How To Rip DVDs with VLC - How-To Geek - StumbleUpon
Yesterday we took a look at the new feature in VLC 1.0 which allows you to record DVDs to your computer. There is also an overlooked feature in VLC that allows you to rip your DVDs as well. Here we will take a look at how to rip DVD movies with VLC for Windows. Note: This feature should work with VLC versions 0.9.6 and up. Ripping a DVD with VLC Load up the DVD you want to rip and start up VLC. The Open Media window will appear and you want to click on the Disc tab. Next the Convert screen opens where you will want to select a location for the ripped file. While you are browsing to the location to put the ripped file make sure to give it a name and a supported extension. When everything is set up the Convert screen will look something like this where we have the source drive and destination file with appropriate extension. While the DVD is being ripped you will see a progress count in the main UI. You may notice a slowdown of your system as the process takes up a lot of resources.