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dvd ripping

Ripping the Bodice

Ripping the Bodice
$9.99

Ripping the Bodice

"If you're looking for a big dose of fun to go along with your romance, look no farther than Inara Lavey's Ripping the Bodice. This story...

$9.99
Publisher: Hollan Publishing Downloads: 12
DVD to DVD

DVD to DVD
Free to try

DVD to DVD

Copy your DVDs to single and double layer disks.

Free to try
Publisher: VSO Software Downloads: 431
Free DVD Converter

Free DVD Converter
Free

Free DVD Converter

Decode DVD movies to all popular video formats.

Free
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Publisher: FreeMovieConverter Downloads: 39,638
A1 DVD Ripper

A1 DVD Ripper
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A1 DVD Ripper

Convert DVDs to VCD, SVCD, and AVI formats at near-DVD quality.

Free to try
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Publisher: Topee Software Downloads: 85,231
Free DVD Ripper by Topviewsoft

Free DVD Ripper by Topviewsoft
Free

Free DVD Ripper by Topviewsoft

Convert DVD movies to AVI, DIVX, MPEG4, H.264, and iPod MP4 video files.

Free
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Publisher: TopviewSoft Downloads: 73,079
#1 DVD Ripper

#1 DVD Ripper
Free to try

#1 DVD Ripper

Convert your DVDs into multiple video/audio formats.

Free to try
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Publisher: Apollo Multimedia Downloads: 70,090
Xilisoft DVD Ripper Ultimate SE

Xilisoft DVD Ripper Ultimate SE
Free to try

Xilisoft DVD Ripper Ultimate SE

Rip your DVDs into various audio, video, iPod, iPad, iPhone, PSP, and PS3 format.

Free to try
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Publisher: Xilisoft Downloads: 130,842
Wondershare DVD Ripper Platinum

Wondershare DVD Ripper Platinum
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Wondershare DVD Ripper Platinum

Rip DVD movies to popular video and audio formats to be played anywhere

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Publisher: Wondershare Software Downloads: 52,917 External File

This software is available to download from the publisher site.

Fancy DVD Copy

Fancy DVD Copy
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Fancy DVD Copy

Back up your DVD movies to blank discs or hard drive.

Free to try
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Publisher: Ideal DVD Software Downloads: 50,426
4Media DVD Ripper Ultimate SE

4Media DVD Ripper Ultimate SE
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4Media DVD Ripper Ultimate SE

Rip DVD to all video and audio formats, iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP, PS3, DPG etc. with high quality.

Free to try
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Publisher: 4Media Software Studio Downloads: 90,104
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About DVD player software

Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Video have made DVDs and Blu-rays a lot less popular than they used to be. But if you still enjoy playing DVDs and want to watch on your desktop or laptop, you certainly can. Your options depend on your operating system and computer maker.

Note: If your computer has a CD-ROM drive, no software can make it play a DVD or read a DVD-R or DVD-ROM; the laser inside a CD-ROM drive can't read a DVD at all.

  • FAQ

    Your computer may have preinstalled software to play DVDs. So before you download anything, pop in a disc and see what happens. If you can't get the disc to play this way, read on for our advice and recommended downloads.

    Playing DVDs in Windows 7
    When you insert a DVD in the DVD drive of a computer that's running Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate, Windows Media Player should automatically open and start playing the disc.

    If you have a different version of Windows 7, or if Windows Media Player is not cooperating, your best bet is VLC Media Player ( Windows, Mac, Android). This free app plays a wide variety of audio and video files.

    Playing DVDs in Windows 8
    Windows 8 does not have built-in support for playing DVDs. Until October 30, 2015, you could have bought a Pro Pack or Media Pack from Microsoft to enable Windows Media Player to play DVDs in Windows 8.

    However, if your version of Windows 8 was upgraded from Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate, or a different version of Windows 7 that came with the Media Center, then it should have inherited the ability to play DVDs automatically. (Note: If you've ever had to reinstall Windows, if you follow the upgrade path -- reinstall 7, then upgrade to 8 -- you should still have your DVD player license. But if you had to wipe everything and install 8, you won't have the DVD player.)

    If you can't play a DVD in Windows 8, VLC Media Player ( Windows, Mac, Android) can come to the rescue. Just download and install VLC, pop in your DVD, and Windows should ask if you want to use VLC to play the disc. If you have problems getting the disc to play, you can also open VLC first (it should create a shortcut on your desktop when you install it), click the Media menu in the upper left-hand corner, select Open Disc, and click the Play Button.

    Playing DVDs in Windows 10
    Windows 10 can play DVDs automatically -- if certain conditions are met. If you upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate; a different version of Windows 7 that came with the Media Center; or Windows 8 with a Pro Pack or Media Pack installed, then Windows 10 should have retained the ability to play DVDs. If not, we recommend VLC Media Player ( Windows, Mac, Android) once again. You can pay $15 to get Windows DVD Player from Microsoft's app store, but we don't recommend this app. Frankly, it's not very good -- you might not even be able to get it to run.

    Playing DVDs on Mac
    OS X has DVD Player built in. Just pop your disc into the optical drive (or the external SuperDrive connected via USB), and your DVD should start playing automatically. Of course, if you have a MacBook Air, which has no CD/DVD drive, you won't be able to watch DVDs on your laptop.

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