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Top DVD and Video Software Reviews (PC and Mac)

Last updated on February 14th, 2024

Watching videos and listening to audio on the internet are among the main uses of the internet for everyone nowadays no matter if you are a teen or an adult. They visit different social media and video-sharing sites like Youtube, Facebook, Netflix, Vimeo, etc. to watch and listen to their favorites.

Also, those people may want to enjoy their favorite movie on the DVDs that they bought some time ago and want to make a backup copy of it. Do you encounter any problems when dealing with DVD ripping and authoring; video downloading and converting; movie editing, and more? You have come to the right place…



Software used in the video: WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Software used in the video: MacX DVD Ripper Pro


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Looking for the best DVD ripping tool on Mac OS X? Here are some proven paid as well as free dvd rippers available!

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You should know that most free rippers are unable to deal with encrypted DVDs. Here is the answer to ripping the protected discs.

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Yes, you can effordlessly bypass the DVD region codes just by using one tool. We revealed the proven software for you!

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Revealed a proven way to directly rip the DVD to MP4 format so that it's playable on PC, mobile devices or media players?

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[Limited Time] Download the WinX DVD Ripper Platinum with full-features to rip all the home and commercial DVDs.

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Handbrake is free ripping tool BUT users faced difficulty to rip copy-protected DVDs. We show you the solution!

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How to Download Streaming Videos?

With the right software, you can download streaming videos from Disney+, Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc. effordlessly!

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Most DVD ripper unable to rip Blu-ray discs, check out our recommendations on the best Blu-ray rippers (PC and Mac).


Choosing a Great Multimedia Software – Buying Guide

There is no direct and easy way to get reliable software, however, from our experience, there are several crucial factors that you can take into consideration when selecting reliable multimedia software:

  1. Freeware Vs. Shareware.

The cheaper doesn’t mean it’s not good. But generally, the free software is not as good as paid alternatives. Most developer releases a free version as well as the paid version and the free edition always has its limitations. Example: WinX DVD ripper Premium Vs. free version.

  1. Software Features

The features and functionalities of the software are crucial as some paid programs are limited in features compared to their competitors. So, you need to evaluate the software properly or read the online comparison guide and reviews including this site.

  1. How Easy to Use the Program?

Most of the video and DVD software need to install before you can use it except the browser add-ons. The real deal is how easily you can handle your tasks. The software’s simple user-interface one-click download & convert will be the best solution for this!

  1. The Speed Versus Quality!

Yes, how fast the program can get the job done, and do the quality of the final output files as good as the original? This is especially critical when dealing with HD movie or video files.

  1. Dealing with Copyright DVD Discs

Some software is unable to rip or convert copy-protected DVDs or commercial discs. A great program not only can deal with copyright issues but also can bypass the region codes and rip just any kind of DVD.

  1. Supported Output File Formats

What are the files formats that video software can support (including HD/4K)? The more the better! For example, you downloaded a file and it cannot be played with your player, so you need to convert the file to another format. Does your video software support the file and is able to convert it to another format that is supported by your video player?

  1. Help and Customer Support

This is important when you having a problem with the software and we called it after-sales service. A good software provider must be excellent in their customer services including knowledge base or FAQs on their site, forum, email, and phone call to the customer services personnel accessible.

  1. Clean Software

The software should be able to be downloaded from a reliable and clean source, free from viruses, adware, or malware as well as no other ads or plugins need to be installed.

  1. Multi-languages

A program that can support languages other than English will have the advantage. This is especially useful for non-English speaking countries.

We hope that this will give you some ideas on how to choose a good and reliable software for your needs. With the above selecting factors and considerations, you should be able to find the right tool for your budget. Else, you can get the top programs listed above (as it’s the result of our editor’s research and test).