How Do I Rip A DVD Or Blu-Ray To Laptop(notebook)?

Posted by Edwin Smith to DVD & Blu-ray Solution
on June 12, 2012

Here is a short walkthrough that show you how to rip a DVD or Blu-Ray in your movie collection to laptop, so that you can enjoy DVD/Blu-Ray movies on laptop anytime and anywhere without needing the disc, watch DVD/Blu-Ray movies on Xbox 360 or HDTV through connecting laptop to them via HDMI, or edit the movie in a computer video-editing program like Windows Movie Maker.


Step 1. Download a DVD-ripping program.

This is easily said than done. Because large software companies don’t want to get into this area because of the legality issue. Thus the only DVD Ripper Software you will find will be from companies you may not have heard of.

After we tested dozens of DVD Ripper programs, we recommend you Aiseesoft Blu-Ray Ripper for ripping DVD to laptop(notebook). With this program, you can rip any DVD/Blu-Ray disc including copyrighted ones to laptop preserving the original picture quality perfectly. It also can convert DVD/Blu-Ray movies to popular video/audio format AVI, MPEG, MOV, WMV, MP4, DivX, etc. Check out our Aiseesoft Blu ray ripper review, or Free Download Aiseesoft Blu ray ripper directly.


Step 2. Install Aiseesoft Blu ray ripper, run it and load source files to it.

Insert the target movie DVD into the laptop's DVD drive. For Blu-Rays, you have to connect an external BD drive to the laptop, i advise you to borrow one from your friends if you don't have a external BD drive. Then run Aiseesoft Blu ray ripper, click "Load Blu-ray" or "Load DVD" button to load source files to it.



Step 3. Open the output profile to select the output format on your needs.

1. If you just want to rip movies off DVD/Blu-ray discs to laptop, select "General Video" -> "DVD Video - PAL(*.VOB)", "DVD Video - NTSC(*.VOB)", "DVD Video - SECAM(*.VOB)" or "HD MPEG-4 TS Video(*.ts)"as output format.

2. If you would like to get the DVD/Blu-Ray to multimedia devices like iPad, iPod etc, select a right video format form the "General Video" option. Aiseesoft Blu ray ripper caters almost all the popular video/aduio format as output files like AVI, MPEG, MOV, WMV, MP4, DivX, etc.



Step 4. Choose a destination folder.

Select a folder on your laptop's hard drive where you would like for the DVD or Blu-Ray files to save. To select a folder, click the "Browse" button, navigate to the folder in the window and click "OK."


Step 5. Start the ripping or conversion

After accomplish all the settings, click on the Convert button. Once ripping is complete, a copy of the DVD/Blu-Ray disc or a video file in new format converted from DVD/Blu-Ray are saved to the destination folder you indicated on the laptop.


Tip: If your DVD's are common ones without rightcopy, you can use Handbrake to convert DVD to laptop. Handbrake is
A popular DVD Converterfreeware for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, which will make it easier to convert a DVD to any format (like for iPad(2), Galaxy Tab, iPod touch: H.264/MPEG-4).


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