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There are occasions in which you may want to back up your DVDs. Some users may want to preserve their original discs from scratches but most people convert their DVDs to formats supported by various types of devices. DVDPean Video can help you convert DVD video into a wide range of popular video formats.
This program has a modern minimalistic user interface. It is similar to other applications of the same kind, what will probably make you feel comfortable even if you are using it for the first time. This tool supports opening DVD movies from different sources. Thus, you can start a conversion job by simply inserting a DVD disc and selecting the titles or chapters to convert. Similarly, you can also open IFO, VOB and VRO files stored in common folders. To make it even easier, there is a wizard to guide you through this process. This way, you can choose your favorite audio track and subtitle language from those available. Unfortunately, the program does not support opening ISO image files, a common way to store DVD contents. Once the files to convert have been selected, you can preview either the source movie or the output movie. You can also perform some simple editing actions, like adjusting contrast, subtitle position and audio volume. Additionally, the program allows you to crop the video’s frame area and split it into smaller files. Finally, you can also edit video tags to add metadata. In order to help you decide on an appropriate target profile, these have been grouped according to containing formats. Most of the profiles are described using the names of the supporting devices, which help to avoid later compatibility issues. Expert users can definitely benefit from a profile editor to create highly customized profiles and save them for frequent use.
In general, DVDPean Video is an excellent DVD ripper. It includes most of the options necessary for creating high quality movies from DVD sources. When tried, it ripped movies in a fairly quick time and practically no quality loss.
- It is easy to use
- It supports most popular video formats
- It allows previewing the output movie
- It allow simple editing actions
- It does not allow opening ISO image files