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How to rip &convert DVD to WMV using DVD to WMV converter?

If you want to watch DVD movies on portable devices like Zune or Xbox 360, or you are trying to edit DVD movies in Windows Movie Maker or something, the best solution is to rip & convert DVD to WMV format. You have good reasons: First of all, WMV has the best compatibility with Zune like devices and Windows platform. Secondly, it’s absolutely easy to rip DVD to WMV videos.


In this step-by-step guide, we will look at how to rip and convert DVD movies to WMV files in just a few clicks. Before getting started, we download and install DVD Ripper onto computer. This DVD to WMV converter is extremely easy-to-use and professional to convert DVD to whatever video/audio format for any devices you have. Now you can enjoy your movies on your iPod, iPad, iPhone and others with DVD quality.


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(Tips: The below guide details on converting DVD videos to WMV quickly on Windows, you may use DVD Ripper for Mac to convert DVD to WMV on Mac OS X.)


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


Load DVD Movies

Launch DVD Ripper and insert your DVD movie into the DVD-ROM drive of your computer. Click on Load DVD button to import your DVD movies. Alternatively, you can also add DVD Folder, ISO files and IFO files as input.



Edit DVD Movies (Optional)

If you want to make a real personalized video, after you load the DVD file you can do some editing. Click "Edit" or "Clip" button to customize your DVD movies!



Select Output Formats as WMV

Click on Profile button to select output file format as WMV. Or, you can simply choose the device you have as the file format. Click on Browse button to change the output directory where your files will be saved.



Rip & Convert DVD to WMV

When you are sure about everything, click Start button to start the DVD to WMV conversion.


That’s it. Once the process is done, "Find Target" will lead you to where the converted WMV files are. And you are ready to enjoy the DVD movies on your Xbox 360, Zune, Pocket PC and Creative Zen. 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 Mac DVD to WMV converter which is able to rip & convert DVD to WMV on Mac easily. The steps are as easy as 1-2-3: Import DVD movies, select output format and convert. That’s it.