This tutorial is mainly discussing the following topics:
Why Do You Need to Clone DVD Movies?
As one of the most popular media in our life, DVD is playing an important role for leisure. Just as you know, DVD can be duplicated by copying and burning with the help of some burning program. But why is it necessary to copy a DVD? Actually, the reasons mainly fall to the following. First of all, DVD disc is a fragile object and easy to be damaged. Even more worse, DVD may fail to be readable due to some physical damage or data loss caused by carelessness and overlong storage. So the content in the DVD will be kept in more safe way if it can be cloned. Secondly, sometimes you borrow a DVD from your friend and you enjoy the DVD movie so much and desire to have a backup for it. Under the circumstance, if you can clone DVD movie, then you can still enjoy the movie even if you return the DVD to them. Therefore, DVD clone is quite necessary in our life. So how to clone DVD movie to hard drive? Or how to clone DVD on your Mac, Windows, Linux? And is it for free? Obviously, in order to achieve these purpose, you will need the help of DVD copy software. Next I will introduce several DVD copy programs for your further reference.
No.1 DVD Movie Cloner — Leawo DVD Copy
The first program I strongly recommend is Leawo DVD Copy due to its powerful functions on cloning DVD movies in a more fast and easy way. It is regarded as the best DVD copy software with 6X faster speed and 1:1 output quality. Leawo DVD Copy has 3 different copy modes which provides 3 different ways to copy the DVD: Full Mode, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Without any restriction, Leawo DVD Copy can remove CSS protection and region codes applied to the DVD disc thus allowing you to copy any protected DVD. You can also use Leawo DVD Copy to back up ISO image to DVD, instead of only DVD to DVD Copy. Moreover, the subtitles and audio tracks feature, DVD-9 to DVD-5 compression function and multi-language support make Leawo DVD Copy the most comprehensive DVD movie clone program. Please refer to the following detailed copy instructions.
Step 1. Download Leawo DVD Copy and install it on your computer and then open it.
Step 2. Add source DVD/ISO file to the program. You can click Add Blu-ray/DVD button to load the DVD file. You have three options: Add from CD-ROM, Add from folder and Add ISO file. Or you can just directly drag the DVD file to the main interface.
Step 3. Set DVD disc parameters. After importing the source DVD/ISO files, click DVD-5 to choose Disc type for the backup between DVD-9 and DVD-5. You can also choose the copy mode (Full Mode, Main Movie and Custom Mode) and subtitle and audio track.
Step 4. Start cloning DVD movie. When all the parameters have been set, you can just click the big green Convert button to start the copy process. Before it starts, you will be required to confirm Save to and Copy to options. Finally, just click the copy button to start backing up the DVD movie.
By following the above steps, it is so easy to clone DVD movies with Leawo DVD Copy, isn’t it?
Other Options for Consideration
You can also clone DVD movie with FreeDVD which is less comprehensive and professional than Leawo DVD Copy. This program can meet your basic DVD clone requirements. The operation steps are easy. First of all, download FreeDVD and then load DVD to your computer. Secondly, copy the VIDEO_TS folder in DVD to your hard drive. Thirdly, find the VIDEO_TS file through FreeDVD and click OK button to start the copying process. This will clone DVD movies directly to your hard drive in several minutes.
No.3 DVD Shrink
DVD Shrink could also help you to clone DVD movies to hard drive. Similar to FreeDVD software, DVD Shrink is a basic DVD copying program which could allow you to copy the content in DVD out with easy steps. But it lacks the editing features and the output movie quality is inferior to Leawo DVD Copy. Firstly, download DVD Shrink and install it on your computer and open it to enter its main interface. Secondly, load the DVD to your computer. Thirdly, choose Open Disc option to load DVD disc to the program. Lastly, after loading DVD disc, just click Backup to select the ISO Image File from the Select backup target, then the DVD movie will be cloned to hard drive in several minutes.
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Obviously, according to the comparison among the three DVD movie copy software, it is easy to find that Leawo DVD Copy outweighs FreeDVD and DVD Shrink. The latter two programs only focus on the basic copy functions and they does not support the customized editing features and their output video quality is not superior to Leawo DVD Copy. I believe you will obtain the best DVD movie with the help of Leawo DVD Copy. Just try it.