Review of best 5 Blu-ray Ripper for 2017 – Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper Recommended

Diana Joan

Apr 03, 2015 12:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Why we need a Blu-ray Ripper?

As the pinnacle of home home entertainment media, the high-definition and high capacity Blu-ray disc deliver a truly cinematic and immersive home video experience which can’t be provided by other media types. In addition, even though you can now conveniently download movies or TV shows from various popular online video streaming sites, however, you may be disappointed to find that some of your favorite movies or shows are not available on neither Netflix or Hulu, even you’ve found one, your Internet connection may not be fast enough to deliver your shows with the same high quality as that on Blu-ray disc. To enjoy any of your favorite movies with the best quality without Internet limitation, Blu-ray disc is absolutely your best choice.

Top 5 Blu-ray Rippers

However, as a physical media, Blu-ray disc are prone to damage or lose, it would be a waste of money to rebuy them or throw them away. What’s more, you may find that you can only watch those Blu-ray disc on your HD TV with the help of a Blu-ray player but have no luck to view them on your DVD player, smartphone, tablets, game consoles, more, etc. To always get access to the Blu-ray movies you paid you and enjoy them anywhere at any time as you like, you will need a Blu-ray Ripper software, which helps to make a digital copy of your Blu-ray library or rip the content from disc and convert them into a digital format for better playing and sharing.

What to look for when evaluating a Blu-ray Ripper software?

There are many Blu-ray Ripper programs claims to do the Blu-ray disc copying and ripping job. It can be a great challenge for you to find the best one on your own, after a lot of online testing and comparison, we have summerized 3 essential aspects: conversion, output and customization that you should use to evaluate a good Blu-ray Ripper software, the following part will illustrate those aspects for you with detailed information.

Conversion

– Effectively circumvents copy protections found on commercial discs so you can rip and convert all the Blu-ray discs in your collection.
– Own the ability to retain closed captions, which is particularly useful for the hearing impaired.
– Preview windows allows you to watch your video before it’s converted so you’re assured you’re getting a video file that meets your needs

Output

– Able to Produce various popular digital file formats such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.265, etc.
– Offer a library of conversion profiles that’s optimized for playing on a variety of hot devices including iPhone, iPad, Android phone/tablet, Windows phone/tablet, game consoles, TV boxes, TVs, etc.
– The converted video file produced by this Blu-ray ripper is perfectly suited to watch on specific device. The video and audio are flawless when compared to the original Blu-ray and the same content downloaded from online sites.

Customization

– Gives you the ability to perform some basic edits to your video before you convert it. Edits can be as simple as trimming or cropping video so you only rip the parts you want and adjusting picture values like contrast and color saturation.
– Allows you to adjust export settings such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc so you get exactly what you want out of a conversion.

Best 5 Blu-ray Ripper Review

Based on above listed standards, we have listed the following 5 best Blu-ray Rippers for you with detailed main function and features review.

Top 1: Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows/Mac

Pavtube ByteCopy

The Good:

Pavtube ByteCopy can powerfully and automatically bypass all Blu-ray copy protection including BD+, AACS, region codes, Cinavia, UOP, Digital Rights Management, High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection and BD-ROM Mark, etc and even the MKB61 and MKB62 encryption used on many new Blu-ray disc. It can comprehensively load 2D/3D Blu-ray disc/BDMV folder/ISO image file. It can also downwards accept DVD content including DVD disc, Video_TS folder and IFO/ISO file.

The program offers various copy copy and output format options to satisfy your different needs. You can make a 1:1 full disc copy of Blu-ray with original structure well preserved, a main movie copy without unwanted ads, comments, trailers, a lossless multi-track MKV copy with all your wanted subtitle languages and audio tracks well preserved. You also have the chance to rip Blu-ray to various popular digital file formats like AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, H.265, etc or hot devices and program like smartphones, tablets, game consoles, TV boxes, TVs, etc preset profile formats for directly viewing with the optimal playback settings. You are also allowed to extract audio and save as MP3, AAC, AC3, WMA,etc from Blu-ray.

This simple to use program features an easy an navigate interface, it keeps upgrade with perfect compatibility for the new Windows 10 and Mac OS X 10.12. The program is not free, charging $42 for one PC/Mac for lifetime version, which is more cheaper than other Blu-ray Ripper program on the market. What’s worthy mentioning here is that the program offers a trial version that allow users to try the program before deciding whether or not to purchase the registered version.

The Bad:

Not able to output Blu-ray to ISO image file.

The bottom line:

A top Blu-ray/DVD copy and ripper program to all of your with excellent ability to produe multi-track for playing BD/DVD movies on Media Players and portable device.

Top 2: Pavtube BDMagic for Windows/Mac

Pavtube BDMagic

The good:

Pavtube BDMagic has almost the same function and features as Pavtube BDMagic. The only difference lies in that it lacks the ability to output Blu-ray/DVD to lossless multi-track MKV/MP4/MOV format.

Tips: Both Pavtube BDMagic and Pavtube ByteCopy supports up to 6x speed H.264 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia CUDA and AMD APP technology and up to 30x speed H.265 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.

The bad:

It lets you trim a specific duration from a movie, but not allows you to precisely split video at a certain point.

The bottom line:

With powerful disc ripping capability, high quality video output and considerate backup solution and specific format templates for versatile portable media player devices.

Top 3. Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper

Aiseesoft Blu-ray ripper

The good: When it comes to decrypting/hacking Blu-ray discs and DVDs, Aiseesoft is about as good as it gets. Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper well deserves its high reputation in decryption, and it handles not only AACS, BD+, Region code restriction, but also Cinavia protected Blu-rays. By taking advantage of CUDA accelerating, the conversion time is greatly shorted. If you want to rip a Blu-ray to MKV and keep 2 audio language and external subtitles, Aiseesoft would be your choice.

The bad: It is lacking of DVD ripping feature. It does not support AMD APP encoding. The interface is not very intuitive. And Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper costs more than its alternatives.

The bottom line: Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper decrypts and rips Blu-ray title to various video files playable on next generation consoles.

Top 4. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

Leawo Blu-ray ripper

The good: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper comes with the popular feature to convert 2D to 3D. It can load multiple Blu-ray and DVD movies at a time. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper has stunning trim and crop feature- it trims movie more accurate and crops video more considerate than its competitors. If you have tons of movies waiting to rip and feel like having a Blu-ray Ripper queue them several movies for running overnight, Leawo is recommended.

The bad: Not recognizing Blu-ray ISO or forced subtitle (if there is). GPU encoding is restricted to Nvidia’s CUDA only. There’s no backup option for keeping original movie quality. The bottom line: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is a nice tool for DVD and Blu-ray ripping.

Top 5. Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper

Xilisoft Blu-ray ripper

The good: Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper can convert both standard Blu-ray videos and 3D Blu-ray videos to SD and HD video formats such as MKV, AVI, WMV, TS, etc. And it can preserve 3D effects when your source is 3D Blu-ray movie. NVIDIA CUDA and AMD APP graphic acceleration technology has been introduced to bring faster conversion experience.

The bad: The app does not decrypt Blu-ray protections and requires AnyDVD HD to be installed in advance for Blu-ray ripping. DVD ripping is not supported. The bottom line: Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper does not rip movies from Blu-ray Disc, but if you have had the Blu-ray cracked and saved onto computer hard drive, this tool would be helpful and useful for you to enjoy movies on iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP, Xbox, Zune, NDS, Wii, and 3D smartphones.

Side by Side Comparison of Best 5 Blu-ray Ripper

Software Pavtube ByteCopy Pavtube BDMagic Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper Leawo Blu-ray Ripper Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper
Price
$42
$39.2
$55.30
$44.95
$39.95
Bypass DRM

Input File Formats
Blu-ray Disc/BDMV Folder/ISO Image

Not recognizing Blu-ray ISO
DVD Disc/Video_TS Folder/IFO/ISO Image

3D Blu-ray Disc/BDMV Folder/ISO Image

Copy Features
1:1 Full Disc Copy
Main Movie Copy
Custome Copy
Output File Formats
Lossless Multi-track MKV
Common SD
Commmon HD
Create 3D Movies
Device Preset Profile Formats
Subtitle Function
Select Desired Subtitles or Tracks
Enable Forced Subtitles
Add External SRT/ASS/SSA Subtitles
Extract SRT Subtitle
Advanced Features
Preview Video
Modify Output Profile Parameters
Edit Videos
NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD APP technology
GPU encoding is restricted to Nvidia’s CUDA only
GPU encoding is restricted to Nvidia’s CUDA only

Conclusion:

Q: Which is the cheapest Blu-ray Ripper.

A: Pavtube BDMagic will charge you for only $39.3.

Q: Which Blu-ray ripper keeps Blu-ray movie structure (including chapters)?
A: Pavtube ByteCopy and Pavtube BDMagic.

Q: Which Blu-ray ripper keeps multiple audio tracks and subtitles?
A: Pavtube ByteCopy.

Q: Which encode Blu-ray with NVIDIA’s CUDA support (GPU computing)?
A: Pavtube BDMagic and Pavtube BDMagic supports both Nvidia CUDA and GPU acceleartion for encoding H.264 and H.265 codec.

Q: Which does better on Blu-ray hacking/cracking?
A: Not a Blu-ray ripper is able to crack all the Blu-ray Discs as decryption always falls behind encryption. So it’s a question of upgrade and tech support. All the three updates their software along with the come up of new BD+ keys. Pavtube ByteCopy and Pavtube BDMagic will charge free for lifetime update.


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *