How to Transfer and Play DVD Movies on Android Tablets/Phone?

Diana Joan

May 15, 2014 06:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan

For DVD owners who has recently got a new Android phone or tablet like Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge/Note 7, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S, Sony Xperia Z5/Z6 tablet, etc, you may come the idea to transfer your favorite DVD movies to Android phone or tablets for watching when you are out for travelling? The bad news is that there are no hassle-free ways to watch DVD disc on Android device which has neither built-in DVD player software nor DVD drive for viewing the DVD disc, the good news is that there are many DVD Ripper software out there to assist you to easily address your head-scratching issues.

Free solutions:

If the DVD disc you own are non-protected home-made DVD, congratulations, there are many free DVD Ripper software such as MakeMKV, Handbrake, Format Factory, VidCoder, MediaCoder or Free DVDAid for you to get DVD played on Android phone/tablet. The following part to show you how to use one of notable free DVD Ripper app - Handbrake to free rip DVD for Android.
1. insert the DVD you want to rip into your PCs optical drive and then open the Handbrake program. You then need to click on the Source button located in the top left of the window.
2. From here you need to locate and select the DVD drive and click open.
3. Now that you have selected the DVD that you wish to rip, you need to set a destination folder for the ripped content to be saved in. This can be done by clicking on the browse button on the right hand side of the window.
4. The last thing of note that needs doing is choosing the file preset for your ripped DVD. Handbrake comes with a good list of standard presets for you to chose from (like mp4), so you can rip a DVD to Android or Android tablet preset profile formats.
5. Now you have the Source, the Destination folder and have set the Android preset profile format you want the DVD to be ripped to, the next and final task is the easiest off all; simply hit the Start button at the top of the Window and let Handbrake do the rest.

Pay for solution

If the DVD movies you own are commercial ones with copy and region protection, you'll find that all the above listed free DVD ripper tools won't be able to rip your disc. Furthermore, as DVD disc encryption frequently changes and becomes harder to crack, so you'll need to get a good program that can remove this encryption and download updates so it can break the most recent encryption.

After searching for best DVD Ripper software, you may find that Pavtube DVDAid for Windows/Mac gets high recommendation on many site reviews. The program has full support for loading DVD disc, Video_TS folder and DVD IFO/ISO image file formats. As for the output file formats, if you are an expert in video technology, you can opt to output Android phone/tablet supported digital file formats then get the best video playback settings by flexibly tweaking the output codec, bit rate, resolution/aspect ratio, frame rate, sample rate, channels, etc profile parameters on your own. If you have no idea how to do those settings, the program also grants to directly output Android phone/tablet preset profile 1080p/720p MP4 video or your Android device model preset profile formats.

Set subtitles during DVD ripping process

Unwill to use DVD subtitles when ripping to Android? By using the program, you can select desired subtiltes from original DVD movies, enable forced subtitles options to see subtitles only when actors are speaking a language that are different from the subtitles that your specified before or add external subtitles to DVD if the foreign language DVD movie do not contain any language subtitles you understand.

How to Rip and Move DVD Movies to Android Tablets/Phone?

Step 1: Load DVD disc into the program.

Launch the program on your computer, insert your DVD disc into your computer's optical drive, click "File" > "Load from disc" to load commercial DVD disc into the application.

Step 2: Set output format.

Clicking the Format bar, you can choose to select "Android Phones 1080p Video(*.mp4)" or "Android Tablets 1080p Video(*.mp4)" video under "Android" main category. This format will be compatible with all Android phones and tablets. You can also opt to output device preset file formats according to the specific device that you are desire to play video on.

Step 3: Set DVD subtitles.
Select desired subtitles: Check the movie titles you want to rip. Click the drop-down list of Subtitles, then all the subtitles info in the Blu-ray will be shown clearly, so you can select your needed language as your subtitles freely.

Enable forced subtitles: Tick off "Forced subtitles" option, you will only see subtitles only when actors are speaking a language that are different from the subtitles that your specified before.

Enable forced subtitles

Add external subtitles: Open "Video Editor" window, switch to the "Subtitle" tab, check enable, then you will be able to load external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to Blu-ray movies.

Step 4: Start DVD to Android tablet/Phone ripping process.

After you have finished all the settings, go back to the main interface, press the right-bottom "Convert" button to start to convert DVD to Android tablet/Phone with your preferred subtitle languages.

When the conversion is completed, click "Open output folder", a window will pop out with all your converted files. Feel free to transfer converted video to Android phone or tablet.

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