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Rip DVD to PC then to external HDD

Hi i have some dvd's i'd like to rip to my PC and then put them in my external HDD so i can watch movies in my dvd player.
So help please and if you can explain it the long but save way please do it! I know almost nothing about video formats like .avi... so tell me the the best definition format to watch it in my hd tv.


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easy to do, not sure on the legality

What type of device do you want to play the files on? if it is a DVD player why not just insert the DVD?

If you could clarify what type of device you would like to use I might be able to give you some more details.

A program that I like is called HandBrake, it is free and very easy to use. It will pull in most (not all) DVDs and output a file that is usable on any video ipod (classic, itouch, iphone). It will save a .mp4 file which is a quick time format. Once the files are on the computer you can drag and drop them onto the external hard drive.

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AVI HD or WMV HD are all compatible with HDTV well... As for ripping DVD, Handbrake or DVD43 will be a good idea as free DVD Ripping program/

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