Top 5 Best DVD Ripping Tools for All Windows/Mac Users

Diana Joan

Nov 21, 2014 08:06 am / Posted by Diana Joan

What can you do with a DVD ripping tool? And why a DVD ripper can make your daily digital entertainment more pleasant? What are the best DVD ripping tools than can meet all your requirements for making full use of your DVD collections?

Part I. What Are the Key Features That the Best DVD Ripper Shall Have?

-Remove DVD copy protection to copy and backup DVD movies in case of damage, scratches, inconvenience, etc.
-Rip DVD for viewing on mobile device, game consoles, HD media players, etc.
-Able to copy DVD main movie only without any extras.
-Able to copy the entire DVD disc without any quality loss.
-Extract audio from a DVD movie to MP3, WMA, OGG, etc.
-Trim clips from a DVD movie for further editing in video editing and processing programs.
-Allow viewers to choose preferred subtitle languages and audio tracks.
-Support forced subtitles to provide users with translations when there is an alien language is displaying.
-Add online downloaded external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to DVD
-Support conversion acceleration.
-Select desired chapters to convert.

Part II. Top 5 Best DVD Ripping Tools Review (for All Windows/Mac Users)

Top 1. Pavtube DVDAid

Pavtube DVDAid can handle commercial DVDs with both region code and copy protection, ripping DVD disc movies, convert DVD IFO/VOB/BUP files, and DVD folders to various audio and video formats playable on different playback devices like iPhone 6S Plus/6S/5SE, Apple TV 4, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, HTC M10, Sony Xperia Z5/Z6, PS4, Xbox One, etc or video editing and processing programs like Adobe Premiere, Avid MC, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, etc.

The good news for those movie creators is that they can use this DVD ripper to make a 1:1 full disc copy of your DVD disc with the original file structure or main movie copy to backup only the movie content without the extras, comments, etc.

As for subtitle functions, you can convert DVD with desired desired subtitle languages and audio tracks. The forced subtitle feature enables you to get translations for alien languages,you can also download and add your favorite external subtitles during DVD ripping process.

For Mac users, they can download DVD ripper for Mac to copy/backup/convert DVD on Mac OS X El Capitan/Yosemite/Mavericks.

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Top 2. Magic DVD Ripper

Magic DVD Ripper can rip and convert DVD to VCD, SVCD, AVI(Xvid, DivX), WMV, MP3, MPEG2, MP4 formats or backup DVD to hard drive without any loss of quality. You can enjoy DVD movies anytime and anywhere without inserting DVDs to a DVD player.

Magic DVD Ripper can perform both DVD conversion and backup, and you will get the output without audio/video not in sync problem.

Top 3. iFunia DVD Ripper

iFunia DVD Ripper is an all-in-one DVD ripping utility helps Windows users convert movies on DVD (even protected ones) to formats that are compatible with all major portable media devices like The new iPad, iPad mini, Apple TV, PSP, BlackBerry, iPhone, etc. You can even convert your DVD movies to the newest HD formats and give you full control over settings for audio channel, bitsrate, trimming, cropping, brightness, contrast, and more.

Top 4. Open DVD Ripper

Open DVD Ripper can remove various protections from sources DVDs and convert DVDs to various video and audio formats such as AVI, MKV, WMV, 3GP, MP4, MOV, RM, ASF, MP3, M4A, WAV, MPEG-1/2, etc for a wide range of multimedia devices. It allows you to convert 2D DVD movies to 3D with high quality and edit DVD movies by trimming, cropping, adding watermarks, applying special video effects such as contrast, saturation, brightness, etc. You can choose desired subtitle and select the desired chapters to convert.

Top 5. CloneDVD DVD Ripper

CloneDVD DVD Ripper is professional DVD ripping software, which is specially designed for portable devices users to rip and convert any kind of DVDs (including copy-protected DVDs) to other media formats with excellent video/audio quality.It helps to rip DVDs to iPad, iPhone, iPod, PSP, Nokia, Android, HTC, etc, it can bypass almost all Rip Protections/Region Locks, it offers fast ripping speed and excellent video/audio output quality

Comparison charts with detailed comparison parameters for you to make proper choice.


Pavtube DVDAid

Magic DVD Ripper

 iFunia DVD Ripper

Open DVD Ripper

CloneDVD DVD Ripper

Remove Copy & Region Code Protection

Rip DVD to Common Video

Rip DVD to Device Preset Profile Formtas

Rip DVD to 3D Movie

Extract Audio from DVD

Full disc copy of DVD

Main Movie Copy of DVD

Compress DVD9 to 4.7GB Blank DVD
Trim/Crop/Merge/Rotate DVD Video


Adjust Video/Audio Parameters


Select Subtitle from DVD


Enable Forced Subtile

Add External Subtitle


GPU Acceleraion Encoding

Part III. Best DVD Ripper with the Ability to Rip Blu-ray As Well

It couldn't be better for a DVD ripper that owns the capability of ripping Blu-ray sources. One product from Pavtube studio can help you to achieve both DVD and Blu-ray ripping and conversion, and it is Pavtube ByteCopy (ByteCopy for Mac) with the amazing functions of ripping both DVD (DVDs, DVD IFO files, DVD ISO image, DVD Video_TS folders) and Blu-ray (2D/3D Blu-ray movies, Blu-ray ISO image, Blu-ray BDMV folders ) sources to any playback devices and video editing systems.

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What can Pavtube ByteCopy do for you?

-Rip both DVD and Blu-ray sources (including copy protected ones)
-Extract audio from DVD and Blu-ray
-Rip DVD and Blu-ray sources to various video formats
-Rip DVD and Blu-ray sources for video editing and processing programs
-Backup Blu-ray and DVD to losseless Multitrack MKV or other multitrack formats like MOV, MP4, AVI.
-Preview DVD and Blu-ray movies before conversion.
-Allow to choose desired subtitle languages and audio tracks.
-Support forced subtitle, enabling you to get translations for alien languages.
-Select desired chapters to convert.
-Able to copy DVD/Blu-ray main movie only without extras.
-Copy the entire DVD/Blu-ray disc without any quality loss.
-Edit DVDs/Blu-rays (save desired clips, remove black edges, add watermarks, apply special video effects, audio editing, insert subtitle)
-Batch conversion supported.
-Merge several clips into one and split one movie into several.
-Support NVIDIA CUDA and AMD APP technology to speed up conversion.
-DVD movie image capture.
-Supporting the latest operating systems: Mac OS X El Capitan(Ma version), Windows 10 (Windows version).
-Perfect after-sales services.
-Free upgrade for lifetime.
-Support refund without preconditions.

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