Summary: Now, it is the time to rip DVD to PC for around house streaming. By copying DVD to MP4, you can play DVD movies from PC to PS4, Xbox One, Mobile devices wirelessly.
It’s now legal to copy DVD movies for personal use and it’s much easier than you might think. When you copied DVD to PC, you can put it on a sharing folder of Plex or Kodi, then you can you can stream your DVD movies from PC throughout the house with Plex or Kodi. You don't need to search the DVD discs from your collection and you don't need to bother a DVD Player. Now, let's see how to rip DVD collection to PC for streaming around house.
Almost all DVD movies are encrypted with CSS copy protection. Decryption keys are stored in the normally inaccessible lead-in area of the disc. You'll usually get an error if you try to copy the contents of an encrypted DVD to PC hard drive. However, if you have used a software player to play the movie, it will have authenticated the disc in the drive, allowing you to copy without error, while the encryption keys will not be copied. If you try to play the copied VOB files, the decoder will request the keys from the DVD-ROM drive and you will fail to copy with an error message "Cannot play copy-protected files". So you need a professional yet free DVD ripper.
Best DVD Ripper Recommended
Pavtube ByteCopy may be the most excellent but totally free DVD ripping software available to remove DVD CSS, UOP, RCE, region code and even Sony ARccOS. It can simply copy your DVD collection to PC hard drive in any format you need to stream around house with Media Server.
- 1:1 backup DVD to Video-TS folder and directly copy DVD to VOB files on hard drive.
- Convert DVD to lossless/uncompressed MKV container with all chapter markers.
- Copy DVD to MP4/MOV/AVI with multiple subtitle and audio tracks.
- Decrypt DVD to SD/HD MP4/MKV/MOV.AVI/M4V/FLV/WMV/H.265, etc.
- Export iPhone, iPad, Android devices, PS4, Xbox One preset for streaming wirelessly from PC.
How to Rip DVD to PC Hard Drive for House Around Streaming?
Step 1. Launch Pavtube ByteCopy and load DVD by clicking "Load from Disc" button.
Step 2. Choose the Output Video Format/Device
After loading DVD, the DVD's information, such as title, subtitle, duration, output etc., will be shown in the file list. There are many output video formats for you to choose, like "to MP4", "to MPEG", "to WMV", "to FLV", "to MOV", "to AVI" etc.
Step 3. Select the Destination Folder
Click "Browse" button in output setting area, select a destination folder in the dialog box that opens, and then click OK.
Step 4.Click "Convert" icon to begin the ripping.
From above, you may find that with this free DVD ripping software, it would be a piece of cake to rip and copy DVDs to PC and the MP4 output is nearly supported by any media player and devices.
After the fast DVD ripping process, you can transfer and watch the DVD video on whatever mobile devices via Plex, Kodi from PC, including Android, iOS and Windows based gadgets.