How to back up DVDs to external hard drive efficiently

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People always like to enjoy DVDs in their spare time for relaxing. Especially for DVDs enthusiastic or DVD discs’ collectors, they may even try to enjoy their DVD collections on the way of travelling. However, due to the heavy weight of DVD discs and DVD drive, it’s not possible to take it with you to go everywhere. At this time, make backups of DVDs to external hard drive is a good way to head to. Worst still, it’s true that copy DVDs to digital library is not so easy as you thought.  For so many reasons, DVDs can’t be ripped to digital library directly. If you are struggling in these issues, follow the article and keep reading, you will find the good method help you rip DVDs with original quality efficiently.

The reasons make you can’t backup DVDs smoothly

As is known to all, homemade DVDs and DVDs without copy protections can copy and paste straightforward with no errors. In contrary, those DVD discs you brought form retail store which are produced by commercial companies are not so easy to make backups on your PC. As usual, those commercial DVD discs are protected by CSS and other encryption schemes such as Sony ARccOS, UOP, Disney X-Project DRM, etc. Only applied with the encryption technologies, DVDs can be protected from illegal commercial uses. One thing needs to be noticed that if you bought a DVD disc from region 4 but you try to playback on region 2 area, you will fail. Because different region code controls DVDs playback on specific area. In this case, a professional and powerful copy protections remover is needed to assist you.

A necessary tool to transfer DVDs to hard drive

We have known it’s hard to copy and paste the whole contents of DVD because DVDs are protected with various copy protections to avoid illegal distribution and commercial uses. Even you successfully copy the contents to PC directly, once open the videos you will meet other problems like view the contents unclearly. To save your time, the right way is to rip and convert DVD to digital formats to build a DVD library on your hard drive for playback and backup. One thing is good to users that here are already many good tools in the market. WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro performs well among these tools. This tool can not only transfer DVDs to hard drive with original quality, but also do a great job on DVD to portable devices conversion and editing.

Simple guidelines on how to back up DVDs to hard drive with a few clicks

With the help of this professional tool, the whole process of DVD ripping and conversion can be completed with a few clicks. Follow these step-by-step guidelines to make your own DVD library with ease. First of all, free download and install this DVD to external hard drive converter on your PC before we start.

Step 1: Launch it. Then insert one of your DVD discs into DVD-ROM drive of PC. Click “DVD Disc” icon on the intuitive UI to load the target DVD into the software. 

Step 2: Press output format icon to open the list of output format. Then select “MP4” which is the most common and compatible to nearly all websites and devices models as output format for backup to external hard drive.

Step 3: Select one destination path folder to save it after conversion. Hit “Run” button to make the DVD to external hard drive process start. After conversion finished, transfer the MP4 videos to hard drive via USB. That’s it.

More amazing features

1. Rip DVD disc, DVD folder and ISO image with 1:1 quality.

2. A wild range of digital formats and handy devices support to convert to.

3. Hardware acceleration to speed up 50X conversion speed than before.

4. Batch files conversion up to 10 files at once to save time.

5. Basic built-in video editor including crop, merge, trim, add/remove subtitles, etc.

6. Automatically remove copy protection technologies for easy backup.

Final words

It’s all about how to rip, convert and transfer DVDs to external hard drive for backup and playback with one efficient method. Besides make own DVD library with WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro, there are more amazing features are waiting for you to explore it. What are you still waiting for? Free download and have a try now. Of course, if you find other good and easy methods, leave comments to let us know as usual.

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