Wouldn't it be convenient if you could copy/rip DVDs, convert DVDs to MP4 and other formats, and transfer the converted MP4 videos directly to your smartphone for viewing with a single software?

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One free software, DVDFab HD Decrypter, can do all DVD/Blu-ray copying/ripping/converting to other formats!

In this article, we will show you how to use DVDFab HD Decrypter and its upgraded version, DVDFab 12, which is a free and easy DVD copying software.

What you need to copy DVD

Tell me about DVD Copy!
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I have a DVD containing a movie that I received from a friend. My friend burned it to a blank DVD, so it does not have any copy protection or anything. I would like to further burn (copy) this DVD to my own blank DVD. First of all, there are no copyrights or other illegalities in the first video DVD I received. So please tell me how to do it safely...

You can also search the internet with keywords such as "how to copy DVD/ DVD copy method" or "DVD copy free easy" and you will get various results on blogs, Q&A and review sites.

So, how exactly do I copy DVD?

Actually, with a computer that supports DVD burning and excellent DVD copy software, even beginners can copy and burn DVDs freely with super ease. (*If your computer is compatible, you will see a small "MULUTI" on the side of the disc tray (where you insert the DVD).


For information on how to copy rental DVDs, DVD copy software is required.

The DVD copy software currently available on the market is categorized as follows

Paid DVD copy software: DVDFab DVD Copy, WinX DVD Copy Pro, AnyDVD, Passkey for DVD, etc.
Free DVD copy software: DVD Shrink, DVD Decrypter, BDlot DVD ISO Master, Your Free DVD Copy, DVDFab HD Decrypter, etc.

  • Among the free DVD copy software, there are few updates other than DVDFab HD Decrypter.
  • DVD Decrypter has already finished its software development, and the functions of DVD Decrypter are assigned to the free version of DVD/Blu-ray copy/ripping and video conversion tools, which means that it cannot respond to the latest DVD specification changes or the latest OS specification changes, etc. The following is a brief overview of the newest DVDs and the latest OS specifications.

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As mentioned above, most copy software has become less useful due to discontinued development or no longer being updated. Let us show you how to use DVDFab, which is still under development.

2. About DVDFab's DVD copy function

DVDFab is available in free and paid versions. Both free and paid versions have DVD copy functionality, but there are some differences.

2.1 Free Version--DVDFab HD Decrypter

DVDFab HD Decrypter, the free version of DVDFab 12, offers excellent DVD copying performance, allowing you to copy/rip DVDs and Blu-rays in their entirety or just your favorite chapters with blazing processing speed.

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The first 30-day free trial period allows you to try the free features as well as all other paid features (limited to 3 discs for each feature) for free.

  Free trial of Windows version
100% safe (virus checked)
  Free trial for Mac
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1. DVD/Blu-ray ⇒ DVD/Blu-ray (IMGBURN required)
2. DVD/Blu-ray ⇒ ISO image file/folder
ISO image file/folder ⇒ DVD/Blu-ray (IMGBURN required) 4.
DVD/Blu-ray ⇒ MP4/MKV
5. another video format other than DVD/Blu-ray ⇒ MP4/MKV

Despite all these features, DVDFab HD Decrypter is not complicated to use. Basically, all you have to do is load DVD/Blu-ray/video, configure settings, specify the destination, and press the "Start" button. The difference would be that each process is done with a separate tag.

Which tag should I use in DVDFab HD Decrypter to process functions 1-5 above?

  • Function 1-3 processing is DVDFab's "Copy" tag
  • Feature 4 processes with DVDFab's "Rip" tag
  • Feature 5 processes are tagged with DVDFab's "Convert" tag

for feature 5.

For more information on how to use DVDFab HD Decrypter, please refer to the text about DVDFab HD Decrypter.

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2.2 Paid Version--DVDFab DVD Copy

After knowing how to use DVDFab HD Decrypter, even free DVD Copy, sometimes you may be troubled by new DVD copy protections. This is because DVDFab HD Decrypter, the free version of DVDFab, does not support the latest DVD copy protections.

DVDFab HD Decrypter's "Copy" function is limited, and the only way to remove the limitation is the paid version of DVDFab DVD Copy. The paid version of DVDFab has outstanding copy protection removal ability and can copy all commercial/recorded DVDs including cprm with high speed, which is the best DVD copy software in the industry.

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DVDFab DVD Copy is a versatile, fast, and high quality DVD copy software that can copy DVD discs, ISO image files, and DVD folders regardless of whether they are DVD discs, ISO image files, or DVD folders. It supports both special copy protections and disc structure traps.

  Free trial Windows version
100% safe (virus checked)
  Free trial for Mac
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1. copy/compress entire DVD discs, folders and ISO files
2. 6 copy modes to choose from: Full Disc, Main Movie, Customize, Merge, Split, Clone/Burn. 3.
3. copy the whole movie or only a part of it
4. set chapters, subtitles, audio, size, and volume labels for the output movie
5. three output formats: iso, folder, and disc.

If you are a first-time user and are not sure about purchasing it right away, you can try the free trial version and decide after you have a good experience. Besides the logo, you can fully experience the full functionality, which is a kind of protection for your safe purchase. If you are wondering " Is DVDFab dangerous to buy? " If you have any questions, please refer to this article for a detailed explanation.

DVDFab DVD Copy vs DVDFab HD Decrypter Comparison

  DVDFab DVD Copy DVDFab HD Decrypter
Supported OS Win & Mac Win & Mac
Pricing 30-Day Free Trial Completely Free
Input Formats
DVD disc/ISO file/folder
DVD/BD discs/ISO files/folders
Output Format
DVD-5/DVD-9/ISO File/Folder
BD50/DVD-9/ISO file/folder
Copy Guard Support All DVD copy protections are supported Excluding adult DVDs and VTS-protected DVDs
Copy Modes
Full Disk, Main Movie, Clone/Write, Merge, Split, Customize
Full Disk/Main Movie
Main Functions
DVD Copy
DVD/Blu-ray copying, ripping, and video conversion

3. How to copy/rip DVD using DVDFab

3.1 How to copy DVD with DVDFab's "Copy" tag

The following is how to copy DVD using DVDFab DVD Copy.

                         First, download the latest version of DVDFab DVD Copy by clicking the button below 👇.

  Free trial Windows version
100% safe (virus checked)
  Free Trial for Mac
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Step 1: Follow the installation guide to install the downloaded DVDFab.exe program. After successful installation, you will see the DVDFab icon on your desktop.

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Double-click it to launch it.

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Step 2: Launch DVDFab and select the option " Copy" from the top menu.

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There are six DVD copy modes available: "Full Disc", "Main Movie", "Customize", "Split", "Merge", and "Clone/Write". You can choose the copy mode according to your needs. For example, choose "Full Disc".

Full Disc: Copy the contents of a disc/ISO/folder.
Main Movie: Copies only the main movie title of the disc/ISO/folder.
Customize: Copy the necessary content contained in a disc/ISO/folder.
  Split   : Split one DVD9 into two DVD5s.
  Merge: Merge multiple DVDs into one DVD.
  Clone/Brite: Clone DVDs at a 1:1 ratio with no loss.

Step 3: Insert DVD into the disc tray or click "+" to add DVD files. DVDFab will automatically load this DVD content as shown below.

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After it is fully loaded, you will see the text "DVD Copy Trial Version" because it is a free trial version. Below the text, there are options for "Play", "Info", "Search Movies/TV Shows", "Advanced" and "Output Size". Normally, you can leave the default settings.

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Step 4: For Output Destination, there are two choices: one is to burn directly to a blank DVD disc (i.e. DVD dubbing). In this case, just set "Save to" to your optical drive. The "Number of copies" next to it is the blank DVD disc you want to copy.

The other is to save the DVD content as a movie folder or ISO image file (i.e., DVD ripping). In this case, just select the "Save as Movie Folder" or "Save as ISO Image File" option on the right side of "Destination".

When all settings are complete, click the "Start" button; you can just wait for the DVD PC saving to be completed.

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When copying to a blank DVD disc, the DVD copy process will prompt you to insert compatible media into the optical drive. Insert a blank DVD disc and copying will continue.

How to copy DVD easily with DVDFab DVD Copy? If you are having trouble copying DVD, please refer to the article about dvd decrypter copy failure.

3.2  DVDFab's "Rip" tag to convert DVD to MP4 and import to PC

Copying DVDs is a basic function of DVDFab. Besides, DVDFab's ripping function can also remove DVD copy protections for copying purposes.

When converting DVD to MP4, only commercial DVDs are supported, and recorded DVDs are not supported. During the ripping process, you can do basic editing such as trimming, and there is also an audio extraction function, which is perfect if you want to extract only the background music from a DVD movie. This is another important section of how to use DVD Fab.

However, the free version of DVDFab HD Decrypter can only convert DVD to MP4/MKV. For more comfortable use, we recommend you to purchase the paid version of DVDFab DVD Ripper.

DVD Fab 使い方 It can rip and convert all DVDs to various video/audio formats with great output effect and best speed.

How to rip DVD with DVDFab

As you have already downloaded DVDFab in the previous step, you don't need to go through the trouble again. Click the "Rip" tag on the main screen to load DVD.
Decide on the output format and, if necessary, set up your video using the advanced settings and video editing buttons shown in the figure below. You can also select subtitles, chapters, etc.
If you want to save the video to your smartphone, specify "Mobile Devices" in the Output Destination on the bottom left.
Press "Start" at the bottom right to begin the DVD ripping process.

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Advanced settings allow you to set video resolution and frame rate, audio volume and channels, codecs, subtitles, etc.

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Video editing allows you to add watermark, trim, resize screen, etc.

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3.3 How to share DVDFab and ImgBurn to copy DVD for free

Besides DVDFab HD Decrypter, you can also use DVDFab Passkey for DVD is known as a powerful DVD copy protection remover, which can easily remove well-known DVD copy protections such as CSS/RC / RCA / APS / APS / UOPs / ARccOS / RipGuard, and rip DVD to ISO image files or folders.

Besides commercial and rental DVDs, TV-recorded DVDs (CPRM removal) are also supported, and you can choose to import them to your PC as ISO data with or without protection. You may also want to learn how to use DVDFab in this aspect of copy protection removal, which is explained in detail in this article on DVDFab passkey usage.

However, this DVD Copy software does not have burning function, so you need to use it with ImgBurn, a free burning software, to dub DVDs. By the way, its free version is called DVDFab Passkey Lite. Note that this software only supports Windows.

How to remove copy protections and copy DVD with DVDFab Passkey for DVD

First, download and install ImgBurn and DVDFab Passkey for DVD on your computer.

Just like DVDFab DVD Copy, Passkey for DVD is also fully functional and free to try.

  Free Trial Windows Version
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Double-click the DVDFab Passkey 9 icon on your desktop to launch it; insert a DVD movie into the drive, then click the "Copy" button to start Passkey for DVD. Passkey for DVD will automatically open the DVD source as shown below.

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After a few moments, Passkey for DVD will load the DVD source properly. Left-click the DVDFab Passkey icon on the menu bar of your computer (lower right side), and the "Information" screen will appear.

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The green mark means that Passkey for DVD successfully opens the DVD source. Close the "Information" screen above and right-click on the DVDFab Passkey icon to bring up the screen shown below.

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Click "Rip to Hard Disk (H)" or "Rip to Image File (I)" on the screen. Select a target to save the ripped DVD file and then click "Rip".

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All that remains is to wait for the ripping process to complete. After complete ripping, launch ImgBurn; you can use ImgBurn to burn the ripped DVD file to blank DVD media.

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4. All DVDFab Features--DVDFab 12 (DVDFab All-in-One)

If you are a frequent user of DVD-related functions, we recommend that you download the full-featured version of DVDFab All-in-One  which will meet almost all your DVD production needs. How exactly does it work? For more information, please see our article on " How to Use DVDFab ".

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25-In-1 AI-powered DVD / Blu-ray / 4K UHD / video editing and conversion solution

  Free trial Windows version
100% safe (virus checked)
  Free trial for Mac
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1) DVD/Blu-ray/UHD Blu-ray ⇒ DVD/Blu-ray/UHD Blu-ray (supports the latest DISC, adult DISC, vts protected DISC, recorded DISC, etc.)
2) DVD/Blu-ray/UHD Blu-ray ⇒ ISO image file/folder
(3) ISO image file/folder ⇒ DVD/Blu-ray/UHD Blu-ray
4) DVD/Blu-ray ⇒ Convert to more than 600 video/audio formats including MP4, FLV, MP3, etc.
⑤Convert other video formats except DVD/Blu-ray ⇒ more than 1000 video/audio formats
⑥Convert DVD⇒Blu-ray⇒UHD
7) UHD⇒Blu-ray⇒DVD
(8) DVD/Blu-ray/UHD creation
⑨DVD/Blu-ray/UHD  Cinavia Removal
10. DVD/Blu-ray Data Recovery

5. Summary

This is the basic of how to copy DVD with two DVD copy software, DVDFab HD Decrypter and Passkey, once you master how to use DVDFab HD Decrypter, how to copy DVD, how to rip DVD and how to remove DVD copy protections mentioned above, you will be able to use DVDFab HD Decrypter and Passkey to rip DVD. If you have mastered how to use DVDFab, you have basically mastered how to use DVDFab.

If you're searching for a quick and simple way to copy a DVD movie, give these DVD copy methods a try. They're fully functional and free to test out, making it easy to copy nearly any DVD. It's important to note, however, that copying copyrighted DVDs is currently illegal under copyright laws, whether they're for personal or public use.