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How to compress and convert DVD to Xvid effectively?

What is Xvid format?

Xvid (formerly "XviD") is a video codec library following the MPEG-4 standard, specifically MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile (ASP). It uses ASP features such as b-frames, global and quarter pixel motion compensation, lumi masking, trellis quantization, and H.263, MPEG and custom quantization matrices.


How to easily rip & convert DVD to Xvid with DVD to Xvid Converter?

Backing up your DVDs in Xvid format is a smart thing to do, because the Xvid compression format saves you space without losing video quality at all. And with just a couple of free ripping and converting applications, you can easily convert your DVDs to Xvid format. If you are thinking about doing this like a professional, then we would recommend the program named DVD Ripper. We call it professional not only because it lets you rip DVD (including protected DVDs) movies into Xvid format, but also it will help you do this in fast speed and without complicated steps. With this Xvid-converting software, you can save room on your hard drive and watch high-quality movies conveniently. Check out the step-by-step guide below and learn how to easily convert DVDs to Xvid files.



Download & Install DVD to Xvid Converter

Assume you don't have installed this program yet, now you can click the link below to download the program and then follow the wizard to install it on your computer. We also provide you the Mac version of DVD Ripper for Mac. Both are pretty much the same and we would take Windows platform as an example.


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Load DVD Disc Movie Files

Open the software and insert a DVD disc into your DVD-ROM drive. Click on "Load DVD" button on the top left corner on the DVD Ripper screen. Choose your DVD drive and click OK to import the DVD movies into the application. You can also load DVD folder, ISO files or IFO files.



Choose Output Format as Xvid

Click on "Profile" button and from the drop-down list go to "Common Video", there you can choose "Xvid" as the output format. In this step, you may notice that this DVD to Xvid Converter is able to rip DVDs to any file format or device according to your need.


Convert DVD Movies to Xvid

After all above steps, you may click on "Start" button and let the software rip the DVD media and save the files onto your hard drive.


Now the program is doing the DVD to Xvid ripping task. Once completed, you will be notified by a message by the tool. And then you can go to "Find Target" button and there you go the converted DVD movies. Now these files are in Xvid format.



Before changing DVDs into Xvid format, you are free to edit your DVD movies with the built-in video-editing feature by DVD Ripper Application. Also, you can join your DVD titles into one file by checking the box before "Merge into one file".