The majority rips DVD to USB flash drive principally for facilitating DVD content playback and management. Nowadays, a large number of computers come without DVD drives, thus making users fail to play DVD disc directly. It is also one of the reasons why Microsoft drops built-in DVD playback capability in Windows 10. In addition, even if someone owns a computer with a DVD drive, he/she may be still unwilling to carry fragile and space-consuming DVD discs around.
Fortunately, a computer is always equipped with several USB ports. If you have already transferred DVD to USB drive, you can play DVD content on a computer without a DVD drive or with a damaged one without trouble. USB storage capacities have risen dramatically while prices have dropped sharply. We can easily get a USB flash drive with up to 256GB, and even 512GB and 1TB at an affordable price. Hence, we can transfer a great many of DVD movies to solid USB thumb drives, saving a huge amount of cubic room in our house and taking movie collections with us.
From the italic text below, we can also see users' requirements and understand the importance of ripping DVD to USB drive.
"I have a number of DVDs I purchased of old TV series that I want to convert to .avi files to go on a USB drive to play on my Android tablet and TV."
"I found your software by recommendation. My company evaluates used boats and we record the boat by DVD but now we would like to convert the DVD to a USB Flash Drive for our clients."
"Just a though, for videos and movies of not very giant size I could probably use a simple USB key, which will not be the fastest, but it's cheap and easy to carry."
People are inevitably in need to rip DVD for storing onto a portable USB disk (16GB, 32GB, 64GB, etc.) from SanDisk, Kingston, Sony, Toshiba, Seagate, or other brands. So how to make it? A DVD ripper is all what we need. We can easily google out tons of such kind of tools, free and paid, clean and ad-supported. Undoubtedly, it's a tough task to pick out a satisfying one.
If you want to free rip DVD to USB drive, we have some nice DVD ripper freeware to recommend, namely WinX DVD Ripper, HandBrake, MakeMKV, DVD Shrink, and Freemake Vide Converter. But after comparing them side by side, WinX DVD Ripper is a notch above others, because of the capability of ripping both home-made DVDs and copy-protected DVDs to USB pen drive, versatile outputs (MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, etc.), fast DVD ripping speed due to Hyper-threading Technology and Super Encode Engine based on MMX-SSE & 3DNow, super output video audio quality, video editing options, etc.
WinX DVD Ripper allows users to free rip DVD to USB disk on Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, etc. Mac users can work with it on macOS Sierra 10.12 and lower.
Here we introduce free rip DVD to USB drive with WinX DVD Ripper, a totally free DVD ripping software program. Please free download and install it on your computer first.
Step 1: Insert the DVD you need to rip to USB drive.
Double click to open WinX DVD Ripper, then insert target DVD disc to your DVD-ROM and click "DVD Disc" button of the ripper to load the DVD you inserted just now. By the way, you can also import DVD folder from your computer hard drive for conversion.
Step 2: Choose an output video format.
USB flash drive supports storing almost all kinds of video formats. However, when linked to a device for playing, the video file should be the format accepted by the device, for example, a smart TV, a computer and a desktop. So you are required to figure out the exact input video formats supported by the device you are to play the DVD video with. For portable devices including Android tablets, MP4 is recommended since it has wide application/acceptance, good video quality and small file size. For TV, MPEG format is so far accepted by most brands.
Step 3. Set your USB drive as the output folder.
Plug your USB drive into computer, and then hit "Browse" button to select a folder of the flash drive to store the file ripped from DVD.
Step 4: Begin ripping DVD to USB drive.
If you have nothing to adjust, just hit the big "Start" button to begin the fast DVD to USB drive ripping and conversion process!
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WinX DVD Ripper is capable of converting DVD to parts of common video formats. But it is NOT enough for users asking for Disney DVD ripping, 99-title DVD ripping, DVD to iPad/Android conversion, fast DVD backup solution, and so on. In such cases, 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) to iPad Air, iPad mini, iPhone (7/6s/Plus ), Samsung (Galaxy S6/Note 4), Google Nexus 7, Kindle Fire, HTC One M8/M9, PSP, Xbox, WP8 and so on. It is also ideal to fast backup DVD to ISO image file, DVD folder and MPEG 2 file, allow adding external subtitles and make video editing to the DVD.
Tips: If you want to copy a DVD onto a USB Flash Drive, so that it plays 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, you can 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.
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...
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