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How to Free Rip and Copy DVD to Windows 7/8/10 at Fastest Speed

Although not as many as Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1 together take up over 15% of the marketing share of the entire Operating Systems. On Windows 8/8.1 OS, DVDs can be played with a variety of players, such as VLC, KMPlayer and 5KPlayer. Instead, we can copy DVD onto hard drive for further playing, editing or uploading or even rip DVD to iPhone, iPad and Android video formats supported through some built-in tools or open-source free software such as Handbrake that supports free DVD video conversion.

Handbrake: Best Free DVD Ripper for Windows 8/8.1?

Handbrake can provide good effect when converting DVD to some video formats like MP4 (M4V for Apple users). However, this free DVD ripper has not been supportable for encrypted DVD directly. Some third-party tool/codec (e.g. VLC) has to be used in conjunction with Handbrake to read and preview DVDs. Despite that, the output chapters of DVD video are out of order sometimes.

Besides, Handbrake is more suitable for advanced users than new users because it requires manual parameter settings, and is more for Apple users than Windows users because it runs more stably on macOS. In these senses, Handbrake is not an fast free DVD ripping program for Windows 8, nor a solid DVD software for copy-protected DVDs.

Best Free DVD Ripper for Windows 8/10 with Encrypted DVD Supported

WinX DVD Ripper [100% clean & safe] delivers its basic feature: DVD ripping without limitations. Unlike Handbrake, this free DVD ripper for Win 8 has no limits on DVD inputs, be it homemade DVDs, commercially copyright protected DVDs like DVD encrypted by Disney 99-title DRM, Sony bad sector, Lionsgate fake playlist, region code, CSS, AACS, etc. Moreover, unlike 5-min DVD rip limit, it has no limits on DVD conversion length or time; you can rip as many DVD discs as you want with main title ripping or full title backup. There is no limits on output formats, with preset 350+ profiles, any video format accessible, MP4, H264, HEVC, MOV, MKV, AVI, M4V, FLV, iPhone, iPad, Android, Xbox, PS5...

And you'll be pleased to see the No.1 Fast Speed, as fast as 250-320FPS to rip a full DVD within 5 mins if your hardware configurations are also high-end and Win 8 computer supports GPU hardware acceleration tech as this free ripper does.

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Note: Please DO NOT use WinX DVD Ripper to rip rental DVDs

How to Fast Free Rip (Protected) DVD on Windows 8/10 without Limitations

Free download, install WinX DVD Ripper on your Windows (8/7/10) PC or macOS (Big Sur) (free download Mac version).

Step 1: Launch this free DVD ripper on your Windows 8 computer

before or after you insert the source DVD to your DVD-ROM. Then click "DVD Disc" button on the UI to import the DVD movie.

Step 2: Select your target video formats.

You have various choices to output your DVDs, including MP4, MPEG, WMV, FLV, MOV, MP3, etc. You can also use the ready-made profiles for mobile device so as to play back DVD movies on iPhone 11/Pro/XS/Max, iPad, Apple TV, Android phone, PSP, etc.

For fastest DVD to Windows 8 free ripping, MPEG format is highly recommended. WinX free DVD ripper is capable of copying the main movie content of a whole DVD to MPEG video within 5 minutes (also depending on the configuration of your computer).

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Step 3: Choose the output folder and hit "Run" button to begin free ripping DVD to the hard drive of Windows 8 OS computer.

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Both WinX free DVD ripper and Handbrake cannot support the latest DVD protected with advanced Disney X-project DRM. You are suggested to turn to WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, the upgraded version of DVD ripper if you need to rip encrypted DVDs on Win 7/Win 8. It is designed to rip both homemade and commercial DVDs to AVI, MP4, MTS, MOV, WMV, etc., convert DVDs to iPad iPhone Android and Windows friendly digital files, and copy DVDs to ISO images, DVD folder or MPEG2 file at fastest speed in the world.

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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author - Donna Peng

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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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