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Technology is changing at such a rapid pace that DVDs which used to be our best companion during early 2000s are living an abandoned life. I mean who use DVDs now-a-days, atleast I don’t. Literally I have hundreds of DVDs lying here and there, but I rarely use any of them. Probably because I am getting more and more inclined towards portable media solution like movies on my iPhone or tablet. But some of those DVDs are really close to my heart and surely I would like to watch them during my next Rail or Air Journey. Don’t you think this is the best time to enjoy your favourite DVD collection? Definitely it is. So why not Rip DVD to MP4 and transfer them to your smartphone for rich portable media entertainment. Great Idea, no? For the same, today at GizmoStorm, I’ll show you how you can easily Rip DVD To MP4 Using HandBrake :

Before proceeding further, let me tell you, HandBrake is not capable of ripping protected DVDs. Though Handbrake can easily manage to Rip Home DVD to Computer but for encrypted DVDs you need a more robust solution. Follow this guide – How To Convert DVD to MP4 On Mac or Windows PC and you’ll end up ripping all your protected DVDs.

Please note : There’s no harm in ripping your Protected DVD collections but redistributing it is a serious offence under copyright acts. Be sure you are not redistributing the ripped protected DVDs.

Pre-requisite To Rip DVD To MP4 :

  1. Download and Install HandBrake on your respective desktop operating system. HandBrake is an Open-source DVD ripper software available for free on Mac, Windows and Linux.
  2. Get ready with the copy of DVD you would like to Rip to your Computer.

How To Rip DVD To MP4 Using HandBrake :

HandBrake is one of the most sophisticated and easiest of all DVD Ripper in case you don’t want to Rip protected DVDs. So just be with me during the whole process and you’ll be able to backup DVD to hard drive in just few clicks.

Step 1 : Installed HandBrake? If not get it from the link. Once installation phase is over, put the DVD in your Desktop’s disk drive and launch HandBrake.

Step 2 : From the given HandBrake window, tap on Source from top left corner and select the DVD you want to Rip.

How To Rip DVD To MP4 Using HandBrake

Step 3 : You’ll see a warning message from HandBrake, if you are not trying to Rip Protected DVD, tap on Attempt Scan Anyway. It’ll not take more than a minute to scan the entire DVD.

How To Rip DVD To MP4 Using HandBrake

Step 4 : In order to Rip DVD to MP4, head over to Output Settings on HandBrake main window and from the drop down select MP4.

How To Rip DVD To MP4 Using HandBrake

Step 5 : Tap on Start icon and allow HandBrake DVD Ripper to Rip DVD to MP4 for you. Depending on the size of DVD and processing speed of your Desktop, it’ll take few minutes to complete the task. Till then sit back and sip in your green tea.


HandBrake DVD Ripper – Conclusion :

HandBrake is a great DVD ripper software that comes with all the weapons under it’s arsenal. This Free DVD ripper is actually a swiss knife for all your DVD Ripping needs in case you are not interested in Ripping Protected DVDs.

Hope you have successfully ripped DVD To MP4 Using HandBrake. In case of any queries, don’t hesitate to comment down below. I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

For more DVD Ripping solutions, head over to DVD Converter section right away.