Which is the best DVD compression software to compress the videos to occupy less storage? How to determine which is the best software for us? There are literally hundreds of DVD compression software in the market. There are different merits on different software. Owing to different needs to software, it may up to personal preferences. On the following, the post will make a detailed introduction of three of the best software for you.

Part 1: What is DVD compression?

Nowadays, DVD has become the main source of video collections. You may be a favored DVD enthusiast for many years due to its abundance in various video sources. However, that does not mean you are quite familiar with the further information about DVD, such as DVD compression. Actually, DVD compression technology is one of the basic functions for DVD which could compress the videos to occupy less storage so that one piece of DVD could contain more video sources. Usually, some high resolution videos are quite large in storage, therefore, in order to put those videos into the DVD, they have to be compressed. DVD compression requires fast data reading technology and efficient data transferring functions. Generally speaking, in order to obtain a good compressed DVD, people usually use a strong DVD copy program to achieve which could allow users to copy a piece of DVD with faster speed and 1:1output quality. With this kind of copy software, DVDs can be transferred between different DVD rates, such as between DVD-5 and DVD-9. By changing the DVD rate, you can achieve DVD compression in an easy way. By the way, DVD-5 is a single-layer DVD which could store 4.7 GB of data. While DVD-9 is a dual-layer DVD that can fit up to 8.7 GB. Most commercial video DVDs are using DVD-9. Video DVD, DVD-R/W and DVD+R/W support DVD-5. But for DVD-9, only Video DVD supports it and DVD+R/W do not support this format.Next, I will introduce some powerful DVD copy programs for you to obtain the successful DVD compression.

Part 2: Introduction of DVD compression software

There are literally hundreds of DVD compression software. The following post will tell you three of the best software and help you to distinguish which is the best software for you.

No.1 Leawo DVD Copy

The first program I strongly recommend is Leawo DVD Copy due to its powerful functions 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 Movie, 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

You can install it on your computer and then launch it.

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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 ISO file to the main interface.

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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.

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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.

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Step 5: Finish the process

The copy proccess will be shown on the interface and you can click “Finish” button once all the proccess finished.

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By following the above steps, it is so easy to achieve DVD compression in an efficient way, isn’t it?

No.2. FreeDVD

You can also compress DVD with FreeDVD which is less comprehensive and professional than Leawo DVD Copy. This program can meet your basic DVD compression requirements.

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No.3 DVD Shrink

DVD Shrink is also one of the best DVD compression software in 2017. 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.

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Part 3: Comparison of the above software

Obviously, according to the comparison, it is easy to find that Leawo DVD Copy outweighs in its intuitive interface of guide, the capability to make perfect 1:1 copy, CSS decryption, customized copy, compression rate efficiency, multiple disc formats support, and its high value for money. Without any doubts, Leawo DVD Copy should be called the best DVD compression software. Just try it!