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How to Solve Handbrake Cannot Scan DVD Title or Title Scanning Failed

Can't Rip DVD with Handbrake? [Solved Now!]

If you are Handbrake (1.2.2) user, sometimes you will have Handbrake cannot scan DVD title or Handbrake scanning title failed error, like the case below:
"Why does Handbrake scanning fail, when I select the DVD Drive? And as well, sometimes HandBrake appears to get stuck 'Scanning Title x of x'. How do I fix this?"

Why Handbrake (1.2.2) Cannot Scan DVD Title, and How to Solve It?

Situation 1:
When selecting a DVD source, make sure you select the VIDEO_TS folder which will appear when you click the + beside the drive.

Solution 2:
Download and install libdvdcss to help Handbrake handle copy protected DVDs and scan protected DVD titles correctly.

Situation 3:
If you are trying to rip copy protected source, you need to note that: Handbrake on the Windows platform does NOT decrypt commercial DVDs alone. Then a Handbrake alternative is the best way to go.

Note: In US it is fair legal to copy your own DVDs to hard disk for personal use. And there are more than 80% DVD owners will make backup for their DVDs to avoid disc loss or physical damage. Considering that Handbrake often fails to scan titles, you're suggested to try Handbrake alternative DVD ripper. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is regarded as the best Handbrake alternative for ripping DVDs. Unlike Handbrake needs VLC installed to rip encrypted DVDs, WinX DVD Ripper natively supports and constantly updates to support newly released DVDs from Sony, Disney, etc. Free Download >>

Best Handbrake Alternative

Fail to Rip DVD with Handbrake? - Solved with Best Handbrake Alternative

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum/for Mac
Once-for-all solution to fix can't rip DVD with Handbrake problem, by supporting ripping any home-made or copy-protected DVD (incl. latest Disney DVD) to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, iPhone Xs/XR/X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6S, etc. fast and smoothly, without quality loss. 100% clean and safe.

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is the perfect example of a decent DVD ripping software that works well both for advanced and amateur users. - Editor's Review from Download3K

Handbrake is great DVD/video converting software for Windows, Mac and Linux OS. At times you need to learn about some minor issues about Handbrake when it comes to no-go condition. For instance, Handbrake No Title Found Error, Handbrake Stuck at 100% Error, Handbrake Crashed before Finish, Handbrake Cannot Rip DVD with 99 Titles...
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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.

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