Most often, to convert DVD to MP3 is for backing up soundtracks or special effects in DVD movies. By converting DVD video clips to MP3 format, you are also allowed to upload them to portable players to listen at anywhere you go or further use in your own videos. Thus you have to think what kind of DVD to MP3 converter you need.
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When looking for a good DVD MP3 converter, the following features may be what you concern most:
1. High Speed
2. Audio Quality
3. Friendly User Interface
4. Ability to converts different types of DVD formats
5. Advanced functions to convert DVD to video formats
Free DVD audio ripper posssessing all these features must be your preferred choice. WinX Free DVD Ripper is the right one which is not only proud of its powerful ability to free convert DVD to MP3 and other video formats MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, MPEG as well as devices iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Samsung, HTC, PSP, but also offers the fastest and easiest way to extract MP3 from DVDs. With a super user-friendly interface, it is very easy to use even for novices. Unlike some other freeware which may hide extras, this WinX free DVD to MP3 converter is testfied as a 100% clean and safe program without any virus, spyware, adware, etc. It also arrives with a Mac version empowering Mac users to free rip DVD to MP3 with ease.
Step 1. Insert the DVD you want to extract, and launch WinX DVD Ripper. You can load real DVD by clicking "DVD Disc" button or DVD folder by clicking "Folder" button.
Step 2. After loading DVD, the DVD's information, such as title, subtitle, duration, output etc., will be shown in the file list. Select an output video format as you need. To convert DVD to MP3 you can click "To Music" button.
Step 3. Set output folder. Music will be stored in your MP3 player automatically if you choose your MP3 player as your destination by connecting MP3 USB cable with computer.
Step 4. After finishing the above settings, check the files needed to convert in the file list, and click "Start" button on the main interface to start converting the movie.
1. Trim video
You can convert any favorite video clip to MP3 music by dragging sliders to set start time and end time.
1. Change audio effect
If you want to change the original audio effect, you can set the video quality, audio sample rate, audio channel, and so on.
2. Capture picture
If you find any image you like in the video, just click "Snapshot" button under the preview window to store the image in your folder.
WinX DVD Ripper is not only a DVD MP3 converter, but also a professional DVD to Video Converter. It can convert DVD to all popular video formats, such as DVD to MP4, DVD to WMV, DVD to FLV, etc.
Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping/copying copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.
Related External Source from Wiki:
 DVD - DVD is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Panasonic, Philips, Sony, and Toshiba in 1995. The medium can store any kind of digital data and is widely used for software and other computer files as well as video programs watched using DVD players. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than compact discs while having the same dimensions...
 MP3 - MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III, more commonly referred to as MP3 (or mp3), is an audio coding format for digital audio. It uses a form of lossy data compression to encode data using inexact approximations and partial data discarding...
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