How to Backup a DVD with original structures
As we know, a disc will be corrupted after it is played for many times. There will be also unexpected issues like getting wet and destroyed. Thus, when you've collected lots of DVD discs with the favorite movies, it's necessary to back up your DVD collection. Let's take a look at the best ways to back up and play any DVD rip on your home computer.
Requirement: Brorsoft DVD Ripper, which is all-in-one DVD ripping and DVD backup software
Brorsoft DVD Ripper is an easy-to-use program, which just needs several clicks to complete the full disc copying. With it, you can copy the latest commercial DVD to hard drive keeping exactly the original file structure without anything changed. Besides, applying the DVD ripping software, all commercial protected DVD movies can be ripped to nearly all popular video and audio formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, AAC, MP3 as you need for playback on different media devices. If you are on Mac OS X, this DVD Ripper for Mac is right for you. Download the right version and follow the step-by-step tutorial. ( P.S: If you wanna make a DVD backup without extras, commentary etc., please turn to how to copy movie only from DVD. )
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( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Part I. How to make lossless DVD copy with original structure
Step 1: Insert DVD disc to your DVD drive, and run the excellent DVD Copy software. Click the DVD disc button to load your DVD. The DVD titles and chapters will be listed on the program within a few seconds.
Step 2: Click "Browse" button to select a destination folder for the output files.
Step 3: Click quick button "Copy the entire disc" to starts copying the DVD disc to hard drive maintaining the original structure.
As soon as the copying task finished, you can click "Open" button to get the output videos. The backed up DVD movie is usually saved as a directory file structure within which there are VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folder. The VIDEO_TS folder contains main movies (.vob) and lots of system files (.ifo and .bup).
Tip: If you just wanna do movie only copy, you can choose "Copy" > "Directly Copy" from the Format menu to copy the . vob files only. After that, do remember clicking "Convert" button to do Movie-only copy. When the copying work is done, you are able to click "Open" button to get the output .vob files without any other extra contents.
Part II. How to play backed up DVD movies
VLC Media Player is one of the universal players that support DVD menu (DVD navigation) and video streaming to lots of other devices. It is available for both Windows and Mac.
While, if you wanna transfer and play DVD copy on portable devices like Galaxy Tab, iPad, Nexus 7, Galaxy S4, etc, you need to further convert the backed up DVD movies. Drag and drop the DVD directory to Brorsoft DVD Ripper again and convert the movie to popular video formats MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, etc as you need.
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