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How to rip & copy DVD to hard drive on Mac/Windows?

"How to copy DVD to hard drive? Can you suggest a good software that can easily copy a DVD to my hard disk? I have some DVD's (some on written discs and some on original discs) that I want to copy over to my laptop, convert and transfer to my PS3. I’m aware some of the originals may not copy due to protection. How do I do that?"


Well, to copy DVD movies to hard drive, the best and most reliable program is DVD Copy which lets you copy DVD to computer as DVD Folder or ISO image file easily. You can also copy DVD to DVD disc at your finger tips with DVD Copy. How about commercial copy protected DVDs? No worry, DVD Copy is able to handle them all. The below step by step guide shows the details.


Step-by-step Guide: Rip & Copy DVD to Hard Disc


Download DVD Copy

Once the download is finished, double click the setup file to install it on your computer. This tutorial introduces how to copy DVD to hard drive on Windows, you may check out DVD Copy for Mac to copy DVD to hard drive on Mac.)


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Select DVD Source

Launch the program and insert your target DVD disc into your DVD drive. Click the "Select Source" drop-down list to browse your computer and located your source DVD movie (either in a folder or from your DVD-ROM).



Select Output Target

Click the "Target" drop-down list to select "DVD Folder" or "ISO image" as an output style. DVD Copy is able to bypass DVD copyright protection and copy DVD to hard drive saved as ISO image file or DVD folder on your computer.


Copy mode includes "Full Movie", "Main Movie" and "Custom Mode" three options to meet your different DVD copy needs. Select "Full Movie" Mode to copy the whole videos from the DVD; "Main Movie" for the main movie without any other information; or "Custom Mode" to the exact titles.


Copy DVD to Hard Drive

Click on Start button once you’ve done all settings to copy DVD to hard drive.


Now you know it’s easy to backup your DVD movies to hard drive. Have fun.

1.For Mac users, please check out DVD Copy for Mac to copy DVD to hard drive.
2.If you want to rip DVD to hard drive for Pad/iPhone/iPod/Zune/Zen, check out DVD Ripper which is able to rip DVD (Copy protected DVD included) to all portable devices.