Put A DVD On Your Computer

We have all had a DVD or a video file that we would like to store on a hard disk , iPhone or iPad , or make a backup copy ( especially if you have children).

This is not a promotion for piracy as you should not copy what you don’t own.

HandBrake  is a free video transcoder. HandBrake will get the video from a variety of sources, including a DVD, and a DVD image, and grabs audio from sources as well, including MPEG audio tracks. 

You’ll can then output this digital file in a variety of formats, suitable to play on many devices and you can even select individual chapters.

Handbrake  is extremely customisable for it’s output.

If you want to learn more about HandBrake  check out this article from Maclife

How To Encode Like a Pro With Handbrake

How To Rip A DVD With VLC

Convert Videos Fast With Handbrake  

Handbrake Tips For DVD Transcoders

How-To Decrypt DVDs with HandBrake 

How To Rip A DVD To Your Computer

The companion piece of software to HandBrake  is VLC  which will be needed to be installed along with Handbrake

Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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  1. LOVE Handbrake. I ripped all of my DVDs to my iMac years ago. It immediately simplified watching all of my media. I can airplay to my iPad and AppleTV from the computer – with just a press of a button. No more missing or scratched DVDs – no more leaving the discs out after watching them. No more buying DVD cabinets!

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