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How to use DVD Ripper
Sothink DVD Ripper offers the easiest way to copy DVD, shrink DVD and backup DVD to hard disk, with amazing speed and quality. With it, anyone can rip DVD (both protected and unprotected) to AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, MOV, 3GP, FLV, etc. And enjoy favorite DVD movies anywhere on any digital devices including iPad, laptop, iPod, iPhone, PSP, Creative Zen, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, Google phones, Nokia mobiles, BlackBerry, HTC and more.


Totally FREE Video Converter for All Multimedia Devices
Support AVI, MP4, 3GP, MPEG, WMV, FLV, and even HD MOV, MKV, M2TS, MTS, etc


Step by Step Guide: How to Rip DVD to Video

This guide will tell you exactly how to rip and convert DVD to video in desired format, like ripping DVD to AVI, step by step. Everything is so clear on the interface and you will easily find a clue to finish the whole progress. If you would like to know the ripping details, just follow the guide below.

You can free download the trial version of this DVD to video ripping and converting tool. If you want to get the full function, we strongly recommend you to purchase this software.


  • First, it is necessary to install the software, Sothink DVD Ripper
  • Secondly, you should have a DVD disc in your driver or DVD folder in your PC
  • Last, make sure your PC has enough free space in a hard disk for saving temporary files
Step 1. Add DVD Movie to DVD Ripper
After download and install this ripping software, first launch the program. And click button “Open DVD” on the top tool bar to open a DVD disc in your driver or a DVD folder in your PC. Batch ripping DVD titles is supported.

open dvd

Tip: There is a window on the bottom of the program for previewing the DVD titles. You can click button “Play” to preview your DVD movie. You may switch between Details mode and Thumbnails mode to view the information about your source video(s).
Step 2. Specify DVD to Video Conversion
After DVD titles are all listed in the program, you may go to General Settings or Advanced Settings panel to specify your conversion. Click the drop down arrow under "Target profile" and select a profile from the list. It lists kinds of ripping DVD to video formats and DVD to multimedia devices conversion pre-sets, which are specified different dimension, bit rate, codec, file size and so on. You may choose any one of them according to your own needs. Here we choose "Sony PS3 DivX AVI Video(*.avi)", which will use DivX codec and the output AVI video will be perfectly played on PS3.

Tip: If you want to customize all the properties by yourself, you may do the settings under profile in General Settings or Advanced Settings panel.

choose dvd to avi profile

Step 3. Rip DVD to Video
When the setting finished, click button "Rip DVD" on the top of the tool bar to start DVD ripping.

By default, DVD Ripper will jump over the DVD titles shorter than 10 seconds, which usually are some advertisement or other unnecessary clips, and directly rip DVD movie to video. So you need make sure the checkbox besides the DVD titles you want to convert has been ticked.

rip dvd

After several minutes, the DVD ripping and conversion will be finished. Isn't it easy? Try it now, and you can fastest rip DVD to AVI, MP4, MPEG, 3GP, FLV, MOV, MKV and enjoy your DVD movies on your portable devices or PC players immediately!