More interesting than Hololens, Surface Hub is considered as one of the real stars at Microsoft's kick-ass Windows 10 event. It is strongly believed to advance the way people work together naturally thanks to the responsive inking, smart touch capabilities with up to 100 touch points and tailor for group use.
But many may rise such as question: is this Windows 10 tablet shipping with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, plus the OneNote whiteboard and Skype only a machine for Business? The answer is satisfyingly negative because all work and no play makes Jack a mere boy : ) - Surface Hub is also good for entertainment! Why? Because it supports 4K resolution, comes with two sizes: a 55-inch computer and an 88-inch bigger screen device, and so on and so forth. The following text focuses on how to rip a DVD (no matter homemade or commercial) to Surface Hub video format. You should be aware of that an up-to-date DVD to Surface Hub Ripper is needed if you want to play your DVD on the new Windows 10 device.
- I have a number of DVDs I purchased of old TV series that I want to convert to .mp4 files to go on Surface Hub to stream to big screen TV.
Seldom DVD ripping software has the support for new Microsoft tablets, let alone the newly announced Surface-series interactive whiteboard, not only because of the disc and video compatibility, but also because specification of this device is different from others. Although many DVD rippers in the market are capable of converting part of DVDs to MP4, WMV, MKV or MPEG, they don't have the profiles for Surface Hub. So when you are choosing a DVD to Surface Hub ripper, you should consider the following factors:
1. Supporting DVDs as many as possible;
2. The converted movies can be played on Surface Hub normally without distortion, black bars, etc;
3. The conversion speed should be fast and fluent;
4. Being compatible with Windows 10 OS.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is such a tool that completely fulfils the requirements above. Above all, it is fully compatible with Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft WP8 ultrabook/tablets (like Acer Aspire S7, Acer Iconia Tab W700), WP8 mobiles (Nokia Lumia 2520, 1020, 920, etc.), Xbox (One), Zune, Surface Pro (1/2/3), Surface RT, and Surface Hub! It is the fastest DVD ripper: if the configuration of your computer is good enough, it will only take less than half an hour to rip the whole content of a full length movie DVD, while bypassing Region Code, UOPs, CSS, Sony ARccOS and Disney DRM protection, and you can play it on your Microsoft device for personal enjoyment.
Step-by-step Guide on Ripping a DVD to Microsoft Surface Hub
If you are a starter, you should first download and install this DVD ripper on PC or Mac to get ready, and then do the following things:
Step 1. Launch WinX DVD Ripper on your Windows or Mac OS computer, insert a DVD to your DVD-ROM and then click "DVD Disc" button to add the source DVD.
Step 2. On the Output Profile interface, find "Microsoft Device", click "to Surface Video" and find "Surface Hub". Click "OK".
Note: Surface Hub has not officially come yet, and the profile for this is coming soon, so here we just take Surface Pro 3 (MPEG) as the output for as a demonstration.
Step 3. Decide where to save the output file and change the Destination Folder through "Browse" button.
Step 4. Hit RUN to start converting the DVD to Microsoft Surface tablet at free will.
Besides helping you play back DVDs on Surface Hub, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (or for Mac) can rip any DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEG, FLV, MTS, MOV, and other mainstream videos for saving on local or external hard drive, convert DVDs for playing on iPhone, iPad, PSP, Xbox, Android/Microsoft tablets and mobile phones. It also clones a DVD to ISO image file/DVD folder/MPEG2 file extremely fast without quality loss with with Super Encode Engine, Hyper-threading tech, etc. The bonus features include bypassing DVD copy protections for personal use, adding own SRT subtitles to DVD subtitle track, merging movie titles, cropping and trimming, and flexible settings for advanced users.
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