How to Rip A Damaged DVD?

Diana Joan

Dec 15, 2017 01:26 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Playing DVD disc is a happy thing, you can enjoy the wonderful DVD movies with family, friends. Sometimes we like to play the favourite DVD discs again and again, the frequent playback will damage the DVD discs, you may find the little scratch on the disc. We find most DVD collectors have met this trouble, they want to save the precious DVD disc by ripping the DVD with a third DVD ripper. Sounds so easy, but not all the DVD ripper can deal with the damaged DVD disc well. Here, we do the test and recommend you some reliable DVD ripper for ripping the damaged DVD.

Tip: Some users feedback that the DVDShrink and DVDFab can't finish this task well, they're both failing, we will try other DVD ripper for you.

Before you start to rip the damaged DVD disc, you also need to do some basic cleaning jobs or try the tips:

  1. You should also wash the DVD to clean the surface. You can use dish soap and a soft paper towel to dry.
  2. Some optical drives are better than others at reading problem discs.
  3. Some CD stores may have polishers and charge a nominal fee for the service.

Recommended 1 DVD Ripper for Ripping Damaged DVD

You can try the IsoPuzzle which is a CD/DVD recovery software. The goal of this program is to recover as much as possible data of damaged, bad burned or scratched CDs or DVDs. This version is experimental and supports only data CDs and DVDs with sectorsize of 2048 byte - Audio CD, VCD and SVCD are not supported.

Supported OS: Windows

Latest Version: 1.7

License: Freeware

Recommended 2 DVD Ripper for Ripping Damaged DVD

You have must known the MakeMKV which is a perfect DVD ripper and remvoe the DVD protection and provides the perfect MKV videos. It at least allowed you to get the episodes off the disc. Not a sure-fire solution but won't hurt to try. When you install this software on PC, it can remux/change the video clips from the disk into a set of MKV files, preserving most information but not changing it in any way(no video and audio reconversion).

Latest version: 1.10.8 Beta

Supported OS: Windows, Mac OS, Limux

License: Freeware

Best Recommended DVD Ripper for Ripping Damaged DVD

We find the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can do this task better than above DVD ripper, you can load the multiple DVD discs, DVD ISO/IFO images and DVD folder, this software can remove the DVD copy protection, like the DVD region code, DVD CSS, UOPs, etc. You can rip the little damaged DVD and get the multiple video formats from it, like the MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, H.264, H.265. etc.

You not can convert the DVD to digital video formats, you also can copy the whole DVD discs without quality loss, you also can get the VOB files from the DVD disc, you even can remux the DVD to the video formats you want. This software also provides the video settings which you can adjust the output video parameters, like the video codec, video frame, video bitrate, audio codec, audio channels, etc.

Quick Guide: Rip the Damaged DVD

Step 1. Open this DVD ripper by double click, then you can insert the DVDs to PC, click the File and choose the DVD disc you want to convert, this software can detect the DVD main title automatically. You also can drag the DVD videos directly.

Step 2. Click Format and open the output video format list, you can choose the video formats you want, like the MP4, MOV, WMV, etc, you also can choose the HD videos, 3D videos from the DVD.

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You also can enter the video setting and adjust the video parameters, for example: You can adjust the video resolution for compressing the 4K video or upscaling the HD video to 4K video.

H.264 MP4

Step 3. After the video options are done, click the Convert button to start the video conversion, Wait for few minutes, you can get the brand new video from the damaged DVD discs.

Conclusion: There are many excellent DVD ripper, you can choose one from this post, you also can try other DVD ripper if you have found. In general, I think the Pavtube Video Converter Ultmate is the best option.

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