Monday, August 1, 2016

The Difference Of DVD Copying, Ripping, Burning and Cloning

The multiple terms used to describe the common task of copying or extracting data from a DVD may seem confusing. This is because the terminology surrounding the making of a DVD copy may appear at first glance to be interchangeable. Copying, ripping, burning or cloning what is the difference? Actually, each of these terms has a nuanced meaning unique to a specific set of actions. 

The Difference Of DVD Copying, Ripping, Burning and Cloning 

DVD Copying 

DVD copy software allows the copying of an unencrypted DVD. Copying a DVD is often a two-step process, unless you have a DVD burner. First, the data is moved onto a hard disk from the DVD, and then it is recorded onto a blank or rewriteable DVD. Copy DVD refers to the process of duplicating content that resides on a hard disk and transferring that to another hard disk. In either case, making a DVD copy from an encrypted DVD requires bypassing the security restraints that the manufacturer may have placed on it. 

DVD Ripping 

Ripping a DVD refers to extracting content from a media-storage device that can be detached from a computer. This could be a CD, DVD or a USB drive. When someone rips a DVD, the resulting copy of the content will consist of unformatted files. Also referred to as digital audio extraction, the ripped DVD will first have to be reformatted in order for it to be viewable on a computer or other media. 

DVD Burning 

The act of making a DVD copy is burning a DVD. The term DVD is an acronym that stands for Digital Video Disc. The making of a DVD copy requires laser technology. The intense beams of light emitted by some lasers are powerful enough to burn holes in objects and can even damage a person's eyesight. Lasers produce heat through focused light. Burning a DVD simply means recording content on it with a laser beam. A burned DVD copy will have a unique spiral track embedded, or burned, onto the DVD. When a DVD is burned, the heat produced by a laser optically records data on the DVD copy through this laser beam. This beam changes the material nature of a dye used to specially coat the disc. 

DVD Cloning 

The increasing need is a good way to weigh out the pros and the cons of DVD to DVD clone. Cloning DVD free to DVD is far and away trend-driven. Firstly, DVD disc, in itself, is a rock-like but fragile object. It can be unreadable due to both inborn bad sector and physical damage or data loss caused by carelessness, overlong or improper storage, etc. Secondly, the content of DVD cannot be copied directly so that you have no way to share the interesting DVD video with your friends, and you have to return the overdue but unfinished DVD for study or entertainment to the owner of the DVD who probably is your boss, teacher or coworker. 

Copying, Ripping, Burning and Cloning DVD Movies - The best, simplest way 

Pavtube DVDAid

* Convert DVD sources to almost all audio/video formats
* Enjoy any DVD movies on various multimedia devices
* DVD Disc 1:1 Copy with original structure
* Copy main movies from DVD discs without extras
* Extract audio out of DVD movies for enjoying
* Create your own video with the built-in video editor
* Support batch conversion

Step 1. Run Pavtube DVDAid and import DVD movie. 

Install Pavtube DVDAid and run the software. To load DVD, DVD-ROM 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. Edit DVD episodes 

Select the episode you would like to edit, and click on “Edit”. Pavtube DVDAid features with the following basic editing functions: trim, crop, watermark, effect and audio replace. In the editor interface you can cut off unwanted edges (refer to the thumbnail below), determine the aspect ratio of output video, crop the movie to any length, add personalized watermark to the video, replace the original audio with whatever you like, adjust the volume, etc. Do not forget to click after settings are done. 

Step 3. Set output format and destination. 

Click on the format bar and there are various output formats for you to choose from. Apart from common video, audio, HD video, Flash video, there are customized formats for portable devices such as iPad, iPhone, PSP, Blackberry, Nokia, Zune, Creative Zen, Smart TV, VR Headset, Archos and video game consoles. In output path box you can set output destination. To further customize output audio and video parameter, you may click “Settings” button. 

Step 4. Copy DVD to specified video format 

Simply click on “Convert” button to start ripping. You can view the progress information and cancel it halfway. You could set auto shutdown as well. 

Whether you are copying, ripping, burning or cloning, remember that decrypting security-protected DVDs often opens the door to the possibility of copyright infringement. U.S. copyright fair-use provisions provide protection from prosecution if a consumer makes only one backup of a DVD copy of premium content encrypted by a manufacturer. In many countries, including the U.S., it is a crime to sell or freely distribute copies of commercially sold DVDs.

Related Software:

Pavtube ByteCopy : The best DVD to Lossless MKV solution, is a powerful program with the ability of backing up DVD collection to multi-track MKV without quality loss, ripping DVD movies to MP4 and MOV with multiple audio streams, and converting BD/DVD from hard discs to virtually any popular video and audio format so that you can freely watch movies on Apple iOS devices, Android OS devices, Windows RT/Pro devices, HDTV, 3D TVs, PSP, PS4, PS3, Plex, WDTV Live, Roku 3 and more devices. In recent update, ByteCopy can support ripping Blu-ray/DVD movie to H.265/HEVC MP4 with better video quality compared to H.264 MP4 in same profile presets. At the meantime, this multi-track Blu-ray/DVD converter can be considered as a user-friendly movie editing tool with the professional functions to trim, crop, merge, insert subtitles, export srt/ass/ssa subtitles, add video effects in the destination movie. 

Pavtube BDMagic : Convert 2D, 3D and standard DVD to SD, High-Definition formats or even create 3D videos with excellent video/audio quality in fast conversion speed. This BD/DVD to video workaround could output various video and audio formats, like H.265/HEVC, MKV, MP4, MOV, DivX, AVI, MP3, FLAC, etc so you can make a duplicate copy for your video collection, or share movies on numbers of popular media players,like Apple media devices, Android smartphones and tablets, Windows media players, various smartphones and more. Besides, you can easily customize DVD collection to export desired movies in your own patent. 

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