How to copy DVD movies to Dropbox for storage?

Outline: Dropbox has lots of advantages including the ability to save space on your DVD shelf, to protect DVD discs from physical damage, and to get rid of DVD player, etc., only need a powerful DVD to Dropbox backup tool, you can store any DVD movies in Dropbox for streaming anywhere anytime without hassle. Let’s read the article and find the answer.

Dropbox is a favorite in the cloud storage world, it gives its users plenty of opportunities to get extra storage to beef up the paltry 2GB you get when you sign up. And it’s reliable, easy to use, and a breeze to set up. Your files live in the cloud and you can get to them at any time from Dropbox’s website, desktop applications for Mac, Windows and Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora or compile your own), or the iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Kindle Fire mobile apps.

You can store any kind of file in Dropbox, by either uploading to the website or adding it with the desktop apps. Those apps live in your file system so that you can easily move files from your computer to the cloud and vice versa by dragging and dropping them into your Dropbox folder. The service automatically and quickly syncs your files across all of your devices, so you can access everything, everywhere. There is no size limit on files you upload to Dropbox with the desktop or mobile apps, but larger files can take several hours to upload, depending on your connection speed.

As far as we know, when accessing your movie files using the Dropbox service on mobile devices, the playback options depend on the device (Read more). For iPhones and iPads, the HTTP Live Streaming protocol by Apple is used; on Android, the native video player determines the type of movie files that are compatible, or SurfaceKids Tablet, Chromecast, TV, Roku player and so on, you only need to process DVD to digital conversion. That said, you’ll need a DVD to Dropbox ripper utility that can remove the Content Scrambling System (CSS) or similar built-in protections that prevent straight-up copying, and then rip DVD to a mobile-compatible format and then upload them to Dropbox.

To finish the task, Aimersoft DVD Ripper is highly recommended, it’s an excellent DVD ripping and copying tool for Windows users (Windows 10, 8.1, 8 included). This top-ranked DVD Ripper can help you rip and convert DVD, DVD Folder, DVD ISO to Dropbox compatible format like MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, AVI, FLV, SWF, MPG, etc. with zero quality loss and super speed. For the video size limit of Dropbox site, the built-in editor also allows you to extract DVD clips with the very part you want. Or, you can just choose to rip certain chapters of a DVD as you like. Meanwhile, you are able to change the DVD movies according to your taste- add watermarks, remove subtitles, change video visual effects and more. With a fast and easy-to-use DVD Ripper, you will save your time and effort in establishing a complete and convenient online personal movie theater.

          

P.S. If you are a Mac user, please turn to DVD Ripper for Mac to convert and upload DVD to Dropbox on Mac (including Mavericks and Yosemite). Now download the Windows version of the program and follow the guide below.

Part One: How to Rip annd Backup DVD to Dropbox for streaming and sharing?

Step 1. Load DVD movie

Insert the DVD disc into your computer’s DVD drive and run DVD Ripper. You can load the DVD movies by clicking the “Load DVD” button on the top left. This DVD converter also supports ripping ISO and IFO files.

Step 2. Set output formats and location

Select an common or HD video format as per your needs. There are common MP4, MOV, M4V, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, ASF, FLV, etc. from “Common Video” or HD MP4, HD MOV, HD AVI, HD WMV, etc. from “HD Video” available for your choice. You can choose MP4 or HD MP4 as the output format, because almost all devices support MP4 format.

You can also adjust the output resolution by clicking the Settings button. 720p or 1080p is all up to your choice. And choose an output path as the destination folder to save the converted DVD movies.

Tips: The DVD ripping software come with preset formats for more than 150 devices, such as iPhones, iPads, iPods, Apple TV, Samsung, HTC, Google, Surface, Amazon, Creative Zen, Sony, Sandisk, Motorola, LG, Archos, Nokia, Zune, BlackBerry, iRiver, PSP, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 and more. Also you can transfer your DVD to media hub, Cloud Storage and External Hard Drive/Thumb Drive for storage.

Step 3. One click to begin converting DVD to Dropbox for storage

When you finish all settings, click the Start button to activate the DVD to Dropbox ripping process. Movies converted from your DVD files to 1080p will give great visual quality. The only thing is that the larger files with more pixels will result in much slower conversions. When the ripping is done, you can click on “Find Target” button to locate the ripped movies.

Part II. How to load movie to Dropbox for storage?

1. Sign in to the Dropbox website.
2. Click the Upload button from the very top of the window. The upload button

3. A window will appear. Click the Choose File button and then select the file on your computer that you’d like to add to your Dropbox.

Your files will begin uploading automatically, and you’ll be shown a progress indicator.

Note: Each file you upload through the website must be 10 GB or less. For even larger files, use the desktop application or mobile app, which don’t have this limit.

Dropbox for Business users: If you have connected a personal and a work Dropbox, make sure to select the correct Dropbox from the sidebar before uploading the file.

Detailed steps can be found here.

That’s it, you’ve added the ripped DVD movie files to your Dropbox!

Now, Get the Aimersoft DVD Ripper tool to start your DVD to Dropbox conversions today!

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Sharon Li

A fan for video streaming. :-)

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