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If you use a DVD disc frequently and you don't want to bother to load and unload it all the time, creating ISO image is a practical alternative to back up data of the DVD/CD optical disc.
An ISO image is an identical copy of the original DVD disc, composed of the data contents of every written sector of an optical DVD disc, including the optical disc file system. ISO image file is useful for eternal storing, archiving, distributing and playing than optical discs. You can read the ISO image files in any computer without a disc drive and use them as a virtual disc in place of physical disc. To access and play the ISO image data, you can use programs like 5KPlayer, VLC, etc. to play ISO image file with no hassle.
Below we will introduce you how to create ISO image file from DVD or folder with the top ISO image creating software for Windows (10).
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is such a stellar DVD backup and DVD ripping program receiving roaring reputation worldwide. This top-notch DVD ripper provides you 4 DVD copy modes to meet your up-to-date DVD backup demands, one of which is 1:1 creating ISO image from the original DVD disc with original video audio quality in about 10 minutes. You can also clone DVD to a folder or backup DVD main/full title movie to a multi-track MPEG2 file, of which the last one only costs you 5 minutes.
If you think this all-in-one DVD ripper can just do you a favor of making ISO from DVD, you are wrong. It can do far more than that. This powerful ISO creator can also aid you to rip DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, FLV; iPhone, iPad, Android and many other video formats, devices by supporting any DVD copy protections (only for personal use). >> Check how to rip copy-protected DVD
In the first place, free download, install and run WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on you Windows (10) PC/Mac (free download Mac version), then follow the 3 simple steps below to create ISO from DVD or folder.
Step 1. Load the DVD Disc or Folder.
Insert the DVD into your DVD-ROM and click the "DVD Disc" button at the top-left, or tap the "Folder" button to import the data already existed in the hard disk.
Step 2. Choose ISO Image File as the Output.
Create ISO image from DVD or folder. Click: Output Profile -> DVD Backup Profile -> DVD Backup -> Clone DVD to ISO Image.
Step 3. Start Creating an ISO image from DVD or Folder.
Click "Browse" button to choose a destination folder to store the extracted ISO image and hit "RUN" to start making ISO image file of the DVD movie.
1. Further Convert ISO Image File to MP4, AVI, etc.
After you get the exact digital copy of the DVD disc by cloning DVD to ISO image file, if you want, you can use this ISO creator to further convert ISO image to MP4, AVI, MOV, etc. for playback on mobile devices whenever you want.
2. How to Mount ISO image to Create a Virtual Drive?
You can choose to use WinX DVD Copy Pro to mount ISO image to a virtual drive just like to insert a DVD disc to optical drive and use the created ISO image as a virtual disc. Or further use the DVD burner function to burn ISO image file to a new DVD disc.
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.
Best All-in-one ISO Image Creator and DVD Ripper for Windows (10)/Mac - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum
Perfectly 1:1 create ISO image from DVD or folder with identical quality at a lightning speed, and easily rip DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, iPhone, iPad, Android and many other formats and devices by accessing any DVD copy protection.
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