Lists of Best DVD Copying and DVD Converting Software

Diana Joan

Nov 11, 2014 08:58 am / Posted by Diana Joan

For people who have invest a lot of money on DVD disc movies, a DVD copying or converting software is very beneficial for preventing DVD disc from scratches, damage. In addition, copying DVD to computer hard drive also gives your great flexibility and convenience for building your own home digital entertainment.

Part I. How to Choose the Best DVD Copying and Converting Programs?

What is the best DVD copying software? What features shall a good DVD coping/converting software possess? Take the following standards into consideration when choosing among so many confusing DVD copiers.

a. Remove copy protection

Most commercial DVD disc are encrypted with copy & region code protection to prevent illegal copy. The best DVD coping program can remove those protections with ease. Only quite a few DVD copying software can get rid of the protection and many are limited to copying non-commercial DVDs.

b. How long the whole copying process will take

The best DVD copiers can copy a DVD movie in half an hour or less. And some can finish DVD movie copying in less than 60 minutes.

c. Ability to copy DVD main movie

Sometimes, for time saving and space saving consideration,people may only want to copy the main movie without the unnecessary ads, comments, tidbits, etc for watching, so another standard you shall measure when choosing a DVD copier is whether it can copy DVD main movie and leave out extras.

d. Convert DVDs to device preset profile formats.

More and more of us are watching movies or on a smartphone, tablet or TV. The mobile devices we're using don't have DVD drives or any way of playing DVDs. A good DVD Copying/Converting software not only helps to convert DVD to device such as smartphone, tablet, tv, game consoles, etc supported file formats, but also enables you to directly rip DVD to device preset profile formats for direct playback with all the best profile settings such as video/audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution, etc.

e.Set subtitles during DVD converting process.

Subtitles plays an important role especially when you are watching a movies with foreign language that you don't understand. The best DVD copy software allows you to directly select your desired subtitles from original DVD movies to output. If you don't want the whole movie to have subtitles, but just portions that require translation. You can choose "Forced Subtitle" option. Besides that, if the original DVD movies do not have your desired subtitle languages, you can add online downloaded external subtitles to DVD movies.

f. Quality of copy

Copying DVDs successfully is one thing and the quality of copy counts a lot. The best DVD copiers are able to perform 1:1 full disc copy without any quality loss.

g. Stability and adaptability

Some DVD copying and converting programs may stops working suddently, or crash a lot when copying or converting a DVD movie. A good DVD copier and converter shall be stable in performance and adaptable and deal with different encrypted DVD discs.

h. Intuitive interface

If the user interface of a DVD copier and converter confuses you a lot, it cannot be regarded as a good one. After opening a DVD copier and converter, its main interface shall delivers clear sections and clearly tell you how many steps you need to finish the whole DVD copy and conversion.

i. Installation

An excellent DVD copying and converting program allows finishing downloading, installation, and getting it running in several minutes.

j. copy/convert not only DVD disc, but also Blu-ray disc

Some DVD copiers and converters are designed to not only copy and convert DVDs, but are also capable to handle Blu-ray sources, even though the Blu-ray discs are encrypted with the latest copy protection.

k. Rich editing functions  

Edit a DVD movie as you like before conversion couldn’t be better. Many DVD copying and converting applications allow people to trim, crop, merge, split, watermark their DVDs to create a personalized movie.

l. Built-in player

It couldn’t be better to preview DVD movies or even Blu-ray movies before conversion. So when choosing among different DVD copiers and rippers, please check whether they have a built-in player or not.  

Part II. Lists of Best DVD Copying and DVD Converting Software

Here are the top 4 DVD copying and DVD converting tools meet all the above mentioned features.

#1. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is an all-in-on converter integrating DVD and Blu-ray copying and conversion as well as conversion between different video and audio files like MKV to MP4, AVI to MP4, MTS to MP4, M2TS to MOV, etc.

You can copy Blu-ray and DVD in two forms: main movie copy without extras; 1:1 full disc copy without any quality loss. Of course you can convert Blu-rays and DVDs as well as other video and formats to popular formats that those mobile devices (iPhone 5SE/6S/6S Plus, iPad Mini 4/Air 3, iPod Touch, Apple TV 4, Android devices, Windows devices, etc), video editing programs (Adobe Premiere, Avid MC, Sony Vegas, etc), media players (WD TV, Seagate, etc), and game consoles (Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4,PS3, etc) can accept.

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Mac version Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is also available for Mac users.

#2. Pavtube ByteCopy

Pavtube ByteCopy not only performs 1:1 full disc and main movie copy of DVD and Blu-rays, but also allows you to get multi-track result by preserving multiple audio tracks, subtitles, and chapter markers.

The program also acts as a DVD Ripper/Converter and allows you to convert DVD movies to different formats for free playback on different devices and free editing in different editing tools.

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Mac version Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is available for Mac users.

#3. Pavtube BDMagic

Pavtube BDMagic can handle both DVDs and Blu-rays. With it, you can finish 1:1 DVD and Blu-ray copying or DVD and Blu-ray main movie backup. Also you can watch Blu-ray and DVD sources (2D/3D Blu-ray movies, Blu-ray Image, Blu-ray folder, DVDs, DVD ISO Image, DVD IFO files, DVD folders) on different playback devices.

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Mac version Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is available for Mac users.

#4. Pavtube DVDAid

If you’re a DVD collector, you shall never miss Pavtube DVDAid. It can help finishing copying and converting DVD movies, DVD folders, DVD ISO Image, and DVD IFO files to whatever formats you want.

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Mac version Pavtube DVDAid for Mac is available for Mac users.

Comparison charts with detailed comparison parameters for you as a reference.

Software Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate Pavtube ByteCopy Pavtube BDMagic Pavtube DVDAid
Bypass DRM

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


DVD Disc/Video_TS Folder/IFO/ISO Image

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

SD/HD/2K/4K Digital Video
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

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