Windows 10 is at the end of the completion on its official version for consumers, which makes it vital for DVD collectors, who wanna rip and copy protected/region-blocked DVD movies on Windows 10, to screen out the best free Windows 10 DVD ripper software. So we hold a thorough review of top 3 free DVD rippers for Windows 10. There will also, doubtless, be guides on where to free get Windows 10 DVD rippers and how to convert DVD movies to MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, etc or copy DVD video to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android devices, PSP, etc on the new Windows OS.
"Installing the Windows 10 Technical Preview and Consumer Preview disables the PC's ability to play DVDs using Windows Media Player, regardless whether it is a homemade video or a retail movie DVD. Tried Windows Media Player as well as VLC. No dice."
Windows 8, unlike Windows 7 and its other predecessors, has no native support for DVDs. Comparing Windows 10 with Windows 8, surely there are many stunning new features, such as the returning of classic Star Menu, the enrichment of audio/video formats, including FLAC, MKV and HEVC/H.265, which makes 4K video playable on Windows 10, and so on. But, does Windows 10 play DVD? The answer is "No" according to users' test. At this point, a best free Windows 10 DVD ripper is of great importance.
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. As outlined below, we pick out best 3 free Windows 10 DVD ripping software for you.
Best Free Windows 10 DVD Ripper #1 - WinX DVD Ripper
OS: Windows 10/8/7 and lower
WinX DVD Ripper, a free DVD ripping tool fully compatible with Windows OS, supports decrypting DVD on Windows 10 to MP4, H.264, MPEG, WMV, FLV, MOV, etc, converting DVD movie to iPhone, iPad, HTC, Samsung (up to 80+ profiles) and extracting DVD audio into MP3. Most V/A settings are adjustable, incl. format, frame rate, resolution, etc.
Particularly, this free Windows 10 DVD ripper gives you ultra control with copy-protected DVD to easily remove CSS, region code, Sony ARccOS, UOPs, APS and RCE at amazingly fast ripping speed due to its unique support for Hyper-Threading. But, to rip Disney/Paramount/WB DRM protected DVDs, such as rip Star Wars 7 DVD, the upgraded version of this free DVD ripper for Windows 10 - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum - is the best.
Windows 10 DVD Ripper #2 – RedFox AnyDVD HD - [Shareware]
OS: Windows 2000 or later
AnyDVD, developed by SlySoft (now RedFox), was once another good free DVD ripper for Windows 10, capable of ripping region-locked or Sony ARccOS protected DVDs and allows accessing audio CDs. As to video editing, users will be able to disable forced subtitles and delays, and adjust video settings using this free DVD ripper and other DVD editing tools, like CloneDVD, at the same time. Although there are some not-so-good points of AnyDVD, for example, no words on its website suggest whether it will rip DVD to MP4, MOV or FLV, we still reckon it as one of the top 3 free DVD rippers for Windows (10) for it being free, user-friendly and capable of bypassing some DVD protections. However, due to legal issue, it is closed.
Best Free Windows 10 DVD Ripper #3 – HandBrake
OS: Windows, Mac and Linux
HandBrake (latest version HandBrake 1.0.2) is nearly the most well-known free DVD ripper software for both Windows (10) and Mac OS X to rip and convert DVD films from any format to MP4(.m4v) and .mkv, using 3rd-party codec libraries, such as x264, Libav (MPEG-2), and libvpx (VP8). Also it is a free Windows 10 DVD ripper for DVD video edition by adding subtitles, cropping and scaling videos, etc.
Cons: It is hard to figure out how to calculate video parameters, e.g. Bitrate, to balance video quality and target size; downloading installing libdvdcss is required to rip DVDs encrypted with CSS; cannot rip protected DVD movies, especially encrypted by Disney X-project DRM; limited output formats/devices.
|Product Name||License Type||Developer||Supported OS||Supported DVDs||Output Formats|
|WinX DVD Ripper||Freeware [Lifetime free]||Digiarty Software Inc.||Windows 98, NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit)||DVD disc (homemade DVDs, commercial DVDs: DVD 5/9, DVD ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW) DVD folder||MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, MPEG, H.264, etc.
iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Android, HTC, Samsung, PSP, etc.
|RedFox AnyDVD HD||Shareware 109.00 EUR [Lifetime]||SlySoft (changed to RedFox)||Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10||DVD, Blu-ray, audio CD||None|
|HandBrake||Open-source, GPL-licensed||The HandBrake Team||Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10||Unencrypted DVDs and videos||MP4(.M4V) and .MKV container formats;
limited video and audio encoders; iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Android tablet
All top 3 free DVD rippers for Windows 10 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 iPhone 6 with an upgraded version of one of the best 3 free DVD rippers for Windows 10.
* Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (for Windows 10/8/7 and before)
Step 1: Insert your Disney DVD into the drive and click "Disc" button to load the content. This Windows 10 DVD ripper will auto detect the right title among the 99 ones.
Step 2: Go to Output Profile -> choose "to iPhone Video" under the "Apple Device" option -> Select iPhone 6, Plus (MPEG4 or H264).
Step 3: Specify your desired output folder and click "RUN" to start ripping.
If the auto-selected title turns out to be not the right one, please feel free to Mail Us for technical support.
* Easily rip Disney/Paramount/Warner DVD movies on Windows 10 to AVI, MP4, H.264, MOV, WMV, MPEG, MTS, FLV, iPhone/6/6 Plus, iPad/Air 2/mini 3, Apple TV, iTunes, Android Samsung Galaxy Note 4/Edge/S5, HTC, Chromecast, Sony PSP/PS4, etc (up to 350+ profiles).
* Bypass All Copy & Region Protections at No.1 fast DVD ripping speed, including Disney X-project DRM, CSS, RCE, APS, ARccOS, etc.
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