However, to watch Blu-ray or DVD movies, you will need to invest them in the DVD drive, for Blu-ray movies, specialized Blu-ray is needed drive on your PC or player for your TV. What’s more, for Blu-ray discs, Blu-ray titles are not cheap and depending on the release date or the popularity of the movie, you could be spending thousands on each one of them. Meanwhile, both DVD and Blu-ray are less convenient once you want to stream those movies around your home or slip them in your pocket as you walk out the front door.
Well, why not simply rip DVD/Blu-ray to SSD and watch them over-and-over again or whenever you want to and on any devices? Although technically it’s illegal to rip DVDs because of copyright protection, but the MPAA probably won’t be suing you unless you sell or distribute the ripped DVDs. As long as you keep them to yourself, you shouldn’t have to worry about any legal issues.
There are several such CD, DVD and BD rippers available online and while some are free, others are paid versions. Here I recommend you Pavtube ByteCopy. With this software you can make full movie collection out of your DVDs for editing with editing softwares or personally watching through popular devices like Apple TV, PS4, Xbox, etc.
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This powerful DVD to SSD ripper has strong Blu-ray DVD backing up and ripping ability that can rip DVD/Blu-ray either protected or not popular audio and video formats to stored in SSD for playback and edit without quality loss. Pavtube frequently update its software applications to keep up with latest disk protection, so you can successfully rip either latest or previous released BD/DVD Disc to SSD.
Besides, fully supported with NVIDIA CUDA and ATI stream acceleration technologies, Pavtube ByteCopy can rip DVD/Blu-ray video with remarkable incredible speed while still maintain excellent video and audio quality with preconfigured profile presets and parameters.
Meanwhile, simple clicks and video editing features are available. For example you can trim a short clip out of original movie content, crop unwanted black bars at the top and bottom of BD/DVD movie scene, or merge several titles/chapters and save into one file. You can alos adding watermarks into movie clip as copyright, splitting whole movie into several segments, attaching external subtitle files into movie, adding effects, etc.
If you are a Mac user, you can get help from Pavtube bytecopy for Mac, which has the same function as Windows version.
Free download and install:
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/bytecopy/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-ByteCopy/3000-7970_4-76158512.html
You may click the above buttons to download its free trial version and have a try. The following guide gives a general idea of how to use ByteCopy.
Step 1. Import DVD/Blu-ray movie
Install ByteCopy and run the software. Insert DVD into the DVD-ROM, for Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray drive is required. Click on “DVD ROM” and the software will import DVD movie from the optical drive and arrange them as a directory in file list. You can check any of the episodes and view them in the preview window. Taking snapshots can be done by one click on Snapshoot button when previewing. You can load DVD folder or DVD ISO/IFO image file in the same way by clicking on “DVD folder” or “IFO/ISO”.
Step 2. Choose suitable output format
Click “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu, you can see a number of videos formats specialized for different popular devices. For storing DVD/Blu-ray movies in SSD, and you can get “HD Video -> H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” as the best output format for playing in many devices.
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Step 3. Adjust video settings(Optional)
If the default A/V settings cannot fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to custom the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically.
Step 4.Start to convert Blu-ray/DVD to SSD
Press the “Convert” button on the bottom-right corner to start doing video conversion. The larger the DVD/Blu-ray files are, the more conversion time should be taken. After the conversion done, you can then get the converted DVD/Blu-ray files by clicking “Open output folder” button, the you can copy the files to SSD.
Now, you'll be able to watch your DVD videos anytime and anywhere you expect to.
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