BD/DVD to Digital – Blu-ray/DVD Disc Ripping Tips and Tricks

Updated on August 30, 2017

Why we need to Rip Blu-ray/DVD Disc movies to Digital Copy ?

It’s a wise idea to convert BD, DVD to digital copy for the sake of permanent safe storage. Besides, by converting Blu-ray, DVD discs to digital formats like MP4, AVI, MOV, etc., you can conveniently watch any favorite BD/DVD movies on iPhone/iPad/Android/PC/Mac without the discs. You can easily access the digital BD/DVD movies on the hard drive anytime and anywhere you want not bothering to bring a large pile of discs with you on the journey.

Is It Legal to Rip Blu-ray / DVD?

The biggest question on your mind may be the legality of Blu-ray / DVD ripping. In most countries, it’s illegal to circumvent the CSS and AACS in any forms. Thus, Blu-ray / DVD ripping would be at a risk of defying the Digital Copyright Act. While in some other countries, you can freely deal with the things you purchased but you can’t infringe the copy right. The law may allow you rip but don’t allow you to spread the ripped content or use the ripped content in commercial occasion.

According to our understanding, you may make single Blu-ray / DVD ripping for your purchased discs for the purpose of storage, learning and research. But any form of spreading the ripped content is illegal.

The last thing is that if the Blu-ray / DVD is recorded by yourself, for example, you made a Blu-ray or DVD Disc to memorize the happy time or event, it means you have the whole right to the Blu-ray and DVD discs, you can freely rip them.

What Do You Need to Rip Blu-rays / DVDs?

In order to convert BD/DVD to digital file, you may not refuse a helpful BD/DVD to digital converter, better be powerful, clean and easy-to-use enough.

Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper – Easily convert Blu-ray/DVD to digital video as MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, etc. on Windows (10) or Mac in about 5 minutes. Play digital copy of BD/DVD movie on iPhone iPad Android, etc. with ease.

Blu-ray Ripper for Windows

Supported OS: Windows 2003/XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10

DirectX Version: 9.0 or above

Processor: 500MHz or above Intel or AMD CPU

RAM: 64MB at least

Hard Disk: 512MB or above

Optical Drive: DVD drive(BD drive is required for ripping Blu-ray disc)

Blu-ray Ripper for Mac

Supported OS: Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9), Yosemite (10.10), El Captain (10.11), macOS Sierra (10.12)

Note: If you’re using Mac OS X 10.5, please click here to get Blu-ray Ripper for Mac OS X 10.5.

Processor: 1G Hz or above PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor

RAM: At least 512M physical RAM

1024*768 or higher resolution display

Optical Drive: DVD drive(BD drive is required for ripping Blu-ray disc)

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Besides DVD and Blu-ray , if you wanna to change some digital files such as MTS, MXF, 4K XAVC, XAVC-S , WMV, MPEG, MOV , FLV, MKV files to MP4 format, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What’s more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac.

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