What's the best video codec for backup a DVD? From DVD forum we have learned that there are more than 80% DVD owners will make digital copy of their DVDs to Computer hard disk or portable devices. The common software they use is called DVD Ripper software. A DVD Ripper is made for providing users a large range of options so that they can enjoy their DVDs more flexibly, like on computer or on mobile devices.
According to diverse of usages of DVD ripped output, you need to choose a video codec for the outcome of DVD Ripper. And to rip DVD to H.264 is best recommended because of reasons below.
H.264 is the next-generation video compression technology in the MPEG-4 standard, also known as MPEG-4 Part 10. H.264 can match the best possible MPEG-2 quality at up to half the data rate (Learn to convert MPEG to H.264). H.264 also delivers excellent video quality across the entire bandwidth spectrum - from 3G to HD and everything in between (from 40 Kbps to upwards of 10 Mbps). In other word, after rip your DVD to H.264 codec, you can playback DVD movies on general mobile phone with 3G format or on Windows/Mac OS computers.
Then we can find so many H.264 encoders and related projects, such as Windows 7 OS, QuickTime 7, iPhone, iPad, etc.
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Step 1: Run WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, then its main interface will pop up. Click "Disc" or "ISO Image" or "+ Folder" button to upload your DVD movie content to ripper.
Step 2: Choose "MP4 Video " or other video formats as the output format, and do notice that the codec is H.264 (Codec).
Step 3: Click "Browse" button in Output Setting Area and choose the destination of converted folder.
Step 4: After you process all the steps above and right click "RUN" to begin your DVD to H.264 conversion.
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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