How to Convert a DVD to MP4 Format

This is a simple tutorial about how to convert a DVD to MP4 format. If you want to enjoy your favorite DVD movies with your portable devices, I believe the guide is just what you need.

As we know, MP4 is highly compatible with popular portable devices like iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android phones, Kindle Fire, etc. When you ripping DVD to MP4 video format and transferring to mobile phones or tablets, a great DVD Ripper with excellent output video quality can make this conversion become much more pleasure. So before the conversion start, I recommend you this DVD to MP4 Converter to rip your movie to MP4.

How to convert DVD to MP4 with Handbrake

Handbrake is a good famous free video converter tool. With it, you can easily convert a non-protected DVD to MP4 or MKV format.


Step 1: Download Handbrake from here. Run it.
Step 2: Import DVD by click “Source” -> “Open Folder”, then select your DVD.
Step 3: Browse and choose destination path of converted MP4 file.
Step 4: Choose MP4 in the Output Settings. Or you can choose some presets on the right of the tool.
Step 5: Click “Start” and wait the converting process finished.

How to Rip protected DVD to MP4 with Video Converter Ultimate

With Handbrake, you can deal with most situations. But be weak in protected DVDs. In this case, you need to use some other DVD Ripper software, like WinXDVD (See also: Best 7 Free DVD Rippers and Top 5 Mac Free DVD Ripper ).

Here we use Video Converter Ultimate for instruction.

Step 1: Import source DVD
Insert DVD disc into your DVD drive and click the “Load DVD” button to load DVD.

Step 2: Select output profile
Click and choose MP4 in the output settings on the right of the window.

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Step 3: Start DVD to MP4 conversion

Choose output path for the converted video file. Then click the biggest “Convert” button to start converting dvd to mp4 and in a short while it will be finished. After conversion, you can get the video files quickly by click “Open Folder”.

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