How to Rip DVD into MP4 using Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

Even after the revolutionary growth and popularity of digital ways of watching movies, DVD still has a major role as it comes to delivering High-Quality and High-Definition visual and audio treat. That is why we have a lot of people who buy DVDs of their favorite films and keep watching them over time.

Having said that, there are times when you cannot keep all your DVD discs in a convenient form — they’re quite bulky when you have a lot of Movies to your collection.

As a fact, DVDs tend to get damaged after significant runs. In such situations, however, what you can do is to copy or rip your DVD into a convenient format and store them digitally.

This way, your Media will be accessible through different platforms. For instance, if you want to watch the film through your Smartphone, you can do that too.

To do that, however, you would need to have a really effective solution to copy and convert your DVDs into the desired media format.

Quite suitably, we did come across Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, which has all the capabilities and functions to get the best out of DVD ripping process.

About Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

As we said, it’s a fully-fledged solution to perform a variety of media actions. Actually a video converter, the tool has plenty of features to offer: for instance, you can stream the content directly from computer to a DLNA-supported device or your smart TV over home network. In the same way, you can edit the videos you have converted or want to convert. Of course, you have the brilliant option to copy or rip your DVDs, for that matter.

Now, we shall have a tutorial to rip DVD into MP4. We have chosen MP4 as the destination format because it is quite universal and works with almost all the platforms. So, shall we start?

Step One

You have to download the tool from it’s official site and install it on your computer. It has to be noted that the tool has a free trial, after which you need to purchase license for it.

Step One Open Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

After you have installed Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, launch it.

Step Two

In the ‘Convert’ tab, you can see a button named ‘Load DVD’. There are many options available.

  • You can choose a DVD that you have inserted into the computer
  • Load a DVD Folder that you have copied into the computer
  • Load an ISO file.

Step Two Choose Source

In this process, however, we are loading an ISO file. From the dialogue box, choose the ISO file you want to load.

Step Three

Step Three Load Mode

Right away, you will be asked about the ‘Load Movie’ mode. It is applicable if you have inserted a DVD with more than one movie in it.

You can either import one movie or all the movies.

Step Four


Now, you can see that all the files have been added to the ‘Convert’ list.

All the chapters of your DVD will be listed as individual films, including the title file.

Step Five

Now, to deal with the conversion, you have to choose the desired media format. Although we’ve talked about a MP4 conversion in the title, you have options to choose the convenient option. For instance, in this case, we are trying to choose MKV as the destination file format.

NOTE: MP4 H.264 has better platform compatibility.


There are three different options to select the file format. You can manually choose the file format or just choose the device and Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate can select the most appropriate file format for you. Either way, it is going to work fine.

Final Step

Now, you can click on the ‘Convert’ button. Depending upon the resources available and the modes you’ve chosen, it will start the ripping process.

The speed would be higher if you are using DVD folder or ISO file instead of a disc.

Thanks to the compression standards of Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, you will have output at the earliest.


Before we Conclude

You have already seen one of the easiest ways to rip and convert the DVDs you have with you.

The speed is better, especially when compared to other DVD ripping and burning solutions out there.

It has to be noted that there are a few additional capabilities such as an in-built editor.

Edit if Needed

Using this editor, you can make some changes to the output video. For instance, if you wanted to add another file of subtitle hard-coded into video, you can do that. Similarly, there are basic yet useful editing options such as flipping, few video effects, filters etc.

So, what do you think about the tutorial to rip DVD into MP4 or any other format? We would love to hear from you.


    Abhijith Arjunan

    A Freelance Content Writer from Kerala, India. Specializes in Technical Writing, Technology Journalism and Blog Content Development.

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    Adrian Paul Thomas - last month Reply

    Useless advice to me. Doesn’t work!!