How to Free Rip DVD to USB(-C) Flash Drive Easily?With WinX DVD Ripper, Only 4 Easy Steps Needed

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How to Free Rip DVD to USB(-C) Flash Drive with WinX DVD Ripper?

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Ripping DVD to USB flash drive is for more convenient DVD playback and management. If you transfer DVD to USB drive, you can play DVD content anywhere anytime without carrying DVD drive or space-consuming DVD discs around. Since USBs nowadays have larger storage capacities at lower prices, it's easy to get a USB flash drive from SanDisk, Kingston, Sony, Toshiba, Seagate, or other brands with 256GB, 512GB and even 1TB. So why not convert DVD to digital files and transfer tons of DVD movies to solid USB thumb drives, saving a huge amount of cubic room in house and taking movie collections with us?

But How can You Copy a DVD to a USB Stick?

Step 1. Insert the DVD into the disk drive and a USB into the USB port.
Step 2. Double-click the DVD drive. Find and copy all of the DVD's contents and files like ISO image or DVD folder.
Step 3. Open the USB drive, then copy and paste DVD files to USB drive.


1. Your USB drive should have enough storage (a DVD contains around 4.5GB).
2. Copy a DVD to USB drive may be easy, but the playback may be not. Some players can't open the DVD folder, ISO image or other DVD media.
3. The above method applies to non-protected DVDs only. In fact, there are various encryptions imposed on a DVD to prevent you from copying a DVD to USB or other storages directly. When you move a protected DVD to USB flash drive via the way above, you will find the DVD empty, the files corrupted, or unplayable...

If you want to transfer protected DVDs to USB sticks in any formats with smaller size, you need a DVD ripper. Below we share an effective way to free rip DVD to USB drive.

Why Is WinX DVD Ripper the Best Option

A DVD ripper is all what we need to put a DVD movie to USB. We can easily google out tons of such kind of tools, free and paid, clean and ad-supported. For example, you can rip DVD with VLC, Handbrake, MakeMKV, DVD Shrink, and Freemake Vide Converter. But as far as DVD protection is concerned, you need a stronger DVD to USB converter.

There is a nice free DVD ripper to recommend, namely WinX DVD Ripper.
* Rip home-made and copy-protected DVDs with common protections like CSS, Region codes, RCE, etc.
* Copy DVD to a USB stick in ISO image, Video_ TS folder with 100% quality, or versatile outputs (MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, FLV etc.).
* Fast DVD ripping speed due to Intel QSV/NVIDIA CUDA/NVENC hardware acceleration, Multi-core CPU, Hyper-threading Technology and Super Encode Engine based on MMX-SSE & 3DNow.
* Free rip DVD to USB flash drives (-C) within simple clicks.

How to Rip DVD to USB(-C) Drive with Free WinX DVD Ripper

Below is the guide to free rip DVD to USB drive with WinX DVD Ripper. First, free download and install this DVD ripping program.
Free download Windows version
Free download Mac version

Step 1: Insert the DVD you need to rip to USB drive.

Run WinX DVD Ripper, then insert target DVD disc to your DVD-ROM. Click "DVD Disc" button to load the DVD. You can also import DVD folder, DVD ISO image from your computer hard drive.

Step 2: Select an output format.

You can save files in any format to USB flash drive. However, if you want to play DVD from an external USB drive on other devices, for example, a smart TV, a computer and a desktop, select a format accepted by the device.

If you're not clear, try to convert DVD to MP4 for its wide compatability, good quality and small file size.

Free rip DVD to USB flash drive in MP4 format
Free rip DVD to USB flash drive

"Quality" is another important factor. If you want to copy DVD in 1:1 to USB drive without quality loss, you're suggested to choose "ISO image file" or DVD main/full title backup in "DVD Backup" mode using the advanced version WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. This mode has 100% quality maintained.

Step 3: Set your USB drive as the output folder.

Plug your USB drive into computer, then hit "Browse" button and select a folder in the USB flash drive for the DVD converted file.

Step 4: Let's get it started.

You can adjust the subtitle, audio tracks, edit, etc. After that, hit the big "RUN" button to copy DVDs to USB flash drive.

Video Tutorial on How to Copy DVD to USB Drive with WinX DVD Ripper

What If WinX DVD Ripper Fails to Access New Protected DVDs?

WinX DVD Ripper is capable of converting some DVDs to parts of common video formats. But in case the DVD cannot be ripped with free WinX DVD Ripper, please come round to use the advanced edition – WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, which is good at ripping any DVDs, even the latest and strongly encrypted 99-title DVDs, workout and alike released by Disney, Paramount, Warner Bros., etc.

In addition, the Platinum version is able to convert DVD to 350+ format & device profiles, as well as doing 1:1 copy DVD to ISO image/DVD Folder/MPEG2. Thanks to hardware acceleration and advanced DVD decryption technology, this DVD ripper has become the strongest and fastest one in the market and will always be the 1st to support new DVDs. Please free download to have a try.

Free Download for Win 7 or higher
Free Download for Mac OS X 10.6 or later

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

Tips: If you want to copy a DVD onto a USB flash drive and play it just as it would from the DVD, i.e. a Menu displays and then you click in the relevant heading in the Menu, say, Play All, Play selected items, and so forth, chose "Clone DVD disc to ISO image" or "Clone DVD to folder" under DVD Backup category to copy DVD while preserving all Menus, Subtitles & Languages. | WinX DVD Ripper Platinum User Guide

Related External Source from Wiki:

DVD - A digital optical disc storage format which 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...
USB Flash Drive - A USB flash drive, also variously known as a USB drive, USB stick, thumb drive, pen drive, flash-disk, or USB memory, is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated USB interface...


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.

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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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