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Dvd to computer converter software

by skidvisocky / July 11, 2009 12:35 PM PDT

Hi all! I am looking for suggestions what software ( and what format Mp4 Mpeg, avi, etc) to use for converting my dvds to a digital format to put on my netbook computer.

I have looked and read reviews but need software that can convert normal movie dvds and also tv series disc sets.

Also if anyone has any good suggestions on programs to use to watch them on would be great too. I am using a Toshiba netbook with N280 processor and with 1 gb ram (for now) if that makes a difference on performance.

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Did you try HANDBRAKE?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 11, 2009 12:48 PM PDT
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two softwares for you
by henriklykke / July 22, 2009 6:51 PM PDT

freeware

handbrake
http://handbrake.fr/?article=download
Tips: you need to have a .NET component installed before you install it.
There's a 7-day limitation, and no way to renew or purchase the software once the time limit is expired. and Can't do a back up of the movies you buy.

shareware

Wondershare DVD Ripper Platinum
http://www.dvd-ripper-copy.com/dvd-ripper-platinum.html#165
Tips: trial version for 30days with watermark on output. so you need to buy before really to use it. but it's easy to install and it's Highly support converting HD (High Definition). Not like some ordinary DVD rippers, wondershare can rip even copyright protected DVDs

magic DVD
http://www.magicdvdripper.com/download.htm
Tips: trial version for 30days with watermark on output. so you need to buy before really to use it. It is an ease-to-use DVD ripper, the function of backuping DVD is very useful.

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try this
by jacob895 / July 26, 2009 7:50 PM PDT

I also have a lot of DVD collections. When I met a good movie, I usually see it a few times for a better understanding. So I use a DVD ripper to convert my DVDs to AVI for a backup on my computer. Here are some guides show how to convert DVD to other video formats. http://www.rersoft.com/dvd-vob-file/dvd-to-video.html Hope it will help.

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dvd convert
by Leeqiangbypb / August 1, 2009 7:19 PM PDT
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RE -Dvd to computer converter software
by uSeesoft / October 29, 2009 12:52 PM PDT

here i know a dvd ripper
it can rip DVD movies and convert to all popular video/audio formats, like AVI, MP4, 3GP, MPEG, WMV, MOV, FLV, MP3, M4A, WMA, WAV etc, by titles and chapters. It also presets many parameters for your portable player. You can easily rip DVDs and convert to your iPod, iPhone, PSP, Zune and your mobile phone.
http://www.useesoft.com/dvd-rippers/dvd-ripper.html

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try using.... dvd shrink & vlc media player
by shmellgood / October 31, 2009 9:33 AM PDT

you can use DVD shrink to rip your dvd's and store the files as VOB's, I have about 3-400 dvd's stored as vob's, put them onto an external hard drive, and plug into my ps3.... very handy.
or your what you're after, copy the movies you want to watch frequently onto your netbook.

VLC plays almost any video format, it's free, download a copy and try it out.

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The DVD Ripper i'v used collection
by superkeyboardman / November 11, 2009 10:54 AM PST

1. MPEG Stream Clip FREE! Both MAC and PC
http://www.squared5.com/%20FREEWondershare%20http://www.wondershare.com/multimedia/index.html

The first ripping tool I ever used!; works well on both operating systems. And it's free! It can rip and convert any DVD into any video format. I definitely recommend purchasing it above other programs. Only downside is that it does not rip uncompressed audio which means it has to render in Final Cut Pro and most non-linear editing programs.

2. Handbrake FREE! Both MAC and PC
http://handbrake.fr/?article=download
If you're into free stuff, then you'll love Handbrake. It's a great program for what it is

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