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How to convert DVD disc to Microsoft Surface easily

Microsoft Surface has a 10.6", 16:9 widescreen HD display the Micro SD card slot. With the powerful operation system, it can provide you the best entertainment experience. If you are seek for the easiest method to enjoy your favorite DVD movies with Microsoft Surface, this guide is totally what’s you need.

As you known, you can’t play back your DVD disc with Microsoft Surface. You can try to use an external DVD driver because Surface has the full size USB port. But will you take an external DVD driver to anywhere? And obviously it also will reduce the battery life for Surface.

Actually, you just need a DVD Ripper — a specialized tool to convert your DVD disc to various video format. You need to use a great DVD ripper to transfer DVD movie to video with less quality loss, and then put the converted video into your Microsoft Surface so that you can enjoy your DVD movies on the go.

Download DVD Ripper here

Before you start to convert your DVD disc, you need to install this DVD Ripper and run it. Then you should know that Microsoft Surface can’t support any video format. It can playback the video with AVI, WMV, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264 and QuickTime movie formats. OK, let’s go ahead to the final tutorial.

The first step is importing your DVD movie source into DVD Ripper. You should insert your DVD disc into DVD driver, and then click "Load DVD" button to load DVD source. If you have the DVD folders in the hard drive, you can also just drag it into DVD Ripper to load.

transfer DVD to Surface

And then select the output video profile and advanced settings if necessary. Click the “Profile” drop-down-list, and choose a video format you want to convert DVD movie to. As this guide mentioned before, Microsoft Surface support some video format like AVI, WMV, and H.264 MP4. So we can choose the WMV as output profile. Above the “Profile”, you can select the output audio track and subtitle if your DVD disc supported. If you need some advanced settings, you can click “Setting” button to set output video parameters. You can select the Quality as “High”, and the video size as “720*480” or “720*576”.

WMV video format for Surface

The last step is starting to convert DVD movies to video. After 2 steps preparations, now you can just click the “Convert” button on the right bottom of the main interface to start converting DVD to WMV. When the conversion is finished, you can connect your Microsoft Surface, and transfer the DVD movies into it for enjoyment.

Valid until Mar 31, 2014!