How to Rip and Copy DVD to AVI for different uses on Windows PC?

Commercial DVDs are protected by CSS region code which prevents you from playing the DVD movie on portable devices – it means that you have to take a DVD player with you since your Mac does not have DVD drive. Sounds very uncomfortable? Now you can make a change to convert DVD to AVI on Windows PC for loading to your portable devicemedia player, smart TV, game console, etc.

Note: If your DVDs are unprotected, you can use the free DVD Rippers to convert your DVD to AVI format, such as Handbrake.


AVI (Audio Video Interleave) is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback, and support multiple streaming audio and video. It’s a very popular format compatible with multiple devices. What about watching DVD movies in AVI format on your portable devices? Next is about how to convert DVD to AVI with Aimersoft DVD Ripper, a flexible tool to convert DVD to AVI or other various formats including MP4, MKV, M4V, MPG, WMV, FLV, VOB, etc. on Windows PC.

The DVD Ripper combines DVD to AVI Converter with DVD to AVI editor. You can not only rip and backup DVD to AVI format, but also edit the video by cropping, trimming, adjust the volume and adding special effects. The program comes with extremely easy-to-use interface, perfect output video & audio quality, fast ripping speed, small size makes it fast to launch. This DVD ripper still includes additional features, such as the ability to decrypt DVDs, remove copy preventions, making disks unrestricted and region-free. It is the best choice for converting DVD to AVI.

Besides, you can also convert DVD to AVI video on Mac computer with DVD Ripper for Mac.

The Reasons to Choose Aimersoft DVD Ripper

  • All DVD sources supported as normal DVD, commercial DVD, CSS, Region, RCE, Sony ARccOS and PuppetLock protected DVD, regions 1-6, etc.
  • Support ripping in single and batch mode
  • All video/audio parameters adjustable for users optimizing video quality.
  • Supper fast ripping speed, up to 300%-500% real time.
  • Support grabbing screenshot from DVD video.
  • Excellent video/audio quality.
  • Easy to use and 100% stable.
  • Lifetime free updates.
  • 30 days money back guarantee.
  • Email response within 24 hours & Live Chat.
  • 100% clean, no risk.

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Now download and install the fast, safe and easy-to-use DVD to AVI converter program on your Windows PC:

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How to Rip and Copy DVD to AVI for different uses on Windows?

Step 1. Import DVD movie

After installation, run the program and insert the DVD disc into your computer’s DVD drive. Then click “Load DVD” to import the DVD files. ISO and IFO files are also supported. You can then choose the subtitles and audio tracks you prefer.

Step 2. Choose AVI as the output format and specify an output folder

Click “Profile” and select AVI as the output video format from the format list. You can then personalize the video parameters like resolution, bit rates, frame rates, etc. by clicking Settings if you’re not satisfied with the default settings. Meanwhile, click “Browse” to set a destination folder to save the ripped AVI files.

Step 3. Start Ripping DVD to AVI

Everything is OK now, return to the main UI, just hit “Start” button to begin DVD to AVI conversion on Windows. After a short time when this DVD to AVI conversion is completed, you will get your AVI video files successfully by clicking “Find Target”, with outstanding image and effect quality. (If you don’t want to wait around during the DVD to AVI conversion, the smart program can switch off the computer automatically when the conversion is done.)

Learn more DVD Ripping Steps at DVD Ripping Guide


For DVD fans, Handbrake is no stranger as a free DVD Ripping software. If you just rip unprotected DVDs now and then or have no special requirements like editing, adjust parameter for DVD Movies. Handbrake is quite qualified for Rip DVD to AVI as an DVD to AVI converter freeware.

However, if your DVDs are encrypted by CSS, Handbrake is willing to help but unable to do so about this. For protected DVDs, the first thing you will need to do when ripping a movie DVD to AVI is remove the copy protection. Most discs use a variant of the Content Scrambling System(CSS), but many also use other techniques. Although some DVD ripping apps can bypass copy protection, they are not updated as frequently and aren’t always successful at defeating new copy protection schemes. Your best choice , therefore, is to take use of Aimersoft DVD Ripper that are dedicated to the task.

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