Ripping or firmly known as digital extraction is an idea of extracting media files (audio and video) from a CD/DVD to a file or other formats. DVDrip means merely that the source of a ripped media file was a DVD. Here, we are sharing some selected DVD ripping software available for free. These rippers or grabbers or extractors neither damage the media nor the data. Your files remain fully secure, safe and sound. Ripping is usually used to edit, copy or backup media content, and to shift formats.

One can easily copy all the media formats byte by byte from a DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) using these DVD rippers on to a hard disc. These DVD rippers are capable of ripping or burning the audio/video files in just one step. It is possibly done by simplifying the encoding process. So, here’s the list of 5 DVD ripping tools 2018 with their download links:

As they say, What gets measured, gets managed

1. WinX DVD Ripper Free Edition

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Winx DVD Ripper is a free software having a size of 31.38 MB. The free edition of WinX DVD Ripper allows you to use all the functions available in the Platinum version for the short period. After that, some of the features like Hardware Acceleration Tech, Disney X-Project DRM, Versatile Editing Features, 4 DVD Copy Modes, etc. will be missing. It is one of the best DVD Ripper with advanced quality maintaining technology. As the company claims, without losing any audio/video quality this DVD ripper gives you the best performance.

It also supports Hyper-Threading which offers five times more ripping speed than other software. It comes with Super Encode Engine based on MMX-SSE & 3DNow, and these technologies accelerate the ripping process.

Highlighted Features

  • WinX DVD Ripper not only helps you to copy the whole DVD to the hard drive but also it is capable of ripping DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV,  FLV, MOV, MPEG, H.264, MP3, etc.
  • It supports all types of DVDs, ISO files, and folders
  • It is also compatible with DVD CSS, UOP, RCE, region code and Sony ARccOS
  • Mac DVD Ripper (Mac addition) also rips DVD on Mac operating system

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows 98, NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista (32 & 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 8/8.1 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Processor: 1GHz Intel/AMD processor or above
  • RAM: 256 MB but 512 MB or above is recommended
  • Free Hard Disc: at least 100 MB free space for installation

Download WinX DVD Ripper Free Edition

2. WonderFox Free DVD Ripper (Speedy)

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WonderFox aka Speedy is a DVD ripper freeware having the size of 29.29 MB with a user-friendly interface. The free version offers you all the features as a trial. But if you go for the paid version you get additional features like Rip ISO image and DVD Folder, DVD to 300+ formats and devices support, Extract audio out of DVD, manually set the output video resolution, select high quality or high speed ripping modes, etc.

It is one of the DVD rippers that comes with fast ripping speed, rip DVDs with 99 titles. Users can easily convert the DVD content to any formats and stream it to any smart device.

Highlighted Features

  • It flawlessly decrypts and rips DVDs with CSS, DRM, RCE, Disney X-project DRM
  • It also supports  Sony ARccOS Protection
  • One of the best features of this DVD ripper is, by using this, users can unlock region code to play DVD freely
  • It is capable of removing otiose ads and smartly grabs the main title
  • You can also fix your scratched DVDs with the help of Speedy
  • As the company claims, Speedy let you backup a DVD to MPG video within 10 minutes. You can also reduce the size of the output video
  • You can also edit media files and rotate videos
  • Increase or decrease the volume of your videos with a built-in video volume booster

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows 98, NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista (32 & 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 8/8.1 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Processor: 1GHz Intel/AMD processor or above
  • RAM: 256 MB but 512 MB or above is recommended
  • Free Hard Disc: at least 100 MB free space for installation

Download WonderFox Free DVD Ripper (Speedy)

3. DVDFab DVD Ripper

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If you are looking for a DVD ripper as well as a software that can convert a DVD to any mainstream audio/video formats DVDFab could be the best choice. It is helpful to playback all the converted DVDs on portable and smart devices (smartphones, tablets and some gaming consoles). This DVD Ripper is fast and doesn’t lose any audio/video quality. It comes with an exclusive Cinavia Removal Solution feature which is helpful to remove Cinavia Watermarks permanently from Cinavia infected DVDs. To fully utilize this unique feature make sure that your device is equipped with Cinavia Detector (mainly PS3).

DVDFab DVD Ripper is a tech-savvy and ensures a smooth DVD conversion process. The resulting video comes with the original quality. The size of this software is 122 MB.

Highlighted Features

  • It supports batch conversion, multi-core CPUs, the newest NVIDIA CUDA and Intel Quick Sync
  • Input Formats: DVD (2D & 3D), DVD folder, DVD ISO image file
  • Output Formats:
    3D Videos: 3D MKV.H.265, 3D MP4.H.265 3D MP4.4K, 3D MKV.4K, 3D AVI, 3D MP4, 3D WMV, 3D MKV, 3D M2TS, 3DTS
    2D Videos: H.265, MP4.4K, MKV.4K, MPEG-4, MP4 Passthrough, MKV Passthrough, MP4, FLV, MKV, AVI, WMV, M2TS, TS, etc.
    Audio: MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV, AAC, AC3, DTS, etc.
  • Supported Languages: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, Português, Polski, Chinese, Japanese, etc.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista (32/64 bit)
  • Processor: Pentium 500 MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Hard Disc space: 20 GB or above
  • An Active internet connection is required for registration

Download DVDFab DVD Ripper

4. Magic DVD Ripper

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A free and very light (about 7 MB) software. Magic DVD Ripper is capable of ripping/converting DVD to VCD, SVCD, AVI (Xvid and DivX), WMV, MP3, MPEG2, MP4 compatible for iPod, iPad, PSP, PS3 or smartphone. Without any loss of content quality, you can store the backup on your hard drive from DVD. It is also a burning tool that means you can burn your DVD/CD using this software.

Now, what makes this DVD ripper different from others? Well, the company claims, Magic DVD Ripper comes with both converting and backup function with faster ripping speed.

Highlighted Features

  • It is capable of removing all the restriction of DVDs such as CSS, Region, RCE, Sony ARccOS, and PuppetLock
  • This freeware automatically downloads the decryption files for new protection DVDs
  • One of the best features of this ripper is, it can split DVD-9 into 2 DVD-5
  • It can rip DVD to Xvid, DivX or other AVI formats, WMV, MP4, MPEG2, MP3, VCD or SVCD

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: XP/2000/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • A DVD-ROM drive

Download Magic DVD Ripper

5. 4VideoSoft Video Ripper

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Enjoy the super fast ripping speed with 4VideoSoft Video Ripper and play the quality videos on portable devices including iPad, iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2, iPhone X/ 8 or 8 Plus/ 7 or 7 Plus/ 6 or 6 Plus, iPod, PSP, Blackberry, etc. The size of this software is 47.89 MB

It is capable of ripping DVD to AVI, MP4, MPEG, WMV, 3GP, HD WMV, HD MKV, HD MOV. You can also extract the audio files from DVD to MP3, MP2, M4A, AAC, AC3, AIFF, WAV, WMA, etc.

By using 4VideoSoft Video Ripper, users can directly turn 2D DVD into 3D videos. It provides multiple 3D modes like Red/cyan anaglyph, Amber/blue anaglyph, split screen, etc. The officials claim that they recently adopted NVIDIA® CUDA™ and AMD APP technology which gives six times faster ripping speed.

Highlighted Features

  • It supports all the popular video and audio formats
  • It can rip DVD for all portable devices including smartphones and tablets
  • Extra editing features and optimizes output videos

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10, etc.
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • A DVD-ROM drive

Download 4VideoSoft DVD Ripper

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