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Is The Shape of Water the Winner of Oscars in Your Heart?

The article will unfold the best way to get the DVD rip of movie The Shape of Water by ripping and copying DVDs to MP4.

The Shape of Water, a romantic fable about a janitor who falls in love with a merman, has taken the lead in The 90th Academy Awards with 13 nominees and as the winner of The Best Picture, The Best Directing, Music (Original Score) and Production Design. It has turned into a war cry for female empowerment and inclusion. But is The Shape of Water the winner in your heart?

The DVD of The Shape of Water was released on March 13, 2018, with the DVD premiere on the same day in the United States. By watching the full DVD version, will you take in dedicate cinematic scenes, wonderful plot and outstanding performances, screenplay, direction, production design in high definition, as well as the original video and 5.1 Channel AC3/DTS Dolby Audio effect. Better still, if be digitalized, the DVD content will be able to be watched on iOS, Android and more devices without the need of Wi-Fi or 4G network. But how to rip DVD The Shape of Water?

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The Shape of Water – Movie Info

Release Date: Mar 13, 2018 on DVD | Feb 27, 2018 on iTunes and Amazon
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Sally Hawkins | Doug Jones | Octavia Spencer, etc.
Production Co.: Bull Productions, Double Dare You (DDY), Fox Searchlight Pictures
Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Rated: R
Summary: In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. – From IMDb

How to Rip DVD The Shape of Water?

The Shape of Water directed by Guillermo del Toro won the Academy without being too threatening. Many movie indicts can't wait for the availability of DVD (now it is the No.1 most requested DVD for the release date on But can it easily be ripped out since it is the very latest disc distributed by 20th Century Fox and produced together by Bull Productions, Double Dare You and Fox Searchlight Pictures?

No, definitely not easy. Although not as intricate as one released by Disney, the DVD of The Shape of Water also challenges many DVD ripping and backup software. Someone poses a question like:

"Can't seem to rip the DVD 'The Shape of Water'. When I try to copy it with many ordinary DVD rippers, it pops up an error message, or creates a continuous loop."

But it can be succeeded with a professional DVD program, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, which can deal with almost all new and commercial DVDs. It will help you convert DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, or to YouTube, iPhone, Android formats and so on. For folks who are new to this software, please follow the guide below after you have downloaded and installed it on a PC or Mac:

Step 1: Load the DVD of The Shape of Water.
Insert the genuine disc into your DVD-ROM, or load a virtual version (like .iso file or a DVD folder) before launching the software. After clicking "DVD Disc" button, the dialogue box will let you select the source DVD, and the title checkbox will help you select out the main DVD title to rip. The software will auto-analyze the title for you.

Rip/Copy DVD The Shape of Water

Step 2: Select an Output Format.
After the Output Profile window pops up, select a preferred output format you like, ranging from general video audio formats to direct playback devices.

Step 3: Set the Destination Folder.
The setting of Destination Folder on the bottom left will let you find the output file later more conveniently.

Step 4: Choose Advanced Technology Mode.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is Intel and nVIDIA hardware encoder and multi-CPU utilization enabled. Besides, you can choose to select High Quality Engine, Deinterlacing and Safe Mode for more specific and advanced user needs. All reach for faster speed and higher image quality.

Step 5: Edit the Movie if Necessary.
The "Edit" feature allows you to choose English or foreign subtitle (forced subtitle) track, add extra SRT subtitle file, adjust audio volume, choose video/audio codec, BitRate, Frame Rate, Aspect Ratio, Resolution, or to crop and trim the movie.

Step 6: Start to Make The Shape of Water Ripped.
Tap RUN button on the right bottom and let the whole rapid ripping go. After a short while, the digitalized video file will be ready and can be opened and played. You can also transfer the movie from PC to iPhone iPad easily using WinX MediaTrans (without iTunes).


When informed of the synopsis for the first time, people can't refrain from feeling old-fashioned – yes, it's another human-fish love again, a lonely janitor forms a relationship with an sea creature that is being held in captivity. But differently and surprisingly, Guillermo assembles politics, conspiracy, prejudice and many other elements together.

It's the first nomination of Best Director for Guillermo del Toro, which was however, not out of surprise. It is the 10th film that has got 13 nominations at one time. Moreover, it was awarded the Golden Lion for the best film in the main competition section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival, and nominated for seven awards at the 75th Golden Globe Awards, winning for Best Director and Best Original Score, received 12 nominations and won four awards, including Best Director at the 71st British Academy Film Awards.

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