As we all know, it is definitely enjoyable to watch DVD with DVD player in our own couch. But it is a bit tricky to take a DVD player with you all the time. Is there any portable player that is available for road trips? If you are also troubled by the question, you have come to the right place. Keep reading. All you need now is a PVP. But what is PVP? What could it do?

Part 1: What is PVP?

Portable video player, also known as PVP, is a kind of device which gives people a choice to watch videos anywhere and anytime. Professional PVP offers a great combination of size and portability. Such kind of slightly-less-than-HD screen might not compare well against today’s best smartphone resolution, but it is more than good (and large) enough for viewing multiple movies in a single session. However, in order to enjoy your DVD movie/video on your PVP, you are supposed to rip DVD to PVP first. Then you need some powerful software to help you complete the task, to rip DVD to PVP. Below we will show you the ones that you exactly need: the Leawo DVD Ripper, Handbrake and VLC.

Part 2: How to Rip DVD for PVP with Leawo DVD Ripper

As a professional DVD ripper, Leawo DVD Ripper makes it easy to Rip DVD for PVP, which allows you to rip and convert DVD to video, to extract audio content from source DVD and save in various audio formats like AAC, FLAC, WAV, MP3, etc., and it allows you to directly set device model as output profile. What is more, DVD discs protected by CSS encryption, multi-angle DVD discs, DVD discs from any region, and DVD discs from any movie studio can be imported for DVD ripping. Besides, compared with other DVD ripping software on the market, Leawo DVD Ripper is 6 times faster in DVD ripping and converting. Let me show you how to rip DVD to PVP.


Leawo DVD Ripper 

☉ Decrypt and rip DVD discs with disc protection and region code
☉ Convert DVD to MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, FLV, and other 180+ HD/SD formats
☉ Convert DVD main movie to videos for space saving
☉ Convert 2D DVD movies to 3D movies with 6 different 3D effects
☉ Fast conversion with NVIDIA CUDA, AMD APP and Intel Quick Sync acceleration technologies

Step 1. Download and install the latest version of Leawo DVD Ripper in the website. Kick off Leawo Prof. Media (DVD Ripper is a module of Prof. Media) to enter the home page, select “DVD Ripper” button in the middle to enter the "Convert" interface.
Step 2. Insert your favorite DVD into your optical drive, and you can directly drag and drop source DVD files into the "Convert" interface. In general, Leawo DVD Ripper will then load the content on the DVD. Once DVD content is selected, you will be provided three options for you to import DVD file(s): Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Choose a mode you need and click “OK” button to start importing source DVD files.


Note: Full Movie is to import all titles, Main Movie is to import the longest title by default and Custom Mode is to choose titles for importing.

Step 3. Navigate to the profile library on the top left corner of the main interface and choose “MP4 Video” by default next to “Add Photo” button. Click the box to pop up a small panel, then select “Change” to enter the “Profile” panel. To rip DVD to PVP, you can choose either video/audio format or mobile device as output profile under “Format” or “Device” group. In the Device option, you can select the PVP, there are also devices available, such as iPhone 6s, iPad Air, etc. For convenience, you can also make good use of the quick searching box on the left to fast locate your desired profile.


Step 4. If you need, you can also change the video and audio parameters of selected profile like Video Codec, Bit Rate, Resolution, Frame Rate, Aspect Ratio, Audio Codec, Channel, Sample Rate, etc. To do this, just click MP4 Video>>”Edit”.
Step 5. Now you can set output directory by getting back to the "Convert" interface, on which you need to click the green “Convert” button to set output directory.


Step 6. In the end, after you have saved the output video, then you can click the “Convert” button at the bottom of sidebar to start conversion process.


Part 3: How to Rip DVD for PVP via Handbrake

To rip DVD to PVP, you can try HandBrake. HandBrake is a video converter program intended to both rip and convert video files to work on a number of supported devices. And the features of this converter are easy enough to understand. If you need further help, the Help button of the software will take you to the publisher's Web site, where some of the information is easy to understand. Check out to find how to Rip DVD for PVP via Handbrake.

Step 1. Open HandBrake. If you don’t have it, go to the HandBrake downloads page and download and install the right version for your computer:
Step 2. If you only need to rip home-made DVDs, you can skip the step. If not, you need to install libdvdcss, a free software library for decrypting DVD CSS protection that will make Handbrake rip DVD with copy-protection available.
Step 3. Insert DVD disc to DVD-ROM of computer and choose the file you want to rip by pressing the file icon on the left upon start-up. It may take a few minutes to load the DVD.


Step 4. After the process has finished, move to the “Title” drop-list in the upper left of the window and then select the parts you want to rip. You can select the longest title, for it is the main movie we will watch.
Step 5. Press the Browse button on the lower right corner to specify an output path and rename the output movie.
Step 6. Click “Save” option after making the selection. Finally, press “Start Encode” at the top to begin ripping the DVD.


Though HandBrake works well to rip DVD to PVP, it has some insuperable flaws. You have to install libdvdcss to remove CSS DVD copy protection but the plug-in will fail to deal with the latest DVD copy protections. Moreover, some common HandBrake DVD ripper errors, for instance, there is no valid source found in HandBrake.

Part 4: How to Rip DVD for PVP using VLC

As the world’s most popular third-party video player, few users realize VLC can do more than just play files. In fact, VLC is actually quite capable of converting files from one format to the other. If needed, you can rip DVD for PVP using VLC. Note that ripping DVDs with VLC won’t defeat any kind of DRM, and it can be a little buggy at times. In this example, we’re going to show you how to rip DVD for PVP using VLC.

Step 1. Download and install the latest version of VLC from the developer’s website
Step 2. Insert the DVD in the hard drive of your computer. Choose “Open Disc…” from the “Media” menu. Click the Add button on the right and find the video you would like to convert. Then press the Open button at the bottom.


Step 3. Click the drop-down arrow next to the “Play” button in the lower-right. And choose “Convert” from the drop-down menu. In the next window, you can click the drop-down box next to “Profile” to select from the available options. Select the format from the Profile drop-down menu.
Step 4. Click the “Browse” button to choose a destination and name for you ripped file.
Step 5. In the end,click the “Start” button in the lower right to begin ripping the file.


VLC is a powerful and well-loved application, but if you want a more robust experience, Leawo DVD Ripper is an excellent alternative app for ripping DVDs.
Movies are a great way to keep kids busy on long trips, and PVP (portable video player) is designed to do exactly that. Above are the best well-known programs to help rip DVD to PVP available on the market today. Depending on your need, you will find the best one for you here.