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How to rip and convert DVD movies to Xbox 360?

“How to rip and convert DVD to Xbox for playback? I want to convert some DVDs I have to a format so I can play them from my computer through Xbox 360. Does anyone know a program that is able to do this? Also, what types of files that can be played on Xbox 360?”


The Xbox 360 is more than a video game console, you can also watch videos with the built-in hard disk drive. Besides, you can even watch DVDs on it. If you want to watch DVD movies on Xbox 360 without the disc, you may rip & convert DVD movies to a format that can be played on Xbox. Here’s a list of video formats that Xbox accepts: The Xbox 360 supports AVI, WMV, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264 and QuickTime movie formats. The file extensions included are as follows: .avi, .divx, .wmv, .mp4, .m4v, .mp4v, and .mov. Learn from the step-by-step guide below and understand how to rip/convert/copy DVD movies to Xbox 360 for enjoy.


Step-by-step Guide to Rip & Convert DVD to Xbox on Mac/Windows


Download DVD Ripper

By using DVD Ripper, you can easily rip DVD movies (including commercial encrypted DVDs) to Xbox 360 compatible formats. As DVD Ripper being the best solution for ripping DVDs to Xbox on Windows, DVD Ripper for Mac serves the best Mac DVD to Xbox Converter, including Snow Leopard and Lion.

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Load DVD Source

Insert the DVD into your computer’s DVD drive and run the program. Click on “Load DVD” button, here you can import source files from DVD disc, DVD Folder, ISO Files or IFO Files.



Customize Output Format

Now you need to choose an appropriate output format that Xbox understand. From the drop-down list of “Profile”, you can select WMV, AVI or other Xbox 360 compatible files. Alternatively, you may simple select Xbox 360 or Xbox 360 HD as the output.



Rip & Convert DVD to Xbox

Now you can click the “Start” button to start ripping and converting movies from DVD to Xbox 360. The converted files can be located by clicking on “Find Target” button.

That’s it. Once it’s done, you may transfer the video files to your Xbox hard disk and start watching. Moreover, DVD Ripper is also able to rip & convert DVD movies (Both commercial and home DVDs) to whatever formats/devices you want. Have fun.



1. If you want to combine several DVD chapters into one file, on the main interface, there is a check box "Merge into one file”, select it, and you will only get one output file instead of several files by chapters.


2. DVD Ripper for Mac is the most reliable DVD to Xbox converter for Mac which is able to rip & convert DVD to Xbox on Mac easily. The steps are as easy as 1-2-3: Import DVD movies, select output format and convert. That’s it.


3. To convert any videos to Xbox, you may use our professional Video Converter.