How to Convert DVD to WMV in Win (Win 8 Included)/Mac (OS X Mavericks Included)
“I have made my own DVDs from videos shot with my own camcorder. Now I’d like to convert these finished DVDs to WMV for sharing with others and for downloads. Is there an easy way to rip a DVD directly to WMV format? Thanks very much.”-From Yahoo Answer
WMV, namely Windows Media Video, is a compressed video file format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. It is popular for its high quality and can be played on many portable devices like Zune as well as many digital tools like Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker etc. So if you’ve got some awesome DVDs and want to convert your DVDs for editing in Windows Movie Maker, or if you would like to enjoy DVD movies on your Windows Media Player, Android, HTC, Samsung, Galaxy Tab, , all you need is a DVD ripper to convert DVD to WMV first.
To rip DVD to WMV, you may badly need a reliable DVD to WMV converter. Here we strongly recommend you the Xinfire DVD Ripper, which is a powerful yet easy to use DVD ripping software, not only works as DVD to WMV Converter, it also supports converting DVD to all other popular video formats, such as convert DVD to MP4, AVI, ASF DivX, FLV MOV MPEG4, MPEG1/2, etc. If you are using Mac, the equivalent DVD Ripper for Mac version is also available. Just make sure you’ve download the right version according to your needs.
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How to Rip and Convert DVD to WMV with High Quality
1. Add DVD Movies to the DVD to WMV Converter
After download and install the DVD to WMV converter, launch it and insert your DVD disc into your DVD-Rom, then hit the “Click to Load DVD” button to add DVD file from your PC. And you can click the “Merge” button if you want to convert all DVD titles into a single WMV file. After you add all of them, you can preview the videos on the top right corner preview window.
2. Edit Videos (Optional)
This step is optional, if you want to keep videos originality, just skip it. If you want to make stylish WMV movies, this DVD to WMV converter also offers common editing functions. You can reset the Codec, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channel, as well as Video/Audio Bitrate, etc to make your videos more enjoyable. And you can also click the “Clip” and “Edit” button on the right side of the file to clip video segments and edit videos by adding subtitles, watermark and adjusting Brightness, Hue, Saturation or Contrast.
3. Specify WMV as Output Format
Click the “Output Format” drop down list to select “WMV” as output format. Or you can directly set the “Output Format” according to your device name if you want to open the converted Windows Media Video files directly on your portable device. Meanwhile, click “Browser” under the “Output Path” to set a destination folder to save the ripped WMV movies.
4. Start to convert DVD Movies to WMV
After finishing the above steps, and click “Start” button on the main interface to start the DVD to WMV conversion.
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