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Copying Dvds

by ElmGrl / July 19, 2013 7:09 AM PDT

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that I received as a gift. It runs Windows 8 which I like but I don't know how to copy my dvds to my computer. I travel a lot and don't want to carry extra movies. How do I download/copy my movies to my computer. I'm a novice..

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In a word. Handbrake.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 19, 2013 7:16 AM PDT
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I used Handbrake and newer movies allow this with UltraViolet (read ) allow what doesn't move over due to copy protection.

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Policies for one and second, consider the host of the forum.

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PS. The other titles that I've used.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 19, 2013 7:32 AM PDT
In reply to: In a word. Handbrake.

Sometimes I want the entire movie with menus and more. For that I use one item to get the DVD to an .iso and the next to play it. Here's the titles (both are free!)

1. ImgBurn
2. VLC Player

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