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Top 3 Free Windows 10/11 DVD Rippers| Free Rip DVD to MP4/AVI/WMV/ISO on Windows 10/11

The fact of upgrading to Windows 10/11 is undeniable with Windows 7 support coming to end on Jan 14, 2020. It is important to notice that the native DVD playback option has been killed from Windows 10. So DVD owners may need to screen out a Windows 10/11 DVD ripper to convert DVD to digital file for easy playback on Windows 10/11.

Don't be panic, we hold a thorough review of top 3 free DVD rippers for Windows 10/11. You will find a favorite DVD ripping tool to rip DVD to MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, ISO and other formats on Windows 10/11.

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WinX DVD Ripper is one of the best free Windows 10/11 DVD rippers that can rip DVDs incl. copy-protected discs to MP4, H.264, HEVC, AVI, WMV, FLV, MOV, MPEG or copy DVD videos to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Samsung, HTC, etc at ultra-fast ripping speed.

Please DO NOT use WinX DVD Ripper to rip rental DVDs.

Part 1 Review of Top 3 Best Free DVD Rippers for Windows 10/11

A DVD ripper, coming with various conversion choices (a long list of supported input & output video formats and devices), enabling access to encrypted DVDs, equipped with customization tools (to trim/crop video and adjust video parameters) and featuring ease of use, would be the one we prefer, provided that the DVD ripper is free and compatible with Windows 10/11. As outlined below, we pick out best 3 free Windows 10/11 DVD ripping software for you.

Best 3 Free DVD Rippers for Windows 10/11 at a Glance

  1. WinX DVD Ripper
  2. DVD Shrink
  3. HandBrake
WinX DVD Ripper icon

WinX DVD Ripper

User rating: ★★★★☆
Supported OS: Windows 10/11 and before

Input DVD Types: Homemade/copy protected DVD disc, ISO image, VIDEO_TS folder
Output Format/Devices: MP4, MPEG, HEVC, H.264, FLV, MOV, MP3, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Samsung, HTC, PSP, etc.
Output excellent image quality at no.1 fastest DVD ripping speed due to support for Level-3 Hardware Acceleration, Hyper-Threading and Super Encode Engine based on MMX- SSE & 3DNow!. Unlock region codes and remove commercial DVD copy protections.
Not support Disney protected DVDs. You need to upgrade to Platinum Version to rip Disney DVDs.

Free DVD Ripper for Windows 10 - WinX DVD Ripper
WinX DVD Ripper
DVD Shrink icon

DVD Shrink

User rating: ★★★☆☆
Supported OS: Windows (no statement on official page, but runs well on Windows 10)
DVD Shrink free download on Softpedia

DVD Types: Homemade DVD, VIDEO_TS
Output format: VIDEO_TS folder, ISO image
Unlock region codes and some copy protections
ISO is not acceptable.
No digital output formats or devices, like MP4, iPhone, Android, etc (more for DVD burning).
No constant update. Find no way to delete the loaded dvd content.

DVD Shrink ripper
DVD Shrink Ripper
HandBrake DVD ripper icon


User rating: ★★★☆☆
Supported OS: Windows 7 or later (incl. Windows 10)
HandBrake-1.3.3-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe - 64 bit

DVD Types: Homemade DVD, some CSS copy protected DVD
Output Devices: iPhone, iPad, iPod, iTunes, Apple TV, Android, Windows Phone, etc.
Hardware acceleration
Bypass CSS DVD protection only if libdvdcss.dll/libdvdcss.pkg is installed previously.
Hard to figure out how to calculate video parameters, e.g. Bitrate, to balance video quality and target size.
Cannot rip most protected DVD movies, especially encrypted by Disney X-project DRM.

Check tutorial on how to use Handbrake properly >>

HandBrake DVD Ripper
HandBrake DVD Ripper

Part 2 Best DVD Rippers for Windows 10/11 Detailed Comparison


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WinX Free DVD Ripper

Supported Input formats

DVD disc, VIDEO_TS folder

ISO Image

Supported DVD Copy Protection

Region Code, CSS, UOPs

Sony ARccOS, RCE, APS, etc

Upgraded Version
Disney X-project DRM supported. Hardware Acceleration.

Part 3 [Tutorial] How to Rip (Commercial) DVDs on Windows 10/11?

All the top 3 free DVD rippers for Windows 10/11 mentioned above cannot deal with Disney protected DVD movies, which contains 99 titles to confuse users. Here we will show you how to select the right title and fast rip DVD, be it copy-protected or region-locked, to MP4 with an upgraded version of one of the best 3 free DVD rippers for Windows 10/11.

First of all, download WinX DVD Ripper on Windows 10/11. (Tips: this DVD ripper is also compatible with Windows 8/7 or previous.)

Step 1: Input a source DVD.
Insert your Disney DVD into the drive and click "Disc" button to load the content. This Windows 10/11 DVD ripper will auto detect the right title among the 99 ones.

Step 2: Choose an output format.
Go to Output Profile -> choose "General Profiles" under the "MP4 Video" option.

Step 3: Start ripping the DVD on Windows 10/11 PC.
Make other settings if necessary. If the auto-selected title turns out to be not the right one, please feel free to Mail Us for technical support. Specify an output folder and click "RUN" to start ripping DVD.

rip protected DVD on Windows 10/11
Rip Protected DVD on Windows 10/11

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.

Upgrade to the Best Windows 10/11 DVD Ripper - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

  • Easily rip Disney/Paramount/Warner DVD movies on Windows 10/11 to AVI, MP4, H.264, MOV, WMV, MPEG, MTS, FLV, iPhone, iPad Pro/Air/mini, Apple TV, iTunes, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Chromecast, PSP/PS4/PS5, etc (up to 350+ profiles).
  • Bypass All Copy & Region Protections, including Disney X-project DRM, CSS, RCE, APS, ARccOS, etc.
  • Unique level-3 hardware acceleration is added now to reach amazingly faster DVD ripping speed than before.

Part 4 Frequently Asked Questions about DVD Ripper for Windows 10/11

Does Windows 10 have a DVD ripper built in?

No. As we know, Media Centre has been disappeared from Windows 10/11, making it embarrassing when users want to play DVD movies and TV shows on Windows 10/11. And so far, Microsoft haven't made any plan of developing a DVD ripper to cater to Windows 10/11 users. You must rely on a third-party DVD ripper to rip and backup DVDs to hard drive for watching on smartphone or tablet or streaming from networked drive or media server.

What is the best free DVD ripper for Windows 10/11?

The best free Windows 10/11 DVD rippers are WinX DVD Ripper, HandBrake, and DVD Shrink. You can read the reviews above to help find your favorite one.

How do I rip a DVD with Windows 10/11?

Follow these steps to rip DVD on Windows 10/11:

  1. Download and install WinX DVD Ripper. Then open it.
  2. Insert DVD into DVD drive.
  3. In WinX DVD Ripper, click DVD Disc button to import inserted DVD.
  4. Choose an output profile and click OK.
  5. Hit RUN to begin ripping DVD.

Is it legal to rip a DVD?

Technically, it is illegal to rip a copy of a DVD. But it is totally safe if you just make a backup of the movie for personal use, while government focuses on those who redistribute copies of DVDs for commercial use.


author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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