"I'm having a problem with DVDFab giving really slow ripping speeds. I tried to copy a TV DVD disc to hard drive, selected one of the episodes to rip to MP4/H264. It started fast and quickly dropped to 10 and below FPS. 3+ hours to encode! How to make DVD ripping speed faster? Any suggestions are appreciated!"
If you are an unlucky guy who are experiencing DVDFab DVD Ripper slow DVD ripping problem like the above questioner and seeking for helpful solutions to speed up DVDFab ripping, the following tips can do you a favor.
DVDFab DVD Ripper slow ripping speed may result from DVD disc, hardware or software settings. Thus, solutions will vary from different causes.
1. The DVD disc is scratched or has bad sectors.
DVDFab DVD Ripper may switch to a slow process if discovering scratched parts or bad sectors on a DVD disc. Please try to rip an intact DVD or fix the scratched DVD before ripping using DVDFab DVD ripper.
2. The hardware is not qualified for fast DVD ripping speed.
One important reason of DVDFab slow problem is that the CPU/GPU cannot support a fast DVD ripping speed that you want. In addition, not enough RAM, DVD drive read/writing speeds also influence DVD ripping performance. In this case, you can make use of the tips below to accelerate DVDFab ripping speed.
▪ Enable DMA
Enter 'Device Manager' panel. Unfold IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. Right click ATA Channel 0/1 and select Properties. Click Advanced Setting tab and check 'Enable DMA' option under Device Properties.
▪ Re-install IDE Controller
Get IDE controller from Device Manager. Right click the primary IDE controller and select uninstall. Restart your computer and the IDE controller will be automatically installed.
▪ Update Firmware
Updated or hacked firmware can help you bypass the DVD ripping speed limitation which is set by some DVD-ROM manufactures to prevent users from copying DVD.
3. Adjust software settings to fix DVDFab slow ripping problem.
DVDFab DVD Ripper builds in Multi-core CPUs and updated with NVIDIA CUDA and Intel Quick Sync to speed up DVD ripping. You can adjust CPU cores to maximum and enable all GPU codecs from Common Settings module of DVDFab DVD Ripper to get the fastest DVD ripping speed.
Certainly, it takes long time to encode DVD to a HD video (for example H.265) so that you can choose to copy DVD to VIDEO_TS folder for faster DVD copy speed. Moreover, it is recommended to rip a DVD to local hard drive rather than portable/external hard drive or USB Flash Drive.
4. Try another faster DVD ripper.
If all above solutions fail to fix DVDFab slow ripping, you can turn to another faster DVD ripper. Referring to reviews from famous software download sites like CNET, we find that WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is verified as the No.1 fast DVD ripper.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum boasts its feature to fast rip any DVD (home-made, copy-protected commercial DVD, scratched DVD) to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, 3GP, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Surface Pro, PS3/4 and Xbox with possible highest video/audio quality. Owing to Multi-core (up to 8) CPU support, optimal configuration for newest CUDA and i5 i7 CPU, Super Encode Engine based on MMX- SSE & 3DNow! and Hyper-threading tech, it can convert feature-length DVD with 3-5x real time DVD ripping speed. It also supports 1:1 DVD copy to ISO image/VIDEO_TS folder and saves full/main title to a single MPEG2 file. For someone who only wants sound tracks from DVD for editing or other purpose, this fast DVD ripper can help extract audio from DVD and deliver lossless quality.
It fully supports Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 (32 & 64 bit). The Mac version – WinX DVD Ripper for Mac can also help you rip DVDs on Mac at a super fast speed.
Note: The software developer only advocates ripping DVD for personal use and suggests referring to the copyright laws in your countries before doing it.
Rip any general/encrypted DVDs to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, FLV, iPhone 6s (Plus), iPad Pro/Air 2/Mini 3, Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus, HTC One, Sony Xperia, Windows Phone, Surface Pro/Book, Xbox, PS3/4 etc, and extract soundtracks/music (MP3, WAV, AAC, AC3, FLAC, iPhone Ringtone and more) from DVDs with possible highest quality.
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