How to Rip and Convert DVD to AVI Videos

So you’ve got a bunch of DVD movies, but you want to play them on your BlackBerry so you can enjoy movies on the go no matter you are during a trio or on a holiday. Sounds easy, right? The only problem is that you need to convert the file into a format that your machine can understand. But the reality may hurt you a bit since while converting DVD to AVI file, you may find that it’s always encoded by DivX codecs. Thus, a reliable DVD ripper matter much if you want to watch DVD movies on multiple devices such as BlackBerry, Windows Media Player, Archos, iRiver, etc.

Xinfire DVD Ripper is a wonderful yet easy-to-use DVD ripping software to convert DVD to AVI in an amazing way. Intuitive interface, super fast ripping speed, high output quality as well as powerful ripping ability all make it a outstanding hot-selling among other DVD ripping software. As an all-in-one DVD ripping software, it also supports to rip and convert DVD to other popular videos formats such as MOV, WMA, FLV, MKV, MP4, etc. What’s more, you can add subtitles and watermark to videos, clip and crop movie, set the brightness, contrast and saturation, etc. as you like. If you are Mac users, you can get the Xinfire DVD Ripper for Mac which has the same outstanding functions as the Window version.

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How to Rip and Convert DVD Movies to AVI

 1. Import and Select DVD Movies

Install and run the downloaded Xinfire DVD Ripper, and then insert the DVD disc into your PC’s DVD drive. The DVD ripping software will automatically detect the inserted DVD disc. Then click the “Click to Load DVD” button in the middle of the UI, You can then choose the video subtitles you prefer. Plus, if you want to rip the movie into one .avi file, you can click the” Merge” button in the lower left-corner of the pop-out window after you clicking the load DVD button. Then click the “Ok” button, the chosen movie titles will automatically add as source files.

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 2. Edit Videos (Optional)

This is an optional step. If you just want to get the original film, then skip it over. If you need to customize your output video or audio files, click the Set icon on the right side of the file. In the window that comes up, you can reset the Codec, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channel, as well as Video/Audio Bitrate, etc. you can also click the “Clip” and “Edit” button on the right side of the file to edit videos by clipping, cropping, adding subtitles, watermark and adjusting Brightness, Hue, Saturation as well as Contrast.

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 3. Choose AVI as the Output Format and Specify an Output Folder

Click the drop-down list of the “Output Format” and select AVI as the output video format. Meanwhile, click the drop-down list of the “Output Path” to set a destination folder to save the converted AVI files.

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 4. Convert DVD to AVI

When you get everything done, click the “Start” button to begin ripping and converting DVD to AVI files.

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Extended Knowledge about Ripping DVD to AVI

What is AVI

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave and is one of the most popular formats in the world for digital movies and videos. AVI is able to store audio and video data in the same container and play them simultaneously. The AVI video format was created by the Microsoft Corporation and widely used throughout the home and marketplace. The CODEC is popular with users who desire preservation of video quality and do not want to worry about large file sizes for video storage or playback. The AVI video format was created by the Microsoft Corporation and widely used throughout the home and marketplace. The CODEC is popular with users who desire preservation of video quality and do not want to worry about large file sizes for video storage or playback.

What is DVD

A DVD, or Digital Versatile Disk, is a type of compact disk that can store audio, video, and data individually or simultaneously. DVD can also refer to the actual format that the disk uses to organize and store information. While a DVD is similar in design to a CD, or compact disk, it is capable of storing seven times as much information. DVDs are available in varying types with DVD-ROM, DVD-R, and DVD+R all able to be recorded once and DVD-RW, DVD+RW, and DVD-RAM able to be recorded multiple times.