Currently it is very easy to rip dvd with VLC Player. When you rip dvd with the free dvd ripper function in VLC Media Player, you change the file format of that particular dvd. In this way you can easily save this file on the hard disk of your computer, so you can watch it at all the time. In fact you just make a dvd back-up on your computer with this free dvd ripper. This is, for instance, very easy when you are travelling and you want to watch a movie on your laptop.
Another possible reason to set a dvd rip with VLC is to change the format of a file to a file that takes less space on your computer. When dvd ripping, the quality will decline, after all the size of the file will decrease because of the ripping process. That’s why it is important to use a good program, like VLC Player and the dvd ripper free function.
The advantage of the dvd ripping option in VLC Media Player is for example that it is fully free, so you don’t have to download other software. Another advantage of the usage is the picture quality, which will stay very high. This counts for the sound quality as well. Try it yourself by following the actions mentioned below.
New! Now you can not only rip dvd’s, but also BluRay’s with VLC! Ripping a BluRay with VLC Media Player is a completely new option. Currently the amount of BluRay’s that are being sold is very high, probably higher than the amount of sold dvd’s. That’s why it is very useful to rip BluRay. Make sure you select the option ‘BluRay’ instead of ‘Dvd’ when ripping.
Follow the next steps for the ripper dvd and/ or ripper BluRay option in VLC:
1. Place a DVD or BluRay in your computer
2. Open VLC Media Player
3. Go to Media –> Convert/save
4. Go to the tab Disc, select DVD or BluRay and choose Convert/Save
5. Go to Browse, select the location where you want to save your file
6. Give the DVD/BluRay a name which ends on .mpg
7. Now the file is on your computer