"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."
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Ripping DVD to USB flash drive principally is 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.
Lifehacker.com suggested investing in a Flash Drive that will likely do a much better job of storing that data for us. 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 DVD drive or with a damaged one troublelessly. Since USB storage capacities have risen dramatically while prices have dropped sharply, we can easily get a USB flash drive with up to 256GB, 512GB and even 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.
Home-made and encrypted DVD movies can be ripped and saved into USB drive using free and clean WinX DVD Ripper. This ripper can fast rip DVD to MP4, WMV, MOV and other formats for later saving into USB drive.
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 free DVD rippers 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 and copy-protected DVDs to USB pen drive, versatile outputs (MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, FLV 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.
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.
"Quality" is another factor concerned by many movie fans. If you want to rip a DVD to USB drive without quality loss at all, we suggest you choose "ISO image file" or other option in "DVD Backup" mode of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. This mode is fast and 100% quality maintaining.
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!
WinX DVD Ripper is capable of converting some DVDs to parts of common video formats. But in cases 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.
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. | 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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