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    MakeMKV is a program designed for ripping DVD and Blu-Ray disc video. It works by decrypting proprietary discs to transfer codecs from the formats VOB and M2TS into MKV, preserving the necessary data without doing any lossy codec conversion.
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    DVDShrink is software to backup DVD discs. You can use this software in conjunction with DVD burning software of your choice, to make a backup copy of any DVD video disc.

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    Development was discontinued in May 2005 resulting in the final version. Latest OFFICIAL Version, 3.2.0.15, can be downloaded from Filehippo.



  1. AnyDVD works in your computer's background to automatically remove the copy protection off a DVD movie, allowing you to rip the DVD onto your computer. You can also remove the RPC region code, thereby making the movie playable anywhere.
  2. DVDFab HD Decrypter is a simple version of DVDFab DVD Copy and DVDFab Blu-ray Copy which can remove all the DVD protections, part of Blu-ray protections, and copy the DVD/Blu-ray to your hard drive.
  3. WinX DVD Ripper is a software capable of ripping any DVD (even latest encrypted DVD discs/ISO images) to mainstream videos, such as rip DVD to AVI, DVD to MP4, H.264, MPEG, WMV, MOV, FLV and M2TS.
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    DVDFab Passkey is a Windows-based driver that works on-the-fly to unprotect encrypted movie DVDs and Blu-ray discs. It can remove all known DVD and Blu-ray protections just in seconds, and allows you to use any software to access unencrypted DVD and Blu-ray disc content.
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    DVD Decrypter is a software application for Microsoft Windows that can create backup disk images of the DVD-Video structure of DVDs. It can be used to image any DVD, but controversially it is especially useful for decrypting copy protected movies.

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    DVD Decrypter has been discontinued and replaced by ImgBurn . Last version, 3.5.4.0, released on May 21, 2005, can be still downloaded from dvddecrypter.org.uk, the original unofficial DVD Decrypter mirror since June 7th, 2005.

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    DVD43 is a free DVD decrypter that runs in the background and decrypts DVDs on the fly. This website gives you some basic information, like what it does, how to use it, and where to download it. If your copy program needs a decrypter, you can use DVD43.

    Discontinued

    Last version, 1.0.0.6, has been released in February 2013.

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  4. WonderFox DVD Video Converter provides a solution to rip and convert your DVD disc and video to most popular video, HD video, web video, audio, cell phone, pad, game player and mobile device.
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    libdvdcss is a free software library for accessing and unscrambling encrypted DVDs. libdvdcss is used by VLC media player (not included in the Windows version) to view DVDs, and can be used by Handbrake to rip DVDs.
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  5. MTR (was MacTheRipper)--the Mac's oldest and smartest DVD-backup app--is now greater than ever.
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    RipIt4Me is an application that will help you backup your protected DVDs.

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    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.7.1.0, released in March 2007, can be still downloaded from VideoHelp.com

  6. DVDx is an all-in-one DVD and Blu-ray copier as well as a powerful audio/video transcoder. Not just a media transcoder and DVD/Blu-ray copier, DVDx 4.1 includes an easy-to-use video editing toolset and a full-featured DVD and video player.
  7. Pavtube ByteCopy is a pretty efficient of software when it comes to ripping DVDs and Blu-rays to multi-track MKV/MP4/MOV formats.