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Windows 7: Keep my DVD Collection on Computer

24 Nov 2011   #1
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Keep my DVD Collection on Computer

Hi guys, I am wondering if there is a free way of ripping DVD's to computer, I tried Handbrake, but that costs, I want a free program that can rip DVD's and convert for free.

This way if a DVD gets scratched, I will always have a copy.


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24 Nov 2011   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

handbrake shouldn't cost you anything - it's free.

if someone tried charging you for it, then they're breaking the terms of the gpl-license.
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24 Nov 2011   #3
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Another way if you have lots of free hard drive space is to create ISOs out of the DVDs. Saves on conversion time & plays exactly like the DVD. Depends on what you want.
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25 Nov 2011   #4
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

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25 Nov 2011   #5
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
This +1

There are free solutions out there. However, in my experiences theres always a issue.
For example, they may work for some discs but not others, or they seem to have worked but the copy is flawed.

AnyDVD is a bit expensive, but it really is the best option. If you have a large collection of DVDs you want to store on your PC, its certainly a worthwhile investment IMHO.
It just works as expected.
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25 Nov 2011   #6
vrosa

Windows 10 Build 9926
 
 

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25 Nov 2011   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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25 Nov 2011   #8
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Isn't it still illegal to break the encryption to DVDs? I back mine up by using an HD video capture device, then I can store them in any format I want without breaking the law (as long as they are for personal use).
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25 Nov 2011   #9
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

i use DVD Shrink and it works good .

scrooge
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26 Nov 2011   #10
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Surely if You have paid for them, they're yours; it is legal to rip them and do not share with anyone, it's legal.
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